The Graduate School offers the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master of Science in Health Care Administration (MS), Master of Science in Labor Relations (MS), and Master of Science in Management of Sports Industries (MS) as well as a joint degree in Industrial Engineering (MBA/MS) and Public Administration (MBA/MPA). Other programs include interdisciplinary programs in MBA/MPA and MBA/MSIE, internships, and work-study programs. The strongest areas of study are finance, management, marketing, international business, and accounting. Regular programs bring distinguished speakers and visiting professors to campus. They include lecture series, workshops, and honorary sponsored lectures.
Forty-eight to 54 total credits are required to complete the MBA, including 12 to 18 elective credits. Required courses include:
- Core Courses:
- Financial Accounting for Managers
- Macroeconomics and Microeconomics
- Financial Management
- Probability and Statistics
- Management Process
- Advanced Courses:
- Accounting for Decision Making
- Managing Global Marketplace
- Financial Stategy and Valuation
- Managing People at Work
- Strategic Management Business and Society
Students may eliminate or substitute requirements.
Business students may take relevant nonbusiness courses in other departments.
There are 41 total full-time graduate business faculty, of whom 81% hold a doctorate; there are 35 part-time faculty. Faculty salaries are rated well above average for Category II A institutions, based on the AAUP rating system.