Master of Business Administration (M.B.A)

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A)

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is a professional degree program designed to prepare students for administrative roles in business and not-for-profit organizations.  The MBA program can be completed within 24 months; however, well qualified students may be able to accelerate the program into 16 months.  The 36 hour MBA is available entirely online or can be completed by attending class on Tuesday nights from 6-10PM.

The MBA program provides the opportunity to study at a level of complexity and specialization that extends the knowledge and intellectual maturity of students, while requiring them to analyze, explore, question, reconsider, and synthesize old and new knowledge and skills.

Students may customize their program by choosing an optional 12 hour concentration in International Business, 12 hour concentration in Accounting or 15 hour concentration in Human Resource Management.  (The accounting concentration is designed for those pursuing their CPA, prior accounting background is required.)

Students who obtain an MBA degree will increase their chances of succeeding in today’s business environment with a foundation of knowledge that will benefit them throughout their lifetime with a competitive edge that allows them to stand out.

MBA Courses

Prefix Course
MGT 5010 Organizational Effectiveness
BUS 5040 Management Information Systems
BUS 5050 Marketing Management
BUS 5070 Human Resource Management
BUS 5080 Legal Environment of Business
BUS 5100 Business Management from a Christian Worldview
BUS 5170 Economics for Managers
BUS 5180 Finance for Managers
Plus 12-19 credit hours in a concentration

The Good Start Track

Prefix Course
BUS 5015 Intro to Graduate Studies & Research I
BUS 5020 Intro to Graduate Studies & Research II
Plus 12-15 hours in a concentration below

Standard MBA Concentration

Prefix Course
ACC 5020 Managerial Accounting
BUS 5110 Global Business Management
MGT 5190 Current Trends & Challenges in Organizations
MGT 5200 Integrated Studies in Management

Accounting Concentration

Prefix Course
ACC 5021 Advanced Accounting
ACC 5022 Advanced Topics in Taxation
ACC 5032 Fund Accounting
ACC 2033 Advanced Auditing

International Business Concentration

Prefix Course
BUS 5110 Global Business Management
MGT 5190 Current Trends & Challenges in Organizations
BUS 5210 Cross Cultural Management
BUS 5220 International Business Travel/Project

Human Resource Management Concentration

Prefix Course
BUS 5230 Talent Management
BUS 5231 Strategic Training Development
BUS 5232 Total Compensation & Benefits
BUS 5234 Strategic HRM Capstone

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Undergraduate GPA (last 60 hours)
    • 3.0 or higher – regular admission
    • 2.0 to 2.99 – Approval needed

Admission Procedures

  • Complete an Admissions Application.
  • Pay the $50 application fee.
  • Request and submit official transcripts from each college or university attended. One transcript must indicate the awarding of a bachelor degree.
  • Supply two letters of recommendation (one academic and one work-related).
  • Submit required essays, lifestyle commitment form, computer availability, and Internet access guarantee.