Traditional MBA

A Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) will open the doors to a variety of new job opportunities for students who aspire to reach executive and senior management positions. The MBA candidate is a student who wishes to make a change in their career path. An MBA adds marketability to a person by providing business, management and leadership skills applicable to any industry. On average MBA degree-holders earn 50% more than those with employment that hold a bachelor’s degree. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, for example, in the Securities and Commodities sector, the premium wage earnings is 89%, Logisticians have 52% more earning, Transportation and Distribution managers earn 45% more and Marketing executives are paid 38% higher than their bachelor-degree holder counterparts.

The Master’s of Business Administration Program provides students with advanced study in a multicultural business environment with the goal of enhancing their business and administrative careers. Specifically, the program is designed to meet the career needs of those who:

  • Wish to enhance their professional opportunities in executive or administrative positions in business, industry, government and service industries
  • Seek to broaden their knowledge in the functional business areas in order to increase the effectiveness and self‐assurance in their management abilities
  • Are initiating their own business or business career
  • Are preparing to seek admission to a doctoral program

Required Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ACCT 6320: Accounting and Financial Analysis 3
ECON 6350: Managerial Economics 3
FINA 6340: Advanced Corporate Finance 3
INFS 6330: Information Systems for Managers 3
MARK 6310: Marketing Strategy 3
MGMT 6330: Organizational Behavior 3
MGMT 6360: Production and Operations Management 3
MGMT 6390: Strategic Management 3
QUMT 6310: Business Research 3
MBA Electives* 9
Total hours required for degree: 36
For students interested in writing a thesis, 6 thesis hours will form part of the 9 hours of electives.

Admission Requirements

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Requirements for domestic applicants who attended foreign universities and international applicants

Additional Requirements for International Applicants