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Curriculum

M.B.A. Program Total Credits
45 crs.

M.B.A. Preparatory Course
0 crs.
BUS500 MBA Preparatory Course
0 crs.

M.B.A. Foundation Courses
9 crs.
BUS501 Economic Foundations of Applied Accounting and Finance
3 crs.
BUS505 Organizational Creativity, Discovery, and Innovation
3 crs.
BUS506 Strategic Integrated Marketing Communications
3 crs.

M.B.A. Core Courses
18 crs.
BUS508 The Future of Leadership and Management II
3 crs.
BUS510 Financial Modeling
3 crs.
BUS515 Organizational Dynamics and Effectiveness
3 crs.
BUS520 Competitive Intelligence
3 crs.
BUS525 Business Strategy and Planning OR
BUS527Global Business Strategy
3 crs.
BUS530 Project Management
3 crs.

M.B.A. Concentration Courses (see below for options)
12 crs.

M.B.A. Capstone Course and Culminating Experience
6 crs.
BUS698 Capstone Research Course
3 crs.
BUS699 Graduate Seminar and Capstone Project
3 crs.



Corporate Innovation Concentration
12 crs.
BUS660 Leadership and Change Management
3 crs.
BUS665 Unleashing and Sustaining Innovation in Organizations
3 crs.
BUS670 Complexity of the Innovative Process
3 crs.
BUS675 Financial Tools for Managing Innovation
3 crs.

Entrepreneurship Concentration
12 crs.
BUS610 New Venture Creation
3 crs.
BUS615 New Product Development
3 crs.
BUS622 Operational Financial Management
3 crs.
BUS625 Acquisitions in New Business Formation
3 crs.

Finance Concentration
12 crs.
Choose four of the six courses listed below:
12 crs.
BUS625 Acquisitions in New Business Formation
BUS631 Managing  Financial Institutions
BUS632 Advanced  Financial Statement Analysis
BUS633 Investment Management  and Analysis
BUS635 Organizational Risk Management
BUS675 Financial Tools for Managing Innovation

HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS LEADERSHIP
12 crs.
BUS609 Healthcare Decisions, Analytics and Systems Performance
3 crs.
BUS630 Healthcare Quality, Performance and Financial Management
3 crs.
BUS611 Virtual Technology and eHealth
3 crs.
BUS613 Managing Community and Population Health
3 crs.

Leadership Concentration
12 crs.
BUS660 Leadership and Change Management
3 crs.
BUS668 Virtuous Leadership
3 crs.
BUS669 Innovating Leadership and Management
3 crs.
BUS670 Complexity of the Innovative Process
3 crs.

Marketing Concentration
12 crs.
BUS615 New Product Development
3 crs.
BUS617 Matching Value Propositions to Buyers
3 crs.
BUS618 Integrated Marketing for Managers
3 crs.
BUS619 Driving Growth through Customer Relationship Management
3 crs.

Multidisciplinary Concentration
12 crs.
An approved plan of four courses selected by the student from all other M.B.A. Concentrations
12 crs.

Project Management Concentration
12 crs.
BUS604 Virtual Teams and Organizations
3 crs.
BUS623 Project and Risk Management
3 crs.
BUS638 Issues and Applications in Project Management
3 crs.
BUS675 Financial Tools for Managing Innovation
3 crs.
 

The university reserves the right to change or update the curriculum at any time. The university will notify students of any changes officially through the university website. 

For full course descriptions please refer to the University Catalog for the current Academic Year.

  

Program Outcomes

Students who attain a Master of Business Administration degree from Post University can expect to have achieved the outcomes listed below.

  • Creativity and Innovation: Students will apply principles of creativity and innovation to for-profit and/or not-for-profit organizations

  • Communication: Students will communicate professionally, using graduate-level written and oral skills essential to success in the business environment

  • Leadership: Students will develop and practice their own vision and leadership approach, based on proven and innovative business methods

  • Transformation of Organizations: Students will use innovation and leadership principles to lead the transformation of their ventures, organizations or communities

  • Strategic Business Planning: Students will demonstrate the ability to conduct strategic business planning supported by current market analysis.

  • Creation of New Ventures, Products and Services: Students will apply innovative tools to evaluate organizational needs for developing and implementing new ventures, products and services

  • Quantitative Reasoning: Students will identify, analyze, evaluate and apply financial models, analytical decision tools and planning models to solve complex organizational problems

  • Ethics: Students will examine and apply ethical and professional behaviors to business situations

  • Concentration-specific: Students will identify, analyze, evaluate and implement research-based business practices applicable to their area of concentration