The Traditional MBA program is an evening/weekend program. Students enrolled in the program attend classes on weekdays during the evening, and also have the option to take some classes on Saturdays and Sundays. Business students can major in one or two of four areas: Finance, Health Care Administration, Management, and Marketing.
The Traditional Program is structured to develop competitive managerial leaders and decision makers in the private and public sectors. Students will gain a liberal arts background and a comprehensive business education, study theory and its application, and gain a flexible managerial perspective.
By graduation, students in the Traditional MBA program gain the knowledge and the tools to demonstrate:
- A comprehensive knowledge of, and a global perspective on, key business concepts and skills.
- Competence in the application of business concepts and skills in the field of the student’s major.
- Strong quantitative skills to analyze and describe major business issues.
- Ability to conduct empirical research and report the results effectively and professionally.
- Please be noted that the Texas Instrument BA II Plus and a PC with Microsoft Office are required for all.
All incoming students must demonstrate proficiency in computers, mathematics, accounting, and statistics. All pre-admission requirements must be completed by the end of the first semester of the MBA program.
Computer proficiency can be demonstrated in one of two ways:
- Satisfactory grade (B or better) in a word processing and spreadsheet processing college course(s) within the last four years.
- Completion of a graduate level, non-credit, computer workshops BU 602 and BU 603 (word processing and spreadsheet). The cost of each workshop is one credit equivalent. Offered fall semester.
Proficiency in mathematics can be demonstrated in one of two ways:
- Satisfactory grade (B or better) in a basic algebra and pre-calculus college course within the last four years.
- Completion of non-credit BU 604 Math Workshop. A review of relevant mathematical concepts that will prepare students for more advanced work in finance and statistics. Topics include: basic algebra, mathematics of finance, and probability theory. The cost of the workshop is one credit equivalent. Offered fall semester.
Proficiency in statistics can be demonstrated by grade (C or better) in a statistics college course within the last four years*.
Proficiency in accounting can be demonstrated by grade (C or better) in an accounting college course within the last four years*.
- These courses must be taken before the associated graduate course.
The degree of Master of Business Administration will be granted upon completion of 45 credits of graduate course work, which include a 18 credits initial tier (I), a 15 credits major tier (II), a 9 credits final/capstone tier (III), and a 3 credits elective course*.
Areas of Major:
- Health Care Administration
- Media Management
Classes usually meet for two hours once a week, between 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., during weekdays (Monday through Thursday). Selected courses are also offered on Saturdays, which allows students to fulfill the course requirements by attending five concentrated Saturday class meetings (9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.). The combination of the evening and Saturday classes allows students to better fit their academic schedule with their work obligations.
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Last updated January 11, 2016