The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a professionally oriented degree program intended for persons seeking or holding management positions who desire to cultivate, develop, or perfect outstanding competence in the varied areas that the modern manager must possess. The ability to effectively manage people, information, financial resources, and change is a part of the repertoire of skills of the modern manager. Our students are adult learners. To us, the graduate education of the adult learner is not an afterthought; it is our primary mission. Our students represent a diverse spectrum of fields including but not limited to business, engineering, scientific, technical, governmental, healthcare, entertainment, and hospitality. Their organizations include both for profit and not for profit, in firms ranging from the home-based business to small to multinational to international corporations. In like fashion, our faculty is an equally diverse and talented group of professionals trained both as academics and as practitioners.The teaching methodology of the MBA, consistent with the best programs in the nation, takes advantage of this exciting blend of students and faculty. Along with the lecture format and small group study, the case method is a major component of the learning process. The opportunity to study in the classroom at convenient times or online is available.The goals of the MBA program are to develop competence in decision-making, skills in interpersonal and group relations, the ability to integrate and interrelate the various functions of the firm, a sense of responsibility to society, and a commitment to ethical action within and outside the firm.