MBA Degree Requirements

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree provides students with a basic foundation in the functions of business. Students have the option of pursuing an MBA degree with or without a concentration.

MBA Academic Program

30 credit hours/10 classes

ACCT 5323. Accounting for Managers.
BUAD 6300. Business Analytics.
BUAD 6305. The Effective Leader.
BUAD 8310. Business and Society.
FINA 6305. Managerial Finance.
MANA 6307. Managing Complex Organizations.
MANA 8320. Global Strategy.
MARK 6305. Value Based Marketing.
OPER 6305. Management of Operations.
BUAD 8390. The Capstone Experience.

MBA with Accounting Concentration

42 credit hours/14 classes

Required Core Curriculum:

ACCT 5323. Accounting for Managers.
BUAD 6300. Business Analytics.
BUAD 6305. The Effective Leader.
BUAD 8310. Business and Society.
BUAD 8390. The Capstone Experience.
FINA 6305. Managerial Finance.
MANA 6307. Managing Complex Organizations.
MANA 8320. Global Strategy.
MARK 6305. Value Based Marketing.
OPER 6305. Management of Operations.

Accounting Concentration:

ACCT 5325. Intermediate Financial Accounting I. (Required)
ACCT 5326. Intermediate Financial Accounting II. (Required)
ACCT 5330. Introduction to Taxation.
ACCT 5350. Accounting Information Systems.
ACCT 5360. Auditing.
ACCT 6330. Financial Statement Analysis.
ACCT 6340. Entity Taxation.
ACCT 6390. Business Ethics for Accountants.
ACCT 7340. Advanced Accounting.
ACCT 8380. Accounting Research Methods.

MBA with Business Analytics Concentration

42 credit hours/14 classes 

Required Core Curriculum:

ACCT 5323. Accounting for Managers.
BUAD 6300. Business Analytics.
BUAD 6305. The Effective Leader.
BUAD 8310. Business and Society.
BUAD 8390. The Capstone Experience.
FINA 6305. Managerial Finance.
MANA 6307. Managing Complex Organizations.
MANA 8320. Global Strategy.
MARK 6305. Value Based Marketing.
OPER 6305. Management of Operations.

Business Analytics Concentration:

BANA 6350. Quantitative Methods.
BANA 7320. Data Mining and Visualization.
BANA 7350. Forecasting Methods.
BANA 7380. Advanced Business Analytics.

MBA with Finance Concentration

42 credit hours/14 classes

Required Core Curriculum:

ACCT 5323. Accounting for Managers.
BUAD 6300. Business Analytics.
BUAD 6305. The Effective Leader.
BUAD 8310. Business and Society.
BUAD 8390. The Capstone Experience.
FINA 6305. Managerial Finance.
MANA 6307. Managing Complex Organizations.
MANA 8320. Global Strategy.
MARK 6305. Value Based Marketing.
OPER 6305. Management of Operations.

Finance Concentration:

ACCT 5325. Intermediate Financial Accounting I. (Required)
FINA 7310. Intermediate Managerial Finance. (Required)
FINA 7320. International Financial Markets.
FINA 7322. Investments.
FINA 7327. Corporate Valuation.
FINA 7350. Derivatives.

MBA with Cybersecurity Concentration

42 credit hours/14 classes 

Required Core Curriculum:

ACCT 5323. Accounting for Managers.
BUAD 6300. Business Analytics.
BUAD 6305. The Effective Leader.
BUAD 8310. Business and Society.
BUAD 8390. The Capstone Experience.
FINA 6305. Managerial Finance.
MANA 6307. Managing Complex Organizations.
MANA 8320. Global Strategy.
MARK 6305. Value Based Marketing.
OPER 6305. Management of Operations.

Cybersecurity Concentration:

CYBS 6350. Data Protection.
CYBS 6355. Compliance and Legal Issues.
CYBS 7350. Operational Cybersecurity Management.
CYBS 7357. Network Security.

MBA with Information & Technology Management Concentration

42 credit hours/14 classes

Required Core Curriculum:

ACCT 5323. Accounting for Managers.
BUAD 6300. Business Analytics.
BUAD 6305. The Effective Leader.
BUAD 8310. Business and Society.
BUAD 8390. The Capstone Experience.
FINA 6305. Managerial Finance.
MANA 6307. Managing Complex Organizations.
MANA 8320. Global Strategy.
MARK 6305. Value Based Marketing.
OPER 6305. Management of Operations.

Information & Technology Management Concentration:

TECH 6370. Process Mapping & Management. (Required)
TECH 6362. IT Project Management.
TECH 6360. Programming Concepts.
TECH 7372. Enterprise Architecture.
TECH 7374. Program & Services Management.
TECH 7375. Strategy & IT Governance.

MBA with Global Business Concentration

42 credit hours/14 classes

Required Core Curriculum:

ACCT 5323. Accounting for Managers.
BUAD 6300. Business Analytics.
BUAD 6305. The Effective Leader.
BUAD 8310. Business and Society.
BUAD 8390. The Capstone Experience.
FINA 6305. Managerial Finance.
MANA 6307. Managing Complex Organizations.
MANA 8320. Global Strategy.
MARK 6305. Value Based Marketing.
OPER 6305. Management of Operations.

Global Business Concentration:

FINA 7320. International Financial Markets.
GBUS 6324. Strategic Global Marketing.
GBUS 6380. Import/Export.
GBUS 7335. Global Immersion.

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