Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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Program Description

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Integrated Master of Business Administration (iMBA) programs provide a broad understanding of business fundamentals required of business organizations and entrepreneurial ventures. The curriculum enables students to build upon the foundation of business concepts in the areas of financial reporting, analysis, and markets; domestic and global economic environments in organizations; creation and distribution of goods and services; and human behavior in organizations.

Required Courses

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Management Information Systems
  • Managerial Economics
  • Financial Management
  • Applied Decision Science
  • Management Seminar
  • Production/Operation Management
  • Strategic Project Management

Admission Requirements

Full admission to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) 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 MBA 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. Undergraduate grades and score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) must meet the following minimums:

  • Option A: GMAT score + (200 X undergraduate G.P.A.*) > or = 950
  • Option B: GMAT score + (200 X upper level G.P.A.*) > or = 1000
*Scale of 4.00

4. Has on file a Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score.

5. Has demonstrated writing proficiency as evidenced by scores on the GMAT Analytical Writing component or the Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP) Writing Essay Test.

6. Has no more than two prerequisite undergraduate courses outstanding.

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About the School

Delta State University, College of Business Delta State University has provided course offerings in business since 1925, the year the institution opened for its first regular session. Course offerings ... Read More

Delta State University, College of Business Delta State University has provided course offerings in business since 1925, the year the institution opened for its first regular session. Course offerings were organized along departmental lines in 1928 when a Department of Commerce was formed. The name of the department has changed a number of times, with each change reflecting a broadening scope in offerings and objectives. The Department of Commerce was renamed the Division of Business Education in 1944; changed to the Department of Business in 1948; renamed the Division of Business and Economics in 1958; in 1969, the name was changed to the School of Business; and in 1999, the name was changed to the College of Business. Degree programs offered in the College include the Bachelor of Business Administration degree with majors in accountancy, computer information systems, finance, general business, insurance and real estate, management, marketing, and office administration; the Bachelor of Science in Education degree with a major in business education for those interested in becoming teachers; and the Bachelor of Commercial Aviation degree with majors in aviation management and flight operations. All degree programs are nationally accredited. Mission To prepare students for the marketplace by providing challenging educational opportunities. Vision Service to the community, our profession, and the University is a vital aspect of the College's mission. By nurturing cooperative relationships with business and industry, service organizations, and other institutions, the College will remain dynamic and its activities relevant. Read less