A minimum of three years full-time professional experience. Students without a degree from an English-speaking institution, where English is the primary language of instruction and of the geographic area, must establish minimal proficiency in English by providing a TOEFL score of 560 or more.
Program Expectations: Entering students are expected to be able to utilize word processing, spreadsheets, electronic communications, and information retrieval on the Internet; to have access to a personal computer; to be able to apply mathematical skills for solving basic economic and business problems; and, to possess good oral and written communication skills. The University offers courses to assist students in obtaining these necessary competencies.
Foundation Courses: 0-15 semester hours
The foundation courses a student must fulfill is determined by the chairperson’s review of the student’s undergraduate coursework and professional experience. If foundation courses are needed, they should be among the first courses taken.
|BUS 500A||Accounting Fundamentals||3|
|BUS 500B||Economics for Decision-Making||3|
|BUS 500C||Quantitative and Statistical Analysis||3|
|BUS 500D||Business Finance||3|
|BUS 500F||Business Marketing||3|
Foundation courses can be waived, if the following equivalent undergraduate courses were completed at a regionally accredited college or university with a grade of C or higher within the past seven years: Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting for BUS 500A; Microeconomics and Macroeconomics for BUS 500B; Business Statistics for BUS 500C; Principles of Finance for BUS 500D, and Principles of Marketing for BUS 500F.
Total Program: 33 semester hours
Core Courses: 18 semester hours
|BUS 615||Managing Technology||3|
|BUS 635||Managing Financial Resources||3|
|BUS 655||Designing Effective Organizations||3|
|BUS 665||Strategic Marketing Management||3|
|BUS 675||Management of Business Operations||3|
|BUS 685||Global Business Management||3|
Electives and Concentrations: 12 semester hours
Each student can select a set of courses that addresses his or her career needs. Specific concentrations can be pursued or courses can be selected from any 500-level BUS courses (other than foundation courses). Concentrations require a minimum of four courses (12 semester hours) that may include required core courses in the same discipline.
Culminating Activity: 3 semester hours
|BUS 695||Strategic Management||3|