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The Master of Business Administration (MBA) aims to provide the student an opportunity to further enhance their business acumen by tying academic concepts to practical applications relevant to current real-world business challenges. The combination of analytical, quantitative, and strategic skills gained through the program provide a foundation from which multiple professional opportunities can be pursued. The program is designed to serve the needs of both fully employed and full-time students.
PROGRAM LEARNING OBJECTIVES (PLOs)
Primary objectives of this program include equipping students with the knowledge and ability to:
- Produce clear, concise, and compelling written business documents that communicate a logical, relevant, and professional assessment of business information in an effective manner. (ILO1)
- Deliver oral presentations that use effective content, organization, and delivery, accompanied by appropriate technology. (ILO2)
- Use critical thinking to identify viable options that can create short-term and long-term value for organizations and their stakeholders. (ILO3)
- Exhibit awareness of professional standards Christian ethical principles, and core personal values in business decision-making. (ILO5)
- Demonstrate information literacy when conducting research on an existing company, identify improvements that may be needed and provide a plan to implement the plan with identifiable metrics to measure for effect. (ILO6)
MODE OF INSTRUCTION
Instruction can be completed through classroom-hybrid and/or online instructional methodologies.
For the course descriptions, click here.
Education: IAU requires evidence of an earned bachelor degree in a related major or discipline. Other disciplines may be acceptable and shall be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and they may require prerequisite courses. All degrees must be earned at an appropriately accredited institution or foreign equivalent. IAU understands the differing rigor of institutions and grading scales around the world, and IAU evaluates prior academic credentials within their own context. Exceptions shall be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
Professional Experience: IAU recommends 3 years of full-time professional experience, including, but not limited to, private, public, for-profit, non-profit, start-ups, or established corporate organizations.
Information Technology: IAU requires students to possess computer and internet skills sufficient to effectively participate in IAU’s pedagogical model and conduct research at the graduate level.
Maximum Total Credit Awarded is 6 units:
- Transfer Credit (TRC): 6 credits
- Standardized Exam Credit (SEC): 0 credits
- Prior Experiential Learning Credit (PEL): 9 semester credits
|MBA Program Requirements||Sem.Hrs.|
|Core Component | 8 courses / 24 Semester Hours||ACC 500 Accounting for Managers||3|
|BUS 540 Business Law for Managers||3|
|ECN 500 Managerial Economics||3|
|FIN 500 Financial Management||3|
|MGT 500 Organizational Behavior & Leadership||3|
|MGT 510 Human Resource Management||3|
|MIS 500 Management Information Systems||3|
|MKT 500 Marketing Management||3|
|Internship Component | 2 Semester Hours||The Internship Component requirement can be fulfilled by completing an internship, internship reflection course, or by seeking a waiver.||2|
|Elective Component | 7 Semester Hours||The Electives Component requirement can be fulfilled by receiving credit for any graduate courses (500+) that are not a requirement.||7|
|Capstone Component | 1 course / 3 Semester Hours||BUS 700 MBA Capstone: Strategy & Competition||3|
For courses required to complete a Concentration, click on the Concentrations tab.
For the course descriptions, click here.
- Complete 36 semester units of the prescribed curriculum.
- Complete a minimum of TWO internships.
- Complete all required coursework with a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
- Apply for graduation and meet all academic and financial requirements.
- F-1 students must maintain lawful status.
|11-1011.03||Chief Sustainability Officers|
|11-1021.00||General and Operations Managers|
|11-3012.00||Administrative Services Managers|
|11-3051.00||Industrial Production Managers|
|11-3051.01||Quality Control Systems Managers|
|11-3051.02||Geothermal Production Managers|
|11-3051.03||Biofuels Production Managers|
|11-3051.04||Biomass Power Plant Managers|
|11-3051.06||Hydroelectric Production Managers|
|11-3071.00||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers|
|11-3071.04||Supply Chain Managers|
|11-3111.00||Compensation and Benefits Managers|
|11-3121.00||Human Resources Managers|
|11-3131.00||Training and Development Managers|
|11-9072.00||Entertainment and Recreation Managers, Except Gambling|
|11-9151.00||Social and Community Service Managers|
|11-9179.00||Personal Service Managers, All Other|
|11-9179.01||Fitness and Wellness Coordinators|
|11-9199.00||Managers, All Other|
|11-9199.01||Regulatory Affairs Managers|
|11-9199.08||Loss Prevention Managers|
|11-9199.09||Wind Energy Operations Managers|
|11-9199.10||Wind Energy Development Managers|
|11-9199.11||Brownfield Redevelopment Specialists and Site Managers|
|13-1071.00||Human Resources Specialists|
|13-1082.00||Project Management Specialists|
|13-1141.00||Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists|
|13-1199.00||Business Operations Specialists, All Other|
|13-1199.04||Business Continuity Planners|
|13-1199.07||Security Management Specialists|
|25-1011.00||Business Teachers, Postsecondary|
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