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Online MBA

Curriculum Structure

 

CORE COURSES

CORE COURSES CREDITS TERM OFFERED
ACCOUNTING
ACCT 63037 - Financial Accounting for Decision Making 2 credits Fall
ACCT 63038 - Managerial Accounting for Decision Making 2 credits Spring
COMPUTER SYSTEMS
MIS 64042 - Global Technology Strategy 2 credits Spring
ECONOMICS
ECON 62021 - Global Conditions and Macroeconomics Policy 2 credits Spring
ECON 62022 - Managerial Economics 2 credits Fall
FINANCE
FIN 66060 - Managerial Finance 2 credits Spring
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
MIS 64271 - Human Resource Management 2 credits Spring
LEADERSHIP
MIS 64158 - Leadership and Managerial Assessment 2 credits Fall
MARKETING
MKTG 65051 - Marketing Management 2 credits Fall
OPERATIONS
MIS 64041 - Operations, Service and Supply Chain Management 2 credits Spring 
STATISTICS
MIS 64005 - Analytics for Decision Making 2 credits Fall 
LAW
FIN 66050 - Law and Ethics 2 credits Fall

CAPSTONE COURSE

CAPSTONE COURSE CREDITS TERM OFFERED
MIS 64185 - Business Strategy 3 credits Fall & Summer

ELECTIVES

ELECTIVES CREDITS
Electives 9 credits

NOTE: Students with less than two years of full-time professional work experience at the time of enrollment will be required to complete a 1-credit hour professional development course, making the program a total of 37 credit hours. Those with two or more years of experience at time of enrollment will not be required to complete a professional development course, making the program a total of 36 credit hours.

WEBINARS

There are five proficiency webinars required prior to taking specific courses in the curriculum. Each webinar is estimated to take eight hours to complete, depending on background. They must be completed before the start of the corresponding course and must be passed at the 75% rate or higher.

The webinar topics are in the following subject areas:

  • Accounting - completed prior to ACCT 63037
  • Spreadsheets - completed prior to ACCT 63037
  • Finance - completed prior to FIN 66060
  • Statistics - completed prior to MIS 64005
  • Economics - completed prior to the first Economics course taken, either ECON 62021 or ECON 62022

Cost of Webinars

There is a separate fee for the webinars which come in an 18-month subscription. The subscription is comparable in cost to that of books and supplies for one course.

COURSE SEQUENCING

Courses can be taken in the order which you choose, apart from the following courses with prerequisites:

  • In order to take ACCT 63038, you must have first taken ACCT 63037 as a prerequisite
  • In order to take MIS 64041, you must have first taken MIS 64005 as a prerequisite.
  • In order to take FIN 66060, you must have first taken ACCT 63037 and MIS 64005 as prerequisites.

OPTIONAL CONCENTRATIONS

  • International Business
  • Supply Chain Management

PROGRAM SUMMARY

COURSE TYPE CREDITS
Core Courses 24 total credits
Capstone Course 3 total credits
Electives 9 total credits
TOTAL MBA PROGRAM CREDITS 36

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