Preamble: The Strategic MBA is a 30-hour MBA program (9 hours foundation, 18 hours core, and 12 hours concentration) with curriculum emphasis on leadership and strategic decision making.
Mission: The mission of the Strategic MBA program is to provide graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully manage organizations in a dynamic environment by offering an integrated curriculum that blends theoretical concepts with practical applications.
Strategic MBA graduates will be able to:
Analyze business operations and processes;
Analyze changes in the business environment to develop strategies that respond to emerging opportunities and threats;
Apply leadership skills to work effectively with individuals and teams in organizational situations; and
Apply cross-functional approaches to organizational issues.
The following courses are required for attaining the Master of Business Administration degree. Courses are listed in the recommended completion order.
Foundation Courses* 9 hours
Core Requirements 18 hours
Academic Concentration 12 hours
Total 30 hours (plus foundation)
*Students who do not have sufficient background in Statistics/Analytics will be required to take QMSC 6351 as a foundation course. Students who do not have a sufficient background in Accounting will be required to take ACCT 6351 as a foundation course. Students who do not have a sufficient background in Economics will be required to take ECON 6351 as a foundation course.