Master of Business Administration (MBA)
PROGRAM ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS
IAU requires evidence of an earned bachelor degree in business, management, or administration. All degrees must be earned at an appropriately accredited institution or foreign equivalent. IAU understands the differing rigor of schools and grading scales around the world, and IAU evaluates prior academic credentials within their own context. Exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis.
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.
Possess computer and internet skills sufficient to effectively participate in IAU’s pedagogical model and conduct research at the graduate level.
Evidence of English Proficiency:
IAU requires writing skills at the appropriate level. Proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding English is essential to your success at IAU. If English is not the applicant’s native language, or if an applicant has not had his/her secondary education taught in English, s/he will be required to provide proof of English Proficiency. Since classes are taught in English, an applicant must demonstrate his/her ability to read, write and speak English.
Maximum Total Credit Awarded is 6 units:
Transfer Credit (TRC): 6 credits
Standardized Exam Credit (SEC): 0 credits
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:
- Develop mastery of functional components of business including management, marketing, finance, organizational behavior, and management
- Synthesize independent, critical-thinking, and reasoning skills in evaluating business issues and formulate possible solutions using problem-solving and decision-making abilities
- Master the conventions of written and oral communication including awareness of audience and other situational factors
- Evaluate, analyze, and communicate quantitative and financial data in improving and sustaining strategic business initiatives
- Value and integrate Christian ethics and global perspective in decision-making
PROGRAM MODE OF INSTRUCTION
Instruction can be completed through classroom-hybrid and/or online instructional methodologies.
PROGRAM GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
- Complete 36 semester units of the prescribed curriculum.
- Complete a minimum of TWO internships.
- Complete all required course work with a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
- Apply for graduation and meet all academic and financial requirements.
- Maintain lawful status.
|BUS 530 Management Information Systems||3|
|BUS 540 Business Law for Managers||3|
|BUS 590 Business Strategy||3|
|ECN 500 Managerial Economics||3|
|FIN 500 Financial Management||3|
|MGT 500 Organizational Behavior & Leadership||3|
|MGT 510 Human Resource Management||3|
|MKT 500 Marketing Management||3|
|Elective Module |
|The Electives Module requirement can be fulfilled by taking any graduate courses that are not already a requirement. Graduate course codes are 500-999||9|
|BUS 700 MBA Capstone: Strategy & Competition||3|
|MBA Total Units||36|
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|11-1021.00||General and Operations Managers|
|11-3011.00||Administrative Services Managers|
|11-3051.00||Industrial Production Managers|
|11-3071.02||Storage and Distribution Managers|
|11-9151.00||Social and Community Service Managers|
|11-9199.01||Regulatory Affairs Managers|
|11-9199.03||Investment Fund Managers|
|11-9199.04||Supply Chain Managers|
|11-9199.08||Loss Prevention Managers|
|11-9199.09||Wind Energy Operations Managers|
|11-9199.10||Wind Energy Project Managers|
|25-1011.00||Business Teachers, Postsecondary|
EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS FILLED BY IAU STUDENTS
Accounting Specialist (13-2011), Accountant (13-2011), Accountant Intern (13-2011), Accounting & Finance Intern (13-2011), Accounting Assistant (13-2011), Acquisition Manager (11-9199), Administrative Assistant (43-6010), Advanced Analytics Analyst (13-1111), Application Developer (15-1132), Applications Engineer (15-1132), Architectural Designer (11-9041), Assistant Account Manager (13-2011), Assistant Branch Manager (11-9199), Assistant Finance Manager (413395), Assistant Manager (11-9199), Assistant Manager -Accounting (13-2011), Assistant Media Planner (27-3099), Assistant Project Manager (13-1082), Associate Actuarial Analyst (15-2011), Audit Associate (43-3031), Audit Senior Assistant (43-3031), Benefits Specialist (13-1141), Bookkeeper (43-3031), Branding/Marketing Manager (11-9199), Business Analyst (13-1199), Business Immigration Paralegal (23-2011), Business Intelligence Analyst (13-1199), Business/Technical Analyst (13-1199), Care Assistant (29-9099), Case Manager (11-9199), Cash Management Coordinator/Accounts Payable Clerk (13-2011), Clerical Assistant (43-4121), Clinical Coordinator (19-3031), Compliance Manager (13-1041), Customer Service/Sales Associate (43-4050), Data Analyst (43-9020), Data Analyst Intern (43-9021), Data Scientist (43-9020), Design Associate (27-1020), Designer (27-1020), Digital Analyst (15-1255), Digital Marketing Coordinator (13-1161), Digital Marketing Intern (13-1161), Digital Marketing Manager (44501), E-commerce and Marketing Assistant (13-1161), E-Commerce Business Analyst-Intern (13-1199), Finance Office Assistant (13-2050), Finance/Administrative Intern (13-2099), Financial Advisor (13-2050), Financial Analyst (13-2051), HR/Operations Assistant (43-4161), Industrial Engineering Supervisor (17-2112), Intern Architect (17-1010), International Marketing Intern (13-1161), Int’l Theatrical Media Specialist(27-3099), Internet Sales (41-3099), Invoicing/Marketing Researcher (13-1161), Jr. Accountant (13-2011), Junior Designer (27-1020), Language Instructor (25-1123), Legal Assistant (23-2011), Management Intern (13-1082), Manager (11-9199), Manager Assistant (11-9199), Marketing Analyst (13-1161), Marketing Assistant Intern (13-1160), Marketing Business Manager (11-2021), Marketing Specialist (13-1161), Marketing Specialist/Coordinator (13-1161), Mulesoft/Java Developer (15-1130), Office Assistant (43-6010), Office Manager (11-1021), Operation and Administrative Support (43-1000), Operation Manager (11-1021), Operations Controller (13-1199), Package Designer Assistant (27-1020), PR/Marketing Intern (27-3031/13- 1161), Pricing/Market Analyst (13-1161), Product and Marketing Associate (13-1161), Production Assistant (27-2012), Project Designer (27-1020), Project Manager (11-9199), Project Assistant (13-1082), Public Relation / Marketing Specialist (36831), Purchasing Coordinator (13-1023), Purchasing Specialist (11-3061), Quality Assurance Engineer (15-1253), Sales & Marketing Assistant (44136), Sales & Marketing Staff Member (44136), Sales Assistant (41-0000), Sales Associate (41-3099), Sales Coordinator (41-0000), Sales Manager (11-2022), Sales Representative (41-3000), Sales/Marketing Intern (13-1021), Senior Designer (27-1020), Shipping Manager (43-5071), Social Media Marketing Assistant (27-3000), Software Engineer (15-1252), Software Engineer Intern (15-1130), Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant (SLP-A) (29-1127), Sr. Actuarial Analyst (15-2011), Staff Accountant (13-2011), Systems Engineer (17-2061), Technical Manager (11-9199), Video Communication Specialist (27-3099).