• Master of Business Administration

    Program Admission Requirements

    Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 2.75 grade point average (four-point scale) or graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree or higher with a minimum of 3.0 grade point average (four-point scale).**

    Applicants who do not meet the undergraduate GPA requirement, but have a minimum GPA of 2.5 will be given the opportunity to demonstrate an ability to succeed at the graduate level by successfully completing 12 credit hours while maintaining a 3.0 GPA. The academic unit will re-assess students’ ability to continue in MBA program after assessing grades earned in first four (4) courses.

    ** NOTE: MBA 500 must be completed during first semester or online term of enrollment in the MBA program. A grade of “P” is required prior to enrolling in any AC, EC, FI, or BQ course, and MG 590 and MK 572 .

    A score of 80% or higher must be achieved on initial assessments in the areas of Accounting, Economics, Finance, and Statistics of MBA 500. If an 80% or higher is not achieved on the above assessments, a student must pay for and successfully complete the applicable leveling course(s) embedded in MBA 500 with a minimum score of 80%.

    I. Program Requirements: 24 hours
    • AC 510. Managerial Accounting (3)
    • BA 560. Comparative Business Law and Ethics (3)
    • BQ 575. Operations Research (3)
      OR
    • MK 572. Research Methods and Design (3)
    • CS 570. Emerging Technologies (3)
    • EC 500. Managerial Economics (3)
    • FI 513. Financial Management (3)
    • MG 590. Strategic Management and Business Policy (3)
    • MK 500. Marketing Management (3) 
    II. General Business Emphasis: 9 hours
    A. Nine semester hours from the following electives:
    • BA 500. Business Seminar (1)
    • BA 507. Independent Study (3)
    • BA 508. Special Topics (3)
    • BA 580. Business Intelligence and Analysis (3)
    • BQ 571. Statistical Analysis (3)
    • FI 511. Behavioral Finance and Organizational Decisions (3)
    • FI 514. Non-Profit Financial Management (3)
    • FI 550. International Finance and Capital Markets (3)
    • MG 515. Operations and Project Management (3)
    • MG 550. Entrepreneurship (3)
    • MK 511. Behavioral Marketing and Advertising (3)
    • MK 512. Electronic Branding and Strategy (3)
    • MK 513. Marketing and Advertising Strategies (3)
    OR

    B. Three semester hours from the following electives:
    • BA 500. Business Seminar (1)
    • BA 507. Independent Study (3)
    • BA 508. Special Topics (3)
    • BQ 571. Statistical Analysis (3)
    • FI 511. Behavioral Finance and Organizational Decisions (3)
    • FI 514. Non-Profit Financial Management (3)
    • FI 550. International Finance and Capital Markets (3)
    • MG 515. Operations and Project Management (3)
    • MG 550. Entrepreneurship (3)
    • MK 511. Behavioral Marketing and Advertising (3)
    • MK 512. Electronic Branding and Strategy (3)
    • MK 513. Marketing and Advertising Strategies (3) 
    C. Six semester hours from the following:
    • BA 599. Project (6) 
    III. Finance Emphasis: 9 hours
    A. Nine semester hours from the following electives:
    • EC 510. Financial and Economic Analysis (3)
    • FI 507. Independent Study in Finance (3)
    • FI 508. Special Topics in Finance (3)
    • FI 511. Behavioral Finance and Organizational Decisions (3)
    • FI 514. Non-Profit Financial Management (3)
    • FI 550. International Finance and Capital Markets (3)
    OR

    B. Three semester hours from the following electives:
    • EC 510. Financial and Economic Analysis (3)
    • FI 507. Independent Study in Finance (3)
    • FI 508. Special Topics in Finance (3)
    • FI 511. Behavioral Finance and Organizational Decisions (3)
    • FI 514. Non-Profit Financial Management (3)
    • FI 550. International Finance and Capital Markets (3) 
    C. Six semester hours from the following:
    • BA 599. Project (6) 
    IV. Program Completion Requirements
    • Completion of all courses required in the curriculum with a 3.0 quality point average (overall and in each requirement area). Any awarding of an F or D grade results in immediate dismissal from the graduate program. A maximum of two C grades is allowable; however, the awarding of a third C grade results in dismissal from the MBA program.
    • At least 33 semester hours within the required areas.
    • Student may opt to complete a six (6) hour Master’s Project (BA 599) and three (3) elective hours to fulfill the nine (9) hours required in emphasis area or nine (9) hours in emphasis area and a comprehensive examination.
    Note(s):

    Leveling courses are paid for by the student. A score of 80% or higher must be obtained on each leveling course in order to receive a grade of ‘P’ in MBA 500 Orientation and Assessment. MBA 500 is a non-credit hour course.

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  • MBA Course Schedule

    Required Basic Courses - Take All

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    SU2OL

    MBA 500. Assessment and Orientation

     X

     

    X

     

    X

     

    X

     

    X

     

    X

    AC 510. Accounting (3)

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

    BA 560. Comparative Business Law and Ethics (3)

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

    BQ 570. Research Methods and Design (3)

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

    CS 570. Emerging Technologies (3)

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

    EC 500. Managerial Economics (3)

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

    FI 513. Managerial Finance and Organizational Decisions (3)

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

    MG 590. Strategic Management and  Business Policy (3)

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

    MK 500. Marketing Management (3)

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

    General Business Emphasis:  9 hours

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Choose nine hours from the following electives:

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    BA 500.  Business Seminar (1)

    X

     

    X

     

    X

     

    X

     

    X

     

    X

    BA 580. Data Analytics and Intelligence (3)

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

    BQ 571. Statistical Analysis (3)

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

    MG 515. Operations and Project Management (3)

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

    MG 550. Entrepreneurship (3)

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

    MG 575. Operations Management Research (3)

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

    MK 511. Behavioral Marketing and Advertising (3)

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

    MK 512. Electronic Branding and Strategy (3)

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

    MK 513.  Marketing and Advertising Strategies (3)

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

    OR three hours from courses above and six hours of the course below:

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    BA 599. Project (6)

    X

     

    X

     

    X

     

    X

     

    X

     

    X

    Finance Electives:  9 hours

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    EC 510. Financial and Economic Analysis (3)

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

    FI 511.  Behavioral Finance and Organizational Decisions (3)

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

    FI 514.  Non-Profit Financial Management (3)

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

    FI 550. International Finance and Capital Markets (3)

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    X