The College of Business offers the Master of Business Administration (MBA) as well as a joint degree in education with the College of Education (MSE in Business Education) and Specialist in Community College Teaching (SCCT) in Business Administration and Business Education. Other programs include internships. The strongest areas of study are management information systems, finance, and management.
Thirty total credits are required to complete the MBA, including 9 elective credits. Required courses include:
- Accounting for Planning and Control
- Managerial Economics
- Advanced Management of Finance
- Management Information Systems
- Global Competitiveness
- Adventures in Leadership and Team Building
- Seminar in Organizational Behavior and Leadership
- Strategic Management
- Strategic Marketing
- Management Science
Students may eliminate or substitute requirements by transferring up to 9 semester hours of graduate work with a B average or above.
The minimum time permitted to complete the master’s degree program attending full time or part time is 1 year; maximum, 6 years.
There are 52 total full-time graduate business faculty, all of whom hold a doctorate. Faculty salaries are rated below average for Category IIA institutions, based on the AAUP rating system. Average number of courses faculty teach is 4; average business class size is 25.