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Program Description

This program prepares students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for management positions in various business enterprises. These career opportunities may be in areas such as accounting, finance, business administration, sales, marketing, human resources, information systems, and production or operations for the existing or emerging manager. Application of theory to practice is emphasized throughout the program.

Core MBA Program Objectives

Upon completion of their program, the student should be able to:

  1. Analyze core business concepts
  2. Create business solutions using ethical leadership, project management and teamwork skills
  3. Use data to drive decision-making and propose solutions to complex business problems
  4. Create solutions that consider global competition and various cultural perspectives
  5. Prepare logically constructed, relevant, and culturally appropriate written arguments and presentations

MBA Concentration Program Objectives

Please refer to the individual concentration programs for concentration-specific objectives.

Potential Occupational Titles

Potential occupational titles for this program include, but are not limited to, chief executive, general manager, operations manager, sales manager, and administrative services manager.

Program Content

A minimum of 39.00 semester credit hours is required.

Required Foundation Courses

All courses, 9.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Course NumberCourse NamePrerequisites/ CorequisitesSemester Credit Hours
BU 540Leadership Foundationsnone3.00
BU 550Research Methods and Decision-MakingBU 5603.00
BU 560Managerial FoundationsBU 5403.00

Required Core MBA Courses

All courses, 21.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Course NumberCourse NamePrerequisites/ CorequisitesSemester Credit Hours
BU 600Leadership and Organizational BehaviorBU 5503.00
BU 610Finance and Accounting for Decision-MakingBU 5603.00
BU 615Marketing and New Product DevelopmentBU 6103.00
BU 620Technology and InnovationBU 6003.00
BU 630Project and Operations ManagementBU 6003.00
BU 690Business Integration & Strategic PlanningBU 6003.00
BU 695 orGraduate Capstone Project orFinal semester3.00
BU 697 orGraduate Internship or 3.00
BU 699International Graduate Capstone 3.00

MBA Elective Courses

Please refer to the Graduate Catalog for a complete list of elective courses.  A minimum of 9.00 semester credit hours is required. Students may select any 3 courses from any of the concentration areas.

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