The M.B.A. program highlights the acquisition of technical management skills within a peer group or management team context. Written problem analysis is required throughout the program, as is the development of presentation skills. The M.B.A. program focuses on skill development in the areas of strategic management, analytic tools, managerial economics and managerial accounting, international business, and marketing management.
The M.B.A. degree program challenges the adult learner to develop knowledge, skills and personal values through a well-planned, sequenced curriculum. This curriculum integrates increasingly advanced cognitive skills, awareness of self and of others, individual creativity, respect for the liberal arts, ethical practices and technology as life-long learning tools.
The instructors in the M.B.A. courses provide extensive real world education for real world application. Our instructors focus on providing theory coupled with practical applications that students can put to use immediately.
The M.B.A. program operates on the learning team model. All students in the learning team start the program at the same time. All students take each course in the curriculum in sequence; this eliminates the need for students to scramble for required courses. Most of the courses are completed in six weeks with class meetings one night per week for four hours.
FormatThe M.B.A. is offered in a learning team format with classes meeting one night per week for three or six weeks. Instructional methods include lectures, seminars, workshop activities, simulations and business case studies.
Accelerated programs are delivered in a blended format, with each weekly in-class session paired with four hours of Internet-based coursework. The Internet-based session is available 24/7 and conducted through the Desire to Learn management system. This blended delivery format provides the flexibility to work into adult students' busy schedules.
There are 64 credit-hours required to complete the program. The program takes approximately 18-24 months to complete.
The first M.B.A. learning team will begin June 5, 2012.
2011-2012 tuition is $420 per credit-hour. The total estimated cost to complete the program is approximately $26,880.
- Degree conferral from a regionally accredited university
- Two professional or academic letters of reference
- Goal Statement
- Two years work experience
- GMAT or waiver form
- Official Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
- College Algebra or Stats with a grade of C or better in the past seven years for MBA
- Application fee
A total of 64 credits are required for the M.B.A. degree. Up to 16 quarter credit hours may be waived based on previous course work.
- MGMT 581 Team Building - 2 credit-hours/3 weeks
- MBA 520 Leadership and Ethics in a Global Environment* - 4 credit-hours/6 weeks
- MBA 541 Analytical Tools for Management Decisions* - 4 credit-hours/6 weeks
- MBA 551 Strategic Managerial Communication - 2 credit-hours/3 weeks
- MBA 510 Economics* - 4 credit-hours/6 weeks
- MBA 500 Financial Accounting* - 4 credit-hours/6 weeks
- MBA 683 Project Management - 4 credit-hours/6 weeks
- MBA 530 Organizational Behavior* - 4 credit-hours/6 weeks
- MBA 611 Managerial Economics - 4 credit-hours/6 weeks
- MBA 539 International Business* - 4 credit-hours/6 weeks
- MBA 601 Managerial Accounting - 4 credit-hours/6 weeks
- MBA 633 Legal Issues in the Workplace - 4 credit-hours/6 weeks
- MBA 630 Operations Management - 4 credit-hours/6 weeks
- MBA 651 Financial Management - 4 credit-hours/6 weeks
- MBA 661 Marketing Management - 4 credit-hours/6 weeks
- MBA 559 Entrepreneurship - 4 credit-hours/6 weeks
- MBA 671 Strategic Management (Capstone) - 4 credit-hours/6 weeks
* Foundation courses that must be passed with a grade of "B" or higher