The MBA program offers the Master of Business Administration (MBA) as well as a joint degree in law (JD/MBA), nursing (JD/MSN or MSN/MBA), and tax (JD/MT). Other programs include a cooperative program with the law school, work-study programs, and internships. The strongest areas of study are finance, leadership, marketing, and entrepreneurship. Regular programs bring distinguished speakers and visiting professors to campus. The George Moor chair brings nationally known speakers to campus at least twice a year.
Forty total credits are required to complete the MBA, including 8 elective credits. Required courses include:
- Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
- Analytical Methods
- Economics for Managers
- Behavioral Science for Managers
- Managerial Accounting
- Marketing Management
- Financial Management
- Production and Operations Management
- Business Policy and Strategy
Students may eliminate or substitute requirements. CPA’s may waive the Managerial Accounting course.
Business students may take relevant nonbusiness courses in other departments. The minimum time permitted to complete the master’s degree program attending part time is 2 years; maximum, 5 years.
Faculty salaries are rated above average for Category IIA institutions, based on the AAUP rating system. The average business size class averages 25 to 30 students for require classes; 15 to 20 for elective classes.