MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (M.B.A.)

The School of Business also offers the Master of Business Administration degree. A student may select a specialization in General Business, Human Resource Management, or Management. Completion of the M.B.A. degree requirements prepares the individual for progressively challenging and rewarding careers in business, industry, government, and the health field.

Objectives of the M.B.A. program:
1. To provide the theory, principles, and knowledge required for effective management in today's dynamic environment.
2. To develop techniques for basing decision and action on careful analyses of pertinent data.
3. To develop a philosophy of responsible leadership and an appreciation of business ethics.

The M.B.A. program is comprised of 45 credit hours, which consists of 36 semester hours of core courses and 9 semester hours of graduate business courses in the selected area of specialization with the consent of the advisor. The admission standards and requirements are consistent with those outlined under the admission tab.

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Core Courses - 36 hours

BUAD 5300 - Foundations of Management Theory and Practice*
BUAD 5301 - Foundations of Accounting Theory and Practice**
BUAD 5302 - Foundations of Economic/Finance Theory and Practice ***
ACCT 5301 - Managerial Accounting
BUAD 5304 - Ethics
BUAD 5312 - Strategic Management
ECON 5310 - Managerial Economics
FINA 5303 - Managerial Finance
MGMT 5305 - Organizational Theory
MISM 5306 - Management of Information Systems
MKTG 5302 - Marketing Analysis.
Choose from one:
BUAD 5315 - Legal Environment
or
HLAD 5337 - Health Care Law (Health Care specializations only)

* A student having undergraduate courses in management, marketing, and management information systems could be awarded credit for BUAD 5300.
** A student having undergraduate courses in accounting principles could be awarded credit for BUAD 5301.
*** A student having undergraduate courses in economics, finance, and quantitative methods could be awarded credit for BUAD 5302.

 

General Business - 9 hours
The graduate student must obtain the approval of the graduate
advisor on courses chosen for the general M.B.A. specialization. These courses may be chosen from any of the areas of specialization in the graduate curriculum.

Human Resource Management - 9 hours
MGMT 5306 - Dynamics of Leadership
MGMT 5309 - Human Resource Management
MGMT 5313 - Diversity Management
MGMT 5316 - Selected Topics in Management
MGMT 5325 - Organizational Development and Behavior
MGMT 5326 - International Management
MGMT 5330 - Negotiations in Management
MGMT 5339 - Stress Management
MGMT 5343 - Compensation, Benefit and Performance
MGMT 5344 - Career Development and Management
MGMT 5345 - Employee Recruitment and Selection

Management - 9 hours
MGMT 5306 - Dynamics of Leadership
MGMT 5309 - Human Resource Management
MGMT 5313 - Diversity Management
MGMT 5316 - Selected Topics in Management
MGMT 5318 - Production and Operations Management
MGMT 5320 - Research Methods
MGMT 5325 - Organizational Development and Behavior
MGMT 5326 - International Management
MGMT 5339 - Stress Management

 

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