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Students apply to the Master of Business Administration in Business: General Management through one of the named options:

Admissions to the Evening MBA named option have been suspended as of fall 2021.  Students currently in the program will be supported and will be able to complete the program; however, no new students will be allowed to enroll.  The School of Business now offers a reimagined part-time MBA offering, the Professional MBA, which pairs online learning with in-person classes one weekend a month.  Additional information can be found on the Program Website.

Graduate School Resources

Resources to help you afford graduate study might include assistantships, fellowships, traineeships, and financial aid. Further funding information is available from the Graduate School. Be sure to check with your program for individual policies and restrictions related to funding.

PROGRAM RESOURCES

Students in the Evening program should see the program website for funding information.

Prospective students to the Executive program should see the program website for funding information

Prospective students to the Professional program should see the program website for funding information.

Minimum Graduate School Requirements

Review the Graduate School minimum academic progress and degree requirements, in addition to the program requirements listed below.

Major Requirements

CURRICULAR REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Credit Requirement 44 credits
Minimum Residence Credit Requirement 22 credits
Minimum Graduate Coursework Requirement See Named Options for policy information.
Overall Graduate GPA Requirement 3.00 GPA required.
Other Grade Requirements The Graduate School requires an average grade of B or better in all coursework (400 or above, not including research credits) taken as a graduate student unless conditions for probationary status require higher grades. Grades of Incomplete are considered to be unsatisfactory if they are not removed during the next enrolled semester.
Assessments and Examinations No required assessments or examinations beyond course requirements.
Language Requirements No language requirements.

Required Courses

Select a Named Option for courses required.

Named Options

A named option is a formally documented sub-major within an academic major program. Named options appear on the transcript with degree conferral. Students pursuing the MBA in Business: General Management must select one of the following named options:

Graduate School Resources

Take advantage of the Graduate School's professional development resources to build skills, thrive academically, and launch your career. 

  1. Strategic problem solving: Demonstrate the ability to diagnose and solve problems by drawing on accumulated knowledge, understanding correlation vs. causation, integrating inductive and deductive reasoning, and being aware of perceptual and conceptual biases.
  2. Managing ambiguity: Demonstrate the ability to lead and operate effectively with uncertainty and conflicting directions in an unpredictable situation or environment.
  3. Effective communication: Demonstrate skills in presenting ideas and reasoning effectively and persuasively in a business setting, through both written and oral means. Develop skills in sending and receiving information in a logical manner while considering the audience and the nature of the information.
  4. Transformational leadership: Demonstrate an understanding of leadership skills that empower, influence, motivate, and stimulate creative problem solutions and innovative ideas. \\n
  5. Cultural competence and perspective: Understand the advantages of a diverse and inclusive workforce, and demonstrate the cultural competencies necessary to manage such a workforce. Exhibit openness, awareness, appreciation, and ability to adjust to diversity across cultures and markets; seeking experiences to explore intercultural and socio-cultural systems.

Accreditation

AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Accreditation status: Accredited. Next accreditation review: 2021-2022.