At Findlay, you can earn a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in as short as one year by taking courses on campus, online or in a convenient blend of both.
Courses are offered in eight-week blocks throughout the fall, spring and summer semesters and you can enroll to begin classes during any semester. You can complete your MBA by taking as little as 11 courses (33 semester hours) fully online. To enhance your degree and customize it to fit your career goals, we also offer the following concentrations:
Business Administration (Standard MBA)
Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Optional Second Concentrations
Students seeking additional expertise in a specific area can earn a second concentration by adding just a couple more courses. The MBA program offers the following second concentrations:
Human Resource Management
MBA Core Courses
MBA core courses teach how business and management work and how they relate to the external environment. MBA students are introduced to the functional activities of organizations, learn managerial skills and the use of analytical tools for decision making. In the MBA program, you will be able to apply the skills learned throughout coursework into your current job right away.
The standard MBA program requires you to complete the 11 courses (33 semester hours) listed below:
MBA 610: Leadership and Organizational Behavior
MBA 618: Finance Management
MBA 620: Management of Human Resources
MBA 630: Marketing Management and Planning
MBA 638: Decision-Making in Financial Management
MBA 640: Research for Decision Making
MBA 649: Ethics and Legal Environment
MBA 650: Operations Management and Systems Analysis
MBA 665: Management of Information Technology
MBA 670: Accounting for Managers
MBA 700: Business Strategy and Implementation
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The MBA program is designed for students with an undergraduate degree in business. For students without an undergraduate business degree, the University of Findlay offers prerequisite courses designed to help assure you are prepared to succeed in the MBA program. Based on a review of students’ undergraduate transcripts, students will be notified which (if any) of the following prerequisite courses will be required before starting the MBA core courses.
Accounting: Principles of Accounting
Economics: Macroeconomics and Microeconomics
Finance: Principles of Finance
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Why pursue an MBA?
Our global economy is dependent on strong business leaders who are equipped to make big decisions and even bigger moves for long-term success. Professionals who can navigate complex business issues, analyze and implement effective business strategies and policies as well as consistently motivate team members are best suited for top leadership roles in today's growing and demanding global business environment.
The MBA program at the University of Findlay prepares tomorrow’s business leaders through a comprehensive curriculum focused on personal and professional development. Students gain a global perspective for smart business leadership in today’s increasingly diverse marketplace. Students will also grow their leadership skills to positively impact their life as well as the lives of whom they manage.
Online Bachelor's Degree Completion
The University of Findlay offers an online Bachelor's Degree Completion Program
in business management for those who have not completed a bachelor's degree. This program is designed to provide students with a smooth transition into the MBA program.