Program Requirements

General Program Requirements:
Number of Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 54 for the Global M.B.A. and 48 for the Part-Time and Online M.B.A.s

Required Courses:
The core course requirements for each of the three delivery options for the M.B.A. are delineated in the course grids below:

Global M.B.A.

ACCT 5001Accounting for Managerial and Investment Analysis and Planning3
BA 5002Socioeconomic Context of Business3
BA 5387Advanced Professional Development Strategies (two terms @ 0.5 credit each; one term for 0 credits)1
BA 5388Enterprise Management Consulting Practicum 14.5
BA 5389Global Immersion Experience (two terms @ 1 credit each)2
FIN 5001Financial Analysis and Strategy3
FIN 5387Practicum in Financial Analysis and Strategy1.5
HRM 5001Leadership in Organizations3
HRM 5302Ethical Management1.5
HRM 5303Influential Communication in Complex Organizations1.5
LGLS 5301Business Law1.5
MIS 5001Information Technology Management3
MKTG 5303Market Analysis and Strategy3
MSOM 5001Operations Management3
RMI 5301Enterprise Risk Management1.5
SGM 5051Business Strategy in a Global Environment3
STAT 5001Quantitative Methods for Business3
Total Credit Hours42

Part-Time and Online M.B.A.s

ACCT 5001Accounting for Managerial and Investment Analysis and Planning3
BA 5002Socioeconomic Context of Business3
BA 5287Enterprise Management Consulting Practicum 13
FIN 5001Financial Analysis and Strategy 23
HRM 5001Leadership in Organizations3
LGLS 5701Legal and Ethical Foundations of Business3
MIS 5001Information Technology Management3
MKTG 5001Marketing Management/Strategy3
MSOM 5001Operations Management 33
RMI 5051Managing Risk3
SGM 5051Business Strategy in a Global Environment3
STAT 5001Quantitative Methods for Business3
Total Credit Hours36

The additional course requirements for each of the 16 M.B.A. concentrations are identified in the following course grids:

Business Analytics

STAT 5602Visualization: The Art of Numbers and the Psychology of Persuasion3
Select two STAT courses from the following:6
Statistical Learning and Data Mining
Experiments: Knowledge by Design
Decision Models: From Data to Decisions
Data: Care, Feeding, and Cleaning
Advanced Business Analytics
Business Elective(s) 13
Total Credit Hours12

Business Management

Business Electives 112
Total Credit Hours12

Corporate Compliance, Governance and Regulatory Policy

Select three LGLS courses from the following: 19
Corporate Compliance
Corporate Governance and Responsibility
Compliance in the Financial Services Industry
Ethics in the Financial Services Industry
Risk Management and Compliance
Sustainability in Business
Compliance in the Government Services Industry
Ethics in Government Services Industry
Law and Policy of the Workplace
Cyber-Security and Privacy
Business Elective(s) 23
Total Credit Hours12

Enterprise Risk Management

RMI Courses at the 5000 level or higher9
Business Elective(s) 13
Total Credit Hours12

Entrepreneurship

SGM 5137Entrepreneurial Thinking and New Venture Creation3
SGM 5139Lean Entrepreneurship / Innovation: Fast & Frugal Methods to Launch Startups & Test Innovative Ideas3
Select coursework from the following: 13
Social Entrepreneurship - Innovative Approaches to Achieving Positive Social Impact
Management Consulting: Principles and Practices
Business Model Innovation
Creativity Unleashed: Harnessing Creativity to Solve Real-World Innovation Challenges
Plan, Pitch, and Fund an Entrepreneurial Start-Up
Independent Study 2
Special Topics: General & Strategic Management 2
Business Elective(s) 33
Total Credit Hours12

Financial Management

FIN Courses at the 5000 level or higher9
Business Elective(s) 13
Total Credit Hours12

Health Sector Management

HCM 5101Health Systems Organization and Development 13
HCM 5102Healthcare Organizational Leadership and Strategy 23
HCM 5103Financial Management of Healthcare Organizations 33
HCM 5106Advanced Hlth Econ & Fin 43
Total Credit Hours12

Human Resource Management

HRM Courses at the 5000 level or higher9
Business Elective(s) 13
Total Credit Hours12

Information Technology Management

This concentration is not accepting applications for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Innovation Management

SGM 5103Management of Technology and Innovation3
SGM 5138Global Innovation Strategy: Creating Agile, Innovative, Globally-Competitive Organizations3
Select coursework from the following: 13
Management of Growth, Decline and Turnaround
Industry Competitive Analysis
Management of Mergers and Acquisitions
Management Consulting: Principles and Practices
Engagement Management
Innovation Intelligence: Plan, Build, Protect, and Monetize a Technology / Innovation Portfolio
Lean Entrepreneurship / Innovation: Fast & Frugal Methods to Launch Startups & Test Innovative Ideas
Business Model Innovation
Creativity Unleashed: Harnessing Creativity to Solve Real-World Innovation Challenges
Open Innovation and Managing Strategic Alliances
Independent Study 2
Special Topics: General & Strategic Management 2
International Management
Business Elective(s) 33
Total Credit Hours12

International Management

International Exposure Component (IEC) 13
Select three courses from the following:9
IMBA Practicum: Corporate Visits and Mentoring
IB Theory & Practice
International Management
Intl Corporate Finance
Independent Study
Special Topics: Intl Bus
International Marketing Management
Global Innovation Strategy: Creating Agile, Innovative, Globally-Competitive Organizations
Total Credit Hours12

Management Consulting

SGM 5133Management Consulting: Principles and Practices3
SGM 5134Engagement Management3
Select coursework that totals 3 credits from the following:3
Growing Through Mergers & Acquisitions
Strategy Implementation: Designing Organizations for Success
Special Topics: General & Strategic Management
Visualization: The Art of Numbers and the Psychology of Persuasion
Business Elective(s) 13
Total Credit Hours12

Marketing Management

MKTG Courses at the 5000 level or higher9
Business Elective(s) 13
Total Credit Hours12

Sport Business

Select three courses from the following:9
Sport Finance and Economics
Legal Issues in Sport and Recreation
Consumer Behavior in Sport and Recreation
Sport Media and Communication
Introduction to Sport Analytics
Sport for Development
The Sport Workplace
Business Elective(s) 13
Total Credit Hours12

Strategic Management

SGM Courses at the 5100 level or higher9
Business Elective(s) 13
Total Credit Hours12

Supply Chain Management

SCM 5602Global Supply Chain Management 13
SCM 5603Supply Chain Management Analytics 13
SCM 5604Practical Applications in Supply Chain Management 13
Business Elective(s) 23
Total Credit Hours12

Travel and Tourism

Select three courses from the following:9
Sustainable Tourism Development
Destination Management and Marketing
Cultural Intelligence
Crisis, Risk and Disaster Management
Understanding Tourism in the 21st Century
Business Elective(s) 13
Total Credit Hours12

Internship: A summer internship or equivalent summer experience is required for full-time Global M.B.A. students. No internship is required for Part-Time or Online M.B.A. students.

Additional Requirements:
For Full-time Global M.B.A. Students:
Full-Time MBA Orientation (MBA GO!)  is a required program for all full-time Global M.B.A. students and is completed before the first Fall term. Beginning in early August, the program includes coursework, leadership and team-building activities, fundamental business-topic refresher workshops, and other special events. Participation is mandatory for all matriculating full-time students.

Full-time Global M.B.A. candidates are required to fully participate in all co-curricular requirements, speaker series, and special events.

For Part-Time and Online M.B.A. Students:
Part-Time M.B.A. candidates and Online M.B.A. candidates are required to complete three academic development and three professional development workshops. Workshops are delivered through a variety of modalities to meet the demands of the busy working professional. Workshops change each academic term based on market and employer demands. Examples of academic workshops include, but are not limited to, "Big Data," "Data Visualization," "Design Inquiry," and "Making the Most of Infographics." Examples of professional development workshops include, but are not limited to, "Communicating to the Point," "Creating and Delivering High-Impact Presentations," "Great on the Job," "Lunch/Coffee with Leaders," and "Personal Branding." Program administration tracks student completion as students are not be permitted to register for their capstone course unless all professional development requirements have been met.

For Online M.B.A. Students:
Online M.B.A. candidates are required to participate in a one-week on-campus residency. Residency includes networking, professional development, and the first course of the program.

For Students in the Health Sector Management concentration:
For the Health Sector Management concentration only, Management Grand Rounds (MGRs) are required. MGRs allow graduate students in healthcare management to observe both healthcare administrators and clinicians in the healthcare environment. The hosting institution, in collaboration with the faculty, usually sets an agenda for the visit. MGR sites are selected to represent the breadth and depth of healthcare providers, payers, suppliers, and consultants. The MGR constitutes an excellent opportunity to develop leadership skills related to relationship building/network development, communication, information seeking/management, and professionalism.