MBA Research
With a focus on high school and post-secondary educators and administrators
Not-for-profit, research-based support for all Business Administration educators: entrepreneurship, finance, hospitality, management/administration, and marketing.


Created for your state. Your schools. Your students.

MBA Research and Curriculum Center is dedicated to supporting educators in the preparation of students for careers in the areas of business administration, including Business Management, Finance, and Marketing. We are a not-for-profit operated by a consortium of state education departments. 

MBA Research supports a systems approach to the teaching of business that includes:

  • Listening to the business community to understand what changes are occurring that impact business skills 
  • Building industry-validated and research-based national content standards for the clusters of Business Management, Finance, and Marketing utilizing a Business Administration framework.
  • Curriculum design to identify learning outcomes to help students prepare for real-world careers in business
  • Professional development focused on improving teacher effectiveness in the classroom
  • Instructional support to help both students and teachers with learning tools that focus specifically on developing key understandings and skills
  • Valid and reliable assessments that document proof-of-learning via industry-sponsored certifications, digital badges, and other recognitions

The result is a highly skilled workforce prepared for the economic development needs of the future.