Postgraduate Study

MBA Degree Program - (18-24 Months)

Master of Business Administration (MBA) students should understand and be able to apply the principles of business administration as they relate to international business.

The special quality that we expect from all our MBA students is that they should be able to deal effectively with business leaders from other nations and cultures, not only in the methods of conducting business but also in the social, cultural, political and aesthetic environments from which others come. The program is designed to prepare graduate students for entry into managerial positions in international business.

Business Administration Programs


Basic academic requirements of Master of Business Administration are as follows:

Total Credits Required - 66 comprising:

  • Common Body of Knowledge ( 27 Credits)
  • Major ( 21 Credits)
  • Managerial Core ( 18 Credits)

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Master of Business Administration Course Structure

  1. Master of Business Administration (Common Body of Knowledge)
  2. Master of Business Administration (Managerial Core)
  3. Master of Business Administration (Major)

1. Common Body of Knowledge - 27 credits

The Common Body of Knowledge courses have been selected to provide the high-quality business background needed for all master's degree candidates. The knowledge gained from the CBK courses provides the foundation for pursuing graduate-level courses. Common Body of Knowledge courses should, therefore, be completed before taking any of the 600-or 700-level courses in the managerial core or the specialization/major areas.

  • ACC-505 Financial and Managerial Accounting (3)
  • ECO-5O1 Economic Theory (3)
  • FIN-517 Financial Management (3)
  • MGT-340 Organization Theory and Behavior (3)
  • MGT-511 Quantitative Methods for Business & Management (3)
  • MGT-550 Political, Legal, and Ethical Issues in Business (3)
  • MGT-570 Operation Management (3)
  • MKT-502 Marketing Management (3)


2. Managerial Core - 18 credits

In MeetingThe managerial core courses are uniquely designed to provide the master's degree candidate with a broad perspective of the business environment prior to entering into a major area of concentration. As all major functions of business interrelate, managerial core assists and processes the graduate student in being able to integrate these functions prior to specialization. The managerial core is a prerequisite to the major and should be completed before taking major courses.

  • BUS-637 Graduate Research Methods (3)
  • FIN-639 Financial & Economic Analysis of the Firm (3)
  • INB-601 International Business Environment (3)
  • ITS-620 lnformation Resources Management (3)
  • MGT-625 Strategic Management (3)
  • MKT-646 Strategic Concepts in Marketing (3)

3. Major - 21 credits

In addition to the courses stated in point 1 and 2 above, all our MBA students have to choose one of the major (Click one of the links on the top) in order to graduate with no less than a total of 66 credits. Total MBA credits required are 21 in this particular area of study.

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