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Master of Business Administration

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In today’s global business environment, management requires the ability to leverage information and think strategically across business functions. Missouri University of Science and Technology’s MBA program is unique in developing disciplined leaders focused on successful implementation and results. The part-time program, which requires 36 credit hours to complete, is targeted toward working professionals and executives. This format is designed to be completed in two to three years.
Specialization areas include marketing, international business, strategy, new product development, enterprise resource planning, supply chain management, business sustainability, human-computer interaction, project management, and business intelligence. This program requires 36 credit hours to complete. It usually takes two to three years to complete. 

Characteristics of a Successful MBA Applicant:

  • Proven Academic Ability
  • Perform Under Pressure
  • Demonstrated Leadership Potential
  • Disciplined and Determined  

Core Classes (21 credit hours)

  • BUS 6121: Teambuilding & Leadership (fall)
  • BUS 6622: International Marketing (fall)
  • BUS 6723: Corporate Information System Management (spring)
  • BUS 6224: Managerial Accounting & Control (spring) 
  • BUS 6425: Supply Chain and Project Management (spring & summer)
  • BUS 6426: Integration of Business Areas (fall)
  • BUS 6827: Managerial Finance (fall)

Electives (15 credit hours)

Students wishing to pursue a broad spectrum MBA may select the 15 credit hours of electives in appropriate business and technology related areas to suit their personal interests, or they may focus in an area of expertise with a Graduate Certificate (requiring 12 of the 15 credit hours).

Please check the  Schedule of Classes for a current listing of available courses.

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution.
  • GPA ≥ 3.0 in last two years of coursework.
  • GMAT ≥ 550 or GRE score ≥ 290
  • International requirement: TOEFL ≥ 600 paper-based, ≥ 250 computer-based or 88 iBT internet based or IELTS ≥ 6.0

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Graduate Certificates
Graduate certificate programs are a great way to start earning college credit toward a graduate degree. The GMAT is not required to enter a certificate program. If you complete a certificate program with a grade of B or better in all core courses, you may be accepted into the corresponding master's degree program without taking the GMAT*.

Business Administration Graduate Certificates

 *Completion of a graduate certificate program does not automatically guarantee admission into a corresponding graduate degree program. To continue in a master’s degree program, you must apply. Click here for details and check with academic department for program specific details and requirements.

Courses are delivered over the Internet, via live streaming video; collaborative learning software includes WebEx ; Course management software is Canvas; classes are archived online for review and easy access.

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