Merit Business School is committed to providing high quality, affordable and innovative distance business education and career-building opportunities to underserved learners around the world through a flexible, student-centered online learning environment. Our global programs will inspire and empower students to become ethical leaders and business owners, committed to sound business practices in corporate governance, entrepreneurship, and service to their local communities. Merit's highly qualified faculty and staff combine top academic credentials with real-world business expertise. Merit is committed to academic excellence and continuous self-improvement.
Merit Business School was first licensed in 2012 as the Executive Academy of Scottsdale. Based in Arizona in the American Southwest, Merit is dedicated to teaching geographically diverse students through its forward-thinking business programs and global online learning platform. Merit leverages the latest in interactive technologies to help business students around the world. Working adults receive the entrepreneurial and management skills that will enable them to succeed in an ever-changing global business environment. Merit sets high academic standards with selective admissions and a challenging curriculum. The School promotes continuous improvement and excellence through ongoing program assessment, including career development for its graduates. More than 80% of Merit MBA students are international, taking courses at convenient times in their home countries. Successful students are located around the world, including Europe, Canada, Australia, Africa, India, the Philippines, and Taiwan. Merit’s accelerated business programs are designed for working professionals, stay-at-home parents, military service members, and aspiring business owners who need convenient, hands-on business training. The Merit curriculum emphasizes innovation, virtual collaboration, and ethical leadership skills. Students learn from other working professionals with exceptional academic and business backgrounds. Most students have at least five years of real-world experience and share that knowledge with their instructors and fellow students in the online classroom.
The Merit MBA is designed for early and mid-career professionals who want to advance in their chosen profession or change careers from other fields. The MBA program at Merit Business School is designed with an entrepreneurial perspective and is well suited for students who want to start and operate their own business. The accelerated courses are 8 weeks in length. Upon completion of core courses, students select one of several specializations, including marketing, finance, and healthcare management. Students who take one online course per term complete the program within 18 months. Full-time and other qualified students may complete the Merit MBA in as little as 12 months. MBA graduates are prepared for a wide variety of careers and industries including: organizational leadership; nonprofit management; start-up operations; and consulting. Admissions information is available at http://meritbusiness.org/admissions
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