Master of Business Administration

Master of Business Administration

The Percy J. Vaughn, Jr. College of Business Administration has been inspiring future leaders at the undergraduate level for over 50 years. Now, we bring that strength to the graduate level. Benefit from a college where 100% of the MBA faculty hold a professional or academic doctorate.
One Year Program – Fall, Spring, or Summer start dates. Begins Fall 22 Apply Here

Advantages of Online 
1. Keep working full-time
2. Application and Practice of your field
3. Increased salary
4. Learning For a Lifetime – management, marketing, finance, supply chain, communications, analytics, and strategy

Advantages of an MBA.
1. Students who graduate with an MBA will learn business fundamentals such as leadership, communication, and critical thinking and analytical skills. Delving further into the curriculum, a well-designed MBA balances a core curriculum that focuses on accounting, ethics, finance, marketing, and macro/microeconomics with electives that help build leadership skills, including networking, student conferences, and advanced student projects.
2. Develop advanced and flexible management skills by forcing you out of your comfort zone. It is an investment in yourself.
3. Access to a network filled with classmates, faculty, alumni, and business connections 
4. Some of the highest salaries in the job market. A QS Jobs and Salary Reports noted that the average MBA salary in the United States is $102,100 versus a Payscale survey that noted a few years earlier the average income was $88,137
5. Can start your own company from scratch
6. MBA are challenging, but not difficult. An MBA is as difficult as you make, and as rewarding as you invest in it
7. It improves employability. A Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) survey found that 60 percent of students prefer an MBA to other graduate degrees and employers continue to desire an MBA.

Three Tracks
1. General
2. Project Management
3. Enterprise Resource Planning

Curriculum

Course Number and Title

Credit Hours

Required Courses (21 hours):

ACT 526 - Advanced Managerial/Cost Accounting (D. Thompson)

3 hours

FIN 520 - Financial Management (S. Shin)

3 hours

MGT 520 - Organizational Behavior and Leadership (S. Kiser)

3 hours

MGT 570 - Operations and Supply Chain Management (H. Kim/TBD)

3 hours

MGT 580 - Business Analytics/Quantitative Analysis (M. Park)

3 hours

MGT 590 - Strategic Management (M. Bajestani)

3 hours

MKT 510 - Marketing Management (M. Zaino)

3 hours

Project Management Track Requirements (9 hours):

MGT 575 - Advanced Project Management I (H. Kim)

3 hours

MGT 576 - Advanced Project Management II (A. Kakar)

3 hours

MGT 577 - Management Project Analytics (A. Kakar)

3 hours

Enterprise Resource Planning Track Requirements (9 hours):

CIS 520 - Business Process Integration with ERP Systems (S. Chun)

3 hours

CIS 530 - Advanced Database Systems (K. Hingorani)

3 hours

CIS 540 - Data Cleansing, Integration, and Visualization (K. Hingorani)

3 hours

General Electives (choose any three- 9 hours):

MGT 561 - Human Resource (S. Kiser)

3 hours

MGT 563 - Entrepreneurship (M. Bajestani/ S. Kiser)

3 hours

MKT 520 - Global Marketing (M. Zaino)

3 hours

ACT course (as approved by the advisor)

3 hours

Project Management Course (as approved by the advisor)

3 hours

Enterprise Resource Planning Course (as approved by the advisor)

3 hours

TOTAL

30 Hours