Program Description

The MBA program consists of 12 courses (54 quarter hour credits) for total of 540 course instruction hours. The MBA program prepares individuals to organize and direct the functions & processes of an organization and includes instruction in business/management theory, leadership and behavior, accounting and finance, quantitative methods, competitive strategy, production, marketing and business decision-making.

Program Objective

The MBA degree program is designed for working adult students who wish to advance in their business career or expand their capabilities. Curriculum prepares students for the emerging knowledge economy by emphasizing the fundamental state-of-the-art technical and “soft” business skills in demand in today’s rapidly changing workplace and job demands.

Core component: 13.5 credits/ 3 (three) courses

  • ACC500 Financial Accounting
  • BUS530 Business Technology & Research
  • CIS500 Management of Information Systems; OR
  • GIS580: Geospatial Business Intelligence

Major Component: 27 credits/6 (six) courses

  • BUS520 Leadership and Org. Behavior
  • BUS599 Capstone: Business Administration (To be taken in last or next to last quarter).
  • BUS590 Curricular Practical Training Externship
  • ECO500 Managerial Economics and Finance
  • MGT550 Project Management
  • MKT501 Marketing Management

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* This course is selected in consultation with the Program Director

Concentration component 13.5 credits/ 3 (three) courses from the following:

Accounting:

  • ACC 502 Accounting Information Systems
  • ACC 504 Advanced Auditing
  • ACC 562 Advanced Managerial Accounting
  • ACC 563 Advanced Accounting Theory
  • ACC 575 International Accounting Systems
  • TAX 580 Advanced Federal Taxation

Marketing Management:

  • BUS507 Marketing Analytics
  • BUS515 Operations Management
  • BUS558 Entrepreneurship and Small Bus. Man-t
  • MKT535 Marketing & E-Marketing Management
  • MKT545 International Marketing

Health Care Management:

  • HCM 560 Health Services System
  • HCM 570 Legal Aspects of Health Care
  • HCM 576 Health Care Quality Management
  • HCM 580 Economics of Health Care Management
  • HCM 585 Healthiness and Wellness
  • HCM 596 Graduate Project in Service Management

Project Management:

  • MGT 550 Project Management
  • MGT 551 Agile & Lean Project Management
  • MGT 552 Integration, Scope & Stakeholders Management
  • MGT 553 Program & Portfolio Management
  • MGT 560 Time, Cost Analysis, Human Resources & Procurement Management
  • MGT 580 Risk, Quality & Communication Management

Human Resources Management:

  • BUS 565 Human Resource Development
  • BUS 570 Adv. Labor Relations & Collective Bargaining
  • BUS 575 Reward Systems

Geospatial Business Intelligence:

  • GIS580 Geospatial Business Intelligence
  • GIS581 Geospatial Business Analysis and Modeling
  • GIS585 Geospatial Application in Business & Management

Business Analytics:

  • BUS505 Business Analytics for Competitive Advantage
  • BUS507 Marketing Analytics
  • BUS597 Statistical Analytics of Business Problems
  • CIS574 Data Mining: Theory and Application
  • GIS580 Geospatial Business Intelligence

No Specialization:
Choose any three courses from any Concentrations or General Electives

General Electives:

  • BUS500 Business Communication
  • BUS515 Operation Management
  • BUS592 Business Analysis
  • LEG500 Commercial Law
  • BUS557 Strategic Management and Competitive Advantage
  • BUS585 Supply Chain Management