Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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Program Description

Program Overview

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program provides students with a challenging curriculum and preparation for leadership in careers across all types of business and public organizations. This professional degree program emphasizes the application of analytical, technical, and behavioral tools to solve organizational problems. Within the coursework required for the degree, students learn fundamental concepts across all of the business disciplines. Leadership and teamwork, the appropriate application of technology, entrepreneurial approaches, and global and ethical awareness are integrated throughout the program.

Course Waiver. The program is divided into 24 credit hours of foundation courses, 21 credit hours of required core courses, 9 credit hours of concentration courses. Up to a maximum of 24 credit hours of foundation courses may be waived by equivalent undergraduate or graduate courses completed at a regionally accredited institution within the last five years with a grade of C or higher. Without waivers, the program length is 54 credit hours.

Computer proficiency. To successfully complete the MBA program, students should be proficient in basic computer technology. See college academic advisor for additional information.

Transfer of Credits. Students may transfer a maximum of six credit hours of approved graduate level coursework from a regionally accredited institution. All transfer courses must have been completed within the past five years with a grade of B or higher. The evaluation of academic transcripts and articulation of transfer courses must be approved by the appropriate academic department.

MBA On-Campus Coursework, including

  • Foundation Courses
  • Core Courses, and
  • One Concentration

Concentrations

  • Finance concentration
  • General Management concentration
  • Information Systems concentration
  • Marketing concentration
  • Interdisciplinary concentration

MBA Distance Learning Coursework

  • Foundation Courses
  • Core courses
  • Plus the Interdisciplinary concentration

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