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  Sep 25, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Division of Business, Technology and Leadership


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The mission of the Division of Business, Technology and Leadership is to provide an educational environment that promotes students’ advancement of knowledge and skills within a chosen field of study.

Division Outcomes:

Relevant to their specific professional degree program in the Division of Business, Technology, and Leadership, students completing degree requirements will be able to

  1. Communicate, in writing and orally, at a professional level

  2. Recognize the implications of diversity and globalization within business environments

  3. Access and evaluate information sources

  4. Utilize appropriate technologies to support decision-making

  5. Apply critical thinking skills to analyze problems and/or opportunities

  6. Integrate theory and experiential knowledge to develop solutions for business problems and/or opportunities.

Student Placement

To ensure compliance with ACBSP Criterion 6.3.3., the Graduate School Division of Business, Technology, and Leadership (BTL) will place students in appropriate foundational courses based upon criteria that traditionally indicated student preparedness for graduate level business courses.  The proposed placement guidelines are based upon practices of ACBSP and AACSB accredited universities.  The determination of placement in foundational courses will be made by the Graduate School.

  1. Students entering a degree program in the Graduate School BTL Division with a business or accounting bachelor’s degree from an ACBSP, AACSB, or IACBE candidate or accredited institution will be enrolled in the courses associated with the graduate degree they seek.  No BTL Foundations courses are required.
  2. Students entering a degree program in the Graduate School BTL Division with a business or accounting bachelor’s degree from an institution without secondary business accreditation or candidacy who do not have a minimum of three (3) years of professional experience in the field of study they enter at Friends will be required to take courses in BTL Foundations in order to proceed with studies in their chosen graduate business program.
  3. Students entering a degree program in the Graduate School BTL Division without a bachelor’s degree in business who do not have a minimum of five (5) years of professional experience in the field of study they enter at Friends will be required to take courses in BTL Foundations in order to proceed with studies in their chosen graduate business program.

 

Programs

    Master of Business AdministrationMaster of Health Care LeadershipMaster of Management Information SystemsMaster of Science

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