Catalog 2021-2022

Master of Business Administration

Full-Time and Part-Time MBA Programs

Courses are offered at convenient times during the day and evenings for full- and part-time students. Students can complete the core curriculum in as little as one year in the full-time program. Working students can complete the coursework in less than two years in the part-time evening program. The program provides students with the solid strategic-level capabilities needed for success in the 21st-century global economy, including global business knowledge, business leadership, innovation and technology, critical thinking and ethics/social responsibility. The full- and part-time programs include personalized components that equip graduates for long-term professional success, including professional development and the opportunity to obtain a concentration in an area of specific interest.

Degree Requirements

Business Essentials courses: (18 credit hours)

ACC 500Essentials of Financial Accounting

2

ACC 501Essentials of Managerial Accounting

2

FIN 500Foundations of Finance

2

ECO 500Foundational Economics for Managers

4

QMB 500Statistics for Decision Makers

4

MKT 500Introduction to Marketing

2

MGT 500Foundations of Management

2

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

Required MBA courses: Leadership (4 credit hours)

MGT 598Leadership and Organizational Behavior

4

Leadership and Organizational Behavior is a mandatory course for all MBA students in their first semester.  The course begins with a fast-start workshop weekend component.  For more information, click MGT 598 for the course description.

Required MBA courses: Core courses (28 credit hours)

ACC 610Accounting and Value Creation

4

BUS 698Professional Development Practicum

2-4

ECO 640The Economics of Organizations

4

FIN 611Financial Management and Strategy

4

ITM 608Information Systems and Operations Management

4

MGT 615Strategic Management

4

MKT 610Strategic Marketing Analysis

4

Elective courses: (8 credit hours)

Elective

4

Decisions Analysis Elective

4

(Decisions Analysis Elective selected from: ITM 615, QMB 612, MKT 612, MKT 617, ECO 611, FIN 617, FIN 645 or QMB 660)

Total Credit Hours: 40-56