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  Sep 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Comprehensive Program, M.B.A.


The Master of Business Administration Program is designed for qualified holders of a Bachelor’s degree regardless of the undergraduate field of study. This comprehensive program provides professionals with the skills and knowledge needed to be successful managers. The twelve required MBA courses have been designed to build upon a basic foundation of business knowledge which may have been gained through formal education, work experience, or specialized training. Students with no business background may need to enroll in foundation courses designed to provide the basic framework needed in the fundamentals of business. Those students with knowledge in all areas of business fundamentals will be eligible to enroll directly into the MBA core courses. Proper placement will be determined during the interview process prior to enrollment into the program.

Program Goals:


Upon successful completion of the Master of Business Administration degree, students will:

  • demonstrate an understanding of the concepts, terminology, and approaches in the major areas of management and related decision-making technologies.
  • develop knowledge of the terminology and concepts used in marketing and to apply these concepts effectively in understanding the complexities of decision-making in today’s competitive marketing environment.
  • demonstrate mastery of advanced knowledge in corporate financial management topics including capital budgeting, cost of capital & capital structures, financial analysis, time value of money & valuation methodologies.
  • demonstrate knowledge and skills required to obtain employment in their field.
  • develop the skills necessary to continued success in their fields including leadership abilities and a heightened sense of social responsibility and ethics.

Curriculum


The Comprehensive MBA Program is structured as follows:

MBA Core Competency Courses (6 Credits)


* Students with proven knowledge will take elective courses.

MBA Core Courses (21 Credits)


* Students with an undergraduate degree in accounting should take ACC 645 .

Elective Courses (9 Credits)


Choose one course from each of the business disciplines offered. It is recommended that you consult your advisor prior to choosing your electives in order to ensure that your program remains comprehensive.

Total: 36 Credits