Interdisciplinary MBA Program

The Interdisciplinary program allows you to select electives to suit your goals and may be outside of business. Graduate courses may be selected from among all CBA departments, other colleges on campus or transferred from another university with approval of the Director. Transfer courses must fall within the six-year time frame for program completion.

Most MBA courses are offered every semester unless otherwise noted.

Professional Courses * (6 credits)

Credits

6500:601

Business Analytics and Information Strategy

3

6700:689

Leading and Influencing

1

6700:691

Professional Integrity

1

6700:693

Negotiations in the Workplace

1

MBA Core Courses* (21 credits)

3250:600

Foundations of Economic Analysis

3

6200:601

Financial Accounting

3

6400:602

Managerial Finance

3

6500:652

Managing People in Organizations

3

6500:670

Management of Supply Chains and Operations

3

6600:620

Strategic Marketing

3

6800:605

International Business Environments
(offered Fall and Spring semesters)

3

*All core and Professional courses require Excel, writing and statistics proficiency prior to enrollment.

Integrative Course (3 credits)

Credits

6500:695

Organizational Strategy (offered every semester)
(Restricted to Students graduating within two semesters)

3

Electives (6 credits)

6

Any six graduate elective credits, approved by the College of Business Administration or those approved by petition of the Director of Graduate Programs.

Total Program Requirements

36

Admission Requirements

  • GMAT (score of 500 or better preferred) or GRE, LSAT, PCAT, or MCAT scores. Test waivers may be granted for students holding an advanced degree or those with three or more years of work experience beyond conferral of the bachelor's degree. Contact the Graduate Programs Office in the College of Business Administration for waiver request process.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume

Application Deadline

  • August 1 for Fall enrollment
  • December 1 for Spring enrollment
  • May 1 for Summer enrollment

International Student Applications

It is recommended that international students apply six weeks prior to these dates to allow time for admission and I-20 visa processing. I-20 forms are processed by UA Immigration Services in the International Center, Buchtel Hall. Proof of English Proficiency is required by producing an acceptable TOEFL or IELTS score.

Students currently admitted to this program may have different course requirements than those listed here. Refer to your official Program Checklist and DPR in My Akron for your program requirements.

CBA Office of Graduate Programs

(330) 972-7043
gradcba@uakron.edu


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