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Online MBA Program Curriculum

The Online MBA Program is offered completely online beginning each fall, spring and summer semester. The program is cohort based and typically takes 23-months (or 30 credit hours) to complete. Due to an integrated curriculum the program is not designed to accomodate starting and stopping once students enroll in the program.

Note: The course sequence is designed to take two years to complete, on a case-by-case basis, students can complete the program in as little as one year or it can be extended. Please contact program office for additional information.

Required Courses

MBAX 5108. Financial Accounting. (3) Provide you with the necessary tools to read, understand, and use information that emanates from the accounting system within most organizations. Prerequisite: Admission to the MBAX program. (fall)

MBAX 5200. Business Research Methods. (3) Provides methods and applications of business research. Quantitative data analysis and interpretation. SPSS is the primary software applied. Prerequisite: admission into MBAX program. (fall)

MBAX 5510. Financial Management. (3) Studies of environmental influences on corporate financial decision-making and measurement devices useful in corporate financial management. (spring)

MBAX 5208. Managerial Accounting. (3) Turn our attention to the use of accounting information for internal decision making purposes. Prerequisite: Second semester MBAX student. (spring)

MBAX 5235 . Marketing Analysis. (3) Understanding market orientation and the strategic marketing process is this course's goal. Uses various tools and secondary data sources to assess current market opportunities/threats. Discusses customer targeting and relationship development, as well as strategic issues of branding, integrated marketing communications, product management, pricing, and distribution in various business exchanges. (summer)

MBAX 5225. Decision Modeling. (3) Students study selected computer-based models for solving problems in the areas of operations, finance and marketing. Tools include mathematical programming, Monte Carlo simulation and project management networks. The class is based on Excel and its tools and covers some of the models necessary to develop and manage successful supply chains. (fall)

MBAX 5300 Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Mgmt. (3) Enables students to recognize psychological phenomena influencing individual, group & organizational behavior and helps them understand different HRM functions and how HRM fits within the overall organization’s strategy. Prerequisite: admission into MBAX Program. (fall)

MBAX 5151. New Ventures. (3) Explores and evaluates various entrepreneurial and entrepreneurial opportunities, including business plans. Also considers the dynamic business environment characterized by technology diversity and global enterprise. Students will analyze a business opportunity and make a presentation to potential investors. (spring)

MBAX 5330. The Global Business Environment. (3) Introduction to international business through theoretical and applied macroeconomics and the environment in which global business occurs. Focuses on interest/exchange rates; effects of culture on consumers and organizational environments; product/information flows; budget/trade balances; organizations central to a functional global economy; demand/fulfillment; and legal/ethical issues. (spring)

MBAX 5345. Strategic Management. (3) Helps students develop the skills for formulating and implementing business-level, corporate, and global strategies in dynamic environments. Students will master analytical and integrative tools to perform in-depth analyses of industries, firms, and competitors, predict competitive behavior, and develop and implement strategies to achieve and sustain competitive advantage. (summer)

Total Credits: 30

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