The Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree in Management is offered in both the classroom lecture and distance-learning modes. Professors who teach in the distance-learning mode are the same as those who teach in the classroom. The degree focuses on developing both analytical and human behavioral managerial skills in planning, staffing, organizing, and controlling organizational issues in rapidly changing environments. The program can prepare the student for advanced positions such as financial management, executive management, marketing, sales and advertising, human resources, planning, and consulting. The student who completes this program will be prepared for positions in middle and upper management in their career of choice.
I. Program Prerequisites: 12 Hours
Prerequisite to the M.B.A. program is a bachelor's degree in business; otherwise, the student must either have had the following classes or their equivalent or must take the courses.
BUS3104 Statistical Analysis I [3 hours]
BUS3305 Management Processes & Information Systems [3 hours]
BUS3310 Market Structure & Competitive Analysis [3 hours]
BUS4113 Accounting & Finance for Managers [3 hours]
II. Required Graduate Studies: 6 Hours
RGS6035 Theory & Application of Research Methods [3 hours]
RGS6036 Ethics for Decision Making [3 hours]
III. Major Course Requirements: 21 Hours
ECO6140 Managerial Economics [3 hours]
FIN6186 Managerial Finance [3 hours]
MGT6177 Human Resource Management [3 hours]
MGT6203 Strategic Management [3 hours]
MKT6210 Marketing Management [3 hours]
Any 5000/6000 level Management (MGT) Courses [6 hours]
IV. Human Behavior & Development, Human Resources, and Training, and/or Communication Electives: 9 Hours
V. Minimum Requirements:
• 24 semester hours applicable to the degree must be completed at Amberton University.
• 36 semester hours for a degree, excluding prerequisite courses.