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Flex MBA Emphasis Areas

Emphasis Areas

Flex MBA students may obtain an emphasis in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, International Business, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management, Marketing or Operations Management. Depending on the student’s undergraduate background, courses waived, and emphasis area chosen students might require additional coursework.

A maximum of 15 hours in any functional area will count toward degree requirements. Only courses that are substantially different from courses taken for credit in a student’s undergraduate program will be acceptable.


Emphasis in Accounting

MBA students seeking an emphasis in Accounting must complete a minimum of 12 hours of accounting electives beyond ACCTNG 5400. (ACCTNG 5400 does not count toward the Emphasis in Accounting.) The following 4000-level Accounting classes may be counted toward the emphasis: ACCTNG 4401-Financial Accounting & Reporting III, ACCTNG 4402- Financial Accounting & Reporting IV, ACCTNG 4435-Auditing.


Emphasis in Finance

MBA students seeking an emphasis in Finance must complete a minimum of 12 hours of Finance electives beyond FINANCE 6500 (FINANCE 6500 does not count toward the emphasis in Finance).


Emphasis in Information Systems and Technology

MBA students seeking an emphasis in Information Systems and Technology must complete a minimum of 12 hours of Information Systems and Technology electives beyond INFSYS 5800 (INFSYS 5800 does not count toward the emphasis in Information Systems and Technology).


Emphasis in International Business

MBA students seeking an emphasis in International Business must complete a minimum of 12 credits from International Business courses or courses approved by the director of the International Business Institute.


Emphasis in Supply Chain Management

MBA students seeking an emphasis in Supply Chain Management (SCM) must complete 3 hours from approved courses in addition to the following four courses: SCMA 5300, SCMA 5320, SCMA 6330, and MKTG 5770. A student cannot receive an emphasis in both Operations Management and Supply Chain Management for the same set of courses. An overlap of up to 3 credit hours in courses other than SCMA 5300 and SCMA 5320 is allowed.


Emphasis in Management

MBA students seeking an emphasis in Management must complete a minimum of 12 hours of Management electives beyond MGMT 5600 (MGMT 5600 does not count toward the emphasis in Management).


Emphasis in Marketing

MBA students seeking an emphasis in Marketing must complete a minimum of 12 hours of Marketing electives beyond MKTG 5700, including MKTG 5701 (MKTG 5700 does not count toward the emphasis in Marketing).


Emphasis in Business Analytics

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Emphasis in Cybersecurity

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