Program Schedule

Program start: The MBA program admits new students for the Fall, Spring, and Summer terms.

Program length: As quickly as 9 months.

MBA Curriculum: Students take 9 core classes each worth four credits (36 credits).  Those who wish to earn an emphasis will complete two additional four credit classes (44 credits.)

Class times: Classes are scheduled in the late afternoon and evenings.

Global experience: The 10-day global experience class is scheduled in January and/or Spring Break.

Prerequisite: There are no prerequisites for this program.  Applicants with an undergraduate degree from any discipline are welcome to apply.

Course schedule for students completing the degree in nine months

Fall Semester:

BMBA 511 Accounting for Decision Making (4)

BMBA 513 Marketing Management (4)

BMBA 515 Organizations, Leadership and Change Management (4)

BMBA 522 Quantitative and Managerial Decision Analysis (4)


J-Term (and/or Summer):

BMBA 509 Global Business Perspectives (includes the 10-Day International Experience) (4)


Spring Semester:

BMBA 510 Legal, Ethical and Social Responsibilities of Business (4)

BMBA 517 Understanding and Managing Financial Resources (4)

BMBA 521 Supply Chain and Information Management (4)

BMBA 523 Business Strategy and Innovation (4)

Optional Areas of Emphasis

Those interested in earning an emphasis may do so in one of these three area as described below.

Technology and Innovation Management Emphasis (TIM) 8 semester hours

BMBA 570: Management and Marketing of Technology (4)
BMBA 577: Project Management (4)
Approved BMBA 587/588/589: Special Topics (1 to 4)
BMBA 595: Internship (1 to 4)

Health Care Management Emphasis 8 semester hours

BMBA 560: Managing Health Care Enterprises (4)

And 4 semester hours from the following:
BMBA 549: Strategic Management of Human Capital (4)
BMBA 562: Health Care Regulation, Law & Ethics (4)
BMBA 577: Project Management (4)
Approved BMBA 587/588/589: Special Topics (1 to 4)
BMBA 595: Internship (1 to 4)

Entrepreneurship and Closely-Held Enterprises Emphasis 8 semester hours

BMBA 550: Leading Family and Closely-Held Enterprises (4)

And 4 semester hours from the following:
BMBA 549: Strategic Management of Human Capital (4)
BMBA 558: New Venture Management (4)
BMBA 577: Project Management (4)
Approved BMBA 587/588/589: Special Topics (1 to 4)
BMBA 595: Internship (1 to 4)

Supply Chain Management 8 semester hours

BMBA 561: Advanced Supply Chain Management (4)
BMBA 577: Project Management (4)
Approved BMBA 587/588/589: Special Topics (1-4)