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Master of Business Administration

Program Coordinator: Tom Hanson
Paseka School of Business

Center for Business 207-O, (218) 477-4069
thomas.hanson@mnstate.edu

The objective of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program offered by the Paseka School of Business at Minnesota State University Moorhead is to provide professionals in the region with the skills necessary to become more effective leaders in their industry. The MBA courses include content covering quantitative methods, entrepreneurship, international marketing, project management, and investments. The MBA program is a professional program that serves students with undergraduate degrees in any field of study. The program is structured to provide students with an operational understanding of the functional areas of business, the tools to apply critical thinking skills to managerial decisions, and a framework for strategic thinking and planning that applies to all areas of business.

All courses in the MBA curriculum are available online with no required face-to-face meetings. These courses will have optional live interactive sessions. Students who are unable to attend the live sessions will have the opportunity to review the session recordings.

The Paseka School of Business is accredited by AACSB International. Fewer than 5 percent of the world's business schools have achieved this distinction, which involves a process of rigorous internal review and evaluation. AACSB accreditation signifies that the Paseka School of Business has a high-quality teaching environment, a commitment to continuous improvement, and is curricula responsive to the needs of business.


Master of Business Administration

Description
Master of Business Administration - 37 credits

Admission Requirements

Information on admission requirements can be found on the Graduate Studies webpage.

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates will

  • Demonstrate an operational understanding of basic business disciplines including accounting, finance, marketing and management in the successful functioning of a firm.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Apply critical thinking skills to managerial decisions.
  • Demonstrate strategic thinking.

Core Requirements ( 22 credits )

MBA 611 Marketing Management (3)
MBA 621 Managerial Accounting (3)
MBA 631 Financial Management (3)
MBA 641 Human Resource Management (3)
MBA 651 Organizational Behavior (3)
MBA 682 Operations Management (3)
MBA 688 Strategic Management (3) *was MBA 697
MBA 695 Portfolio/Plan B (1) *was MBA 696

Program Requirements ( 15 credits )

BUS 602 Quantitative Methods (3)
MBA 648 Investments (3)
MBA 615 International Marketing (3)
MBA 661 Entrepreneurship (3)
MBA 685 Project Management (3)