The 15 course, 45 credit program of student includes 12 core courses (including the capstone class) and 3 elective courses. Also see descriptions for core courses and a list of elective courses. Note that not all electives are offered every term. However, multiple electives from each emphasis area are available during each academic term.
Core Courses include:
- Managerial Economics
- Statistical Analysis for Managers
- Managerial Accounting
- Marketing Theory
- Management Concepts for IT
- Organization Theory and Development
- Behavioral Sciences for Management
- Financial Principles and Policies
- Business Ethics
- Business Law
- Management Science
- Strategic Management (or alternate capstone)
To ensure a timely graduation, Full-Time MBA students are scheduled into classes on a priority basis by officials of the MBA program. The MBA office determines the class schedule of each full-time student, taking into consideration academic progress, completion of prerequisite courses, meeting days and times of core and elective courses, the balance of international and domestic students in each class, and other factors.
Length of Study
Full-time students can complete the accelerated MBA program in as few as 12 months of intensive study. However, students may take longer to complete their MBA, if they choose (15, 18, 21, or 24 months). This decision can be made prior to arrival, after arrival, or modified while enrolled in the program.