The Master of Business Administration is a professional degree recognized across all industries. Students first participate in an integrated curriculum examining the functional areas of business, then; personalize management knowledge and skills by selecting a concentration.

The Master of Business Administration degree requires completion of twelve (12) courses for thirty-six (36) credits. The same course may not be used to fulfill multiple requirements in this degree program.

Program Prerequisites

A baccalaureate degree in any discipline will qualify a student to enter this program. Although individuals from diverse educational backgrounds bring unique combinations of leadership potential, professional experience, and personal perspective, those entering this program are required to demonstrate a common set of skills necessary for success.

MBA CONCENTRATIONS:

Sales Management Learn executive techniques and skills needed to effectively develop and lead a competitive sales organization.

Strategic Leadership Learn personal leadership, negotiation, and decision-making skills necessary to strategically lead an organization in the competitive marketplace.

Management The general management concentration focuses on leadership and management skills for positions of increasing managerial responsibility.

Finance Evaluating the risks of doing business and the prospects of earning a suitable rate of return is essential for survival and growth. The finance concentration provides up-to-date knowledge of financial theory, analytical techniques, institutional practices, and practical applications and allows students to become effective decisions makers regarding fiscal policy and strategy.

Health Care Management Management of health care organizations is a complex and dynamic field requiring knowledgeable and flexible administrators. This concentration prepares students to successfully encounter the challenges and opportunities unique to this demanding environment.

Human Resource Management Designed for students entering the managerial workforce as specialists in human resource management, this concentration considers traditional personnel functions from strategic and tactical management perspectives in the context of today’s diverse, global business environment.

Entrepreneurship Learn advanced methods and skills for launching your own business or capitalizing on your creative ideas.

Marketing The marketing concentration is designed for those involved in marketing, advertising, or public relations. Students will examine issues routinely confronting marketing managers and the constantly changing role of various marketing functions in a firm.

Information Technology Management – The MBA concentration in information technology develops management skills for the effective use of technology in the enterprise within the globalenvironment. Information technology is built on technical and managerial skills drawn from the fields of business management, information technology, finance, economics, and quantitative methods.

Sales Management Program Objectives

  • Develop a plan for organizing, staffing, and training a sales force.
  • Understand the distinction between the skills required for selling and sales management.
  • Identify the key factors in establishing and maintaining high morale in the sales force.
  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of management skills specifically needed to develop a proactive, ethical approach to the organizational management of a business.
  • Gain knowledge of advanced theory and applications of business practices; analyze business trends to predict the global economic climate.
  • Perform critical analysis of business-oriented research and research design.

Strategic Leadership Program Objectives

  • Demonstrate a fundamental knowledge and application of management concepts and approaches including the four managerial functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling organizational resources.
  • Apply tools and techniques for management decision-making.
  • Identify and apply ethical principles in management decision-making.
  • Analyze information for management/leadership decision-making.
  • Develop analytical and critical thinking and interpersonal skills applicable to real world business.

Management Program Objectives

  • Analyze basic core business concepts.
  • Prepare written arguments and presentations.
  • Create solutions that consider global competition and various cultural perspectives.
  • Use data to drive decision-making and propose solutions to complex business problems.

Finance Program Objectives

  • Demonstrate a fundamental knowledge and application of management concepts and approaches including the four managerial functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling organizational resources.
  • Apply tools and techniques for management decision-making.
  • Analyze information for financial decision-making.
  • Develop analytical and critical thinking and interpersonal skills applicable to real world business.

Health Care Management Program Objectives

  • Develop strategic skills to advance leadership role in a healthcare-related organization
  • Demonstrate specialized knowledge and expertise in modern healthcare issues, trends, and tools.
  • Apply tools and techniques for management decision-making.
  • Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of legal, ethical and compliance issues in healthcare.

Human Resource Management Program Objectives

  • Apply human resource management foundations to make informed decisions.
  • Formulate strategies that will enable organizations to achieve both operational and strategic goals
  • Apply tools and techniques of talent management for HR strategic planning.
  • Assess opportunities to improve and sustain organizational performance through management of human capital

Entrepreneurship Program Objectives

  • Analyze core business concepts.
  • Create business solutions to begin new ventures.
  • Use data to drive decision-making and propose solutions to complex business problems.

Marketing Program Objectives

  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of management skills specifically needed to develop a proactive, ethical approach to the organizational management of a business.
  • Gain knowledge of advanced theory and applications of business practices; analyze business trends to predict the global economic climate.
  • Develop an effective marketing strategy assessing consumer behavior.

Information Technology Management Program Objectives

  • Recommend and implement IT strategic security solutions
  • Develop a strategic technology plan
  • Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of network solutions and security.

MBA – SALES MANAGEMENT DEGREE

Course Course Name Prerequisites Credits
BA500 MBA Foundations Entrance in MBA 3
BA560 Decision Analysis BA500 3
MG641 Leadership and Organizational Behavior BA500 3
MG505 International Business Management BA500 3
BA655 Advanced Marketing Strategy BA521 3
BA521 Managerial Finance BA500 3
BA621 Business Law and Ethics BA500 3
MG631 The Global Economy BA500 3
MG671 Strategic Management BA655 3
BA661 Intermediate Selling BA655 3
BA547 Management Skills and Styles BA500 3
MG672 Sales Management MG641 3
Total Credits Required 36

MBA – STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP DEGREE

Course Course Name Prerequisites Credits
BA500 MBA Foundations Entrance in MBA 3
BA560 Decision Analysis BA500 3
MG641 Leadership and Organizational Behavior BA500 3
BA511 Managerial Accounting BA500 3
BA655 Advanced Marketing Strategy BA521 3
BA521 Managerial Finance BA500 3
BA621 Business Law and Ethics BA500 3
MG631 The Global Economy BA500 3
MG671 Strategic Management BA655 3
BA635 Economic Analysis BA500 3
BA547 Management Skills and Styles BA500 3
MG673 Entrepreneurial Strategy BA560 3
Total Credits Required 36

MBA – FINANCE DEGREE

Course Course Name Prerequisites Credits
BA500 MBA Foundations Entrance in MBA 3
BA560 Decision Analysis BA500 3
MG641 Leadership and Organizational Behavior BA500 3
BA511 Managerial Accounting BA500 3
BA655 Advanced Marketing Strategy BA521 3
BA521 Managerial Finance BA500 3
BA621 Business Law and Ethics BA500 3
MG631 The Global Economy BA500 3
MG671 Strategic Management BA655 3
BA526 Financial Institutions and Markets BA521 3
BA533 Risk Analysis & Insurance BA531 3
BA531 Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management BA526 3
Total Credits Required 36

MBA – MANAGEMENT DEGREE

Course Course Name Prerequisites Credits
BA500 MBA Foundations Entrance in MBA 3
BA560 Decision Analysis BA500 3
MG641 Leadership and Organizational Behavior BA500 3
MG505 International Business Management BA500 3
BA655 Advanced Marketing Strategy BA521 3
BA521 Managerial Finance BA500 3
BA621 Business Law and Ethics BA500 3
MG631 The Global Economy BA500 3
MG671 Strategic Management BA655 3
MG656 Operations Management BA521 3
MG647 Managing the Global Workforce MG631 3
MG672 Sales Management MG641 3
Total Credits Required 36

MBA – HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DEGREE

Course Course Name Prerequisites Credits
BA500 MBA Foundations Entrance in MBA 3
BA560 Decision Analysis BA500 3
MG641 Leadership and Organizational Behavior BA500 3
BA511 Managerial Accounting BA500 3
BA655 Advanced Marketing Strategy BA521 3
BA521 Managerial Finance BA500 3
BA621 Business Law and Ethics BA500 3
MG631 The Global Economy BA500 3
MG671 Strategic Management BA655 3
MG647 Managing the Global Workforce MG631 3
MG636 Cross-Cultural Management MG641 3
MG637 Human Resources for Managers MG636 3
Total Credits Required 36

MBA – MARKETING DEGREE

Course Course Name Prerequisites  Credits
BA500 MBA Foundations Entrance in MBA 3
BA560 Decision Analysis BA500 3
MG641 Leadership and Organizational Behavior BA500 3
BA511 Managerial Accounting BA500 3
BA655 Advanced Marketing Strategy BA521 3
BA521 Managerial Finance BA500 3
BA621 Business Law and Ethics BA500 3
MG631 The Global Economy BA500 3
MG671 Strategic Management BA655 3
BA653 Consumer and Buyer Behavior BA655 3
BA651 Marketing Research and Analysis BA655 3
BA657 E-Marketing BA655 3
Total Credits Required 36

MBA – HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT DEGREE

Course Course Name Prerequisites  Credits
BA500 MBA Foundations Entrance in MBA 3
BA560 Decision Analysis BA500 3
MG641 Leadership and Organizational Behavior BA500 3
BA511 Managerial Accounting BA500 3
BA655 Advanced Marketing Strategy BA521 3
BA521 Managerial Finance BA500 3
BA621 Business Law and Ethics BA500 3
MG631 The Global Economy BA500 3
MG671 Strategic Management BA655 3
MG651 Health Care Management BA500 3
BA553 Health Care Finance BA521 3
BA623 Legal and Ethics Issues in Health Care MG651 3
Total Credits Required 36

MBA – ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEGREE

Course Course Name Prerequisites Credits
BA500 MBA Foundations Entrance in MBA 3
BA560 Decision Analysis BA500 3
MG641 Leadership and Organizational Behavior BA500 3
BA511 Managerial Accounting BA500 3
BA655 Advanced Marketing Strategy BA521 3
BA521 Managerial Finance BA500 3
BA621 Business Law and Ethics BA500 3
MG631 The Global Economy BA500 3
MG671 Strategic Management BA655 3
MG673 Entrepreneurial Strategy BA560 3
BA538 Advanced New Venture Creation BA500 3
BA539 New Venture Finance BA521 3
  Total Credits Required 36

MBA – INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT DEGREE

Course Course Name Prerequisites Credits
BA500 MBA Foundations Entrance in MBA 3
BA560 Decision Analysis BA500 3
MG641 Leadership and Organizational Behavior BA500 3
BA511 Managerial Accounting BA500 3
BA655 Advanced Marketing Strategy BA521 3
BA521 Managerial Finance BA500 3
BA621 Business Law and Ethics BA500 3
MG631 The Global Economy BA500 3
MG671 Strategic Management BA655 3
IS500 Systems Analysis and Design BA500 3
IS502 Database Management IS500 3
IS503 Computer and Network Security IS500 3
Total Credits Required 36