​​​​​​​​Master of Business Administration Degree Requirements

​​​Degree Requirements

The Master of Business Administration program at The University of Findlay is designed to equip the student with skills that can be directly applied in the workplace. The integrative nature of the curriculum seeks to link theory with practice, as well as address current and emerging issues such as total quality management and global competitiveness. Students must complete a total of 11 courses (33 semester hours) to earn an MBA. No more than one course with a grade of “C+,” “C” or “C-” can be used to meet graduation requirements. A student may choose to complete the standard program of study or one of the listed specialized concentrations to receive an MBA degree.

MBA STANDARD PROGRAM OF STUDY

MBA 610Leadership and Organizational Behavior

3

MBA 618Finance Management

3

MBA 620Management of Human Resources

3

MBA 630Marketing Management and Planning

3

MBA 638Decision-Making in Financial Management

3

MBA 640Research for Decision Making

3

MBA 649Ethics and Legal Environment

3

MBA 650Operations Management and Systems Analysis

3

MBA 665Management of Information and Technology

3

MBA 670Accounting for Managers

3

MBA 700Business Strategy and Implementation

3

Specialized Concentrations

Students can choose one of the following specialized concentrations (minimum of 33 semester hours). Students must take all of the courses within the chosen concentration. Courses at the 700-level are to be taken in the student’s last semester.

CERTIFIED MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT (CMA) CONCENTRATION

MBA 610Leadership and Organizational Behavior

3

MBA 620Management of Human Resources

3

MBA 630Marketing Management and Planning

3

MBA 638Decision-Making in Financial Management

3

MBA 640Research for Decision Making

3

MBA 650Operations Management and Systems Analysis

3

MBA 665Management of Information and Technology

3

MBA 670Accounting for Managers

3

MBA 675Financial Decision Making

3

MBA 676Financial Planning, Performance and Controls

3

MBA 700Business Strategy and Implementation

3

A student with an accounting undergraduate degree may substitute MBA 670 with MBA 682

CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT (CPA) CONCENTRATION

MBA 610Leadership and Organizational Behavior

3

MBA 620Management of Human Resources

3

MBA 630Marketing Management and Planning

3

MBA 638Decision-Making in Financial Management

3

MBA 640Research for Decision Making

3

MBA 649Ethics and Legal Environment

3

MBA 650Operations Management and Systems Analysis

3

MBA 665Management of Information and Technology

3

MBA 700Business Strategy and Implementation

3

A student seeking a CPA concentration must take two of the following:

MBA 653Financial Accounting and Reporting

3

MBA 655Auditing and Attestation

3

MBA 656Regulation

3

MBA 657Business Environment and Concepts

3

HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION

MBA 610Leadership and Organizational Behavior

3

MBA 618Finance Management

3

MBA 620Management of Human Resources

3

MBA 630Marketing Management and Planning

3

MBA 640Research for Decision Making

3

MBA 649Ethics and Legal Environment

3

MBA 665Management of Information and Technology

3

HCMG 600Managed Care

3

HCMG 610Healthcare Regulations and Public Policy

3

HCMG 620Healthcare Financial Analysis and Control

3

HCMG 700Healthcare Management Strategy and Implementation

3

HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION

MBA 610Leadership and Organizational Behavior

3

MBA 620Management of Human Resources

3

MBA 630Marketing Management and Planning

3

MBA 640Research for Decision Making

3

MBA 645Advanced Operations in the Resort and Lodging Industry

3

MBA 646Seminar in Food and Beverage Systems Management

3

MBA 647Travel and Tourism Development and Planning

3

MBA 649Ethics and Legal Environment

3

MBA 665Management of Information and Technology

3

MBA 700Business Strategy and Implementation

3

A student seeking a Hospitality Management Concentration must take one of the following:

MBA 685Special Topics in Business

1 to 3

MBA 690Research Project

1 to 6

MBA Optional Elective Courses

A STUDENT MAY TAKE ADDITIONAL OPTIONAL ELECTIVE COURSES LISTED BELOW.

The elective courses are not required for earning a MBA.

EDSP 657Athletic Administration Financial Analysis and Reporting

3

MBA 633Special Topics in Marketing

3

MBA 668Intergovernmental Relationships and Community Affairs

3

MBA 673Special Topics in Accounting

3

MBA 678Public Policy, Business and Society

3

MBA 683Special Topics in Finance

3

MBA 688Public Budgeting and Financial Analysis

3

MBA 716Hospitality Management and Strategic Planning

3

MBA 718Public Administration Strategy and Implementation

3

Optional Second Concentrations

Second concentrations are offered for students seeking additional expertise in a specific area. Taking a second concentration is OPTIONAL and not a requirement for earning a MBA. Listed below are the classes that must be taken for each second concentration.

ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATION

EDSP 655Foundations of Athletic Administration

3

EDSP 656Legal and Ethical Issues in Athletic Administration

3

FINANCE

MBA 648Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management

3

MBA 654Risk Management

3

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

MBA 622Contracts and Labor Relations

3

MBA 624Organizational and Human Resource Development

3

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

MBA 660International Business

3

MBA 664International Trade and Marketing

3

MARKETING

MBA 634Seminar in Marketing and Promotion

3

MBA 662International Marketing

3

OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

MBA 627Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

3

MBA 628ISO 9000 and Lean Manufacturing

3​


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