4+1 Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting
The MBA component of this blended program requires 10 courses (30 credits) at the graduate level. Program requirements consist of four core classes (12 credits) from the traditional MBA curriculum in addition to the completion of an accounting core (12 credits). Students select elective courses (6 credits) from the Behavioral and Quantitative course lists; students must take one course from each list. A capstone portfolio project is also required for graduation.
Minimum 3.0 GPA after completion of all required coursework
MBA Capstone Project: All master’s students must complete a graduate capstone portfolio presentation in their last semester of study, exhibiting at least 5 course projects or areas of research and their alignment with program goals. Students are expected to present their portfolio in an open forum attended by faculty, peers, and community members. Portfolios are assessed by graduate faculty as pass/fail.
Completion of the ETS Major Field Test for graduate business students.
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- Total Credits Required for Degree30
- MBA Core Requirements12
- Accounting Core Requirements12
- Choose one Behavioral course:
- BUS 500 Managerial Communications (3 cr.) or3
- BUS 510 Business Law and Ethics (3 cr.) or
- Choose one Quantitative course:
- BUS 550 Business Statistics (3 cr.) or3
- *Or electives approved in consultation with the MBA advisor.
- Submission of a Capstone Portfolio of selected Projects to the MBA Program is required
Note: The following 7 courses have undergraduate course prerequisites:
BUS 540 MKT 230, Introduction to Marketing
BUS 550 MA 109, Introduction to Probability and Statistics
BUS 560 MA 109, Introduction to Probability and Statistics
BUS 570 ACT 240, Principles of Accounting II and MA 109, Introduction to Probability and Statistics
BUS 580 FIN 351, Financial Management I
BUS 572 ACT 441
BUS 576 ACT 441
*Relevant professional experience may be substituted for some or all of the prerequisite courses. Decisions regarding the acceptability of professional experience substitutions will be made by the Dean of the College of Business in consultation with the faculty member assigned to the course.