2019 AIU University Catalog


Business Administration M.B.A.

48 Credits

Program Description

This Master of Business Administration degree program is a 48-credit program designed to give students the knowledge, skills and decision-making ability to accelerate their careers in the fields of business or management. The program culminates in a capstone experience from a business research perspective.

Program Outcomes


  • Develop organizational and operational plans to solve problems and improve the business environment and performance.
  • Analyze various leader, follow, cultural, and situational characteristics that contribute to leadership, and adapt to the needs of situations, employees, and co-workers.
  • Apply qualitative and quantitative analysis to evaluate the quality of decision making and research to solve problems.
  • Use knowledge of economic concepts, principles, and theory to critically analyze and evaluate economic problems and opportunities.
  • Evaluate the opportunities provided by technology for businesses.
  • Recognize, evaluate, and manage potential ethical and legal conflicts.
  • Communicate effectively in business situations.

Requirements

Business Core

FIN 630Global Financial Management

6

MGT 600Business Research for Decision Making

6

MKT 640A Managerial Approach to Marketing

6

MGT 680Strategic Management

6

Total Credit Hours:24

Total Credit Hours: 48

Specialization Options

Accounting

ACG 610Accounting for Managers

6

ACG 630Accounting Information Systems

6

ACG 675Public and Not-for-Profit Accounting

6

MGT 615Leadership and Ethics for Managers

6

Finance

BUS 610Economics for the Global Manager

6

FIN 620Financial Statement Analysis

6

FIN 640Derivatives

6

FIN 645Theory of Corporate Finance

6

Healthcare Management

HCM 618Healthcare Leadership and Management

6

HCM 630Healthcare Administration

6

HCM 632Legal and Ethical implications in Healthcare

6

HCM 640Healthcare Strategies

6

Human Resource Management

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that the Masters of Business Administration with a specialization in Human Resource Management fully aligns with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. The HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates were developed by SHRM to define the minimum HR content areas that should be studied by HR students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The guidelines, created in 2006 and revalidated in 2010 and 2013, are part of SHRM’s Academic Initiative to define HR education standards taught in university business schools and help universities develop degree programs that follow these standards.

MGT 615Leadership and Ethics for Managers

6

MGT 652Human Resource Strategy

6

MGT 655Employment Law

6

MGT 658International Management and Leadership

6

International Business

Not accepting applications for new enrollments starting after July 19th, 2017.
BUS 610Economics for the Global Manager

6

BUS 638Legal and Regulatory Environment in International Business

6

FIN 631International Finance

6

MGT 658International Management and Leadership

6

Management

BUS 610Economics for the Global Manager

6

MGT 615Leadership and Ethics for Managers

6

MGT 625Legal Aspects of Business Decisions

6

MGT 656Quality Management and Continuous Improvement

6

Marketing

MKT 651Strategic Marketing

6

MKT 655Research Methods in Marketing

6

MKT 660International Marketing

6

MKT 665Product and Brand Management

6

Operations Management

MGT 635International Business Operations Management

6

MGT 636Operations Management for Competitive Advantage

6

MGT 656Quality Management and Continuous Improvement

6

SCM 645Introduction to Transportation, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management

6

Project Management

MGT 637Project Management: Integration, Scope, Time, and Communication

6

MGT 647Project Planning, Execution and Closure

6

MGT 656Quality Management and Continuous Improvement

6

MGT 657Project Management: Cost, Quality, Risk, and Procurement

6

Technology Management

ITCO 610Principles of Information Systems

6

ITPM 611Principles of IT Project Management

6

ITPM 613Leadership, Management, and Communication of Technical Projects

6

ITPM 615IT Project Quality Management

6

Total Credit Hours: 48

AIU's Master of Business Administration (MBA), with all its specializations, is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Locations

  • Online
  • Atlanta
  • Houston

Area of Study

  • Business

Degree Level

  • Master