Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

The MBA Program prepares students for managerial and leadership responsibilities in a rapidly changing business environment. Its mission is to create a learning environment conducive to the shaping of effective leaders and sound managers of tomorrow, ready to take on future challenges. An MBA, a well-respected credential for employment in certain situations, can accelerate the future career of graduates and their perceived market value through the increased practical business knowledge and well-rounded understanding of business issues it delivers.


Curriculum

All students pursuing a Master’s degree in Business Administration must complete 39 credits. The core courses consist of 21 credits, and the rest may be met through one of the following tracks:
  • - Five elective courses (15 credits) + BUSN 598  - Field Project ( 3 credits).
  • - Four elective courses (12 credits) + BUSN599 - Master's Thesis (6 credits).

Concentrations
The MBA program in the Department of Business Administration offers a concentration track in Accounting, The MBA program in the Department of Business Administration offers a concentration track in Accounting, The MBA program in the Department of Business Administration offers a concentration track in Accounting, The MBA program in the Department of Business Administration offers a concentration track in Accounting, The MBA program in the Department of Business Administration offers a concentration track in Accounting, Finance, Health Care Management, Human Resources Management, Management, and Marketing. A minimum of three courses constitute a concentration, the rest may be chosen from other tracks Students who do not wish or who do not want to pursue a concentration track have to select any 15 credits offered from MBA elective courses.

Degree Total Credits
Accounting Track 9 to 15 Credits
Finance Track 9 to 15 Credits
Health Care Management Track 9 to 15 Credits
Human Resources Management Track 9 to 15 Credits
Management Track 9 to 15 Credits
Marketing Track 9 to 15 Credits

Program Learning Goals and Program Learning Outcomes

PLG 1: (General Skills): MBA graduates will demonstrate Professionalism & Leadership.
Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be able to:
1.1. Apply an analytical approach to problem solving and decision-making.
1.2. Communicate a clearly articulated position in writing and orally.
1.3. Demonstrate a rational approach in tackling ethical issues.

PLG 2: (Management Specific Goal-Theoretical Knowledge): MBA graduates will demonstrate a sound conceptual understanding of various business disciplines.
Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be able to:
2.1. Explain various business functions.

PLG 3: (Management Specific Goal-Practical Skills): MBA graduates will demonstrate vivid practical skills in various business disciplines.
Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be able to:
3.1. Formulate a business strategy.
3.2. Identify, evaluate, and manage financial risk.

PLG 4: (Research Capacity): MBA graduates will be able to engage in applied business research.
Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be able to:
4.1. Demonstrate critical thinking and information literacy.
4.2. Carry out applied research in business that reflects quality, relevance, and currency.

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