Academic Program

Our revised curriculum gives Global MBA students the freedom to tailor their studies to their professional interests and goals.

The Global MBA program is 55.5 credit hours long. Three-credit courses are a full semester long (14 weeks). Courses that are 1.5 credits are seven weeks in length and are offered either in the first or second half of a semester.

  • Core Courses: 28.5 credits*
    *Up to six credits of may be waived based on previous academic coursework
  • Consulting Abroad Project (CAP): 3 credits
  • Electives: 24 credits

The Global MBA is a 21-month, full-time program.

Required Courses

Global MBA students complete 28.5 credit hours of Core courses and a 3-credit Consulting Abroad Project (CAP):

  • Strategy Fundamentals
  • Micro for Global Economy
  • Financial Accounting
  • Organizations & Human Capital
  • Marketing
  • Decision Making & Data Analysis
  • Financial Markets
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Global Perspectives
  • Business Ethics & Public Policy
  • Operations Management
  • Consulting Abroad Project (CAP)
  • Strategic Formulation & Implementation

Elective Requirements

The GMBA curriculum allows for 24 credits to be to be taken as Electives. In fulfilling these credits, students can customize a course of study by adding Concentrations and/or Certificates to their degree or selecting individual courses of interest.

Concentrations

Each Concentration satisfies 12 credits, and up to two Concentrations can be listed on degree transcripts and diplomas. Students can choose from 12 MBA Concentrations:

Certificates

Students can choose from three Certificate programs:

Elective Courses

Students can also choose from more than 200 Electives offered at the School of Business. Students may also take up to 12 Elective credits outside of the School of Business, and up to six of those credits may be fulfilled by courses taken outside the university.

Curriculum Overview

Year One
PRE-TERM: INSTITUTE
Platform Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Career Planning Workshop
Quantitative Bootcamp Workshop
Business Communications Workshop
6287 Strategy Fundamentals (1.5 credits)
Concludes with Case Competition
FALL: FUNCTIONAL AREAS
Module 1 Module 2
6242 Micro for the Global Economy
(1.5 credits)
6233 Financial Markets
(1.5 credits)
6211 Financial Accounting (3 credits)
6263 Organizations & Human Capital (3 credits)
6274 Marketing (3 credits)
6224 Decision Making & Data Analysis (3 credits)
SPRING: CROSS-FUNCTIONAL & INTERDISCIPLINARY ISSUES
Module 3 Module 4
6213 Managerial Accounting
(1.5 credits)
6223 Operations Management
(1.5 credits)
6234 Financial Management
(1.5 credits)
Consulting Abroad Project (3 credits)
6245 Global Perspectives (3 credits)
6289 Business Ethics & Public Policy (3 credits)
Elective (1.5 or 3 credits)
Year Two
FALL: ELECTIVES
Module 1 Module 2
6286 Strategic Formulation & Implementation
(1.5 credits)
Elective
(1.5 credits)
Elective (3 credits)
Elective (3 credits)
Elective (3 credits)
SPRING: ELECTIVES
Module 3 Module 4
Elective (3 credits)
Elective (3 credits)
Elective (3 credits)
Elective (3 or 1.5 credits)