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: 21 semester hours of required core courses plus 15 semester hours from concentration courses, electives and/or special topics courses.

MBA Required Courses: 21 semester hours

MBA6020 Marketing Management (3)
MBA6030 Leadership and Organizational Behavior  (3)
MBA6045 Managerial Accounting (3)
MBA6050 Financial Management (3)
MBA6075 Operations Management (3)
MBA6090 Applied Business Research (3)
MBA6100 Strategic Management (3)

MBA Elective Courses: 15 semester hours

15 semester hours required from concentration courses, electives, and/or special topics courses.  If a student elects to pursue a concentration, a minimum of nine (9) semester hours is required within the chosen concentration. The remaining semester hours can be chosen from any other concentration or special topics courses.

MBA Concentration in Leadership
(Offered in Aurora, at the Woodstock Center, and through AU Online)

MBA6560  Leadership of Not-for-Profit Organizations (3)
MBA6610 Leading Organizational Development (3)
MBA6620 Leading Strategically (3)
MBA6630 Leading Teams (3)
MBA6810 ST: Servant Leadership (3)

Additional Elective Courses

MBA6200 Human Resource Management (3)
MBA6500 Global Business Immersion (3)
MBA6520 Project Management Planning (3)
MBA6530 Project Management Execution (3)
MBA6540 Entrepreneurial Management (3)
MBA6810 Special Topics in Business

Residency Requirements

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.