MBA Curriculum/Academic Map

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                                                  Master of Business Administration (MBA) Curriculum

Required total MBA credits:  30-hours (10 courses at 3-hours/course).

Required Core MBA Courses (18-hours):

BA602

Managerial Economics

BA622

Managerial Accounting

BA624

Financial Management

BA634

Marketing Management

BA642

Operations Management

BA655

Strategic Management (MBA Capstone Course)

Note To be registered for the MBA Capstone course, graduate students are required to have completed a combination of at least 21 to 24 hours of required core classes and graduate elective courses.
 
Note:  To be consider a full time graduate student and for graduate financial aid purposes, you must be enrolled in at least two graduate courses for a semester or for a summer term.  Graduate students are still allowed to be enrolled in just one course per semester or per summer term, but the cost of the course will be an "out of pocket" expense! 

Required 12-hours of MBA course electives (total of four elective courses), to be chosen from a listing of MBA elective offerings.

BA 601

Managerial Communication

BA 612

Management & Organizational Design Theory

BA 620

Organizational Behavior & Leadership

BA 626

Advanced Topics in Corporate Finance

BA 628

Statistical & Quantitative Methods

BA 630

International Trade, Monetary Theory & Policy

BA 632

Globalization & New Global Economy

BA 633

Investment Strategy

BA 635

Derivatives and Financial Engineering

BA 636

Advertising Management

BA 638

Human Resource Management

BA 644

Small Business & Entrepreneurship

BA 645

Information Technology Management

BA 652

Business Law, Ethics & Dispute Resolution

BA 654

Global Management Issues and Perspectives

BA 656

Topics in Financial Markets

BA 660

Independent Research Project

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Concentrations or Emphasis:

Management Concentration:

BA620, BA638, and any two of the following courses:

BA601, BA612, BA636, BA644, BA645, BA652, BA654, BA660

Finance Concentration:

BA626, BA633, and any two of the following courses:

BA635, BA628, BA620, BA632, BA635, BA 638, BA645, BA652, BA 654, BA656, BA660

Note:  Either of the two emphasis or concentrations can fulfill the 12-hour (four courses) of electives requirement. 

Instructions on how to view the class or course listings for a particular term without having to log onto Banner!!

1) Go to the MVSU.edu home page.

2) Click on the Banner Tab at the top of the page.

3) Find the middle section that says "Prospective Students" and click on the "Course Schedule" tab.

4) There will be several links or tabs, click on the link or tab that says "Class Schedule".

5) Next, in the drop down window, click on the term for which you are looking, and submit.

6) Next, you should see all of the departmental programs in a window.  Find the department program of your choice (Department of Business) click on this department, click class search and look to see what graduate courses are listed for that department.  Remember, all graduate classes start with the number "600".   

Once you have chosen at least two graduate courses, send these to me in an email and I will register them for you.  You could choose a combination of any two courses or any combination of three courses from the course listing.  You should be able to click on each of the classes to see the number of available seats.  You will not be able to register for the capstone course (BA 655), just yet, as you have not taken at least 21 to 24 hours of a mixture of most of the required courses and some graduate electives.  If you have any questions, do not hesitate to call me or shoot me an email.  Make sure to visit the MBA website concerning the particulars of the MBA program.

MBA Academic Map