I) General Requirements

ECON 4105 Quantitative Methods and Modeling in Economics, Business and the Social Sciences
BA 5100 Managerial Communication
BA 5000 Economics for Managers
BA 5900 Law, Ethics, and Business
LOM 5300 Statistical Analysis for Management Decisions
BA 6990 Strategy Formulation and Implementation
18 hours

II) Core Requirements

ACCT 5400 Financial and Managerial Accounting
FIN 6500 Financial Management
MGMT 5600 Organizational Behavior and Administrative Processes
MKTG 5700 Contemporary Marketing Concepts
IS 5800 Management Information Systems
LOM 5320 Production and Operations Management
18 hours

III) Business Breadth Requirements*

Accounting: ACCT 5401 Financial Reporting and Analysis
Finance: Any approved graduate level course beyond FIN 6500
Management: Any approved graduate level course beyond MGMT 5600
Marketing: Any approved graduate level course beyond MKTG 5700
Info. Systems: Any approved graduate level course beyond IS 5800
Logistics & Operations Mgmt. : Any approved graduate level course beyond LOM 5320
9 hours

IV) Emphasis Area/Electives

9 credit hours (generally three courses) to be chosen from among:

LOM 5301 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
LOM 5312 Advanced Statistical Methods for Management Decisions
LOM 5322 Lean Production
LOM 5324 Service Operations Management
LOM 5326 Quality Management
LOM 5354 Simulation for Managerial Decision Making
LOM 5381 International Logistics and Operations Management
LOM 5333 Topics in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
LOM 6330 Business Logistics Systems
LOM 6331 Logistics and Supply Chain Operation Modeling
LOM 6332 Logistics and Supply Chain Strategy Modeling
LOM 6350 Management Science Methods
LOM 6354 Advanced Operations Research Topics
LOM 6360 Advanced Logistics & Operations Management Applications
BA 5198 Seminar in Business Administration**
BA 5299 Individual Research**
MKTG 5770 Supply Chain Management
MKTG 5775 Domestic Transportation
IS 6833 Decision Support Systems

MBA students seeking an Emphasis in Operations Management must complete 9 hours from approved courses in addition to 5300 and 5320. Up to three hours may be transferred from another AACSB accredited graduate program at the discretion of the department chair. The total number of elective hours required will depend on the number of hours waived. Students must complete at least 39 credit hours to earn the MBA degree.

Minimum: 9 hours
Total: 54 hours

 *Students must choose courses from at least three areas listed in Section III and must take at least one course in each of the functional areas while in the MBA program at UMSL. 

**Subject to approval of Department Chair.

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