Today's increasingly complicated business environments demand professional leaders with a comprehensive knowledge of the economic climate in the modern workforce. And this demand is growing. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment for administrative service managers is expected to grow as fast as the average for all occupations through 2012.
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Management can help
prepare students to develop the managerial skills and professional competencies needed to compete in today's increasingly global markets. This program offers a unique, market-relevant combination of comprehensive business studies and real-world applications. The curriculum is designed to give students the advanced knowledge, skills, and practical, experience-based education necessary to accelerate their careers in senior positions in business or management.
The MBA with a concentration in Management can help prepare students interested in developing and advancing a career as a:
Challenging, Relevant Coursework
- Production Manager
- General Manager
- Management Analyst
- Contract Administrator
- District Store Manager
The MBA with a concentration in Management features industry-relevant coursework taught by faculty members with real-world experience in management. In addition to offering the business skills necessary to help students assume leadership roles in companies and organizations, the program covers such topics as quality processes and customer service, leadership and ethics, business law, and mediation/negotiation.
Students who successfully complete the program should be able to:
Upper-level concentration courses in this degree program include:
- Adapt and innovate to solve problems.
- Analyze various leader, follower, cultural, and situational characteristics that contribute to leadership, and adapt to the needs of situations, employees, and co-workers.
- Apply quantitative reasoning and analysis to business and management problems using knowledge of mathematics, statistics, finance and, economics.
- Develop plans to improve business operations.
- Apply principles of quantitative and qualitative research to business cases, and evaluate the quality of research presented based on these principles.
- Use knowledge of economic concepts, principles, and theory to critically analyze and evaluate economic problems and opportunities.
- Use critical thinking skills, including deriving the issue, understanding argument reasoning and developing conclusions.
- Discuss the opportunities provided by technology for businesses.
- Recognize and manage potential ethical and legal conflicts.
- Communicate effectively in business situations.
- Legal Aspects of Business Decisions
- International Business Operations Management