Prerequisites to MBA enrollment
*including at least three credits of ethics Business Functional Areas:
*If pursuing the accounting specialization 15 additional credits of accounting credits are needed. Technology Competence
All MBA candidates must pass a Business-specific Technology Competence examination.
The MBA program consists of 36 credits of study that can be completed on an evening part-time basis or day full-time basis in a 5 year undergraduate/MBA course sequence. Students must complete a core curriculum of 24 credits and a specialization area of 12 credits.
Core Courses* (24 credits)
* A student having the educational or experiential background that would result in the student not benefiting from an MBA common core course may request a substitution of another MBA elective for the respective course. The request has to be made in writing to the program director and documentation for experiential background is required.
** Students specializing in Accounting will take the Integrative MBA Capstone Experience - MBA 650 in place of Accounting and Finance for Business Leaders - MBA 507.
The MBA offers an opportunity for students to specialize in the following areas: Management, Accounting, and Human Resources Management.
Management Specialization (9 credits)
Accounting Specialization* (9 credits)
(Note: Students specializing in Accounting will take the Integrative MBA Capstone Experience - MBA 650 in place of Accounting and Finance for Business Leaders - MBA 507.) * The MBA coupled with a BS in Accounting satisfies the 150-hour required to become a CPA mandated by many states. Human Resource Management (9 credits)
(Note: Students specializing in Human Resource Management will take the Integrative MBA Capstone Experience - MBA 650 in place of an elective.)
Electives (3 credits)
An experiential learning placement is required either at the undergraduate or the graduate level to earn the MBA.
Who can help me if I have questions?
For information on the MBA program, please contact: Mr. David Pasquini, Assistant Director, Center for Adult and Continuing Education, at 570-674-6255, toll free at 1-866-262-6363 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Timonthy F. Kearney, Director of Business Graduate Programs, at 570-674-1487or by e-mail at email@example.com.