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Business Administration–Online Executive MBA
The online executive MBA is a challenging and demanding program designed to accelerate the careers of mature, high-performance professionals with significant business experience, unlike traditional MBA programs which are geared primarily toward a less experienced audience. The online program, delivered via distance learning, covers the same rigorous curriculum as the on campus EMBA.
The program is ideal for creative, innovative individuals who have gained experience in the workforce. Participants have established careers and are looking for proven and effective methods and strategies to propel them further up the career ladder. Students will master executive skills such as strategic and cross–functional thinking and leadership. They learn from knowledgeable and professional instructors and from the successful, motivated, diverse peer group enrolled in the program.
The program encourages students to think outside the box and places a strong emphasis on group networking. Students leave the program with a solid network of influential peers.
The program is a 15 months with all courses completed online. Students can begin the program in any semester. The following sample course sequence is based on a student who begins the program in the fall semester.
Online executive MBA degree, typical course sequence (semesters), effective fall 2013
|Course||Sem. Cr. Hrs.|
|MGMT-806||Team Building and Ethics||1|
|ACCT-801||Accounting and Organizational Goals||2|
|DECS-810||Statistical Analysis for Managers||2|
|ESCB-840||Microeconomics and Pricing||2|
|MGMT-804||Critical Thinking for Decision Makers||2|
|FINC-845||Valuation and Capital Budgeting||2|
|FINC-846||Financial Planning and Analysis||2|
|MGMT-862||Power and Influence||2|
|MGMT-818||Strategic Thinking I||2|
|MGMT-819||Strategic Thinking II||2|
|MGMT-861||Managing Technology, Innovation and Research||2|
|MKTG-865||Managing New Product Commercialization||2|
|DECS-864||Systems Support for Operations||2|
|MGMT-800||Leadership Development I||1|
|MGMT-889||Capstone Consulting Project I||3|
|INTB-825||International Study Seminar||2|
|MGMT-890||Capstone Consulting Project II||3|
|MGMT-801||Leadership Development II||1|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||49|
To be considered for admission to the online executive MBA program, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:
- Have a minimum of six years of professional experience and hold advanced technical, managerial, or executive responsibilities,
- Hold a regionally accredited bachelor's degree,
- Submit official transcripts (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work,
- Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and
- Complete a graduate application.
- International applicants whose native language is not English must submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).