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MBA Degree Requirements

The MBA program is designed to provide a practical professional development opportunity for individuals already engaged in full-time careers. This MBA degree program will prepare individuals to embark upon and continue successful careers in business, government and education.

Core Courses (21 hours)

BAOL 531 Managerial Accounting
BUOL 532 Organizational Behavior
BUOL 533 Marketing Management
BUOL 534 Managerial Finance
BUOL 535 Managerial Economics
BUOL 537 Legal, Ethical, and Social Environment
BUOL 638 Strategic Decision-Making*

Business Electives (9 hours)

BUOL 536 Advanced Management Information Systems
BUOL 538 Management of Investments
BUOL 539 Research and Report Writing
BUOL 631 Managing in Global Environment
BUOL 632 Advanced Human Resource Management
BUOL 690 Special Projects in Business and Related Subjects

Accounting Electives (15 hours)**

BAOL 537 Taxation of Business Ethics
BAOL 539 Advanced Accounting Information Systems
BAOL 632 Advanced Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting
BAOL 635 Advanced Accounting Theory
BAOL 637 Tax Research and Practice
BAOL 638 Advanced Assurance Services
BAOL 690 Special Projects in Accounting and Related Subjects

Read more about the courses listed above on the Course Descriptions page.

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* All candidates completing the Master of Business Administration degree will complete a written Comprehensive Examination at or near the completion of BUOL 638, Strategic Decision-Making. Degree candidates must pass all sections of the comprehensive examination to complete the program. A course rotation schedule is provided on the University website.

** These classes are only required for students who choose to pursue the optional concentration in Accounting.


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