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Master of Business Administration

The M.B.A. Curriculum

Our AACSB-International accredited M.B.A. program, requires 30 to 54 credit hours depending on your undergraduate background. Our program offers great flexibility, allowing you to pursue your degree on either a part-time or full-time basis. All of our courses are offered in the evening hours so students may continue to work while completing their degree. Classes are small and taught by dedicated faculty who are both skilled educators and experienced business professionals.

Two phases

Our M.B.A. program consists of two phases and is designed to provide you with a flexible curriculum that can be achieved regardless of your education background.

Phase I

Phase I is designed for those students who do not have an undergraduate degree in business. This first phase of our program covers economics, accounting, management, finance, marketing, and management science. These introductory business courses will provide you with the necessary business foundation needed to succeed in our M.B.A. program.

Phase II

Phase II is the core of our M.B.A. and is designed for those students who are ready to take their business education to the next level. This phase immerses our students into a premiere business management curriculum. The core of our program engages students with advanced managerial courses in finance, marketing, global strategy, business law and ethics, accounting, economics, organizational theory, and business consulting.

Phase I Foundation Courses
Phase I Foundation Courses (18 credit hours)

Complete 18 credit hours in the following course areas, depending upon equivalent preparation. (Note: All of Core course requirements may be completed at the undergraduate level. Any or all may be waived if equivalent background is in evidence.)

BUS-A 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3 cr.)
ECON-E 300 Survey of Economics (3 cr.)
BUS-F 301 Financial Management (3 cr.)
BUS-K 302 Introduction to Management Science (3 cr.)
BUS-M 301 Introduction to Marketing Management (3 cr.)
BUS-Z 302 Managing and Behavior in Organizations (3 cr.)
M.B.A. General

Our general Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) is a top-quality business degree. The program is designed to prepare you to be a successful business manager in any organization, large or small. Our faculty are both dedicated and committed to your success. They will focus strongly on your interests to help ensure you have a competitive edge when it comes to career success and advancement.

Phase II M.B.A. General Core Courses (27 credit hours)
BUKO-E 542 Strategic Managerial Economics (3 cr.)
BUKO-L 512 Law and Ethics in Business (3 cr.)
BUKO-M 560 Advanced Marketing Management (3 cr.)
BUKO-Z 542 Creating, Leading, and Maintaining High Performance Organizations (3 cr.)
BUKO-D 542 Advanced Managerial Accounting (3 cr.)
BUKO-F 542 Advanced Financial Management (3 cr.)
BUKO-M 570 Advanced Operations Management (3 cr.)
BUKO-J 560 Organizational Strategy and Policy (3 cr.)
BUKO-C 599 Project Demonstrating Expertise (3 cr.)
Elective (3 credit hours)

Students pursuing a General Administration M.B.A. with no concentration will add an elective to the foundation and core courses.

Choose an available BUKO elective (3 cr.)
M.B.A. Finance

Our Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) in Finance is designed to prepare you to be a successful financial manager in a diverse global economy. Our business professors will work closely with you to help build solid financial management and analysis skills that are important to companies of all types and sizes. We emphasize the need to develop practical managerial skills combined with a rich and complete understanding of today's financial realities and business concepts. We are dedicated and focus strongly on your interests to help ensure a competitive edge when it comes to career success and advancement.

Phase II M.B.A. General Core Courses (27 credit hours)
BUKO-E 542 Strategic Managerial Economics (3 cr.)
BUKO-L 512 Law and Ethics in Business (3 cr.)
BUKO-M 560 Advanced Marketing Management (3 cr.)
BUKO-Z 542 Creating, Leading, and Maintaining High Performance Organizations (3 cr.)
BUKO-D 542 Advanced Managerial Accounting (3 cr.)
BUKO-F 542 Advanced Financial Management (3 cr.)
BUKO-M 570 Advanced Operations Management (3 cr.)
BUKO-J 560 Organizational Strategy and Policy (3 cr.)
BUKO-C 599 Project Demonstrating Expertise (3 cr.)
Phase II M.B.A. Finance Concentration Courses (9 credit hours)

Students pursuing an M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance will take the following courses in addition to the foundation and core courses:

BUKO-F 571 International Corporate Finance (3 cr.)
BUKO-C 555 Investments (3 cr.)
BUKO-C 567 Issues in Financial Management (3 cr.)
M.B.A. Human Resource Management

Our Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) in Human Resource Management is designed to prepare you to be a successful human resource manager in today’s complex business environment. Our business professors will work closely with you to help build organizational knowledge and leadership skills needed for a successful career in human resource management. We emphasize the need to develop organizational competencies, and abilities necessary to integrate business and human-resource strategies. We are dedicated and focus strongly on your interests to help ensure a competitive edge when it comes to career success and advancement.

Phase II M.B.A. General Core Courses (27 credit hours)
BUKO-E 542 Strategic Managerial Economics (3 cr.)
BUKO-L 512 Law and Ethics in Business (3 cr.)
BUKO-M 560 Advanced Marketing Management (3 cr.)
BUKO-Z 542 Creating, Leading, and Maintaining High Performance Organizations (3 cr.)
BUKO-D 542 Advanced Managerial Accounting (3 cr.)
BUKO-F 542 Advanced Financial Management (3 cr.)
BUKO-M 570 Advanced Operations Management (3 cr.)
BUKO-J 560 Organizational Strategy and Policy (3 cr.)
BUKO-C 599 Project Demonstrating Expertise (3 cr.)
Phase II M.B.A. Human Resource Management Concentration Courses (9 credit hours)

Students pursuing an M.B.A. with a concentration in Human Resource Management will take the following courses in addition to the foundation and core courses:

BUKO-L 506 Employment Problems and the Law (3 cr.)
BUKO-M 542 Organizational Theory and Development (3 cr.)
BUKO-C 570 Issues in Human Resource Management (3 cr.)
Last updated: 11/07/2016