Catalog 2021-2022

Professional MBA (PMBA)

The Professional MBA Program (PMBA) is designed to meet the needs of working professionals by offering a MBA curriculum in a flexible part-time evening class format (8 credit hours or less per semester) to students who have five years of full-time professional work experience. The program features a leadership development program and a capstone strategic management project designed specifically to meet the career needs of working professionals interested in taking their career to the next level.

Degree Requirements

Business Essential Courses (16 credit hours)

ACC 500 Essentials of Financial Accounting  2
ACC 501 Essentials of Managerial Accounting
FIN 500 Foundations of Finance 2
ECO 500 Foundational Economics for Managers 4
QMB 500 Statistics for Decision Makers 4
MKT 500 Introduction to Marketing 2

All Business Essential requirements must be met prior to taking the PMBA core. See the Business Essentials section for more information.

Required MBA courses: Core courses (28 credit hours)

MGT 609 Leading for Competitive Advantage 4
ACC 610 Accounting and Value Creation 4
ECO 640 The Economics of Organizations 4
FIN 611 Financial Management and Strategy 4
ITM 608 Information Systems and Operations Management 4
MKT 610 Strategic Marketing Analysis
MGT 615 Strategic Management 4

Elective courses: (12 credit hours)


Decisions Analysis Elective 

(Selected from: (FIN 617, ITM 615, QMB 612, MKT 612, MKT 617,
ECO 611, FIN 645 or QMB 660)

  Elective 4
  Elective 4

Total Credit Hours: 40-56 (60 hours if getting an IB, Cybersecurity, Nonprofit, or Finance concentration)