If you seek an advanced academic degree in business with a specialized focus, then you may want to consider earning a master’s degree in business management. While an associate and bachelor degree in business lays down the foundation of business principles, a master’s degree in management focuses on advanced management theory and principles including independent thinking and management analysis.
You can begin earning your master’s degree once you have completed the criteria for your bachelor’s degree. If your bachelor’s degree was not in a business related field, you may have to take some prerequisite business classes to build a strong business foundation for the advanced studies.
Class topics may include social responsibility in corporate level environments, financial management, motivating employees, business ethics, budgeting and human resource development. In-depth coverage of business law may also be part of your coursework at the master’s level.