• 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) is required.
    A minimum score of 475 on the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT).

    A student who has an undergraduate grade-point average between 2.5 and 2.75, or a graduate grade-point average between 2.75 and 3.00, and a GMAT score between 425 and 475, will be admitted conditionally and will be allowed to take 12 hours of graduate work. If a grade-point average of 3.00 or higher is achieved in the first 12 hours, regular admission to the graduate program may be granted and these credit hours may apply toward a degree.

    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 501. Foundations of Business (3)
    • 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 501. Foundations of Business (3)
    • 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 Elective: 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).
    • At least 33 semester hours within the required areas.
    • Completion of a Master’s Project or six (6) additional hours in emphasis area and a comprehensive examination.

    062015