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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 concentration courses offered in two student-selected areas of study. These career opportunities may be in areas such as accounting, finance, business administration, sales, marketing, human resources, information systems, project management, 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, general manager, department manager, operations manager, sales manager, team leader and administrative services manager.

Program Content

A minimum of 48.00 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

Dual Concentration Options

A minimum of 18.00 semester credit hours is required to reach the required total of 48 semester credit hours. Students should select courses in two (2) of the concentration area below. If a course appears in both concentrations, then additional elective, graduate business courses must be taken to total the required 48 semester credit hours. 

Finance and Accounting Concentration Courses

Course NumberCourse NamePrerequisites/ CorequisitesSemester Credit Hours
BU 660Accounting in the OrganizationBU 6103.00
BU 662Corporate Financial PlanningBU 6103.00
BU 664Financial Decision Analysis and SupportBU 6103.00

Business Management Concentration Courses

Course NumberCourse NamePrerequisites/ CorequisitesSemester Credit Hours
BU 632Project Management ApplicationsBU 6003.00
BU 640Human Resources ManagementBU 6003.00
BU 642Business and Labor LawBU 6003.00

Healthcare Management Concentration Courses

Course NumberCourse NamePrerequisites/ CorequisitesSemester Credit Hours
BU 650Healthcare AdministrationBU 6003.00
HA 610Healthcare Policy and ManagementBU 6003.00
BU 654Health Information ManagementBU 6003.00

Human Resources Management Concentration Courses

Course NumberCourse NamePrerequisites/CorequisitesSemester Credit Hours
BU 640Human Resource ManagementBU 6003.00
BU 642Business and Labor LawBU 6003.00
BU 644Compensation and Rewards ManagementBU 6003.00

Project Management Concentration Courses

Course NumberCourse NamePrerequisites/ CorequisitesSemester Credit Hours
BU 632Project Management ApplicationsBU 6303.00
BU 634Project Cost and Risk ManagementBU 6303.00
BU 636Project and Business AnalysisBU 6303.00

Public Safety Leadership Concentration Courses

Course NumberCourse NamePrerequisites/ CorequisitesSemester Credit Hours
BU 670Public Safety AdministrationBU 6003.00
BU 672Resource Management for Public SafetyBU 6703.00
BU 640 or Human Resources Management orBU 6003.00
BU 642Business and Labor LawBU 600 

Technology Management Concentration Courses

Course NumberCourse NamePrerequisites/ CorequisitesSemester Credit Hours
BU 622Information Security and PrivacyBU 6203.00
BU 624Systems Analysis and DesignBU 6203.00
BU 640 orHuman Resources Management orBU 6003.00
BU 642Business and Labor LawBU 6003.00

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