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Program Highlights

The mission of the Master of Business Administration in General Business program is to prepare students to succeed in business by providing a curriculum that focuses on integrating theory, research, and application to current real-world business issues.

The MBA in General Business has a global business accreditation with ACBSP.

This program can be completed 100% online.

Career Impact

Graduates will use this highly versatile degree in a wide range of leadership settings including consulting, small businesses, domestic companies, and international corporations.

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Degree Plan Requirements

3hrs

Program Pre-Requisites

6hrs

Required Graduate Studies

30hrs

Major Requirements

The mission of the Master of Business Administration in General Business program is to prepare students to succeed in business by providing a curriculum that focuses on integrating theory, research, and application to current real world business issues. The Master of Business Administration degree in General Business develops analytical business and general managerial skills within a broad-based business curriculum.  Building upon the foundational disciplines of Economics, Finance, Management, and Marketing, students customize their program with electives in Business Administration.  Graduates will use this highly versatile degree in a wide range of leadership settings including consulting, small businesses, domestic companies, and international corporations.  The program concentrates on educating the students on the concepts of accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management, business law, statistical analysis, critical thinking, and problem solving.

A graduate with a Master of Business Administration in General Business will be able to:

  • Develop and apply a framework for identifying business issues and alternative solutions.
  • Apply general knowledge of contemporary business concepts on both a national and international level.
  • Identify and analyze relevant ethical issues and appropriate action(s).
  • Conduct relevant research appropriate to the discipline.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the elements of finance, economics, management, accounting, business, administration, and research.
  • Speak and write clearly, concisely, and analytically.

RequirementsHours
I. Program Prerequisites3 hours
Prerequisite to the M.B.A. program is a bachelor's degree in business; otherwise, the student must have had either the following course or the equivalent or must take the class.
BUS4605 Business Acumen3 hours
II. Required Graduate Studies6 hours
RGS6035 Theory & Application of Research Methods3 hours
RGS6036 Ethics for Decision Making3 hours
III. Major Requirements (5000/6000 levels)30 hours
Business Administration Electives15 hours
(Selected from courses with the following prefixes: ACC, BUS, ECO, FIN, MGT, MIS & MKT)
Economics (ECO6140 or ECO6250)3 hours
Finance (FIN6186 or FIN6290 or FIN5250)3 hours
Management (MGT)3 hours
Marketing (Any MKT 5000/6000 course)3 hours
MGT6203 Strategic Management *3 hours
* This course has a prerequisite of 12 semester hours selected from 5000/6000 level courses from the following prefixes: ACC, BUS, ECO, FIN, MGT & MKT
Total (excluding program prerequisites)36 hours

Degree Plan Requirements

3hrs

Program Pre-Requisites

6hrs

Required Graduate Studies

30hrs

Major Requirements

Stackable Certifications:

Certification programs can be earned in conjunction with degree programs or as stand-alone programs of study. Students may earn one or more certifications offered by Amberton while pursuing this degree.

 

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“I left here feeling like I had accomplished something. That I could go out into the world with an MBA and compete. I felt like I had the knowledge to be an asset to any organization.”

R. Brown

Master of Business Administration - General Business

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