The School of Management offers the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Accountancy (MAcc). Other programs include interdisciplinary programs in engineering, cross-registration with Krannert Graduate School of Management at Purdue University/West Lafayette, and a cooperative program with Indiana University/Northwest campus. The strongest area of study is quantitative methods. The most popular courses are Accounting and Finance. Regular programs bring distinguished speakers and visiting professors to campus through the International Business Development Program and other programs.
Forty-five total credits are required to complete the MBA. Required courses include:
- Economic Theory
- Financial Accounting
- Managerial Accounting
- Financial Management I and II
- Marketing Management
- Legal and Social Foundations of Management
- Human Resource Management
- Strategic Management
- Quantitative Methods I and II
- Advanced Problems in Financial Management
- Behavior in Organizations
- Marketing Strategy
- Operations Management
- Introduction to Information Technology
- Business Calculus I and II
Required courses for the MAcc include:
- Accounting Practice
- International Accounting
- Business Law
- Accounting Theory and Policy
- Advanced Taxation
- Business Information Systems
- Professional Writing
Students may eliminate or substitute requirements by waiving 6 hours of undergraduate calculus.
The minimum time permitted to complete the master’s degree program attending part time is 3<1/2> years.
There are 25 total full-time graduate business faculty, of whom 90% hold a doctorate; there are 30 part-time faculty, of whom 10% hold a doctorate. Faculty salaries are rated average for Category IIA institutions, based on the AAUP rating system. Average number of credit hours faculty teach is 9; average business class size is 25.