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Curriculum

** Please note: the following prerequisites are required for students who do not possess an undergraduate business degree:

  • Financial Accounting (ACC111)

  • Macroeconomics (ECO201)

  • Principles of Finance (FIN201)

  • Business Law I (LAW204)

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

M.B.A. Core Courses
24 crs.
BUS505 Organizational Creativity, Discovery, and Innovation
3 crs.
BUS506 Strategic Integrated Marketing Communications
3 crs.
BUS515 Organizational Dynamics and Effectiveness
3 crs.
BUS520 Competitive Intelligence
3 crs.
BUS521 Business Analytics for Managers
3 crs.
BUS523 Quantitative Analysis for Decision Making
3 crs.
BUS525 Business Strategy and Planning
3 crs.
BUS530 Project Management
3 crs.

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

M.B.A. Capstone Course
3 crs.
BUS700 Capstone
3 crs.



Corporate Innovation Concentration
9 crs.
BUS660 Leadership and Change Management
3 crs.
BUS665 Unleashing and Sustaining Innovation in Organizations
3 crs.
BUS675 Financial Tools for Managing Innovation
3 crs.

Entrepreneurship Concentration
9 crs.
BUS610 New Venture Creation
3 crs.
BUS622 Operational Financial Management
3 crs.
BUS625 Acquisitions in New Business Formation
3 crs.

Finance Concentration
9 crs.
BUS632 Advanced Financial Statement Analysis
3 crs.
BUS633 Investment Management  and Analysis
3 crs.
BUS635 Organizational Risk Management
3 crs.

HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS LEADERSHIP
9 crs.
BUS609 Healthcare Decisions, Analytics and Systems Performance
3 crs.
BUS613 Managing Community and Population Health
3 crs.
BUS630 Healthcare Quality, Performance and Financial Management
3 crs.

Leadership Concentration
9 crs.
BUS660 Leadership and Change Management
3 crs.
BUS668 Virtuous Leadership
3 crs.
BUS669 Innovating Leadership and Management
3 crs.

Marketing Concentration
9 crs.
BUS626 Consumer Psychology and Buying Motivations
3 crs.
BUS627 Advanced Marketing Research and Analytics
3 crs.
BUS628 Strategic Brand Management
3 crs.

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

Project Management Concentration
9 crs.
BUS604 Virtual Teams and Organizations
3 crs.
BUS623 Project and Risk Management
3 crs.
BUS638 Issues and Applications in Project Management
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-forprofit 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 cultivate their own vision and leadership approach, as it relates to the rapidly evolving globalization of business practices, based on both proven and innovative business approaches that address predictable and unique organizational challenges.

  • Transformation of Organizations: Students will use innovative strategies and change management principles to lead the transformation of new ventures, organizations and global environments.

  • Strategic Business Planning: Students will demonstrate the ability to conduct strategic business planning supported by market analyses evaluated to meet existing and evolving global market analytical needs.

  • 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

  • Future thinking: Students will be challenged to critically analyze and develop new philosophies (values, beliefs and viewpoints) that drive change, transform thinking, and advance the field of study