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  Sep 25, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Global Masters of Business Administration G.M.B.A.


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The Global Masters of Business Administration, or Global MBA, will develop leaders with a global perspective, cross-cultural business skills and social responsibility.  It is committed to teaching major competencies in leadership, ethics and complex business skills which are critical for gaining sustainable competitive advantage in a global business environment.  Students in the program will analyze the impact of globalization on domestic businesses and consider successful practices of meeting the challenges of global business leadership and management.  The program is designed for business people who are challenged with growing worldwide competition and the necessity to deal effectively with the international business issues.

SCHEDULE

On Ground and Online Format

DEGREE AWARDED

Global Masters of Business Administration

CONTACT

Dr. Valentina Chappell, Program Director
Global MBA
316-295-5855
valentina@friends.edu

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

In addition to the requirements stated under the Graduate Admissions Policy, the requirements for admission to MGLM are as follows:

  1. Letter of recommendation from employer or professional reference.
  2. Completion of international travel acknowledgement form.
  3. Completion of program interview process and written approval of admission by the program director after review of the admissions requirements.

Business, Technology, and Leadership Division Foundations Courses


Students entering a degree program in the Graduate School BTL Division with a bachelor’s degree in business or accounting 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.


Students entering a degree program in the Graduate School BTL Division with a bachelor’s degree in business or accounting 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.
 

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.

All BTL division students required to take the foundation course must do so within the first 12 hours of their program requirements.

Clarification on when students required to take BSAD 500 and/or BSAD 501 Foundation courses must have completed the courses.
All BTL division students required to take the foundation courses must do so within the first 12 hours of their program requirements.

Choose One Concentration: 12 credit hours


General Business Administration Concentration - 12 credit hours


Choose any graduate level course with the following subject code:

  • ACCT
  • BLAW
  • BSAD
  • HLCL
  • INBS
  • MGMT
  • MIS
  • MRKT
  • OPMT

Healthcare Concentration - 12 credit hours


Total Degree Requirements: 30-39 credit hours


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