Graduate Program Prerequisites

Prerequisite Knowledge

Prerequisite Knowledge Courses for MBA and Graduate Certificate Programs*

  • Foundations of Business Economics (3 credit hours)
  • Foundations of Management and Strategy (1.5 credit hours)
  • Foundations of Marketing (1.5 credit hours)

Prerequisite Knowledge Courses for Master of Science programs*

Accounting:

  • If you have not completed a Financial Accounting and a Managerial Accounting course, you will be required to complete Accounting for Managers (3 credit hours)
  • If you are not proficient in Microsoft Excel, it is recommended that you complete an Excel tutorial prior to beginning your program.

Cybersecurity and Information & Technology Management:

If you have not completed an undergraduate upper level technology course, it is recommended that you complete one or both of these courses:
Foundations of Cybersecurity (3 credit hours)
Foundations of Information Technology Management (3 credit hours)

For detailed course descriptions, click here.

Your advisor can help you determine which courses you may need and options for completing the required prerequisite courses.

* Conditionally admitted students are required to successfully complete 6 credit hours of Foundations courses prior to beginning core or elective courses. If you are conditionally admitted, your program design will include the Foundation courses you will be required to complete.

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