MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
OBJECTIVES - The master of business administration degree is designed for qualified students who are preparing for careers as professional managers and who desire an integrated program with limited concentration in one of the functional areas of business. Thus, the courses in the program concentrate on presentation of techniques which provide skills in analysis, decision-making, and effective assessment in all areas that a business manager deals with on a daily basis.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - A bachelor's degree or the equivalent is required for admission to the Master of Business Administration Degree program. Degree candidates without certain business preparatory subjects may have to take additional undergraduate course work to satisfactorily complete the program.
Admission to the MBA program requires a total GMAT score of 475 or above for regular admission. Students scored below 475 on the GMAT, or having no such score, may be admitted on probation. Probationary admission may be changed to regular admission by maintaining a 3.0 (or B) grade point average in the first 9 hours taken for graduate credit.
Prerequisite course work includes the following courses, or their equivalents:
BA 300 Introduction to Financial Accounting
BA 360 Principles of Microeconomics
BA 410 Principles of Management
BA 420 Principles of Marketing
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS - All candidates for the master of business administration degree are required to complete a total of 36 semester units, including 30 semester unit of graduate level courses and 6 semester unites of thesis writing. Upon completion of the required units, and the thesis, students are awarded a Master of Business Administration degree.
PROGRAM OF STUDY - Sample
|BA 500 Current Issues in Business Law and Ethics||3|
|BA 510 Accounting for Decision Making||3|
|BA 520 Managerial Finance||3|
|BA 530 Quantitative Analysis in Business||3|
|BA 540 Strategic Management||3|
|BA 550 Managerial Marketing||3|
|BA 560 Operational Management||3|
|BA 595 Research and Design||3|
|BA 570 International Business||3|
|BA 590 Graduate Internship||3|
|BA 599 Master's Thesis||6|
BA 500 Current Issues in Business Law and Ethics
This course covers the basis, an introduction to the theory, the methods, and the concerns of business law and ethics. In addition, the student will have a solid foundation in business law and also have an opportunity to apply moral standards to ethical issues in business age.
BA 510 Accounting for Decision Making
This course covers the basis, an introduction to the theory, the methods, and the concerns of accounting for decision making. In addition, the student will have solid foundations to deal with problems and issues particularly related to computer-based accounting information systems for decision-making.
BA 520 Managerial Finance
This course covers the basis, an introduction to the theory, the methods, and the concerns of managerial finance. In addition, the student will have solid foundations in the field of financial management including analysis, planning and capital management, and will understand how to maximize shareholder wealth in any set business.
BA 530 Quantitative Analysis in Business
This course covers the basis, an introduction to the theory, the methods, and the concerns of quantitative analysis in business. In addition, students will learn solid foundations in the field of how to learn the concepts and methods of quantitative management decision techniques, how to develop the capability to formulate an approach to a decision problem in quantitative terms so that applicable techniques can be implemented. The student will also have basic foundations in applying the computer-based software algorithms to support quantitative analysis in decision-making situations to enhance “what-if: and sensitivity analysis.
BA 540 Strategic Management
This course covers the basis, an introduction to the theory, the methods, and the concerns of strategic management. In addition, the student will have a broad understanding of the importance and complexity of strategic decision as they impact business operations and furthermore the student will have solid foundations to develop a capability to make plausible assumptions, and to apply analysis techniques to test overall soundness of the assumptions and strategies
BA 550 Managerial Marketing
This course covers the basis, an introduction to the theory, the methods, and the concerns of managerial marketing. In addition, the course is to provide the student with the steps involved in the analytical and decision-making processes involved in formulating, implementing and controlling a strategic marketing program.
BA 560 Operational Management
This course covers the basis, an introduction to the theory, the methods, and the concerns of operational management. In addition, Student will have an opportunity to learn the different frameworks under which operations management exists: system, decision-making, strategic decisions, control decision, etc. and also to examine how managers make strategic choices in varying economic climates, and to develop a capability to use computer-based algorithms to do sensitivity analysis.
BA 570 International Business
This course covers the basis, an introduction to the theory, the methods, and the concerns of international business. In addition, students will have solid foundations in the field of international business organization, marketing, finance, management. Students will also learn how to operate in international business.
BA 590 Graduate Internship
This course covers the on-site-intern work experience which will provide students practical experience in the operational aspects of specific enterprise settings, and further will help to develop career goals and to decide which careers are most appropriate for them.
Prerequisite: Advance Standing
BA 595 Research and Design
This course covers the contents for conceptualizing an appropriate topic in the area of interested subject for further research and analysis, and furthermore to know how to write an acceptable proposal and presentation
Prerequisite: Advance Standing
BA 599 Master's Thesis
This course covers solid foundations to know how to conduct an in-depth, comprehensive research study that well demonstrates acceptable academic research standards and criteria.
Prerequisite: BA 595
Upon the approval by the appropriate program director, students may pursue the program with emphasis in certain area of concentration in business administration.