Pre-MBA Minor for Non-Business Majors

Professional Preparation

The Pre-MBA minor is a fast track for any undergraduate non-business major who wishes to continue their study at The University of Akron to earn an MBA.  The courses serve as a foundation for the MBA program and can reduce that program by up to 18 credit hours.

Our Faculty

  • have doctoral degrees from prestigious universities and bring a wealth of business experience
  • are innovative
  • are committed to student success
  • bring the business world to life through case studies, seminar presentations and discussions

Akron Advantage

The program is accredited at the highest possible level by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The College of Business Administration is considered to be one of the best business schools by Princeton Review and ranked in the top 6 percent of all undergraduate programs by BusinessWeek.

Hands-On Research

You will work in teams on real-world business cases, applying your classroom knowledge to help solve problems faced by local businesses.

Business Administration Student Organizations:

  • Beta Gamma Sigma - an honorary fraternity
  • Delta Sigma Pi - a professional fraternity
  • Student Toastmasters

Sample Curriculum

Required (15 credits)

Course Number Course Name Credits
6200:201 Accounting Principles I 3
6200:250 Spreadsheet Modeling & Decision Analysis 3
6400:220 Legal & Social Environment of Business 3
6400:301 Principles of Finance 3
3250: 244 Introduction to Economic Analysis or both 3250: 200 Microeconomics and 3250:201 Macroeconomics 3

Electives (3 credits)

Course Number Course Name Credits
6400:302 Intermediate Corporate Finance 3
6500:301 Management Principles and Concepts 3
6600:205 Marketing Principles 3
Total Required Credits 18

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