2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
    Nov 14, 2019  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog

Business Administration, MBA


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The Master of Business Administration program is a professional degree designed to prepare students for leadership positions in business.  The purpose of this program is to develop students’ skills in the functional areas of profit and non-profit organizations.

Schedule

Courses are 3 credit hours and are generally offered in eight-week terms one night a week on ground or online.

Students will earn a general MBA degree upon completion of 30 credit hours consisting of a 15 credit hour core curriculum, 6 credit hour program-specific curriculum, and at least 9 credit hours of elective coursework. Concentrations in a specific discipline area consisting of a minimum of 12 credit hours may be earned in place of elective coursework for an MBA degree with concentration.

Admission Requirements

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

  1. Two letters of recommendation: one employer, one personal.
  2. Completion of the program interview process and written approval of admission by the program director after review of the admission requirements.
  3. Accounting track students - bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent

Degree Awarded

Master of Business Administration

Contact

Michelle Case
Division of Business and Information Technology
316-295-5661

Business, Technology, and Leadership Division Foundations Courses: 0-6 credit hours


Students entering a graduate degree program in the Division of Business and Information Technology (DBIT) without a bachelor’s degree in business or accounting from an ACBSP, AACSB, or IACBE candidate or accredited institution AND 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 the DBIT in order to proceed with studies in their chosen graduate business program.

Students entering a graduate degree program in the Division of Business and Information Technology (DBIT) with a bachelor’s degree in business or accounting from an institution without secondary business accreditation or candidacy AND 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 the DBIT in order to proceed with studies in their chosen graduate business program.

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

Choose One Area of Concentration (Required): 9-15 credit hours


General Business Administration Concentration - 9 credit hours


Choose any combination of courses within the Master of Business Administration or Global Master of Business Administration concentration areas.

 

Accounting Concentration - 12-15 credit hours


Total Degree Requirements: 30-42 credit hours


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