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) + Field Project (BUSN598 - 3 credits).
  • - Four elective courses (12 credits) + Thesis (BUSN599 - 6 credits)

Concentrations
The MBA program in the Department of Business Administration offers a concentration track in Accounting, Air Transport Management, Finance, Health Care Management, Human Resources Management, Management and Marketing. 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 15 Credits
Air Transport Management Track 15 Credits
Finance Track 15 Credits
Health Care Management Track 15 Credits
Human Resources Management Track 15 Credits
Management Track 15 Credits
Marketing Track 15 Credits

Program Learning Goals and Program Learning Outcomes

PLG 1: (General Skills): MBA graduates will demonstrate Professionalism & Leadership.
On 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.
On 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.
On 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.
On 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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