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MBA Program Description and Goals

The Master of Business Administration is an evening program and an online program providing a comprehensive education for expanded managerial roles in a variety of organizations. Students have the option of adding a concentration to their degree by taking one additional, approved elective beyond the two normally required for the MBA degree. Students may also earn an MBA without a concentration.

The MBA degree program at the Brock School of Business provides graduates the skills needed to be successful managers and leaders in a competitive global business environment. The core business functions of accounting, economics, finance, operations, marketing, human resources and organizational behavior, management information systems, and corporate strategy are taught with a focus on problem solving and practical application in the workplace. Specific learning goals articulated for the MBA degree program include:  

Cross Disciplinary Competence:

integrating business processes across functional areas in order to make holistic, timely and informed decisions.  

Critical Thinking and Decision Making:

generating and synthesizing information to make and implement timely and informed decisions.  

Effective Communication:

improving abilities to communicate ideas, analyses, plans, and evaluations to individuals and groups.  

Corporate and Social Responsibility:

building the capacity and inclination to make decisions based on comprehensive values and to take actions that demonstrate an awareness of and an attempt to serve all stakeholders.  

Teamwork:

recognizing the importance of effective teamwork, valuing diverse perspectives and skills, and assuming a variety of roles to accomplish team objectives.