School of Business

Master of Business Administration Curriculum


Satisfactory background in calculus, finite mathematics, English composition, and statistics

Phase I Foundation Knowledge (18-21 cr.) 

Complete 18-21 credit hours in the following course areas, depending upon equivalent preparation.

Note: All Phase I Foundation course requirements may be completed at the undergraduate level.  Any or all may be waived if equivalent background is in evidence.  A minimum grade of a C is required for a Phase I course to count as completed and a minimum GPA of 3.0.

  • BUS-A 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3 cr.)
  • BUS-F 301 Financial Management (3 cr.)
  • BUS-K 321 Management of Information Systems (3 cr.)
  • BUS-M 301 Introduction to Marketing Management (3 cr.)
  • BUS-Z 302 Managing and Behavior in Organizations (3 cr.)

MBA Courses (30 cr.)

MBA Phase II Courses (27 cr.)

  • BUKO-D 542 Advanced Managerial Accounting (3 cr.)
  • BUKO-E 542 Strategic Managerial Economics (3 cr.)
  • BUKO-F 542 Advanced Financial Management (3 cr.)
  • BUKO-J 561 Advanced Integrated Business Simulation (3 cr.)
  • BUKO-K 542 Business Analytics (3 cr.)
  • BUKO-J 552 Principles of Leadership and Ethics (3 cr.)
  • BUKO-M 560 Advanced Marketing Management (3 cr.)
  • BUKO-M 570 Advanced Operations Management (3 cr.)
  • BUKO-Z 542 Creating, Leading, and Maintaining High-Performance Organizations (3 cr.)

MBA Electives (3 cr.)

A range of electives is available to students.  These electives help deepen the skills and knowledge needed in the student's area of interest.  Electives are generally offered in the summer.

MBA Concentrations in Accounting, Finance, and Human Resources Management

Students wanting to complete an MBA with a concentration in either Accounting, Finance, or Human Resource Management may do so by completing the 27 credit hour core requirement and an additional 9 credit hours in the area.

A double concentration can be achieved by taking 9 additional credit hours.  For additional information, contact the graduate programs coordinator.

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