Course Requirements:
Master of Business Administration — Pre-Fall 2014

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a general business management degree designed for today's professional who operates in a global and rapidly changing environment. The degree offers the following concentrations to address strategic opportunities produced by a global economy, as well as entrepreneurial approaches to solving problems and capitalizing on new business ventures.

Designed for both full-time and part-time professionals, the MBA program [prior to Fall 2014] consists of fifteen 3-credit-hour courses for a total of 45 credit hours. Students complete 30 hours of core courses and 15 hours of concentration courses. Students with professional experience may waive 3 credit hours in some concentrations with the approval of the faculty advisor. The maximum time allowed to complete the MBA is five years. An academic year is comprised of three semesters: fall, spring and summer. Each semester is approximately 14 weeks in length.

Course Requirements

  • Students pursuing the MBA must complete a total of 45 credit hours of coursework.
  • Eight concentrations provide students with the maximum opportunity to gain expertise in an area of their choice. If the available concentration choices do not meet student needs, then a concentration of individual electives can be created in consultation with the student's faculty advisor.
  • A 0-credit on-campus residency is optional for all MBA students, but is a tremendous opportunity for networking, attending major-speaker events and being invited to present papers at future events.

 

Required Core Courses for All MBA Concentrations

MBA Required Core Courses
[30 credits]

Credits

UNIV LIB

Information Research & Resources

0

MBA 500

Orientation

0

MBA 509

Program Assessment

0

MBA 600

Corporate & Personal Ethics

3

MBA 610

Managerial Economics

3

MBA 620

Data Analysis for Decision Making

3

MBA 630

Marketing

3

MBA 640

Leading People

3

MBA 645

Leading Organizations

3

MBA 650

Accounting

3

MBA 655

Finance

3

MBA 660

Operations & Supply Chain Management

3

MBA 670

Strategic Management

3

 

MBA – Entrepreneurship Concentration

Required Concentration Courses for Entrepreneurship
[15 credit hours]

Credits

ENTR 621

Innovation & Technological Success

3

ENTR 622

Quality Management

3

FNCE 651

Investment, Financing, & Funding Relationships

3

MBA Elective

Select one elective from another MBA concentration with approval from faculty advisor.

3

ENTR 679

Business Plan & Launch (culminating experience)

3

 

 

MBA – Finance & Investing Concentration

Required Concentration Courses for Finance & Investing
[15 credit hours]

Credits

FNCE 651

Investment, Financing & Funding Relationships

3

FNCE 652

Financial Planning

3

FNCE 653

Financial Analysis

3

FNCE 654

Portfolio Analysis

3

FNCE 679

Culminating Experience

3

 

 

MBA – Franchising Concentration

Required Concentration Courses for Franchising
[18 credits]

Credits

FRAN 601

Introduction to Franchising

3

FRAN 602

Franchise Sales

3

FRAN 603

Franchise Operations

3

FRAN 604

Franchise Strategy

3

FRAN 679

Culminating Experience

3

 

 

MBA – General Management Concentration

Students enrolled in the general management concentration select any combination of 5 courses (15 credit hours) from the other MBA concentrations with consultation and approval of the student's faculty advisor.

 

 

MBA – Human Resource Management Concentration

Required Concentration Courses for Human Resource Management
[15 credit hours]

Credits

HRMT 641

Training & Development

3

HRMT 642

Labor Relations & Collective Bargaining

3

HRMT 643

Performance Management

3

HRMT 644

Strategic Human Resource Management & Issues

3

HRMT 679

Culminating Experience

3

 

 

MBA – International Business Concentration

Students enrolled in the international business concentration select any combination of 5 courses (15 credit hours) from the other MBA concentrations and/or other Regent University graduate programs with the consultation and approval of the student's faculty advisor.

 

MBA – Leadership Concentration

Students enrolled in the leadership concentration select any combination of 5 courses (15 credit hours) from the Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership program. The selection of elective courses is decided in consultation with and approval by the student's faculty advisor.

 

MBA – Marketing Concentration

Required Concentration Courses for Marketing
[15 credit hours]

Credits

MKTG 631

Advertising & Promotion

3

MKTG 632

Consumer Behavior -The Psychology of Marketing

3

MKTG 633

Public Relations, Media Management, & Crisis Communications

3

MKTG 634

Viral Marketing

3

MKTG 635

Contemporary Issues in Marketing

3

MKTG 679

Culminating Experience

3