Master of Business Administration

Master of Business Administration

Examples of courses offered as part of the Master of Business Administration program include the following:

  • Accounting for Decision Making
  • Managerial Economics
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Human Behavior in Organizations
  • Managerial Finance

General MBA Requirements (30 hours)

Required Courses (24 credit hours)

ACCT6003Accounting for Decision Making
ECON6003Managerial Economics
MKTG6023Strategic Marketing
MGMT6013Human Behavior in Organizations
FIN6003Managerial Finance
MGMT6003Strategic Planning and Analysis
MGMT6043Quantitative Methods
SCM6003Enterprise Resource Planning
Electives (six credit hours) selected from the following:
ACCT6063Special Topics in Accounting
ECON6063Special Topics in Economics
FIN6063Special Topics in Finance
MGMT6063Special Topics in Management
MGMT6073Special Topics in Management
SCM6063Special Topics in SCM
MKTG6063Special Topics in Marketing
MGMT6033Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship
MGMT6053International Business

MBA with Agri-Business Emphasis Program Requirements (33 hours)

ACCT6003Accounting for Decision Making
FIN6003Management Finance
MGMT6013Human Behavior in Organizations
MGMT6043Quantitative Methods
MGMT6003Strategic Planning and Analysis
SCM6003Enterprise Resource Planning
MKTG6023Strategic Marketing
AGBS6003Agriculture Markets and Prices
AGBS6013International Trade of Agriculture Products
AGBS6023Agricultural Policies
AGBS6033Management of Agricultural Production

MBA with Supply Chain Management Emphasis Requirements (33 hours)

ACCT6003Accounting Decision Making
ECON6003Managerial Economics
FIN6003Managerial Finance
MGMT6003Strategic Planning and Analysis
MGMT6013Human Behavior in Organizations
MGMT6043Business Analytics
SCM6003Enterprise Resource Planning
MKTG6023Strategic Marketing
SCM6063Supply Chain Management
Electives (six credit hours) selected from the following:
SCM6013Project Management
SCM6023Supply Chain Sourcing
SCM6033Supply Chain Security
SCM6043Sustainable SCM Practices
SCM6053RFID Technology Utilization

The MBA curriculum is designed primarily for graduates of a Bachelor of Business Administration program, but graduates of other programs can enter the program by completing a 24 hour prerequisite program.

The MBA is a 30 hour program which consists of 24 hours of MBA core courses and six hours of electives. A student can choose to complete courses in a traditional night program, through online delivery, or through a combination of the two.

Students must take the MFAT exam prior to completing the MBA program.

Department:

College of Business

Hours Required: 30
Categories: Graduate
Delivery:On-Campus, Online
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is offered by the College of Business at SAU. The 30 hour degree program will emphasize the higher level of knowledge and skills needed to manage organizations successfully. The general business emphasis curriculum includes graduate level courses in accounting, economics, finance, marketing, organizational theory, quantitative analysis, strategic management, and management information systems. Additionally, critical perspectives will be emphasized within the program. These include ethical, global, political, social, legal and regulatory, and environmental issues; technology; demographic diversity; and written and oral communication skills.The MBA program is also offered with optional emphases in Supply Chain Management and Agri-Business.

Undergraduate Prerequisites

A student may be admitted into the MBA program if he/she holds a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university regardless of the undergraduate field of study. Should a student have an undergraduate degree other than business, prerequisites would include:
  • Six hours of principles of accounting (sophomore level or above),
  • Three hours of business finance or financial management (junior level or above),
  • Three hours of statistics (at the junior level or above),
  • Three hours of principles of marketing (at the junior level or above),
  • Three hours of micro- economics (sophomore level or above), and
  • Three hours of organization theory and behavior or principles of management (junior level or above).

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