• 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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  • On Campus Courses Available Next Term

     

    Fall 2016 
     
    MBA 500. Assessment and Orientation
    AC 510. Accounting
    BA 560. Comparative Business Law and Ethics
    BA 599. Project
    EC 500. Managerial Economics
    MK 500. Marketing Management