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Advancing your career

Our experiential curriculum will prepare you to become a forward-thinking leader who can create value and drive growth for your company through innovation, entrepreneurship and sustainability.

You will develop expertise in all aspects of management and an understanding of how disciplines are interrelated. Core courses build upon a broad foundation of business and industry knowledge while the strategy and capstone courses sharpen strategic skills and critical-thinking abilities.

Credit hour requirement:

The Professional MBA consists of 36 credits of required Core courses and 6 credits of Fundamental courses, to ensure that you have the necessary skills to be competitive, for a total of 42 credits. Fundamental courses may be waived if you have taken equivalent coursework within the past 5 years in accounting, economics, finance and statistics and have earned a B- or better. If all fundamental courses are waived, you may be able to complete your MBA in just 36 credits. Wavier decisions are made and communicated at time of admission.   

Graduated with a bachelor's degree in calendar year: Eligible for fundamental course waivers (semester program start)
2013 or later Fall 2018, Spring 2019, or Summer 2019
2014 or later Fall 2019, Spring 2020, or Summer 2020

Professional MBA Courses
Credit Hours
Accounting Fundamentals* 1.5
Statistics Fundamentals* 1.5
Economics Fundamentals* 1.5
Finance Fundamentals* 1.5
Applied Statistics 3.0
Managing for Sustained Competitive Advantage 1.5
Managerial Decision Tools 1.5
Accounting for Decision Makers 3.0
Managerial Economics 3.0
Applied Business Ethics 1.5
Managing Information 1.5
Supply Chain/Operations Management 1.5
Business Legal Environment 1.5
Financial Management 3.0
Strategic Sustainability and Models 1.5
Global Business 1.5
Marketing Management 3.0
Strategy and Implementation 3.0
Executive Insights 3.0
Capstone Project 3.0
36-42 Credits

*Up to 6 credits may be waived based on previous coursework in accounting, economics, finance and statistics. To be eligible for a course waiver, a grade of ‘B-‘ or better is required in an approved course taken within the past 5 years.

Curriculum Guide

Courses will be offered in both online and on-campus formats. If you are interested in completing the majority of classes online, you are encouraged to start the program in the summer or fall semester due to course availability (a summer start is required if you need any or all of the fundamental courses). The Capstone Project is a live project course only offered on campus. 

Our program reflects the global marketplace and interdisciplinary skills necessary to have a transformative impact in today's business environment. Your curriculum will focus on all pertinent areas of business including:

  • Responsible leadership
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Sustainability principles
  • Cultural intelligence