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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

Master of Business Administration - No Emphasis

  • Required Graduate Foundation Courses 12 sem. hrs
  • BUSI 508 Decision Science for Business 3 hrs
  • BUSI 510 Managerial Economics 3 hrs
  • BUSI 562 Managerial Accounting 3 hrs
  • BUSI 570 Managerial Finance 3 hrs
  • Total 12 hrs
  • Required Graduate Core Courses 24 sem. hrs
  • BUSI 502 Information Systems for Management 3 hrs
  • BUSI 504 Business Communication Theory and Practice 3 hrs
  • BUSI 506 Legal and Ethical Environment for Business 3 hrs
  • BUSI 522 Organizational Theory and Practice 3 hrs
  • BUSI 526 Human Resource Management and Theory or 3 hrs
  • MSCJ 526 Human Resource Management and Theory 3 hrs
  • BUSI 528 International Business 3 hrs
  • BUSI 544 Marketing Strategy 3 hrs
  • BUSI 595 Strategic Management (Capstone Course) 3 hrs

Master of Business Administration - Accounting

  • Required Graduate Foundation Courses 9 hrs
  • BUSI 508 Decision Science for Business 3 hrs
  • BUSI 510 Managerial Economics 3 hrs
  • BUSI 570 Managerial Finance 3 hrs
  • Total 9 hrs
  • Required Graduate Core Courses 21 hrs
  • BUSI 502 Information Systems for Management 3 hrs
  • BUSI 506 Legal and Ethical Environment for Business 3 hrs
  • BUSI 581 Federal Income Tax - Corporations 3 hrs
  • BUSI 584 Intermediate Accounting III 3 hrs
  • BUSI 585 Fund and Governmental Accounting 3 hrs
  • BUSI 588 Advanced Accounting 3 hrs
  • BUSI 590 Integrative Accounting Seminar (Capstone Course) 3 hrs
  • Total 21 hrs
  • Elective Graduate Courses 6 hrs
  • BUSI 504 Business Communication Theory and Practice 3 hrs
  • BUSI 522 Organizational Theory and Practice 3 hrs
  • BUSI 526 Human Resource Management and Theory 3 hrs
  • BUSI 528 International Business 3 hrs
  • BUSI 530 Employment Law 3 hrs
  • BUSI 531 Organizational Training and Development 3 hrs
  • BUSI 534 Compensation and Benefits 3 hrs
  • BUSI 535 Recruitment, Selection, and Placement 3 hrs
  • BUSI 544 Marketing Strategy 3 hrs

Master of Business Administration - Human Resource Management

  • Required Graduate Foundation Courses 12 hrs
  • BUSI 508 Decision Science for Business 3 hrs
  • BUSI 510 Managerial Economics 3 hrs
  • BUSI 562 Managerial Accounting 3 hrs
  • BUSI 570 Managerial Finance 3 hrs
  • Total 12 hrs
  • Required Graduate Core Courses 15 hrs
  • BUSI 502 Information Systems for Management 3 hrs
  • BUSI 504 Business Communication Theory and Practice 3 hrs
  • BUSI 522 Organizational Theory and Practice 3 hrs
  • BUSI 526 Human Resource Management and Theory or 3 hrs
  • MSCJ 526 Human Resource Management and Theory
  • BUSI 595 Strategic Management (Capstone Course) 3 hrs
  • Total 15 hrs
  • Required Human Resource Management Emphasis Course 3 hrs
  • BUSI 530 Employment Law 3 hrs
  • Elective Human Resource Management Emphasis Courses 6 hrs
  • BUSI 531 Organizational Training and Development 3 hrs
  • BUSI 534 Compensation and Benefits 3 hrs
  • BUSI 535 Recruitment, Selection, and Placement 3 hrs

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Tuition for Rolla classes

Tuition is $390 per credit hour. You can choose to take online classes, too. (View full tuition and fees)

Admission requirements at Rolla

Admission requirements for a Master of Business Administration degree

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