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MBA Curriculum Designed to Make You Competitive

You'll take a series of integrated MBA business courses to prepare you for leadership in a global, competitive environment. Take advantage of our broad-based curriculum to move your career ahead.

MBA Curriculum Requirements

Students entering the MBA Program must have completed four undergraduate-level prerequisite coursesBasic Accounting, Microeconomics, Probability and Statistics, and Finance. If you haven't taken these courses, they can be conveniently completed with online modules.

The MBA degree requires 10 courses for 30 credits:

  • Management Accounting
  • Data Analysis and Decision Making
  • Managerial Microeconomic Applications
  • Organizational Analysis
  • Management Information Systems
  • Financial Management
  • Operations Management
  • Marketing Management
  • International Business
  • Business Policy


Optional Concentrations or Specializations

(On-campus only at this time)

You can specialize by choosing a concentration in a wide range of business areas. You can also choose electives from topics such as business statistics, finance, human resources, supply chain management, and other areas. All concentrations/specializations may not be available for Executive MBA students. Specialization requires three courses for nine credits.

  • Professional Accountancy
  • Marketing
  • Information Systems
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Supply Chain Management

See the graduate catalog for current course descriptions.