Argosy University - Sarasota

Argosy University
Argosy University has 19 locations across the nation offering undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate degrees in the disciplines of business, education, health science, and psychology and behavioral sciences. Argosy University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (NCA) (30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602, 1.800.621.7440,

Whether you're interested in pursuing your undergraduate degree, your master's degree or starting your doctoral degree, you'll find an Argosy University education is relevant, accessible and flexible.

Argosy University, Sarasota
Argosy University, Sarasota is housed in a 25,000 square-foot space located at 17th Street and Honore in northeast Sarasota, Florida. The school offers easy access to Interstate 75. Sarasota's numerous hospitals, schools, clinics and social service agencies also provide outstanding training facilities for students. The library at Argosy University, Sarasota Campus contains book, journal and online collections with study areas, computer stations and copy machines. It is also equipped with a research library and data retrieval capabilities designed to support the demands of graduate study.

Sarasota enjoys a reputation as a premier destination in the United States. Boating, fishing, shelling and other maritime relaxations are just part of Florida life. The area enjoys mild winters and endless summer beauty.

Sarasota is recognized as Florida's cultural coast and is home to a professional symphony, ballet and opera as well as dozens of theaters and art galleries. Well-known vacation attractions such as Disney World, Busch Gardens-Tampa and the city of Miami are within a few hours drive.

College of Business
In a business climate that's getting more complex and competitive every day, success relies more and more on hard work, commitment and a quality education. By integrating business principles with psychology and behavioral science, Argosy University's College of Business will prepare you not just to manage, but to lead. Here, you'll choose a program that suits your goals. You'll learn from practitioner-instructors who bring current, real-world experience to the classroom and you'll build a network of professional contacts that can help advance your career.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Argosy University's Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is focused on identifying solutions, putting the solutions to work and evaluating the consequences of those actions. Students acquire skills to be a new kind of leader - one who can identify challenges and opportunities, draw on the latest technology and information; use advanced analytical and planning approaches, and execute plans for positive change. Businesses need leaders who can act and realistically evaluate how to maximize the impact of the solution. Argosy University's curriculum embraces solutions, leadership and action. The program is designed to serve the needs of talented students, regardless of their undergraduate degrees.

Students may choose one of seven concentrations:

Corporate Compliance
Customized Professional Concentration
Fraud Examination
Health Care Administration
Information Systems Management
International Business
Public Administration
Sustainable Management

Master of Public Administration
The Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree program at Argosy University, Dallas in Farmers Branch, Texas, is designed to develop action-oriented problem-solving managers for the public sector, especially at the state and local levels of government. Students have the opportunity to develop the competencies required for public sector management, including evaluation and supervision of employees, reinforcement of the organizational mission, and effective management of organizational resources.

Master of Science (MS) in Management
The Master of Science (MS) program in management is designed to meet the operations and leadership needs of managers and supervisors in public, private and not-for-profit industries. A goal of this program is to enable students to diagnose multiple organizational circumstances, determine and evaluate options, and implement and evaluate a plan of action. This concentration will benefit individuals, practitioners, consultants and advisors who are or want to become responsible for administrating for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
In the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program, industry and academic professionals build upon master's-level core skills and knowledge to develop a higher level of competence in conducting action research, in the comprehension of theoretical and applied literature in a chosen business discipline, and in the attributes essential to university teaching. The Doctor of Business Administration student will develop critical knowledge and skills for success, in service to the profession and the community, in future professional development and in attaining credentials and skills essential to leading, consulting and teaching.

Students may choose one of six concentrations:

Corporate Compliance
Customized Professional Concentration
Global Business Sustainability
Information Systems Management
International Business
Doctor of Education (EdD) in Organizational Leadership
The Doctor of Education (EdD) in Organizational Leadership program is designed to meet the special requirements of working professionals who wish to develop their knowledge and skills to handle the changing needs of modern organizations. The organizational leadership program focuses on the qualities of transformational leadership, not just managerial attributes. This approach enables the faculty members to dedicate themselves to preparing students to lead complex organizations faced with an abundance of strategic challenges, such as increasing globalization, changing economies, societal shifts and individual-organizational relationships.

Other Locations
Looking to attend campus a little closer to home? Argosy University operates 19 locations in the following cities and offers a variety of degree programs online:

Atlanta, GA - Downtown
Chicago, IL - Downtown
Chicago, IL - Schaumburg
Dallas, TX
Denver, CO
Eagon, MN - Twin Cities
Honolulu, HI
Nashville, TN
Phoenix, AZ
Salt Lake City, UT
San Francisco, CA
Sarasota, FL
Seattle, WA
Southern California - San Diego
Southern California - Orange County
Southern California - Inland Empire
Southern California - Los Angeles
Tampa, FL
Washington, DC
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