Professional MBA, M.B.A.

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Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 36

Program Code: M798, M799 (Online)

Required Courses

A student who actively and satisfactorily participates in all Prelude activities will receive a grade of 'S' for B AD 5010. A student who does not satisfactorily participate in 75% of Prelude Week will be required to participate in a make-up session within the first two weeks of the semester. Failure to complete a make-up session will result in a grade of 'U' for B AD 5010, resulting in cancellation of the student's enrollment in the MBA program.

Core Courses 1
B AD 5010Foundations of MBA Success0
B AD 5122Quantitative Analysis I2
B AD 5102Managerial Economics2
ACCT 5202Financial Accounting2
FIN 5102Financial Management2
MGT 5702Organizational Behavior2
MKT 5402Marketing Management2
MIT 5602Management Information Systems2
L S 5802Business Ethics/Legal2
Two credit hours of additional required coursework (choose one):2
PMBA Leadership Academy
Career & Professional Development
Four credit hours of additional required coursework (choose two):4
Managerial Accounting
Quantitative Analysis II
Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Twelve additional hours of courses in B AD, ENT, FIN, L S, MGT, MIT, MKT, SCM, or ACCT12
B AD 5902Strategic Management 22
Total Credit Hours36

Courses may be satisfied on the basis of previous study with approval of the Graduate Liaison, which must be indicated on the Program of Study Form. The satisfied hours will be made up via additional elective hours to meet the required total of degree applicable hours.


Must make a grade of 'B' or better in B AD 5902 or it must be repeated. This is the capstone course and serves in lieu of the comprehensive examination. This requirement in non-waivable.

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 30 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.