Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

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The Master of Business Administration requires the successful completion of at least 48 semester credits (16 courses). Full-time students are expected to enroll for at least three courses per semester and can potentially complete their program in two-and-a-half years. Part-time students may enroll in as few as one course per semester and complete their program at a slower pace. The program schedule allows flexibility to students who wish to accelerate their studies. For example, full-time students may graduate in roughly two years by taking more courses each semester and attending school during the summers—but this requires careful planning.

Master of Business Administration Curriculum

Core Courses (33)
BUS 510Fundamentals of Innovative Bus3
BUS 550Business Statistics3
BUS 590Business Strategy Capstone Pro3
MBA 501Financial Statement Applicatio3
MBA 502International Trade3
MBA 504Analytics for Decision Making3
MBA 505Microeconomics and Game Theory3
MBA 506Leadership and Organization De3
MBA 509Financial Management3
MBA 511Marketing Strategy3
MBA 513Operations & Tech Management3
Elective Courses (15)
Select 15 credit hours15
Total Credit Hours48

Concentrations

A concentration consists of a minimum of six credit hours in one of the following areas. Details on course requirements are available in the M.B.A. Specializations section.

  • Business Analytics
  • Business and Society
  • Corporate Finance
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Emerging Markets
  • Investment Management
  • Management of Nonprofits
  • Management of Public Sector
  • Risk Management
  • Strategy and Leadership
  • Sustainability
  • Technology and Marketing
  • Technopreneurship
 

Accelerated Master of Business Administration Curriculum

Foundational Courses (6) 1
BUS 510Fundamentals of Innovative Bus3
MBA 501Financial Statement Applicatio3
Core Courses (24)
BUS 550Business Statistics3
BUS 590Business Strategy Capstone Pro3
MBA 504Analytics for Decision Making3
MBA 505Microeconomics and Game Theory3
MBA 506Leadership and Organization De3
MBA 509Financial Management3
MBA 511Marketing Strategy3
MBA 513Operations & Tech Management3
Elective Courses (6)
Select a minimum of six credit hours from the following: 26
International Trade3
Negotiations & Strat Dec Mkng3
Human Capital Management3
Total Credit Hours36

Minimum degree credits required: 30-36

Specialization Courses

13 M.B.A. specializations are available. To earn a specialization, the student must complete 6-12 credit hours within an identified focus area.

Business Analytics

Select a minimum of six credit hours from the following:6
Qualitative Research Methods3
Predictive Analytics3
Social Media Mktg Analytics3
Envtl Performance Analytics3
Total Credit Hours6

Business and Society

MBA 518Ethics Corp Soc Responsibility3
MBA 529Social Entrepreneurship3
Total Credit Hours6

Corporate Finance

MSF 504Valuation/Portfolio Management3
MSF 505Futures/Option/OTC Derivatives3
MSF 534Corporate Finance3
MSF 535Investment Banking3
Total Credit Hours12

Creativity and Innovation

MBA 528Management of Innovation and T3
MBA 577Got Creativity?3
Total Credit Hours6

Emerging Markets

MBA 564Global Business Strategy3
MBA 569Asian & Western Enterprises3
Total Credit Hours6

Investment Management

MSF 504Valuation/Portfolio Management3
MSF 505Futures/Option/OTC Derivatives3
MSF 545Struct Fixed Income Portfolios3
MSF 546Quant Investment Strategies3
Total Credit Hours12

Management of Non-Profits

Select a minimum of six credit hours from the following:6
Nonprof and the Public Sector3
The Nonprofit Sector3
Regl Politics & Contemp Bus3
Total Credit Hours6

Management of Public Sector

Select a minimum of six credit hours from the following:6
Introduction to Public Admin3
Human Resource Management3
Social Capital & the Community3
Incident Rspnse Disaster Rcvry3
Total Credit Hours6

Risk Management

MSF 504Valuation/Portfolio Management3
MSF 505Futures/Option/OTC Derivatives3
MSF 554Market Risk Management3
MSF 555Credit Risk Management3
Total Credit Hours12

Strategy and Leadership

Select a minimum of six credit hours from the following:6
The General Manager3
Negotiations & Strat Dec Mkng3
Human Capital Management3
Strategic Marketing Management3
Total Credit Hours6

Sustainability

Select a minimum of six credit hours from the following:6
Managing Sustainable Brands3
Supply Chain Management3
Ind Ecology & Systems Thinking3
Total Credit Hours6

Technology and Marketing

Select a minimum of six credit hours from the following:6
Integrated Mktg Comm Strategy3
Customer Touch Points3
Social Media Mktg Strategy3
Total Credit Hours6

Technopreneurship

Select a minimum of six credit hours from the following:6
Project Management3
Creativity/Contemp Enterp Opps3
New Technology Ventures3
Total Credit Hours6