Strengthen your career prospects in the business world with a highly desired MBA degree.

Our MBA is designed for professionals seeking a Master of Business Administration (MBA) via online learning from a well-respected university with over 100 years of experience in education. The St. Paul University Philippines Master of Business Administration (MBA) program prepares students to become outstanding business leaders in our fast-changing world. You’ll gain the key skills, experience and competitive edge you need to succeed.

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Why Study With Us?

Course Outline: What You Will Cover

The MBA program prepares students to become outstanding leaders and global citizens within the ever-changing and fast-paced world of business. This program will give you important skills and the competitive edge to become a business leader.

Core Units

  • 1
  • Methods of Research
  • MCC 201
This course covers major research concepts and methods applicable in the field of education. It includes preparation for and actual experience in writing, data analysis and interpretation.
  • 2
  • Statistics with Laboratory
  • MCC 202
This course includes basic statistical concepts. Topics include frequency distributions of empirical data and calculations of descriptive statistics particularly on measures of central tendency and variability. It introduces procedures in hypothesis testing and formulating inferences using basic statistical tests. The course gives emphasis on applications through problem solving.
  • 3
  • Knowledge Management
  • MBA201
First and foremost, the module is designed to enable Learners with discrete learning styles and abilities and/or national, academic, cultural and experiential backgrounds to strengthen, update and develop their existing knowledge, skills and approach to postgraduate-level learning to the standards required for the satisfactory completion of the Program.
  • 4
  • Social Responsibility and Good Governance
  • MBA202
This course is designed to inform and stimulate thinking on issues of ethics and social responsibility encountered in business. This is intended to make graduate business students to recognize and manage ethical and social responsibility issues as they arise, and to help them formulate their own standards of integrity and professionalism.

Major Units

  • 1
  • Advanced Financial Management
  • MCC 203
Covers the foundations of corporate finance function, and the elements needed for financial management, financial planning and decision making in a business enterprise.
  • 2
  • Advanced Marketing Management
  • MBA204
This is a major course that introduces students to both the theory and practice of marketing. It analyzes marketing issues from the viewpoint of a marketing manager. Students will explore how consumer behavior, market research, environmental trend analysis, new product development, pricing and distribution decisions, and promotional considerations interact to create a successful marketing program. Other important features of this course include practical applications of marketing concepts, case analysis, contemporary issues in marketing and students’ employment experiences.
  • 3
  • Advanced Human Resource Management
  • MBA205
This course will look at human resource management from a theoretical psychological perspective by investigating the key roles and functions of managers and by learning how concepts of organizational behavior, industrial relations, and personal and leadership skills development are interrelated.
  • 4
  • Production and Operations Management
  • MBA206
The management of operations encompasses a wide range of activities in all forms of enterprises. It involves ensuring that products and services are of high quality; choosing the appropriate design and technology for the production or service process; planning and controlling the flow of parts or customers so that lead-times are reduced to minimal levels, and distributing the finished goods or services. In addition, this course focuses on specific tools used to manage and enhance a firm’s operations and production, such as facility layout, product design, aggregate planning, inventory management and forecasting.
  • 5
  • Organizational Behavior & Processes
  • MBA207
This course addresses the application of behavioral science theories and research to understanding the behavior of persons in the workplace, with emphasis on factors that impact workers’ morale, group dynamics, and worker efficiency.

Elective Units

  • 1
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • MBA208
This course covers topics that provide students with learning experiences on how to process accounting information to further enhance its relevance to management in performing the critical functions of planning, controlling and decision-making. Students are provided with a conceptual framework on budget preparation, performance evaluation and decision-making that involves costs and revenues.
  • 2
  • Advanced Cooperative Management
  • MBA209
This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills in cooperative management that focus on the reality that cooperatives are business organizations that are particularly designed to operate within the framework of the cooperative principles.
  • 3
  • Advanced Management Information System
  • MBA210
Information technologies affect every aspect of our economy and society, and are transforming work within and across business organizations. This is a 3-unit course that introduces information technologies that are critical to modern business organizations, discusses technology and adoption trends, and explores the evolving role of IT in business. The course covers information technologies relevant to business operations and decision-making. Students will learn about the role of information technologies in managerial decision-making and business activities; the marketplace for such technologies; and their business applications, environmental constraints and relevance to firm strategy.
  • 4
  • E-Commerce Business Processes in the International Market
  • MBA211
This course uses lectures and case studies to provide students with the ability to understand the financial challenges, risks, and opportunities in regular and electronic businesses. Students learn how to evaluate sources of financing available for regular and electronic business ventures; analyze the various structures that define financing transactions for new ventures; analyze and critically evaluate the financial viability of emerging Internet business models; understand the financial implications of business partnering to foster growth; and evaluate the performance of regular and electronic businesses models for e-business ventures.
  • 5
  • Comprehensive Examination

Thesis Writing

  • 1
  • Thesis Writing 1 w/ Seminar
  • EDU210
  • 2
  • Thesis Writing 2
  • EDU210

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How Will You Benefit?

  • Develop priceless managerial skills
  • Maintain your current job while studying 100% online
  • Complete your MBA in 1 year or at your own pace
  • Earn a globally recognized qualification from a university with over 100 years of excellence
  • Save money with the most competitively priced MBA program
  • Take advantage of an interest-free payment plan
  • Increase your chances for a higher salary
  • Fast track your career opportunities
  • Take a tax deduction, if directly related to your current work (always confirm with your tax adviser)
  • Graduate with the most sought-after business degree in the corporate world and enhance your personal brand

Graduates typically receive a full return on investment within a year of graduation. This may result from a new position that recognizes the achievement of becoming an MBA graduate or an offer of higher remuneration.

The compounded return over the length of your career is what really makes an MBA so valuable. It is an investment that should return significant lifelong dividends over the course of your career. MBA’s are key to career progression and acquiring valuable new skills and abilities which are highly valued in the business world.

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Career Prospects

Typical career opportunities include:

  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Senior Manager
  • Executive or Leadership Role
  • Company Director
  • Strategic Management Consultant
  • Senior Government Leader
  • Entrepreneur

Graduates of Master of Business Administration degree’s are often sought for business executive and leadership roles. MBA degrees are commonly seen as the entry pass into the senior echelons of the business world. MBA graduates are recognized as having problem-solving skills and a level of aptitude necessary to manage companies and organizations. The Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) survey found that:

  • 96% of employers agree that hiring business school graduates creates value for their companies.
  • 68% of employers agree that recruiting graduates MBA programs is a priority in their company’s hiring plans.
  • The average annual salaries for MBA graduates are between $55,000 and $150,000.


Applicants who wish to undertake the MBA degree are required to hold a bachelors degree in any field. A certified copy of your graduation diploma or transcripts will be required.

Course Length

MBA degrees can be completed in 1 year or at your own pace. This means that you determine the pace of the course and within which time period you will complete your studies in. The maximum time given to complete a program is three years.

Recognition & Accreditation

Respected, Accredited, Trusted: St. Paul University Philippines was found in 1917 and is today an autonomous institution accredited by the Commission on Higher Education (Republic of the Philippines). St. Paul MBA degrees are granted under the laws of the Philippine’s and ensures employer recognition regardless of your location. It is one of only 11 Universities in the Philippines named by the World Bank as a Knowledge Development Center. The Philippines is an English speaking country of over 100 million people and is a leading business offshoring jurisdiction for companies from Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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What Do I Get?

All materials essential for course completion are included in the cost of the course fee. Upon enrolment, students receive:

  • All required study materials and course notes
  • Assessment projects
  • Qualified doctorial faculty who will provide tutorial support.

On successful completion of the course, you will receive:

  • A Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree conferred by St. Paul University officially recognizing your successful completion of studies
  • Transcripts indicating units completed
  • Letter of recommendation and validation for current and future employers
  • Post-nominal letters placed after your name which indicates that you hold an MBA degree. For example: John Smith, MBA
  • Career counselling and job search assistance: Graduate Career Services Program (Click to learn more).

Cut Off Date

is the next enrolment cut off date. Places are limited, in demand and entry into the course is on a first come first served basis. Your enrolment is processed and acknowledged within 24 hours of receiving your application. You can expect to receive access to your course within days of enrolling. When you start the MBA degree, it’s at your own pace and you determine when you finish. Don’t miss out. Enrol today!

Course Investment & Payment Plans

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How Does Online Studying Work?

As an ICI student, you’ll be able to train at home in your spare time, learning in the easiest possible way. There are no classes or lectures to attend, and no need to leave your job or change your schedule.

Enrol, Study at Home, and Graduate

ICI is committed to the successful completion of your course. The typical ICI student experience goes like this:

  1. The Enrolment Process
  2. Begin Your Studies
  3. Getting Help When You Need It
  4. Getting Assessed
  5. Graduation
1 The Enrolment Process

Select the course that interests you. The International Career Institute website offers course overviews, course outlines, course fees, student testimonials, and information on career services for graduates.

When you are ready to enrol in a program, simply complete the online enrolment form, or call our toll-free number to speak with an enrolment adviser.

2 Begin Your Studies

On enrolment students receive a welcome email and letter with instructions on how to login into your course and access your course and tutorial support. You will not be required to purchase any further materials. Courses are divided into modules with assessments located at the end of these modules. Assessments (written assignments) are based on what you have been learning about. No exams are involved.

Study at your own pace

One of the many great benefits of our courses is their modular format creates an easier and more effective way for you to learn. And with no need to follow a fixed timetable, you get to study and submit assignment for each module at your own pace.

3 Getting Help When You Need It

Your courses are designed so that you can study independently. However, if you have a question about anything in your course, just contact one of our industry based tutors. Contact details are provided in your welcome email and letter. Your tutors are industry professionals who are ready to answer any questions about the course, assessments and industry for which you are training for.

4 Get Assessed

At the end of modules you are asked to complete assignments. With no fixed assessment dates ICI students can submit their assessments at any time. This allows students to progress through the course at a pace that suits their needs. Assignments can be submitted via the student portal or email directly to the tutor.

Your assignments and projects will be graded on the following scale:

Grading scale
Lesson Grade (%) Letter Equivalent Rating
100 - 80 A Outstanding level of achievement
79 - 60 B High level of achievement
59 - 50 C Satisfactory level of achievement
49 - 40 D Marginal level of achievement
0 - 39 F Failed to complete course requirements

You must pass all modules and achieve a minimum of a C or higher in all studies to graduate. Should you not pass an assignment you are able to retake assessments as many times as you need (free of charge) in order to improve your results. Full tutorial support is available to guide you towards successfully completing your course.

5 Graduation

Graduates of the Institute are eligible for assistance under the Graduate Career Services Program which includes assistance in job searches (by career and region), preparing cover letters, tips on interviewing, and much more. As part of your graduation package, we offer a Certified Professional Resume Writer free of charge to help you compose your resume. All graduates receive a certificate of completion at the relevant level (Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma / Executive Diploma), transcripts and a letter of recommendation.