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Program Description

This program prepares students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for management positions in various business enterprises, with a concentration of courses in business management. 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. Demonstrate analytical skills in the areas of accounting, finance, economics, marketing, management, leadership, information systems, operations, and strategy.
  2. Plan change efforts, negotiate consensus, and act as a leader to solve organizational challenges.
  3. Analyze ethical obligations and prepare responses to complex legal and/or ethical situations.
  4. Analyze the impact of diversity on the organization, work with constituents to identify global challenges, and propose solutions to the challenges.
  5. Evaluate internal and external information to inform decision making, and present findings in written and/or oral formats to a variety of audiences.

MBA Business Management Concentration Program Objective

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

  1. Apply sound business concepts in a variety of business settings.

Special Admissions

The Master of Business Administration in Business Management (MBABM) program is intended for students whose bachelor’s degree major was not in business or a related discipline. Students will take the courses indicated by the graduate dean (MBA 520, MBA 530, and/or MBA 540) or successfully complete an approved challenge examination in the identified areas.

▲ The prerequisite for the courses below may be waived if the student has prior equivalent coursework.

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 Core MBA Courses

All courses, 30.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Course Number

Course Name

Prerequisites/ Corequisites

Semester Credit Hours

MBA 600

Leadership and Organizational Behavior

None/Corequisite MBA 606

3.00

MBA 606

Research and Decision Making

None

3.00

MBA 615

Marketing

MBA 540 ▲ and MBA 606

3.00

MBA 621

Financial and Managerial Accounting

MBA 520 ▲ and MBA 606

3.00

MBA 626

Information Systems and Technology

MBA 606

3.00

MBA 631

Operations and Project Management

MBA 606

3.00

MBA 639

Managerial Economics

MBA 530 ▲ and MBA 606

3.00

MBA 645

Finance

MBA 520 ▲ and MBA 606

3.00

MBA 690

Strategic Planning

MBA 520 ▲, MBA 530, ▲, MBA 540 ▲,
and MBA 606

3.00

MBA 691

Graduate Capstone Project

Final semester

3.00

Business Management Concentration Elective Courses

A minimum of 9.00 semester credit hours is required.

Course Number

Course Name

Prerequisites/ Corequisites

Semester Credit Hours

MBA 520

Finance and Accounting for Managers

None

3.00

MBA 530

Economic and Statistical Analysis

None

3.00

MBA 540

Management and Marketing

None

3.00

MBA 610

Human Resource Management

MBA 606

3.00

MBA 638

Managing Organizational Performance

MBA 606

3.00

MBA 652

International Business

MBA 606

3.00

 

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