The College of Business Administration offers the Master of Business Administration (MBA). The most popular course is Management. Regular programs bring distinguished speakers and visiting professors to campus. The Executive-in-Residence program features 1 or more executives per year.
Thirty-six total credits are required to complete the MBA, including 15 elective credits. Required courses include:
- Accounting for Management
or Seminar in Accounting
- Problems in Administrative Finance
- Seminar in Strategic Management and Policy
- Marketing Seminar
- Research Writing in Business
- Techniques of Statistical Analysis
Students may eliminate or substitute requirements by transferring up to 6 graduate hours.
The minimum time permitted to complete the master’s degree program attending full time is 1 year; maximum, 7 years. For students attending part time, the maximum is 7 years.
In a recent year, there were 50 total full-time graduate business faculty, all of whom held a doctorate; there were 1 part-time faculty member, who held a doctorate. Faculty salaries are rated average for Category IIA institutions, based on the AAUP rating system. Average number of courses faculty teach is 3; average business class size is 20.