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.

Required Courses: 21 semester hours

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

Elective Courses: 15 semester hours
Fifteen semester hours are required from concentration courses, electives and/or special topics courses. If a student elects to pursue the concentration in leadership, a minimum of nine semester hours is required within the chosen concentration. The remaining six semester hours can be chosen from among any of the other elective and/or special topics courses.

Concentration in Leadership Courses
Complete a minimum of nine semester hours from the following list:

  • MBA6560 Leadership of Not-for-Profit Organizations (3)
  • MBA6610 Leading Organizational Development (3)
  • MBA6620 Leading Strategically (3)
  • MBA6630 Leading Teams (3)
  • MBA6810 ST: Diversity and Leadership in a Global Workforce (3)
  • MBA6810 ST: Servant Leadership (3)

Additional Elective Courses
Complete 6-15 semester hours from the following list:

  • 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 ST: Data Analytics (3)
  • MBA6810 ST: Database Management (3)
  • MBA6810 ST: Data Mining and Visualization (3)
  • MBA6810 ST: Grant Writing, Philanthropy, and Advancement (3)
  • MBA6810 ST: Healthcare Management (3)
  • MBA6810 ST: Special Topics in Business (3)