Program Requirements — MBA

These requirements will apply to students enrolling at AU in the 2017-2018 academic year. Current students can find the requirements that apply to them by consulting the relevant academic catalog.

The MBA degree requires 36 semester hours: 18 semester hours of required core courses plus 18 semester hours from concentration courses, electives and/or special topics courses.

MBA Required Courses: 18 semester hours

MBA6020 Marketing Management (3)
MBA6030 Leadership and Organizational Behavior  (3)
MBA6045 Managerial Accounting (3)
MBA6050 Financial Management (3)
MBA6075 Operations Management (3)
MBA6100 Strategic Management (3)

MBA Concentrations and Electives: 18 semester hours

Students must complete 18 semester hours of approved elective coursework. If a student elects to pursue a concentration, a minimum of nine (9) semester hours is required for each concentration. The remaining semester hours can be chosen from any other concentration, special topic or elective courses.

MBA Concentration in Leadership*: 9 semester hours

Choose three of the following courses:
MBA6560 Leadership of Not-for-Profit Organizations
MBA6610 Leading Organizational Development
MBA6620 Leading Strategically
MBA6630 Leading Teams
MBA6810 Special Topics in Leadership

MBA Concentration in Data Analytics (coming summer 2017)*: 9 semester hours

Complete the following courses:
MBA6300 Data Analytics (3)
MBA6310 Database Management (3)
MBA6320 Data Mining and Visualization (3)

MBA Concentration in Healthcare Management (coming summer 2017)*: 9 semester hours

Complete the following courses:
MBA6550 Healthcare Management (3)
MBA6570 Policy Issues in Healthcare (3)
MBA6580 Legal Issues in Healthcare (3)

*Not all MBA concentrations are guaranteed to delivered at all program sites (i.e., Woodstock Center, Orchard Center or AU Online). Students should consult the site or program director for the specific concentrations offered at the time of enrollment.

Residency Requirement

A minimum of 30 semester hours of graduate credit must be earned at Aurora University to receive the MBA degree. A maximum of six semester hours of graduate credit may be transferred from an accredited college or university and applied to the requirements of this degree. Transfer credit must have been completed prior to the start of the your MBA experience with Aurora University. Any coursework submitted for transfer must be approved by the program faculty and the director.