Degree Planning

The Online MBA program requirements range from 36 to 51 hours, depending on the candidate's undergraduate background. Under most circumstances, a student with an undergraduate degree in business will be required to complete 36 hours of MBA coursework. Students without an undergraduate degree in business can expect to complete up to 51 hours to receive their MBA degree.

Online MBA Degree Check Sheet

Sample Schedules

An individual program outline will be developed for each student admitted to the Online MBA program.


Prerequisites

  • MATH 144 - Business Calculus*
  • ECON 231 - Statistics*

* Subject to waiver

Preparatory courses

  • MBA 802 - Fundamentals of Accounting* (Undergraduate equivalencies: Accounting 210 / Financial Accounting and Accounting 220 / Managerial Accounting) 1.5 credit hours
  • MBA 803 - Fundamentals of Finance* (Undergraduate equivalent: Finance 340 / Financial Management I) 1.5 credit hours
  • MBA 804 - Marketing Basics* (Undergraduate equivalent: Marketing 300 / Intro. to Marketing) 1.5 credit hours
  • MBA 805 - Management Basics* (Undergraduate equivalent: Management 360 / Principles of Management) 1.5 credit hours
  • ECON 800 - Economics Theory* (Undergraduate equivalencies: Economics 201 / Principles of Macroeconomics and Economics 202 / Principles of Microeconomics) 3.0 credit hours *Subject to waiver if appropriate equivalencies have been met

Required courses (36 credit hours)

MGMT/MKT 803 - Decision Making Analysis (should be taken in the first year)
BLAW 810 - Law and Ethics for Business
FIN 850 - Managerial Finance
MGMT 862 - Organizational Behavior
MGMT 885 - Advanced Strategic Management
DS 850 - Operations Management
MIS 874 - Management Information Systems

General MBA Track (no concentration) includes:
ECON 804 - Managerial Economics (should be taken within the first year)
ACCT 801 - Managerial Accounting
IB 836 - International Business and Competitiveness
MKT 801 - Marketing Management
700 or 800-level elective - Must be pre-approved. Can be taken inside or outside of the School of Business

Marketing Concentration Track includes:
ECON 804 - Managerial Economics
ACCT 801 - Managerial Accounting
MKT 801 - Marketing Management
MKT 805 - Consumer Behavior
MKT 890J - Digital Marketing

Health Care Adminstration Concentration Track includes:
ACCT 801 - Managerial Accounting
MKT 801 - Marketing Management
PHS 812 - Healthcare Policy and Adminstration
PHS 814 - Social and Behavior Aspects of Public Health
PHS 833 - Health Economics

Human Resource Management Concentration Track includes:
ECON 804 - Managerial Economics (should be taken within the first year)
IB 836 - International Business and Competitiveness
Student may choose 3 of the following 5 courses:
HRM 866 - Selection
HRM 868 - Rewards
HRM 869 - Talent Development
HRM 803 - HRM Analytics
HRM 885 - Strategic HRM