Business Administration, M.B.A. - Accelerated (Online Option)

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The program course outline and graduation requirements for this catalog year are listed below.  The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements, faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/mba 

Program Sequence - 42 Credits


Fall: First Term (12 Credits)
MBA 501 - Business Economics – 3 credits
MBA 502 - Statistical Decision Making – 3 credits
MBA 504 - Organizational Behavior – 3 credits
MBA 506 - Financial and Managerial Accounting  – 3 credits

Spring: Second Term (12 Credits)
MBA 503 - Managerial Finance – 3 credits
MBA 505 - Marketing Management – 3 credits
MBA 507 - Legal Issues in Business and Management – 3 credits                                                  
MBA 591 - Integrated Knowledge 1 – 3 Credits

Summer: Third Term (6 Credits)
MBA XXX - Concentration Course – 3 credits*
MBA XXX - Concentration Course – 3 credits*

Fall: Fourth Term (12 Credits)
MBA 592 - Integrated Knowledge 2 – 6 Credits
MBA XXX - Concentration Course – 3 credits*
MBA XXX - Concentration Course – 3 credits*

*Concentration Courses
Students select 12 credits from one of the following concentrations:

Accounting Concentration Courses (12 Credits)
MBA 575 – Financial Statement Analysis – 3 credits
MBA 576 – Principles of Business Taxation – 3 credits
MBA 577 – Tax Planning and Research – 3 credits
MBA 578 – Not-for-Profit and Governmental Accounting – 3 credits
MBA 579 – Advanced Auditing – 3 credits
MBA 580 – International Accounting Standards: Use and Interpretations – 3 credits
MBA 581 – Contemporary Accounting Issues – 3 credits

Finance Concentration Courses (12 Credits)
MBA 528 – Real Estate Finance – 3 credits
MBA 550 – Public Finance – 3 credits
MBA 572 – Financial Markets and Institutions – 3 credits
MBA 573 – Investment Analysis – 3 credits
MBA 574 – Multinational Financial Management – 3 credits

Healthcare Administration Concentration Courses (12 Credits)
MBA 549 – Economics of Health Care – 3 credits
NUR 540 – Legal Issues in Health Care – 3 credits
PCH 526 – Multicultural Issues in Health Organization – 3 credits
PCH 548 – Public Health Administration – 3 credits
PCH 550 – Strategic Planning for Public and Non-Profit Org. – 3 credits
PCH 564 – Health Policy – 3 credits

International Business Concentration Courses (12 Credits)
MBA 509 - International Entrepreneurship – 3 credits
MBA 536 – International Marketing – 3 credits
MBA 574 – Multinational Financial Management – 3 credits
MBA 580 – International Accounting Standards: Use and Interpretations – 3 credits

Management Concentration Courses (12 Credits)
MBA 510 – Project Management – 3 credits
MBA 512 – Strategic Factors in Marketing – 3 credits
MBA 515 – International Entrepreneurship – 3 credits
MBA 519 - Leadership and Organizational Learning – 3 credits
MBA 521 – Business Analysis and Start-Up – 3 credits
MBA 522 – Organizational Change and Development – 3 credits
MBA 525 - Business Ethics – 3 credits
MBA 530 – Advanced Employment Law – 3 credits
MBA 532 – Human Resources Management – 3 credits

Marketing Concentration Courses (12 credits)
MBA 513 – Advertising and Promotional Strategy – 3 credits
MBA 536 – International Marketing – 3 credits
MBA 537 – Product Management – 3 credits
MBA 538 – Marketing Data Analytics – 3 credits
MBA 540 – Consumer Behavior – 3 credits

General Concentration Courses (12 Credits)
Any 12 credits of MBA coursework

WAIVER POLICY

Any of the courses below may be waived on the basis of appropriate undergraduate or graduate courses taken within the immediately previous six years at a regionally accredited institution. If granted, a student can waive no more than four (4) courses (12 credits). Waivers will be considered at the time of admission and only courses with a “B” (3.0) grade or higher in the appropriate courses will be considered. 

Students who seek transfer credit must submit a written request (with a course syllabus or course description of the previously completed coursework) to the MBA Director during the first semester of attendance. No elective/concentration course is eligible for waivers, and a course that has been waived may not be taken or used for elective credits. No tuition refund or cancellation will be issued for courses taken and subsequently waived. Moreover, waiving of courses does not reduce the total minimum number of 30 credits required to be taken in the program at Southern.

WAIVER GUIDELINES
The minimum course requirements, all taken within the last six years, for waivers are:
MBA 501: One course in macroeconomics and one course in microeconomics.
MBA 503: Two upper division courses in finance
MBA 504: Two upper division courses in organizational behavior or industrial psychology
MBA 505: Two upper division courses in marketing
MBA 506: One course in financial accounting and one course in managerial accounting
MBA 507: Two courses in business law