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Master of Business Administration

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) offers a balance of theory and practice. The mission of the MBA program is to prepare working adults in the early stages of their careers in small or middlesized organizations with the knowledge, skills, and personal characteristics that will enhance performance in their present occupation, and prepare them for advancement to upper-level management in the future.

A principal strategy for achievement of this overall goal is to employ a balanced educational approach that includes a rich mixture of business theory and practice. The MBA program complements management development activities which, in combination, prepare working adults for advancement within an organization. To this end, the MBA program enhances career opportunities in the management of business firms or other formally organized enterprises. Therefore, the program centers on a professional approach which balances business theory with practice in the search for knowledge, skills, and methodologies that are useful in formulating strategies for the future in an uncertain and often turbulent business environment.

Degree requirements include common core courses and integrate foundation courses for a minimum of 36 semester hours. It is recommended that the foundation courses must be among the first 18 hours of course work in the MBA program.

For the Accounting Track, an undergraduate degree in accounting, or equivalent coursework, is required as a prerequisite.

The emphasis in Human Resource Management of the MBA program is designed for those candidates who wish to prepare for a professional career in Human Resource Management.

Disclaimer: Degree requirements and the availability of business majors varies by nationwide campus.

Department

Degree Requirements

A. Required Graduate Foundation Courses 12 sem. hrs
BUSI 508View Syllabus Decision Science for Business 3 hrs
BUSI 510View Syllabus Managerial Economics 3 hrs
BUSI 562View Syllabus Managerial Accounting 3 hrs
BUSI 570View Syllabus Managerial Finance 3 hrs
B. Required Graduate Core Courses 24 sem. hrs
BUSI 502View Syllabus Information Systems for Management 3 hrs
BUSI 504View Syllabus Business Communication Theory and Practice 3 hrs
BUSI 506View Syllabus Legal and Ethical Environment for Business 3 hrs
BUSI 522View Syllabus Organizational Theory and Practice 3 hrs
BUSI 526View Syllabus (MSCJ 526) Human Resource Management and Theory 3 hrs
BUSI 528View Syllabus International Business 3 hrs
BUSI 544View Syllabus Marketing Strategy 3 hrs
BUSI 595View Syllabus Strategic Management (Capstone Course*) 3 hrs
C. Master of Business Administration - Accounting
Required Graduate Foundation Courses 9 hrs
BUSI 508View Syllabus Decision Science for Business 3 hrs
BUSI 510View Syllabus Managerial Economics 3 hrs
BUSI 570View Syllabus Managerial Finance 3 hrs
Total 9 hrs
Required Graduate Core Courses 21 hrs
BUSI 502View Syllabus Information Systems for Management 3 hrs
BUSI 506View Syllabus Legal and Ethical Environment for Business 3 hrs
BUSI 581View Syllabus Federal Income Tax - Corporations 3 hrs
BUSI 584View Syllabus Intermediate Accounting III 3 hrs
BUSI 585View Syllabus Fund and Governmental Accounting 3 hrs
BUSI 588View Syllabus Advanced Accounting 3 hrs
BUSI 590View Syllabus Integrative Accounting Seminar (Capstone Course) 3 hrs
Total 21 hrs
Elective Graduate Courses 6 hrs
BUSI 504View Syllabus Business Communication Theory and Practice 3 hrs
BUSI 522View Syllabus Organizational Theory and Practice 3 hrs
BUSI 526View Syllabus Human Resource Management and Theory 3 hrs
BUSI 528View Syllabus International Business 3 hrs
BUSI 530View Syllabus Employment Law 3 hrs
BUSI 531View Syllabus Organizational Training and Development 3 hrs
BUSI 534View Syllabus Compensation and Benefits 3 hrs
BUSI 535View Syllabus Recruitment, Selection, and Placement 3 hrs
BUSI 544View Syllabus Marketing Strategy 3 hrs
D. Master of Business Administration - Human Resource Management
Required Graduate Foundation Courses 12 hrs
BUSI 508View Syllabus Decision Science for Business 3 hrs
BUSI 510View Syllabus Managerial Economics 3 hrs
BUSI 562View Syllabus Managerial Accounting 3 hrs
BUSI 570View Syllabus Managerial Finance 3 hrs
Total 12 hrs
Required Graduate Core Courses 15 hrs
BUSI 502View Syllabus Information Systems for Management 3 hrs
BUSI 504View Syllabus Business Communication Theory and Practice 3 hrs
BUSI 522View Syllabus Organizational Theory and Practice 3 hrs
BUSI 526View Syllabus Human Resource Management and Theory 3 hrs
BUSI 595View Syllabus Strategic Management (Capstone Course) 3 hrs
Total 15 hrs
Required Human Resource Management Emphasis Course 3 hrs
BUSI 530View Syllabus Employment Law 3 hrs
Elective Human Resource Management Emphasis Courses 6 hrs
BUSI 531View Syllabus Organizational Training and Development 3 hrs
BUSI 534View Syllabus Compensation and Benefits 3 hrs
BUSI 535View Syllabus Recruitment, Selection, and Placement 3 hrs

Locations

The Master of Business Administration degree is available at the following locations:

Main Campus, Evening Program
Online Campus
Redstone Arsenal, AL
Lemoore, CA
Denver, CO
Orlando, FL
Jefferson City, MO
Kansas City, MO
Rolla, MO
St. Louis, MO
Hancock Field, NY
NWS Charleston, SC
Fort Worth, TX
NS Everett - Marysville, WA