Master of Business Administration in Management

Degree Plan Details

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The Master of Business Administration degree in Management prepares business leaders with analytical skills combined with human relations competencies necessary to compete in a global environment. The curriculum, offered in both classroom lecture and distance learning modes, emphasizes solutions to real world problems as students are prepared for middle and upper management positions. Graduates possess the knowledge and skills for leadership positions in executive management, sales and marketing, human resource management, consulting and financial management.

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

  • Apply innovative business and management concepts to strategic organizational issues.
  • Apply critical thinking skills to organizational problem definition, context clarification, solution identification and evaluation in the decision making process.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of ethical issues and decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to conduct relevant research appropriate to the discipline.

The minimum requirements for a Master of Business Administration in Management 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)
3 hours
Economics (ECO) 3 hours
Finance (FIN) 3 hours
Management (MGT) 15 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.