Master of Business Administration
Prepare to be an effective manager in today's global business environment.
With a rich history of providing business education, DU’s wealth of knowledge in business makes a Davenport MBA your best professional choice. Supported by our networks in the business community, as well as our experienced-based faculty, a Davenport MBA provides you with the leadership and business strengths you need to advance in your current career, or to pursue new directions — the skills that are at the heart of today’s global economy.
DU specializes in education for professionals, with classes that fit into your schedule. Getting started is easy because you can attend online or evenings at a campus near your home or work. Classes average 15 students, offering personal attention and enhanced learning and networking experiences. We know you’re busy, so required credits are kept to a minimum while ensuring quality programs. Plus, you’ll earn those credits in an experiential education format that provides real-world experience. Our faculty are experts in their fields and will offer you practical perspectives and individual assistance.
With the same quality curriculum as our traditional MBA, our 12 month, 30 credit MBA is designed for high potential professionals looking to complete their degree in a time-efficient manner. We take the decision-making out of how and when to schedule your classes. If you want to earn your degree with both quality, intensity and speed, this is your MBA.
- Predetermined schedule leading to completion in 12 months
- Complete two courses per seven-week session
- Students begin and end the MBA program with a cohort of students
- Online or in-seat, one night a week
The Master of Business Administration can be completed in-seat or online.
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MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION • 30 CREDITS • BUS MGT MBA
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program prepares students in the functional areas of business enabling them to develop managerial skills necessary to be effective in a wide variety of business environments. The program is designed for students interested in entering or advancing their careers in business. This 30 credit hour program focuses on the content areas that current research of managerial competencies, as well as nationally recognized graduate business standard evaluations, have identified: management, human capital management, business law, organizational leadership, economics, accounting, quantitative business analysis, operations management, corporate finance, marketing, and strategic management. Students can develop additional expertise in a particular concentration area by completing 12-15 credits in courses that culminate in the award of a graduate certificate, which will be recorded on the student’s transcript.
Students who have a 2.75 cumulative GPA in a bachelor’s degree in business or a business related field will not be required to complete the Foundations of Business courses.
Students that are unprepared in the areas of accounting, finance, management information systems, statistics, management, and marketing will be required to complete the appropriate foundational courses.
The Foundations of Business courses include:
ACCT510 Fundamentals of Accounting Principles and Concepts
BUSN520 Management and Marketing
CISP510 Management Information Systems
FINC510 Foundations of Financial Management
MGMT535 Managerial Communications
STAT500 Statistics for Business
|ACCT640||Managerial Accounting||3 cr.|
|BUSN688||Quantitative Business Analysis||3 cr.|
|ECON625||Managerial Economics||3 cr.|
|FINC620||Corporate Finance||3 cr.|
|LEGL710||Ethical and Legal Framework for 21st Century Business||3 cr.|
|MGMT653||Leading Organizations||3 cr.|
|MGMT757||Operations and Supply Chain Management||3 cr.|
|MKTG610||Marketing Strategies||3 cr.|
|MBA Elective - Recommended electives:||(3) cr.|
|BUSN781||Graduate Business Study Abroad Experience||3 cr.|
|BUSN790||Graduate Business Internship||3 cr.|
|FINC793 & FINC794||Graduate ACG Cup Participation||3 cr.|
|GRAD**||Any course from the Graduate Certificates or Master of Management program||3 cr.|
|CAPS794||Business Integration Capstone||3 cr.|