The College of Business Administration offers the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA), Master of Accounting (MAcc), Master of Art in Economics (MA-ECON), and Master of Science in Economics (MS-ECON). The most popular courses are Essential Leadership Skills, Marketing Policies, Security Analysis, and Arts and the Executive. The MBA Leadership Seminar Series brings business and community leaders to speak to MBA students.
Thirty-six total credits are required to complete the MBA, including 9 elective credits. Required courses include:
- Essential Leadership Skills
- Legal, Ethical, and Social Environment
- Managerial Economics
- Managerial Accounting
- Managing Performance in Organizations
- Marketing Policies
- Financial Management
- Information Technology in Business
- Policy, Planning, and Strategy
- 3 electives
Students may eliminate or substitute requirements Students with undergraduate majors or graduate degrees in certain areas may have corresponding core courses waived.
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 1 year; maximum, 10 years.
There are 39 total full-time graduate business faculty, all of whom hold a doctorate; there are 6 part-time faculty, of whom 67% hold a doctorate. Faculty salaries are rated above average for Category IIA institutions, based on the AAUP rating system. Average number of courses faculty teach is 6; average business class size is 20.