Master of Business Administration
Degree Requirements 2012-2013
Students must meet all university requirements and the collegial graduation requirements for a master's degree.
Students will be required to take a standardized assessment test as a part of their capstone course to complete their degree. A fee of $35.00 will be charged at the time of registration for the course.
Prerequisite Competencies – grade “B” or higher required
Students will be expected to show evidence of completion of appropriate course work in the following areas:
- Students must successfully complete collegial proficiency exams with a grade of 80% or higher (or equivalent courses) in MIS prior to enrolling in their second semester of coursework
- Written communications
Foundation Courses* (12 Hours) – grade “B” or higher required
MGMT 6100 Foundations of Management and Marketing (3) (Equivalent: MGMT 3100 and MKTG 3100)
ECON 6100 Foundations of Economics (3) (Equivalent: ECON 2301 and ECON 2302)
MGMT 6700 Foundations of Managerial Statistics (3) (Equivalent: STAT 2700 and STAT 3700)
ACCT 6100 Foundations of Accounting and Finance (3) (Equivalent: ACCT2110, ACCT2111, and FIN3110)
* Foundation courses may be waived on a course-by-course basis for students with appropriate academic preparation.
Generally, students with an undergraduate degree in business completed within five years prior to application from a nationally or regionally accredited school, with a grade of “B” or higher have satisfied most of these requirements. Undergraduate equivalent courses that may be used to satisfy each required foundation course are noted.
Degree Requirements (beginning fall 2012)
I. Required Courses (24 Hours)
ACCT 7101 Strategic Management Accounting (3)
ECON 7500 Managerial Economics and Forecasting (3)
FIN 7101 Financial Management (3)
MGMT 7400 Operations Management: Strategies and Techniques (3)
MGMT 7500 Organizational Behavior in the Global Context (3)
MGMT 7600 International Business (3)
MKTG 7100 Strategic Marketing (3)
MIS 7101 Information Systems and Technology (3)
II. Career Selectives or Specialization (9 Hours)
A student has three options: (1) select a specialization from among those listed below; (2) select nine hours from any CBPA courses numbered 7000 or above; or (3) select nine hours of a group of specific courses to customize a specialization.
- Corporate Entrepreneurship
- Human Resource Management
- International Business
- Management Information Systems
- Supply Chain Management
III. Master’s Final Project (3 Hours)
MGMT 8900 Strategic Management in the Global Context (3)
Total – 36 Hours (Graduate Core) and 12 hours (Graduate Foundation)