Degree and Program Requirements
Our MBA coursework is separated into the three categories described below. Students must complete a total of 37 graduate credits to receive the degree.
1. Core courses (27 credits) -
The core courses address communications, management, ethics, finance, information and technology, marketing, organizational development, and advanced economics. These nine courses enable you to develop substantive background and abilities in the functional areas of business.
- BUS 601 Executive Communications
- BUS 602 Accounting for Managers
- BUS 603 Organizational Development and Behavior
- BUS 604 Operations Management
- BUS 605 Statistics for Managers
- BUS 606 Strategic Marketing
- BUS 607 Corporate Finance
- BUS 616 Business Ethics
- BUS 618 Managing Information and Technology
2. Emphasis Courses (6 credits) -
The general MBA requires 6 elective credits. Students can choose two courses in the same perspective area to deepen their skills, or electives in multiple areas to tailor their learning to their particular interests and career goals.
BUS 703 – Intermediate Accounting I (Pre-req BUS 602 or equivalent)
BUS 705 – Intermediate Cost I (Pre-req BUS 602 or equivalent)
BUS 712 – Investments (Pre-req BUS 607)
BUS 715 – Financial Planning (Pre-req BUS 607 or equivalent or instructor consent)
Health Systems Leadership
BUS 785 – Health Policy and Law
BUS 788 – Principles of Health Insurance
BUS 751 – Market Research (Pre-req BUS 605 and BUS 606)
BUS 755 – Consumer Behavior (Pre-req BUS 606)
PSY 735 – Organizational Assessment
PSY 732 – Individual and Team Interventions
BUS 761 – Quality Improvement Methods (Pre-req BUS 503)
BUS 762 – Quality as a Business Strategy (Pre-req BUS 761)
BUS 792 – International Study Tour I (Pre-req – two 600-level business courses)
BUS 793 – International Study Tour II (Pre-req – BUS 792)
3. Integrating Capstone (4 credits) -
The integrating capstone experience is a two-course sequence designed to help you integrate and demonstrate your learning at the conclusion of your degree. These courses will teach understanding of complex business issues and problem solving for issues that extend across core course areas with a comprehensive, meaningful, and practical project.
- BUS 609A Strategic Management I
- BUS 609B Strategic Management II
View a sample MBA degree completion schedule for a part-time, full-time, or online student.