Program Schedule

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

Program length:
Students can complete the program in 9, 16 or 21 months.  These students are in a full-time status (eight credits or more each term.)

Part-time students (seven credits or less in a term) typically complete the program in 48 months by taking one course per term.

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.

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 the following areas as described below.

Technology and Innovation Management Emphasis (TIM) 8 semester hours

Health Care Management Emphasis 8 semester hours

  • BMBA 560: Managing Health Care Enterprises (4)

And 4 semester hours from the following:

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:

Supply Chain Management 8 semester hours