Integrated Master of Business Administration (iMBA)

Delta State University, College of Business

Program Description

Integrated Master of Business Administration (iMBA)

Delta State University, College of Business

Integrated Master of Business Administration (iMBA)

The Integrated Master of Business Administration (iMBA) program has been developed for professionals and managers seeking to expand their interpersonal, managerial, and leadership skills in preparation for mobility, advancement, and promotional opportunities. This 30 credit hour program consists of three modules leading to a Master of Business Administration degree. The core subjects are integrated into three modules of ten credits each, which includes online and distance learning activities. Class meetings and delivery mechanisms vary according to module and instructor preferences.

Acquire the knowledge and skills you deserve…

  • Convenient online delivery with limited in person visits per module.
  • Online classes feature frequent chat and discussion activities with other students and faculty.
  • Opportunities to build professional networks with other students, faculty, and business leaders.
  • Hands on learning opportunities may be scheduled in local facilities and agencies.

Required Courses

FINANCIAL STRATEGY MODULE (10 hours)

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Applied Decision Science
  • Management Information Systems

STRATEGIC PLANNING MODULE (10 hours)

  • Management Seminar
  • Managing in a Global Environment
  • Strategic Project Management
  • Management Information Systems

OPERATIONAL STRATEGY MODULE (10 hours)

  • Strategic Project Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Production/Operation Management
  • Management Information Systems

Admission Requirements

Full admission to the Integrated Master of Business Administration (iMBA) program may be granted to an applicant who:

1. Has earned a baccalaureate degree which is fully accredited by one of the recognized accrediting agencies, and meets all other requirements for admission to Graduate School;

2. Has completed the 30 semester hours of iMBA prerequisites consisting of the following:

  • Financial Accounting I
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Microcomputer Applications
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Management Principles
  • Business Finance
  • Marketing Principles
  • Statistics
  • Legal Environment of Business/Business Law

3. Applicants not completing the above listed prerequisites will be required to take the MBA Foundation courses listed below:

  • Financial Accounting for Managers
  • Productivity Software for Executives
  • Theory of Economics
  • Theory of Business Finance
  • Statistics for Managers
  • Theory of Managment
  • Theory of Marketing
  • Legal Environment of Business

4. Academic background, professional or managerial work experience, and/or performance on the Graduate Management admission Test (GMAT) must meet the following minimum:

(Overall or Upper-level GPA* X 200) + Work Experience + GMAT > 1100 *Scale of 4.0

Work experience (Managerial or Professional Experience) is factored in as follows:

* 2 to 5 years = 250
* More than 5 years = 500

5. Has a GPA of 3.0 on all upper-division courses, and an overall GPA of 3.0. Applications of students 1) lacking the quality of business experience, 2) scoring below the required level on the GMAT are forwarded to the College of Business Graduate Programs Committee for a recommendation.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated December 12, 2017
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This course is Online & Campus Combined
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USA - Cleveland, Mississippi
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