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  Sep 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Business Administration, Information Technology Concentration, M.B.A.


The Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Information Technology is designed to prepare professionals to bridge the gap between today’s technology and management’s use of the products of the global information infrastructure. All modern organizations require people equipped to focus information technology on its specific business needs, with an eye on exploiting IT for productivity and competitiveness. Any individual, who is responsible for processing information, decision-making, or managing systems, and has an undergraduate degree in any field, would benefit from this 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 MBA Program with a Concentration in Information Technology consists of:

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 .

Information Technology Concentration Courses (6 Credits)


Elective Courses (3 Credits)


Choose among the electives offered (an additional course in information technology is recommended).

Total: 36 Credits