The Warrington College of Business offers the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Arts in International Business (MAIB), Master of Accounting (MAcc), Master of Science in Management (MSM), Master of Science in Decision and Information Sciences (MS), and Master of Science in Finance (MSF) as well as a doctoral program in economics, accounting, finance, management, marketing, and decision and information sciences, and a joint degree in law (MBA/JD), pharmacy (MBA/PharmD), international management (MBA/MIM), health (MBA/MHA), exercise and sport sciences (MBA/MESS), biotechnology (MBA/MS), and biotechnology (MBA/PhD). Other programs include a 3-2 degree in industrial engineering, interdisciplinary programs in supply chain management, competitive strategy, e-commerce, entrepreneurship, global management, and Latin American business, foreign exchange with 18 countries, and internships. The strongest areas of study are finance, marketing, portfolio management, fixed income, real estate, supply chain management, and entrepreneurship. The most popular courses are Measuring and Managing Value, Art and Science of Negotiations, Financial Statement Analysis, and Game Theory Applied to Business Decisions. Regular programs bring distinguished speakers and visiting professors to campus. Business executives participate in a speaker series.
Forty-eight total credits are required to complete the MBA, including 18 elective credits. Required courses include:
- Introduction to Managerial Statistics
- Advanced Managerial Statistics
- Financial Accounting
- Managerial Accounting
- Managerial Economics
- Organizational Behavior
- Finance I: Asset Valuation, Risk and Return
- Finance II: Capital Structure and Risk Management Issues
- Open Economy Macroeconomics
- Production and Operations Management
- Problems and Methods in Marketing Management
- Managers and the Legal Environment
- Strategic Management
- Professional Writing
- Professional Communication
- Managing and Developing Groups and Teams
Students may eliminate or substitute requirements if they completed an undergraduate business major within 7 years of starting the program.
Business students may take relevant nonbusiness courses in other departments. The minimum time permitted to complete the master’s degree program attending full time is 10 months; maximum, 20 months. For students attending part time, the minimum is 15 months; maximum, 27 months.
In a recent year, there were 96 total full-time graduate business faculty, all of whom held a doctorate; there were 2 part-time faculty, both of whom held a doctorate. Faculty salaries are rated above average for Category I institutions, based on the AAUP rating system. Average number of courses faculty teach is 3; average business class size is 40.