The LeBow College of Business offers the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Science in Accounting (MSAcc), Master of Science in Finance (MSFinance), Master of Science in Taxation (MSTaxation), and Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Management (MSPharmMan) as well as a doctoral program with primary specialization in accounting, decision sciences, economics, finance, marketing, organizational sciences, or strategic management., and a joint degree in medicine (MD/MBA). Other programs include a BS/MBA, internship programs, and on-line programs. The strongest areas of study are finance, marketing, and international business. Regular programs bring distinguished speakers and visiting professors to campus including an Executive-in-Residence Lecture Series.
Forty-eight total credits are required to complete the MBA and MS, including 12 elective credits. Required courses for the MBA and MS include:
- Decision Sciences I (Regression Analysis)
- Decision Sciences II (Linear Programming)
- Management and Technology
- Business Policy
- Business Communication Skills
Students may eliminate or substitute requirements waiving up to 30 credits of first-year courses only.
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 1 year; maximum, 2 years. For students attending part time, the minimum is 2 years; maximum, 7 years.
In a recent year, there were 80 total full-time graduate business faculty, of whom 85% hold a doctorate; there were 50 part-time faculty, of whom 14% hold a doctorate. Faculty salaries are rated average for Category I institutions, based on the AAUP rating system. Average number of credit hours faculty teach is 8; average business class size is 25.