The curriculum of the KSU MBA consists of eight core courses in essential subjects and four electives. You can use your electives to explore several different areas of business: accounting, economics, finance, information systems, international business, management, and marketing.
Students can satisfy the foundation requirements for the MBA program in one of the following two manners:
- By completing the appropriate prerequisite modules in the areas of Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Corporate Finance, and Statistics.
- By satisfactorily completing the following undergraduate courses (or their equivalents):
- Financial Accounting (ACCT 2100)
- Managerial Accounting (ACCT 2200)
- Principles of Finance (FIN 3100)
- Business Statistics (ECON 2300)
Core Requirements (24 Credit Hours)
- ACCT 8000: Accounting Insights for Managers
- ECON 8010: Resource Allocation and Decision Analysis
- FIN 8020: Business Finance
- IS 8090: Leveraging Information Systems in Business
- MGT 8040: Managing the Value Chain
- MGT 8050: Managing and Leading Work Behavior
- MGT 8999: Strategic Management: An Integrative, Capstone Experience
- MKTG 8030: Strategic Marketing
Elective Requirements (12 Credit Hours)
Choose 4 courses (12 credit hours) from the 8000 level MBA courses (i.e., ACCT, BLAW, ECON, FIN, GBA, IS, MGT, MKTG).
- One graduate level course (3 credit hours) may be taken outside of the College of Business with the permission of the Program Director.
- Only 2 courses (6 credit hours) may be a Special Projects Course (GBA 8950 - 3 credit hours, repeatable twice).
- One course (3 credit hours) must be an international course (e.g., ECON 8610, FIN 8370, MGT 8200, MGT 8910, MKTG 8730, MKTG 8790).