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Business Administration (M.B.A.) 2019-2020 Catalog Year

Lutgert College of Business

Department of Management
(239) 590-7302
  • Accounting/Taxation Concentration
  • Data Analytics Concentration
  • Entrepreneurship Concentration
  • Information Systems Concentration
  • Management/Leadership Concentration

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program provides students with a challenging curriculum and preparation for leadership in careers across all types of business and public organizations. This professional degree program emphasizes the application of analytical, technical, and behavioral tools to solve organizational problems. Within the coursework required for the degree, students learn fundamental concepts across all of the business disciplines. Leadership and teamwork, the appropriate application of technology, entrepreneurial approaches, and global and ethical awareness are integrated throughout the program.

Program Admission Requirements

See program website at URL listed above.

Progression and Additional Graduation Requirements
  • Maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale throughout the program (see the Probation/Dismissal section of the Graduate Student Guidebook).
  • A student who receives three grades of "C" or lower is automatically suspended from the program (see Probation/Dismissal section of the Graduate Student Guidebook).
  • Students may transfer a maximum of six credit hours of approved graduate level coursework from a regionally accredited institution. All transfer courses must have been completed within the past six years with a grade of B or higher. The evaluation of academic transcripts and articulation of transfer courses must be approved by the appropriate academic department. Refer to course waiver guidelines above.
  • Admitted students without a business undergraduate degree will be required to complete a series of four interactive self-paced leveling courses from Ivy Software prior to enrolling in MBA core courses.  
Program Requirements
  1. Core courses (24 credits)
    ACG 6075 Managerial Accounting (3)
    ECP 6705 Managerial Economics I (3)
    FIN 6406 Financial Management (3)
    GEB 6895 Global Business Strategy (3)
    MAN 6266 Strategic Leadership (3)
    MAR 6807 Adv Market Analysis & Strategy (3)
    QMB 6303 Data Driven Decision-Making (3)
    TRA 6726 Global Ops & Supply Chain Mgt (3)

  2. Restricted Electives/Concentrations (9 credits)

    Accounting/ Taxation
    (Note: For accounting undergraduate majors only)
    ACG 6205 - Advanced Accounting  
    ACG 6257 - Global Reporting (IFRS) & Audit OR TAX 6525 – International Tax Issues 
    TAX 6205 – Flow Through Entities 

    Data Analytics Concentration
    ISM 6217 Data Management
    ISM 6136 Big Data and Data Mining
    ISM 6404 BI and Visualization

    Entrepreneurship Concentration
    ENT 6248 Lead and Promote New Venture
    ENT 6415 New Venture Capital
    ENT 6441 New Venture Launch

    Information Systems Concentration
    ISM 6121 Business Process Analysis
    ISM 6316 Project Management
    ISM 6328 Information Security Management

    Management/Leadership Concentration
    MAN 6289 Org Development & Change
    MAN 6305 Human Resource Management
    MAN 6607 Global Organizational Issues

    Restricted Electives (No concentration noted on transcript)
    Select 9 credit hours of 5000-6999 level coursework with prefix MAN and/or ISM.


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