Master of Business Administration (MBA) Hybrid Online Program
- Accelerated degree program designed to fit your schedule.
- Classes on weekends.
- Study FULL-TIME and get the degree in 1 1/3 year.
- Study PART-TIME and finish at your own pace
Master of Business Administration Hybrid Online Program Objectives
- Develop a strategic understanding of entrepreneurship and innovation and be able to take into account the relationships between entrepreneurship and other business disciplines for a holistic decision-making approach.
- Apply knowledge in entrepreneurship by successfully completing case studies and small business projects.
- Apply knowledge in entrepreneurship by implementing classroom projects in a small business context.
- Develop a global entrepreneurial mindset, lead with integrity, purpose and ethical perspective, and draw value from diversity and inclusion.
- Demonstrate ethical reasoning skills, understand social, civic, and professional responsibilities, and add value to business and society.
- Develop analytical and thinking skills to take advantage of opportunities in an uncertain and dynamic business environment.
- Learn to achieve business results by fostering collaboration and communication across the organization, individuals, and teams.
- Learn to effectively communicate by using business specific terminology in written and verbal form.
- Evaluate the legal issues confronting a typical business and apply legal concepts in business decision-making.
In Any Field
English language proficiency can be demonstrated by ONE of the following means:
1) TOEFL iBT 61
2) IELTS 6.0
3) Have completed a 2-year (60 semester credits or 90 quarter credits) baccalaureate or graduate level, English-based education in an institution:
accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education, or in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada (except Quebec), New Zealand, or Ireland. In all cases, English must have been both the language of instruction and the language of the curriculum used.
4) English is an official language in the student’s home country.
International students who don’t meet the English language proficiency requirements for MBA can still apply. They will enroll in full-time ESL courses until they meet the requirements.
4 Trimesters (1 1/3 years full-time)
Master in Business Administration (MBA) Hybrid Program
|Trimester||Course Name||Semester Credits||Clock Hours|
|MBA 5301-O||Business Communication||3||45|
|MBA 5302||Finance and Financial Reporting||3||45|
|MBA 5303-O||Human Resources Management||3||45|
|MBA 5304||Information Technology||3||45|
|MBA 5305||International Business Trends||3||45|
|MBA 5306-O||Law, Ethics, and Economics in Business||3||45|
|MBA 5308||Management Accounting||3||45|
|MBA 5310||Marketing and Decision Making||3||45|
|MBA 5311||Operations, Supply Chain Management and Quality||3||45|
|MBA 5307-O||Organizational Leadership||3||45|
|MBA 5309||Managing People, Projects, and Technology||3||45|
|MBA 5312-O||Strategy and Environmental Scanning||3||45|
|Total||Total Required Credits for MBA Hybrid||36||540|
(Please note O = online courses)
MBA 5301-O Business Communication 3 credits (45 hours)
This course is designed to give students a comprehensive view of the major forms of business communication including: interpersonal communication, communication to groups, presenting sales pitches, writing policies, requests for proposals, business emails, and personal branding (including building resumes and bios). This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.
MBA 5302 Finance and Financial Reporting 3 credits (45 hours)
This course focuses on financial modeling as a tool in contemporary financial analysis. The course is designed to give students a finance perspective from a corporate point of view including investments, capital structure, budgeting, financial markets, etc. Students will analyze a firm’s opportunities and risk level to evaluate the impact to shareholder’s value. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.
MBA 5303-O Human Resources Management 3 credits (45 hours)
This course is designed to give students a comprehensive view of the traditional and modern techniques used in human resources management by illustrating real work HR applications. Students gain an in-depth knowledge of recruitment, hiring, training, compensation benefits, HRIS systems and other HR issues, including how they impact both organizations and employees. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.
MBA 5304 Information Technology 3 credits (45 hours)
This course focuses on the importance of information technologies in business. This will include the various systems (and processes) and equipment used to automate work, track information about business practices, and assist in decision making. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.
MBA 5305 International Business Trends 3 credits (45 hours)
This will include the various drivers to globalization as well as the impacts of other countries’ economic, political, cultural, and legal environments on an organization’s operational and strategic alternatives and its managerial decisions. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.
MBA 5306-O Law, Ethics and Economics in Business 3 credits (45 hours)
This course provides an in-depth view of the legal environment of business by looking at legal issues and regulations in a business context. The course covers employment law, contracts, tort and product liability, internet law as well as other legal issues affecting the business environment. The legal and ethical implications of US companies doing business domestically or internationally are discussed. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.
MBA 5307-O Organizational Leadership 3 credits (45 hours)
This course will provide an in-depth view of traditional and contemporary leadership theories that should apply to the analysis of the behavior of business managers and others in a leadership position. Areas covered include the societal evolution of leadership; the leadership roles of strategy, vision and transformational change; the development of leaders; the leadership responsibilities of creating effective teams, organizations and cultures; the exploration of different leadership styles; and current popular approaches to leadership theory.
MBA 5308 Management Accounting 3 credits (45 hours)
Managerial Accounting will explore the financial impact that financial decisions have on businesses. After completing this course, the student will understand how accounting and other productivity information can be used to assess the past and improve the future performance of a business by giving managers essential information they need to make more informed decisions. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.
MBA 5309 Managing People, Projects, and Technology 3 credits (45 hours)
This course includes the study of concepts, tools, and practices of project management. The course focus is on- initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing the project. Major topics will include project scope, project time, project cost, project quality, project risk, project resources, project communications and how to be an effective project manager. This class is taught using a combination of lecture, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.
MBA 5310 Marketing and Decision Making 3 credits (45 hours)
This course provides and in-depth view of marketing products and services. The course will explore topics such as: integrated communications, marketing mix, consumer behavior, pricing, and market segmentation, targeting and positioning. This class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, case studies, simulations and assessments.
MBA 5311 Operations, Supply Chain Management and Quality 3 credits (45 hours)
This course analyzes the role and activities of those involved in supply chain management decision making. It emphasizes the importance of transportation planning, inventory control, warehouse management, development of customer service standards, and procurement in the design and operation of supply and distribution systems. The importance of information systems and the internet in supporting such activities is also discussed. Special attention is given to the close working relationships with managers in other functional areas including information systems, marketing, and international operations. The class is taught using a combination of lectures, discussions, simulations and assessments.
MBA 5312-O Strategy and Environmental Scanning 3 credits (45 hours)
This capstone course hones the student’s understanding of strategy concepts and models. This will include learning more about environmental scanning and preparing to develop strategies (decision making). The student’s will show their mastery of the concepts through a comprehensive and integrative final capstone business case analysis.
Prerequisites: All core MBA courses (MBA 5201, MBA 5302, MBA 5303, MBA 5304, MBA 5305, MBA 5306, MBA 5308, MBA 5310, MBA 5311)
- Operating System: Windows 7, Windows 10, Mac OSX Sierra, iPad IOS10
- Internet: Broadband connection (256 Kbit/sec or faster—this will ensure that videos and online presentations can be viewed) through USB wireless modem, ADSL, T1/T2, fiber optic or cable.
- Compatible browsers: Google Chrome 32 bit version 50 or later, Safari 10 or later.
- Plug-Ins: the latest version of Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader.
- To view all the resources uploaded to Moodle, students will need to have Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) or an equivalent (e.g. Open Office, Viewer) installed.
- With all firewalls, the uploading of files must be enabled.
Thirty-six (36) credit hours completed with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher are required to receive the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree.