The Master of Business Administration prepares students for careers in a dynamic and rapidly changing world.  Coursework, comprised of 36 core credits and 6 elective credits, has been developed to put an emphasis on the practical application of both foundational and advanced concepts in finance, accounting, management, marketing, and professional enrichment. The curriculum covers the central tenets, processes, and practices of statistics, human resources, accounting, supply chain management, marketing, and finance, with hands-on application of course concepts. Students may also choose to pursue graduate transcripted certificates in a variety of focused content areas.

MBA Programs and Specializations:

The College currently offers the following MBA programs and formats:

Although the programs differ from each other in terms of target market dimensions and value proposition, students across all MBA programs are expected to graduate with a common set of core competencies.

Core Competencies:

  • Business Acumen and Integration Skills - Graduates will demonstrate competency across business functions and integrate them into strategic decisions.
  • Practical Leadership and Management Skills - Graduates will demonstrate individual, interpersonal, and organizational leadership skills necessary for professional development and organizational effectiveness.
  • Critical and Analytical Thinking - Graduates will be able to apply critical thinking and analytical skills for management decision-making.
  • External Environment Considerations: Ethical, Legal, and Regulatory Framework - Graduates will consider ethical, legal, and regulatory implications inherent in business situations and apply that knowledge to make responsible decisions.
  • Global Perspective - Graduates will acquire a global and cross-cultural perspective in formulating decisions and implementing organizational strategy.

Effective Fall 2020

Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
BUS 500Business Systems and Processes2
BUS 601Quantitative Business Analysis2
BUS 614Accounting Concepts2
BUS 615Managerial Accounting2
BUS 616Financial Reporting and Analysis2
BUS 620Leadership and Teams2
BUS 626Managing Human Capital2
BUS 635Business Economics for the World Market2
BUS 650Supply Chain Management2
BUS 655Marketing Management2
Directed Electives10-6
 Total Credits20-26
Second Year
BUS 630Information Management2
BUS 640Financial Principles and Practice2
BUS 641Financial Markets and Investments2
BUS 656Marketing Strategy and Planning2
BUS 660Ethical, Legal, and Regulatory Issues2
BUS 662International Business2
BUS 665MBA Capstone4
Directed Electives10-6
 Total Credits16-22
 Program Total Credits:42

 Directed Electives1

BUS 515Career Management1
BUS 690AContemporary Issues: Business1-6
BUS 690BContemporary Issues: Grad Tutorials1-6
BUS 690CContemporary Issues: Info Systems1-6
BUS 690DContemporary Issues: Accounting1-6
BUS 690EContemporary Issues: Global Enterprise1-6
BUS 690FContemporary Issues: Finance1-6
CIS 505Database Concepts1
CIS 570Business Intelligence3
CIS 575Applied Data Mining and Analytics in Business3
CIS 576Business Data Visualization3
CIS 600AProject Management: Information Technology3
CIS 655Business Database Systems3
CIS 670Advanced IT Project Management3
CIS 675Agile Management and Product Development3
CIS 676Information Technology Management3
FIN 602Options and Futures1
FIN 603Corporate Risk Management1
FIN 604Employee Benefits1
FIN 606Fundamentals of International Finance1
FIN 607Fundamentals of Bond Markets1
FIN 608Fundamentals of Firm Valuation1
FIN 609Fundamentals of Personal Finance1
FIN 612Private Equity and Venture Capital1
FIN 613Alternative Investments2
FIN 650Behavioral Finance2
MKT 610Qualitative Marketing Research Methods1
MKT 611Quantitative Marketing Research Methods1
MKT 621Search Engine Marketing and Optimization1
MKT 661Consumer Behavior1
MKT 662Strategic Selling for Business Customers1
MKT 667Services Marketing Management1
MKT 670Digital Marketing1
REL 601Fundamentals of Real Estate Finance1
REL 602Real Estate Finance and Investments2

A minimum of 42 credits are required to complete this program.