• Manage the unique requirements and expectations within the federal contracting and government acquisition system
  • Formulate business strategies to be competitive and effective in the government acquisition and contraction market
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the legal requirements related to federal contracting to minimize the risk to a firm
  • Explore the business strategy behind acquisition management decisions


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  • BUS 501 - Government Acquisition

    Get an overview of government contracting and its unique nature to understand the differences between commercial and government contracting, with a concentration on the federal system. Use online resources to study the organization of the Federal Acquisition Regulation and how to interpret relevant subject coverage. The course incorporates current reforms in the acquisition management field and highlights emerging controversies for an up-to-date view of the profession.

  • BUS 505 - Business Strategies and Proposals

    Formulate a business strategy to help your company compete in the federal acquisition market. Examine the approaches for business development and effective proposal preparation. Review the request for proposal (RFP) process in federal acquisition, including analysis of RFPs, preparation of proposals, reviews and follow-up actions.

  • LEG 505 - Government Contract Law

    Explore acquisition management considerations of both the government and contractor, as well as processes for addressing legal issues associated with federal acquisition and administration of contracts under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Topics include contract formation and award protests, standards of conduct, governmental liability, the dispute process, and administrative and judicial methods of resolution of procurement and contract disputes.


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  • BUS 520 - Leadership and Organizational Behavior

    Analyzes the interaction of individual, group, and organizational dynamics that influence human behavior in organizations and determines appropriate management approaches to foster a productive work environment. Examines a variety of theories, models and strategies used to understand motivation and individual behavior, decision making, the dynamics of groups, work teams, communication, leadership, power and politics, conflict resolution, work design, organizational structure and culture and managing change. Provides a conceptual base for managers to interpret, assess and influence human behavior in an organization.

  • BUS 599 - Strategic Management

    Examines the strategic management process and implementation of successful business strategies in the highly competitive and dynamic global environment. Analyzes the impact of technology, government policy, and world economic and political forces on strategy formulation and execution. Analytic, integrative, and decision-making skills will be exercised through the use of case analysis and decision-making that will involve the core business functions, leadership challenges and global operations.

  • ECO 550 - Managerial Economics and Globalization

    This course demonstrates how the U.S. and global economies function and how they impact your digital business. Topics covered include the power of markets, economic incentives, productivity and human capital, financial markets, government and political influence, the Federal Reserve, trade, and globalization. It will also get into the impact of technical advances such AI, robotics, automation and their related implications for the unscaled economy of the future.

  • FIN 534 - Financial Management: From Wall Street To Board Room

    Understanding financial concepts from board room basics to Wall Street wisdom is crucial at your digital startup. This course will provide an overview of key financial principles, statements and reports. Topics covered include financial concepts and analysis, the stock market, mergers and acquisitions, and financial statement development and evaluation as well ast FinTech topics such as blockchain, AI and cryptocurrency.

  • LEG 500 - Law, Ethics, and Corporate Governance

    Understand how to apply ethics and evaluate the legal environment when making business decisions in the Digital Age. This course reviews approaches to enhance corporate accountability, foster an ethical work environment, ensure legal compliance and provide effective leadership at a digital startup. Learners will analyze the impact of management decisions, corporate governance and the leader's individual conduct on a digital business's ability to protect its business and meet its obligations to stakeholders.

  • MAT 510 - Business Statistics: Statistics For Strategic Decision Making

    It’s all about the numbers. This course provides an overview of data analytics and statistics using tools such as Excel to make strategic business decisions. Topics covered include Key Performance Indicators, storytelling with data, Excel basics, data analysis, statistical concepts, and dashboards/business decision making using analytics.

  • MKT 500 - Marketing Management: Marketing And PR In The 21st Century

    As a digital entrepreneur, you’re never far from marketing. This course will delve into creating marketing and PR strategies to grow your digital business. Topics covered include modern and traditional marketing, segmentation, targeting, positioning, content creation, mobile applications, social media and creating a buzz. An overview of SEO, analytics, ROMI and formulating marketing and public relations plans will be included as well.


You’ve decided that an MBA in Acquisition is the next logical step in your career. You need a strong program that allows you to become a true expert in this complex field without sacrificing the quality your day job demands.


Help your business stay competitive in the federal acquisition market. Strayer University’s rigorous program is designed to help you master the real-world scenarios that prepare you to effectively execute acquisitions and contracts, while maintaining the lifestyle flexibility you need.

Your MBA in Acquisition coursework covers every relevant facet of the field. Compare and contrast commercial and government contracting, prepare and analyze federal acquisition RFPs, and review the legal processes associated with acquisitions and contract administration in order to minimize risk to your business.


Develop the knowledge and insight to spearhead effective and valuable acquisitions and contracts. It starts with Strayer.


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