WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Strayer University in collaboration with Cheddar Inc. announced a new Master of Business Administration (MBA) offering. The MBA program, with a concentration in digital entrepreneurship, will launch in the summer of 2017 pending regulatory approvals.
Strayer University is creating three new entrepreneurship courses consisting of High Growth Digital Startup Management, Digital Media Business Operations, and Technology and Product Management. These courses will be delivered entirely online and will be optimized for delivery to mobile devices and tablets. All courses can also be completed on a personal computer.
“The offering will infuse the deep expertise of the Strayer University MBA program with Cheddar’s digital entrepreneurship insights,” said Karl McDonnell, CEO of Strayer Education, the parent company of Strayer University. “At Strayer, we’re constantly working to provide innovative, rigorous and relevant degree pathways like the one we’re launching in collaboration with Cheddar.”
“We’re thrilled to announce this exciting new mobile-first offering to provide students with the latest in digital entrepreneurship insights. It’s a practical set of digital skills that are applicable to entrepreneurs at startups and inside large organizations,” said Jon Steinberg, founder and CEO of Cheddar, a new video media company sitting at the intersection of business news and culture. Steinberg was formerly President and Chief Operating Officer of BuzzFeed and CEO of Daily Mail North America and has a career history of successfully launching digital start-ups.
Cheddar is a live Post Cable Network focused on covering the most innovative products, technologies, and services transforming our lives through the lens of the companies and executives driving these changes. Recently named one of Fast Company’s 2017 Top 10 Most Innovative Media Companies, Cheddar broadcasts live and on-demand content from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, the Flatiron Building, and the field. Currently, more than 500,000 people view Cheddar live daily, most of them millennials.
Courses will be offered in the context of Strayer’s current Master of Business Administration curriculum. The nine core classes of Strayer’s existing MBA will be infused with material related to digital entrepreneurship and will feature Cheddar’s insights into the field, and students will take the three additional digital entrepreneurship-specific courses to earn the MBA with a concentration in digital entrepreneurship. Students will also have the option of completing an MBA with just ten courses, consisting of the nine core MBA courses plus one of the new digital entrepreneurship courses.
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About Strayer University
Strayer University has been in operation since 1892, and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The University offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business administration, accounting, economics, information systems, information technology, human resource management, education, health services administration, public administration, management and criminal justice to working adult students. The University includes Strayer@Work, which serves corporate clients by delivering the next generation of performance improvement and workforce development. Strayer University also offers an executive MBA online through its Jack Welch Management Institute. For more information, visit www.strayer.edu or call 1-888-4-STRAYER (888-478-7293).
About Cheddar Inc.
Cheddar is a live video news network focused on covering the most innovative products, technologies, and services transforming our lives. The network covers this news through the lens of the companies and executives driving these changes. Cheddar broadcasts from Post 10 on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange and the Sprint Flatiron Building Store. It is available on Sling TV, Amazon, Vimeo and Twitter. The company was founded by Jon Steinberg, President and Chief Operating Officer of BuzzFeed from 2010 to 2014. Its investors include Lightspeed Venture Partners, Comcast Ventures, Ribbit Capital, and Homebrew.