Two-Year MBA Curriculum

The UM MBA curriculum provides a framework that accelerates growth. Students gain new perspectives and have the opportunity to prove and polish their leadership skills. They learn to think critically across subjects, linking their knowledge of management, economics and marketing with finance, business law and technology.

 

56-Credit Program

28 Courses, Including 11 Electives

The Two-Year MBA program is a 56-credit, lock-step program composed of 28 courses, 11 of which are electives.

Full Curriculum, Course Listing and Descriptions

Curriculum Requirements

Code

Title

Credit Hours

Year One Fall Semester-Term 1

 

ACC 670

Financial Reporting and Analysis

2

BUS 600

Fundamentals of Critical Thinking and Effective Writing

1

or BUS 602

Critical Thinking and Effective Writing

BUS 604

Career Development and Enrichment

0

ECO 685

Managerial Decisions in a Global Economy

2

MGT 675

Business Policy and Strategy

2

Waiver Replacement*

2

Year One Fall Semester-Term 2

 

ACC 671

Accounting for Decision Making

2

BUS 603

Critical Thinking and Effective Speaking

1

MAS 631

Statistics for Managerial Decision Making

2

MGT 620

Managing Through People

2

Waiver Replacement*

2

Year One Spring Semester-Term 1

 

BSL 690

Legal and Ethical Implications of Business Decision Making

2

BUS 604

Career Development and Enrichment

1

FIN 641

Valuation and Financial Decision Making

2

MAS 632

Management Science Models for Decision Making

2

MKT 640

Foundations of Marketing Management

2

Waiver Replacement*

2

Year One Spring Semester-Term 2

 

BTE 610

Foundations of Management Information Systems

2

FIN 642

The Financial Environment

2

MGT 643

Principles of Operations Management

2

MKT 650

Strategic Marketing

2

Summer Internship (No Credit)

 

Year Two Fall Semester-Term 1

 

BUS 604

Career Development and Enrichment

0

Elective

2

Elective

2

Elective

2

Elective (Optional)

2

Year Two Fall Semester-Term 2

 

Elective

2

Elective

2

Elective

2

Elective (Optional)

2

Year Two Spring Semester-Term 1

 

BUS 604

Career Development and Enrichment

1

Elective

2

Elective

2

Elective

2

Elective (Optional)

2

Year Two Spring Semester-Term 2

 

MGT 677

Corporate Strategy and Organization

2

Elective

2

Elective

2

Elective (Optional)

2

Total Credits

56

Course List

*

Courses waived (based on waiver exam) must be replaced with an elective.

**

11 electives (22 credits) are required during the 2nd year of the program. Elective offerings are based on class demand.

Themes and Courses

The first year of the program is cohort in nature – classes are predetermined and taken with the same group of students. Cohort groups range in size. The second year permits a flexible schedule, allowing students to enroll in elective courses.
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