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. As part of the admissions process, applicants must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Microeconomics
  • College-level Mathematics

These prerequisites can be satisfied in two ways:

  1. Completed courses (at least one undergraduate course in each discipline) with a grade of “C” or better.
  2. A minimum score of 50 on College Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests in each subject area.

MBA concentrations are available in:

  • Sales Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Management
  • Finance
  • Health Care Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Information Technology Management
  • Management of Information Systems

Program Objectives

  • Develop analytical and critical thinking and interpersonal skills applicable to real world business.
  • Obtain 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.

The Master of Business Administration degree consists of twelve courses:

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Foundation Courses 3 Courses 9 Credits
Core Courses 5 Courses 15 Credits
Concentration Courses 4 Courses 12 Credits

 

 

MBA Concentrations

 

MBA – Sales Management Recommended Degree Plan

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

Master of Business Administration – Sales Management

Term Course No. Course Name Credits
1 BA500 Managerial Communication 3
BA621 Business Law 3
MG615 Management Information Systems 3
2 MG641 Organizational Behavior 3
BA511 Managerial Accounting 3
BA541 Business Ethics 3
3 BA521 Managerial Finance 3
BA547 Management Skills and Style 3
BA635 Economic Analysis 3
4 BA661 Intermediate Selling 3
BA548 Executive Leadership 3
MG672 Sales Management 3
 Total Credits Required for Master’s Degree: 36

MBA – Strategic Leadership Recommended Degree Plan

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

Master of Business Administration – Strategic Leadership

Term Course No. Course Name Credits
1 BA500 MBA Foundations 3
BA560 Decision Analysis 3
MG615 Leadership and Organizational Behavior 3
2 BA511 Managerial Accounting 3
BA655 Marketing Strategy 3
BA521 Managerial Finance 3
3 BA621 Business Law and Ethics 3
MG631 The Global Economy 3
MG671 Strategic Management 3
4 BA661 Intermediate Selling 3
BA548 Executive Leadership 3
MG672 Sales Management 3
 Total Credits Required for Master’s Degree: 36

MBA – Management Recommended Degree Plan

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

 

Master of Business Administration – Management

Term Course No. Course Name Credits
1 BA500 MBA Foundations 3
BA560 Decision Analysis 3
MG641 Leadership and Organizational Behavior 3
2 BA511 Managerial Accounting 3
BA655 Marketing Strategy 3
BA521 Managerial Finance 3
3 BA621 Business Law & Ethics 3
MG631 The Global Economy 3
MG671 Strategic Management 3
4 MG656 Operations Management 3
MG647 The Global Workforce 3
MG672 Sales Management 3
 Total Credits Required for Master’s Degree: 36

 

MBA – Finance Recommended Degree Plan

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.

 

Master of Business Administration – Finance

Term Course No. Course Name Credits
1 BA500 Managerial Communication 3
BA560 Decision Analysis 3
MG641 Leadership and Organizational Behavior 3
2 BA511 Managerial Accounting 3
BA655 Marketing Strategy 3
BA521 Managerial Finance 3
3 BA621 Business Law and Ethics 3
MG631 The Global Economy 3
MG671 Strategic Management 3
4 BA526 Financial Institutions and Markets 3
BA533 Risk Analysis and Insurance 3
BA531 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management 3
 Total Credits Required for Master’s Degree: 36

 

MBA – Human Resource Management Recommended Degree Plan

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.

 

Master of Business Administration – Human Resource Management

Term Course No. Course Name Credits
1 BA500 MBA Foundations 3
BA560 Decision Analysis 3
MG641 Leadership and Organizational Behavior 3
2 BA511 Managerial Accounting 3
BA655 Marketing Strategy 3
BA521 Managerial Finance 3
3 BA621 Business Law & Ethics 3
MG631 The Global Economy 3
MG671 Strategic Management 3
4 MG647 The Global Workforce 3
MG636 Cross-Cultural Management 3
MG668 Organizational Development & Transitional Leadership 3
 Total Credits Required for Master’s Degree: 36

 

MBA – Information Technology Recommended Degree Plan

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

 

Master of Business Administration – Information Technology

Term Course No. Course Name Credits
1 BA500 MBA Foundations 3
BA560 Decision Analysis 3
MG641 Organizational Behavior 3
2 BA511 Managerial Accounting 3
BA655 Marketing Strategies 3
BA521 Managerial Finance 3
3 BA621 Business Law and Ethics 3
MG631 The Global Economy 3
MG671 Strategic Management 3
4 IS500 Systems Analysis and Design 3
IS502 Database Management 3
IS503 Computer and Network Security 3
 Total Credits Required for Master’s Degree: 36

 

MBA – Marketing Recommended Degree Plan

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.

 

Master of Business Administration – Marketing

Term Course No. Course Name Credits
1 BA500 MBA Foundations 3
BA621 Business Law 3
MG616 Management Information Systems 3
2 MG641 Organizational Behavior 3
BA511 Managerial Accounting 3
BA541 Business Ethics 3
3 BA521 Managerial Finance 3
BA653 Consumer & Buyer Behavior 3
BA635 Economic Analysis 3
4 BA651 Marketing Research & Analysis 3
BA657 E-Marketing 3
BA655 Marketing Strategy 3
 Total Credits Required for Master’s Degree: 36

 

MBA – Management of Information Systems Recommended Degree Plan

The management information systems concentration is specifically designed to provide graduate students with in-depth, hands-on understanding of the fundamentals of information systems. The purpose is to develop graduate-level business students who are not only skilled in basic business fundamentals, but also have a strong grounding in current information systems technology and how to manage them in today’s changing world.

 

Master of Business Administration – Management of Information Systems

Term Course No. Course Name Credits
1 BA500 MBA Foundations 3
BA621 Business Law 3
MG615 Management Information Systems 3
2 MG641 Organizational Behavior 3
BA511 Managerial Accounting 3
BA541 Business Ethics 3
3 BA521 Managerial Finance 3
IS500 Systems Analysis and Design 3
BA635 Economic Analysis 3
4 IS511 Managing Information Systems Projects 3
IS520 Information Technology Strategy 3
BA657 E-Marketing 3
 Total Credits Required for Master’s Degree: 36

 

MBA – Health Care Management Recommended Degree Plan

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.

 

Master of Business Administration – Health Care Management

Term Course No. Course Name Credits
1 BA500 MBA Foundations 3
BA560 Decision Analysis 3
MG641 Leadership and Organizational Behavior 3
2 BA611 Managerial Accounting 3
BA655 Marketing Strategy 3
BA521 Managerial Finance 3
3 BA621 Business Law & Ethics 3
MG631 The Global Economy 3
BA671 Strategic Management 3
4 MG651 Health Care Management 3
BA553 Health Care Finance 3
BA623 Legal and Ethics Issues in Health Care 3
 Total Credits Required for Master’s Degree: 36

 

MBA – Entrepreneurship Recommended Degree Plan

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

 

Master of Business Administration – Entrepreneurship

Term Course No. Course Name Credits
1 BA500 MBA Foundations 3
BA560 Decision Analysis 3
MG641 Leadership and Organizational Behavior 3
2 BA511 Managerial Accounting 3
BA655 Marketing Strategy 3
BA521 Managerial Finance 3
3 BA621 Business Law and Ethics 3
MG631 The Global Economy 3
MG671 Strategic Management 3
4 MG673 Entrepreneurial Management 3
BA538 New Venture Creation 3
BA539 New Venture Creation 3
 Total Credits Required for Master’s Degree: 36