MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
The Master of Business Administration prepares individuals for leadership positions in business, nonprofit, or governmental organizations. The program is multidisciplinary and follows a systems approach to understanding the internal and external forces that influence the development of an organization. The structure of the program is based on particular themes divided across eight (8) foundation courses, six (6) advanced courses, and three (3) optional courses. Observance of order between foundation and advanced courses is required. All foundation courses must be taken before any advanced or optional courses. Enrollment in the program can be either full time or part time. Maximum full-time enrollment with the MBA program cannot exceed more than four (4) courses or 12 credits per term. The program is also designed for students with professional experience who are seeking to enhance their administrative skills and grow within their organizations without interruption to their career. The curriculum emphasizes a hands-on, practical approach to skill development and includes the following objectives:
- Assisting profit and not-for-profit organizations to compete more effectively in a changing environment.
- Preparing personnel in organizations for additional managerial responsibility.
- Preparing individuals seeking administrative positions
- Aiding existing employees in gaining needed skills and knowledge for future organizational success.
Should you have any questions or need more information, please contact the MBA Office at (203) 392-5633.
Dr. James A. Thorson
Office: Business School 116
Phone: (203) 392-5626
MBA Program Secretary
Mrs. Maria Celina Alles-Gonzalez
School of Busines, Room 117A
Phone (203) 392-7179