Degree Requirements

All students in the iMBA program must:

  • Complete 72 credit hours in the program
  • Complete 6 Specializations (4 Core Specializations and 2 Focus Area Specializations) plus 2 Specialization Capstones from any of the 6 Specializations completed. All courses in a specialization must be successfully completed to be eligible for the Specialization Capstone
  • Complete the Program Capstone at the end of your last semester in the program.  Students are not eligible for the Program Capstone until they have completed 72 credit hours or are concurrently enrolled in their final courses that will bring them to 72 credit hours after completion. No exceptions will be made.
  • Complete their degree in 3 years or less from their first degree admission term.  Our program is designed to take 2-3 years to complete
  • Meet the minimum cumulative GPA requirement of 2.75 in order to graduate and also meet the minimum term GPA requirement of 2.75 in order to maintain good academic standing.

Course Information

As mentioned above, we break our courses down into Specializations.  Below, you can find a list of courses in each specialization, as well as the most recent syllabus and the Coursera components.  Please note that previous syllabi are provided for informational purposes and are subject to change in future offerings.

Please visit the Planning & Advising section to learn more about degree planning and when our courses are offered.

Core 1:

Strategic Leadership and Management

 Leadership and Teams
BADM 508

4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length
Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:
Foundations of Everyday Leadership

Applications of Everyday Leadership
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Managing Organizations
BADM 509

4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length
Previous Syllabus:
Click here
Coursera Components:

Designing the Organization: From Strategy to Organization Structure
Managing the Organization: From Organizational Design to Execution
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Strategic Management
BADM 544

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:

Business Strategy
Corporate Strategy
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Core 1 Capstone
MBA 590

0 Credit Hours; 2 Weeks in Length

Core 1:  Strategic Leadership and Management

 Leadership and Teams – BADM 508

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:
Foundations of Everyday Leadership and Applications of Everyday Leadership
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Managing Organizations – BADM 509

Strategic Management – BADM 544

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:
Business Strategy and Corporate Strategy
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Core 1 Capstone – MBA 590

0 Credit Hours; 2 Weeks in Length

Core 2:

Managerial Economics and Business Analysis

Statistics Management Decision Making
BADM 572

Microeconomics for Business
ECON 528

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:

Firm Level Economics: Consumer and Producer Behavior
Firm Level Economics: Markets and Allocations
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Macroeconomics for Business
ECON 529

Core 2 Capstone
MBA 590

0 Credit Hours; 2 Weeks in Length

Core 2: Managerial Economics and Business Analysis

Statistics Management Decision Making – BADM 572

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:
Exploring and Producing Data for Business Decision Making and Inferential and Predective Statistics for Business
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Microeconomics for Business – ECON 528

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:
Firm Level Economics: Consumer and Producer Behavior and Firm Level Economics: Markets and Allocations
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Macroeconomics for Business – ECON 529

Core 2 Capstone – MBA 590

0 Credit Hours; 2 Weeks in Length

Core 3:

Value Chain Management

Marketing Management
BADM 520

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:

Marketing Management I
Marketing Management II
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Process Management
BADM 567

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:

Operations Management
Process Improvement
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Managerial Accounting
ACCY 503

Core 3 Capstone
MBA 590

0 Credit hours; 2 Weeks in Length

Core 3: Value Chain Management

Marketing Management – BADM 520

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:
Marketing Management I and Marketing Management II
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Process Management – BADM 567

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:
Operations Management and Process Improvement
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Managerial Accounting – ACCY 503

Core 3 Capstone – MBA 590

0 Credit hours; 2 Weeks in Length

Core 4:

Financial
Management

Financial Accounting
ACCY 500

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:

Financial Accounting: Foundations
Financial Accounting: Advanced Topics
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Investment Finance I and II
FIN 511

Corporate Finance I and II
FIN 580

Core 4 Capstone
MBA 590

0 Credit Hours; 2 Weeks in Length

Core 4: Financial Management

Financial Accounting – ACCY 500

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:
Financial Accounting: Foundations and Financial Accounting: Advanced Topics
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Investment Finance I and II – FIN 511

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:
Investments I: Fundamentals of Performance Evaluation and Investments II: Lessons and Applications for Investors
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Corporate Finance I and II – FIN 580

Core 4 Capstone – MBA 590

0 Credit Hours; 2 Weeks in Length

Focus Area:

Digital Marketing

Marketing in a Digital World
MBA 541

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Component:

Currently Being Revised
2 Credit Hours; 4 Weeks in Length

Digital Media and Marketing
MBA 543

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:

Digital Media and Marketing: Principles
Digital Media and Marketing: Strategies
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Marketing in an Analog World
MBA 544

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Component:

Marketing in an Analog World
2 Credit Hours; 4 Weeks in Length

Focus Area Capstone
MBA 590

0 Credit Hours; 2 Weeks in Length

Focus Area: Digital Marketing

Marketing in a Digital World – MBA 541

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Component:
Currently Being Revised
2 Credit Hours; 4 Weeks in Length

Digital Marketing Analytics – MBA 542

Digital Media and Marketing – MBA 543

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:
Digital Media and Marketing: Principles and Digital Media and Marketing: Strategies
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

 Marketing in an Analog World – MBA 544

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Component:
Marketing in an Analog World
2 Credit Hours; 4 Weeks in Length

Focus Area Capstone – MBA 590

0 Credit Hours; 2 Weeks in Length

Focus Area:

Entrepreneurship
and Strategic
Innovation

Fostering Creative Thinking
MBA 552

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:

Creativity Toolkit I: Challenging Perspectives
Creativity Toolkit II: Creative Collaboration
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Entrepreneurship: From Startup to Growth
MBA 553

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:

Entrepreneurship I: Laying the Foundation
Entrepreneurship II: Preparing for Launch
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Focus Area Capstone
MBA 590

0 Credit Hours; 2 Weeks in Length

Focus Area: Entrepreneurship and Strategic Innovation

Strategic Innovation – MBA 551

Fostering Creative Thinking – MBA 552

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:
Creativity Toolkit I: Challenging Perspectives and Creativity Toolkit II: Creative Collaboration
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Entrepreneurship: From Startup to Growth – MBA 553

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:
Entrepreneurship I: Laying the Foundation and Entrepreneurship II: Preparing for Launch
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Focus Area Capstone – MBA 590

0 Credit Hours; 2 Weeks in Length

Focus Area:

Global
Challenges
in Business

Global Business Horizons
MBA 546

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:

Sustainable Innovation for Subsistence Marketplaces
Sustainable Business Enterprises
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Global Impact
MBA 547

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:

Global Impact: Cultural Psychology
Global Impact: Business Ethics
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Global Strategy
MBA 548

Focus Area Capstone
MBA 590

0 Credit Hours; 2 Weeks in Length

Focus Area: Global Challenges in Business

Global Business Horizons – MBA 546

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:
Sustainable Innovation for Subsistence Marketplaces and Sustainable Business Enterprises
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Global Impact – MBA 547

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:
Global Impact: Cultural Psychology and Global Impact: Business Ethics
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Global Strategy – MBA 548

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:
Global Strategy I: How the Global Economy Works and Global Strategy II: Doing Business in the Global Economy
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Focus Area Capstone – MBA 590

0 Credit Hours; 2 Weeks in Length

Focus Area:

Business Analytics

Introduction to Business Analytics: Data and the Firm
MBA 561

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:

Introduction to Business Analytics with R
Credit Hours; 4 Weeks in Length

Introduction to Business Analytics: Communicating with Data
MBA 562

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:

Introduction to Business Analytics: Communicating with Data
2 Credit Hours; 4 Weeks in Length

Data Toolkit: Business Data Modeling and Predictive Analytics
MBA 563

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:

Currently Being Revised
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Applying Analytics Across Busines Functions
MBA 564

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:

Applying Data Analytics in Finance
Applying Data Analytics in Marketing
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Focus Area Capstone
MBA 590

0 Credit Hours; 2 Weeks in Length

Focus Area: Business Analytics

Introduction to Business Analytics: Data and the Firm – MBA 561

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Component:
Introduction to Business Analytics with R
2 Credit Hours; 4 Weeks in Length

Introduction to Business Analytics: Communicating with Data – MBA 562

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:
Introduction to Business Analytics: Communicating with Data
2 Credit Hours; 4 Weeks in Length

Data Toolkit: Business Data Modeling and Predictive Analytics – MBA 563

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:
Currently Being Revised
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Applying Analytics Across Business Functions – MBA 564

Previous Syllabus: Click here
Coursera Components:
Applying Data Analytics in Finance and Applying Data Analytics in Marketing
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Focus Area Capstone – MBA 590

0 Credit Hours; 2 Weeks in Length

Other courses:

Program Capstone — MBA 591

0 Credit Hours; 4 Weeks in Length

Other courses:

Program Capstone – MBA 591

0 Credit Hours; 4 Weeks in Length