Concentrations and Electives

Elective Requirements

Students must complete 21 credits (7 courses) of graduate level electives. One of the elective courses must be an international business course.  International business courses are any graduate (5000 level or above) business elective courses with “international” or “global” in the title or a designated international travel course.

Concentrations

Part-time MBA students may take electives in any of the following areas to develop a concentration. Students must take the requisite number of graduate (5000-level and above) credits listed below to fulfill each concentration.

As of Fall 2018

Business Analytics

12 graduate level OPIM elective credits

**Students pursuing a Business Analytics concentration must complete OPIM 5603 in place of BADM 5103 as their required statistics class.

OPIM Graduate Courses

Business Ethics and Compliance*

9 graduate level elective credits

Required:

  • BLAW 5894 – Ethics and Compliance in the Global Organization

Choose two of the following:

  • ACCT 5584 – Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination
  • BLAW 5220 – Employment Law
  • BLAW 5680 – Securities Law

ACCT Graduate Courses
BLAW Graduate Courses

 

*Pending Board of Trustees approval for Fall 2019

Digital Marketing Strategy

12 graduate level MKTG elective credits

Required:

  • MKTG 5251 – Marketing and Digital Analytics
  • MKTG 5665 –  Digital Marketing

Two additional graduate level MKTG electives

MKTG Graduate Courses

Entrepreneurship and Innovation*

9 graduate level elective credits

Choose three of the following:

  • BADM 5310 – Experiential Learning Collaborative Project
  • FNCE 5894 – Entrepreneurial Finance
  • MGMT 5223 – Managing Innovation and Change
  • MGMT 5335 – Venture Planning, Management, and Growth
  • MGMT 5634 – Opportunity Generation, Assessment, and Promotion
  • MKTG 5230 – New Product and Service Innovation Management

BADM Graduate Courses
FNCE Graduate Courses
MGMT Graduate Courses
MKTG Graduate Courses

 

*Pending Board of Trustees approval for Fall 2019

 

Finance

12 graduate level FNCE elective credits

FNCE Graduate Courses

Healthcare*

9 graduate level HCMI elective credits

HCMI Graduate Courses

 

*Pending Board of Trustees approval for Fall 2019

International Business

9 graduate level elective credits with "international" or "global" in the titles or designated international travel courses

Please direct any questions about whether a class satisfies the International concentration to your Program Advisor.

Management

12 graduate level MGMT elective credits

MGMT Graduate Courses

Real Estate

9 graduate level FNCE elective credits with real estate designations in the titles

FNCE Graduate Courses

Students who were matriculated before Fall 2018 will follow the electives outlined in the previous Plan of Study unless otherwise discussed with a PMBA Advisor.