Curriculum: Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The MBA degree requires 36 to 42 graduate hours.

MBA CORE REQUIREMENTS (12 semester hours)
Managerial Economics (3)
Managerial Finance (3)
Managerial Accounting (3)
Experiential Learning Project (3)

 

COMPETENCY AREA (12 semester hours)
Choose two areas from the following and complete
two courses in each chosen area

Analytic Thinking
Applied Business Research Methods (3)
Operations Management (3)
Information Technology (3)
Special Topics (3)

Global and Competitive Challenges
Ethical, Legal and Social Environment of the Firm (3)**
International Business (3)
Macroeconomics in a Global Economy (3)
Special Topics (3)

Leadership and Decision Making
Marketing Management (3)
Human Resource Management (3)
Management and Organizational Behavior (3)
Social Media (3)
Special Topics (3)

 

CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENT (12 semester hours)
Choose from one of the following concentrations

Accounting Concentration
International Accounting & Reporting (3)
Fraud Examination (3)
Financial Statement Analysis (3)
Taxes II (3)

Business Analytics Concentration
Business Forecasting & Econometrics (3)
Enterprise Resource Computing (3)
Business Intelligence & Analytics (3)
Data Mining (3)

Finance Concentration
Entrepreneurship Small Business Finance (3)
Advanced Financial Management (3)
International Finance (3)
Derivatives Valuation (3)

Health Administration Concentration
Medical Sociology (4)
Health Informatics (4)
Financial Management of Health Services (4)
Health Care Law (4)
Health Care Ethics (4)

Human Resource Management Concentration*
Talent Management: Acquiring, Developing and Retaining Talent (3)
Total Rewards: Compensation and Benefits (3)
Employment and Labor Laws (3)
Needs Analysis, Instructional Design and Assessment (3)
* Students that choose the Human Resource Management concentration must take
the Human Resource Management course within the Competency Areas

Logistics Concentration
Logistics Analysis (3)*
Supply Chain Management (3)*
Sustainable Supply Chains (3)*
Supply Chain Logistics Strategy (3)*
Project Management (3)
Business Logistics (3)
Transportation Management & Economics (3)
International Logistics Management (3)
*new courses

Management Concentration
Select four courses from any of the MBA Concentrations

Training and Development Concentration
Foundations of Continuing Education and Training (3)
Adult Learning and Development (3)
Needs Analysis, Instructional Design and Assessment (3)
Program Development (3)

 

Second Master’s Degrees

Master of Science in Health Administration (MSHA) to MBA

Foundation Courses (4 semester hours)
Survey of Financial Accounting (2)
Survey of Quantitative Methods and Statistics (2)
Note: These requirements can also be met through undergraduate courses in accounting and statistics.

MBA Core Courses (20 credit hours required)
Marketing Management (4)
Managerial Economics (4)
Managerial Finance (4)
Managerial Accounting (4)
Strategic Business Management (4)

MBA to Master of Science in Training and Development (MSTD)

MSTD Courses(24 credit hours required)
Adult Learning and Development (4)
Needs Analysis, Instructional Design and Assessment (4)
eLearning: Evolving Theory and Practice (4)
Interpersonal and Group Communication (4)
Elective per advisor’s approval (4)
Comprehensive Project (4)

Master of Science in Training and Development (MSTD) to MBA

Foundation Courses (12 semester hours)
Survey of Management* (2)
Survey of Marketing (2)
Survey of Quantitative Methods of Statistics (2)
Survey of Economics (2)
Survey of Finance (2)
Survey of Financial Accounting (2)

MBA Core Courses (20-24 semester hours)
Marketing Management (4)
Managerial Economics (4)
Managerial Finance (4)
Managerial Accounting (4)
Business Ethics (4)
Management & Organizational Behavior* (4)
*Students who took the Business Administration track do no need these courses

Master of Science in Management (MSM) to MBA

Foundation Courses (8 semester hours)
Survey of Marketing (2)
Survey of Quantitative Methods of Statistics (2)
Survey of Economics (2)
Survey of Financial Accounting (2)
Note: These requirements can also be met through undergraduate courses.

MBA Core Courses (20 semester hours)
Managerial Marketing (4)
Managerial Economics (4)
Managerial Finance (4)
Managerial Accounting (4)
Business Ethics(4)
 

Graduate Certificate Programs

Certificate in Logistics (12 semester hours)
Project Management (3)
Business Logistics (3)
Transportation Management & Economics (3)
International Logistics Management (3)

Management of Training and Development Certificate (12 semester hours)
Management of Training & Development (3)
Managing E-Learning (3)
Marketing of Continuing Education and Training (3)
Strategic Planning and Budgeting (3)

Training Specialist Certificate (12 semester hours)
Adult Learning and Development (3)
Needs Analysis, Instructional Design & Measurement (3)
Interpersonal and Group Communication (3)
Applied Research and Evaluation (3)

 

For more curriculum information

See the University Catalog