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
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
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

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 2:

Managerial Economics and Business Analysis

Statistics Management Decision Making
BADM 572

Microeconomics for Business
ECON 528

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

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

Process Management
BADM 567

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

Core 3 Capstone
MBA 590

0 Credit hours; 2 Weeks in Length

Core 4:

Financial
Management

Financial Accounting
ACCY 500

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

Focus Area:

Digital Marketing

Marketing in a Digital World
MBA 541

Coursera Component:
Currently Being Revised
2 Credit Hours; 4 Weeks in Length

Digital Media and Marketing
MBA 543

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

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

Entrepreneurship: From Startup to Growth
MBA 553

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:

Global
Challenges
in Business

Global Business Horizons
MBA 546

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

Global Impact
MBA 547

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:

Business Analytics

Introduction to Business Analytics: Data and the Firm
MBA 561

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

Introduction to Business Analytics: Communicating with Data
MBA 562

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

Coursera Components:
Currently Being Revised
4 Credit Hours; 8 Weeks in Length

Applying Analytics Across Busines Functions
MBA 564

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

Other courses:

Program Capstone — MBA 591

0 Credit Hours; 4 Weeks in Length