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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Our MBA program enables students to gain knowledge in the core business areas of entrepreneurship, global affairs, international law and economics, and to gain experience in decision-making processes within all venues of business administration. The program provides students with high quality, professional education in business administration, thereby qualifying them for more diverse job opportunities.

The MBA program consists of three academic components: core requirements, concentration electives, and a capstone experience. In order to graduate with an MBA degree, students must successfully complete a minimum of 36 credits, of which 24 credits are core courses and 12 credits are concentration electives.

The core requirements consist of 9 required courses, worth 24 credits.
The concentration requirement is to take four classes (12 credits) from one of three concentrations: (a) Entrepreneurship, (b) Global Affairs, or (c) International Law & Economics. Each concentration consists of a pool of eight courses.  Approximately 42% of students choose the Global Affairs concentration, while 29% each choose the Entrepreneurship and International Law & Economics concentrations.

During each semester of study, students are expected to complete two mandatory courses and one concentration course.  Students must complete CAPS 501 during their first semester of study.

 

Entrepreneurship Concentration

The Entrepreneurship program provides students with the necessary knowledge and experience to excel as entrepreneurs in today’s highly competitive global business environment. Students acquire critical skills associated with understanding and managing innovation, branding, and intrapreneurship. As part of the program, students learn how to develop and commercialize their own projects.

 

Global Affairs

The Global Affairs curriculum empowers students to think critically about the various interconnected components of the global economy. From the information technology revolution to the restructuring of supply chains, monopolistic practices to sustainable development, students gain in-depth knowledge concerning the basic dynamics that have transformed the worldwide economy.

 

International Law & Economics

The International Law & Economics curriculum offers students specialized courses in basic international law, trade law, and national competition law statues. Students learn how legal systems affect the broader economic and trade environment with respect to critical decisions about investments, outsourcing, and the development of new trade programs.

 

Core Requirements

Course Title & Code Course Name Prerequisites Credit
Core Requirements
ACCT 507 Managerial Accounting 3
CAPS 501 Capstone Research Methods 3
CAPS 621 Capstone Project CAPS 501 0
CMPS 514 Management Information Systems 3
ECON 505 Economics 3
FINC 509 Financial Management 3
MGMT 502 Leadership & Organizational Behavior 3
MGMT 532 Strategic Management ECON 505,
MKTG 512
3
MKTG 512 Marketing Management 3

 

Entrepreneurship Concentration Requirements
Course Title & Code Course Name Prerequisites Credit
Concentration Requirements: Entrepreneurship (choose four classes)
BUSN 601 The Art of Entrepreneurship 3
BUSN 616 Developing Breakthrough Products and Services 3
BUSN 641 Survey of Innovations Around the World 3
MGMT 611 The Entrepreneurial Manager 3
MGMT 614 Managing Innovation 3
MGMT 615 Intrapreneurship 3
MKTG 614 Brand Management 3
MKTG 622 Pricing MKTG 512 3
Global Affairs Concentration Requirements
Course Title & Code Course Name Prerequisites Credit
Core Requirements: Global Affairs (choose four classes)
BUSN 642 Corporate and National Trade and Investment Security Issues 3
BUSN 647 Emerging Markets 3
BUSN 654 Globalization and Business Strategy 3
BUSN 659 Risk Assessment in Conflict Regions POLS 645 3
ECON 655 Economics of International Development 3
FINC 647 International Financial Institutions 3
POLS 643 World Energy Politics 3
POLS 645 Transnational Security 3
International Law & Economics Concentration Requirements
Course Title & Code Course Name Prerequisites Credit
Concentration Requirements: International Law & Economics (choose four classes)
BUSN 644 Intellectual Property in International Business 3
BUSN 645 Regional Trade Issues 3
BUSN 646 Competition Policy Across Nations 3
ECON 657 International Economics 3
FINC 649 Global Securities and International Finance 3
POLS 642 International Trade Law and Regulations 3
POLS 647 International Law 3
POLS 659 International Courts Tribunal, Commercial Arbitrations, and the WTO 3

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