Business Administration, MBA—Full-Time Program

As the business world undergoes more and more complex changes, you need the expertise and insight to keep up—and keep ahead. You’ll gain that knowledge with an MBA program that offers both academic rigor and valuable experience. Our Full-Time MBA delivers the proficiency you need to accelerate your career.

The first powerful component of our program is the outstanding classroom experience. MBA course work is taught by leading professors in their fields, bringing years of expertise and decision making directly to the academic setting. The knowledge you gain gives you the skills that are in demand, helping you understand the intricacies of business and, more specifically, your field of interest.

The second dynamic component is your corporate residency. Far removed from the typical internship, this will take your work experience to a whole new level. As a valued member of the team at a leading business, you will be fully integrated in your company, working side-by-side with staff members to deliver on organizational goals. As you contribute to projects that are business critical, you not only gain experience but also gain confidence in your abilities.

Whether you’re in the classroom or working in a company through your corporate residency, you’ll form relationships with students, employers, and world-class faculty who have rich backgrounds in a variety of companies and industries. Without a doubt, this network will serve you well throughout your career.

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

A GPA of 3.000 or higher is required at the end of each term.

Core Requirements

Required Core
Marketing
MKTG 6318Customer Value and the Enterprise2
Strategic Decision Making
ACCT 6318Analyzing Accounting Data for Strategic Decision Making2
STRT 6318Strategic Planning for the Future2
Management
FINA 6318Financial Management2
HRMG 6318Managing the Organization2
SCHM 6318Managing Operations and the Supply Chain2
Innovation and Social Impact
BUSN 6363Social Impact of Business2
ENTR 6318Innovating and Creating Futures2
Career Management
BUSN 6200Career Management0
BUSN 6950MBA Skills Workshop0
Experiential Experiences
Complete 3 semester hours. 1-3
Corporate Residency
BUSN 6964Co-op Work Experience0
Three-month, six-month, or two six-month Corporate Residency placement options

Concentration Options

Complete two of the following concentrations:

Concentration in Analytics

Required Core
BUSN 6365Business Analytics3
Electives
Complete 9 semester hours from the following:9
Foundations of Artificial Intelligence
Database Management Systems
Applied Econometrics
Business Analytics Methods
Information Visuals and Dashboards for Business
Data Mining and Machine Learning for Business
Business Information Design, Quality, and Strategy
Marketing in Service Sector
Driving Marketing Performance: Measure, Analyze, Profit
Information Design and Visual Analytics
Supply Chain Analytics

Concentration in Corporate Innovation and Venturing

Required Core
ENTR 6320Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Dynamic Competition3
Electives
Complete 9 semester hours from the following:9
Design Systems
Business Model Design and Innovation
Intellectual Property and Other Legal Aspects of Business and Innovation
Corporate Entrepreneurship through Global Growth, Acquisitions, and Alliances
Product Development for Engineers
Creating an Innovative Organization
The Human Side of Innovation
Innovation for Next-Generation Products and Systems
Emerging and Disruptive Technologies

Concentration in Entrepreneurship

Required Core
ENTR 6320Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Dynamic Competition3
Electives
Complete 9 semester hours from the following:9
Enterprise Growth and Innovation
Social Enterprise
Business Model Design and Innovation
Financing Ventures from Early Stage to Exit
Intellectual Property and Other Legal Aspects of Business and Innovation
Corporate Entrepreneurship through Global Growth, Acquisitions, and Alliances
Entrepreneurial Finance, Innovation Valuation, and Private Equity
Iterative Product Prototyping for Engineers
Product Development for Engineers
Entrepreneurial Marketing and Selling
Managing a Technology-Based Business

Concentration in Finance 

Required Core
FINA 6320Advanced Financial Management3
Track
Complete one of the following two tracks:
Corporate Finance Track
Complete 3 semester hours from the following:3
Investment Analysis
Valuation and Value Creation
Entrepreneurial Finance, Innovation Valuation, and Private Equity
Complete 6 semester hours from the following:6
International Finance Management
Financial Strategy
Financial Risk Management
Investment Banking
Mergers and Acquisitions
Business Turnarounds
Valuation and Value Creation
Real Estate Finance and Investment
Entrepreneurial Finance, Innovation Valuation, and Private Equity
Investments Track
Complete 3 semester hours from the following:3
Financial Risk Management
Portfolio Management
Complete 6 semester hours from the following:6
International Finance Management
Financial Risk Management
Investment Banking
Mergers and Acquisitions
Valuation and Value Creation
Real Estate Finance and Investment
Portfolio Management
Entrepreneurial Finance, Innovation Valuation, and Private Equity
Fund Management for Analysts
Fund Management for Managers

Concentration in Healthcare Management

Required Core
HINF 5105The American Healthcare System3
HRMG 6220Health Organization Management3
FINA 6220Healthcare Finance3
or SCHM 6223 Managing Healthcare Supply Chain Operations
STRT 6220Strategic Management for Healthcare Organizations3
Optional Electives
Note: electives are not required, the following course(s) are suggested beyond the concentration:3-9
Social Enterprise
Healthcare Finance
Business of Healthcare Informatics
Creation and Application of Medical Knowledge
Leadership
Negotiations
Marketing in Service Sector
Consumer Behavior
Evaluating Healthcare Quality
Seminar in U.S. Health Policy and Management
Managing Healthcare Supply Chain Operations

Concentration in International Business

Required Core
INTB 6208Global Management3
Electives
Complete 9 semester hours from the following:9
International Finance Management
Cultural Aspects of International Business
Competing to Win in Emerging Markets
Becoming a Global Leader
International Field Study
Doing Business in Emerging Markets
Advanced Topics in Global Management and Strategy
International Marketing

Concentration in Leading People and Organizations

Complete the following 12 semester hours:12
Leadership for Environmental Sustainability
Power and Influence
Global Talent Management
Negotiations

Concentration in Marketing

Required Core
MKTG 6320 (Advanced Marketing Management)
Electives
Complete 9 semester hours from the following:9
Marketing Research
International Marketing
New Product Development
Lean Design and Development
Market Focused Strategy
Marketing in Service Sector
Digital Marketing
Brand and Advertising Management
B2B and Strategic Sales
Consumer Behavior
Driving Marketing Performance: Measure, Analyze, Profit
Special Topics in Marketing

Concentration in Operations and Supply Chain Management 

Required Core
SCHM 6213Global Supply Chain Strategy3
Electives
Complete 9 semester hours from the following:9
Logistics and Transportation Management
SCHM 6212
Sourcing and Procurement
Supply Chain Analytics
Sustainability and Supply Chain Management
Managing Healthcare Supply Chain Operations
Demand Planning and Forecasting

Electives

In consultation with faculty advisor, complete 6 semester hours:6
ACCT, ENTR, FINA, HRMG, INTB, MECN, MKTG, SCHM, STRT, and TECE
Complete 6 semester hours outside of D'Amore-Mckim School of Business; please consult program director for course options:6
Arts and Culture Organizational Leadership
Design for Behavior and Experience
Foundations of Artificial Intelligence
Database Management Systems
Applied Econometrics
Iterative Product Prototyping for Engineers
Product Development for Engineers
Political Economy: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Design and Graphics
Economic Analysis for Law, Policy, and Planning
Environmental Issues in Manufacturing and Product Use
Introduction to Computational Statistics
Information Design and Visual Analytics
Nonprofit Financial Resource Development

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

55 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required