Degree Requirements

81 credits to completion

I. Prerequisites

  • Statistics
  • Basic Finance
  • Micro or Macro Economics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting I
  • Cost Accounting
  • Excel Certificate, spreadsheet course or equivalent

Note: Students with previous comparable course work with a B- (2.70) or better have the option of waiving these courses.

II. Additional Prerequisite

Note: Writing requirement may be satisfied with a 25% or higher on the GMAT/GRE verbal and writing section.

III. Required Core

a. Business Administration

21 credits, including:

Behavioral:

(10 credits)

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
MBA 5205 Teams, Creativity, & Decision Making 4
MBA 5210 Building Stakeholder Relationships 3
MBA 5215 Strategy & Innovation 3


Analytical:

(9 credits)

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
MBA 5220  Identifying & Accessing Markets 3
MBA 5225 Delivering Growth 3
MBA 5230 Managing Risk 3


Professional Development:

(2 credits)

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
MBA 5235 Professional and Interpersonal Communications 1
MBA 5240 Business Career Planning and Development 1

b. Accounting

(12 credits)

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
ACCT 5120 Intermediate Financial Accounting II 3
ACCT 5140 Auditing I 3
ACCT 5300 Financial Statement Analysis and Security Valuation 3
FINC 5050 Corporate Financial Management 3

IV. Additional Required Accounting Courses

(12 credits)
Choose four of the following courses:

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
ACCT 5150 Federal Taxation I 3
ACCT 5230 Strategic Management Accounting 3
ACCT 5240 Fraud Examination and Forensic Accounting 3
ACCT 5310 Internal Audit I 3
ACCT 5320 Internal Audit II 3
ACCT 5330 Advanced Financial Accounting 3
ACCT 5340 Auditing II 3
ACCT 5365 Topics in Valuation Analysis 3
ACCT 5370 Valuation for Financial Reporting 3
ACCT 5375 Fair Value of Financial Instruments 3
ACCT 5385 Corporate Governance 3
ACCT 5390 Not-for-Profit Accounting 3

V. Data Analysis Component

(3 credits)
Choose one from the following five courses:

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
ACCT 5380 Systems Modeling for Financial Decisions 3
ECON 5100 Statistical Applications and Quantitative Methods
FINC 5130 Financial Modeling
IS 5305 Data Managment in Business
IS 5315 Big Data Analytics

Students with previous comparable course work with a B- (2.70) or better may substitute any relevant class from the Accounting Electives list.

VI. Strategy and Synthesis

(3 credits)
Choose one from the following three courses:

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
INBU 5315 International Policy and Strategy 3
MBA 5500 Competitive Strategy
MGMT 5340 Business Consulting

VII. Electives

(30 credits)

ElectivesCredits
International Electives 3
MBA General Electives 27