Master of Business Administration in General Business

Degree Plan Details

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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 degree program is offered both in the classroom lecture and distance learning modes.

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

  • Demonstrate knowledge of contemporary business issues on a national and international level.
  • Apply sound business concepts and management techniques to the strategic management of organizations.
  • Demonstrate the ability to conduct relevant research appropriate to the discipline.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of ethical issues and decision-making skills.

The minimum requirements for a Master of Business Administration in General Business are:

  • 24 semester hours applicable to the degree must be completed at Amberton University.
  • 36 semester hours to complete program, excluding prerequisites.
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 is required.

Degree Plan

I. Program Prerequisites12 Hours
Prerequisite to the M.B.A. program is a bachelor's degree in business; otherwise, the student must have had either the following courses or their equivalent or must take the classes.
BUS3104 Statistical Analysis I 3 hours
BUS3305 Management Processes & Information Systems 3 hours
BUS3310 Market Structure & Competitive Analysis 3 hours
BUS4113 Accounting & Finance for Managers 3 hours
II. Required Graduate Studies6 Hours
RGS6035 Theory & Application of Research Methods 3 hours
RGS6036 Ethics for Decision Making 3 hours
III. Major Requirements:
(5000/6000 Levels)
30 hours
Business Administration Electives
(Selected from courses with the following prefixes: BUS, ECO, FIN, MGT, MKT)
15 hours
Economics (ECO) 3 hours
Finance (FIN) 3 hours
Management (MGT) 3 hours
MGT6203 Strategic Management* 3 hours
Marketing (MKT) 3 hours
Totals:36 Hours
(Excluding Program Prerequisites)

*This course has a prerequisite of 15 semester hours of Advanced Business.