READY TO LEARN MORE?
Start by requesting a brochure containing course sequence plans for all MBA emphases.
The Carroll MBA consists of eight graduate classes, plus a capstone applied business project (33 total graduate credit hours). Courses are offered in a convenient, eight-week format, so you can earn your MBA while you work. You may elect to complete two courses during the 16-week semester while being able to focus on each independently. You'll meet one evening per week in a traditional classroom setting, in addition to completing a flexible, online component for each course. The MBA includes a core curriculum dealing with topics such as economics, accounting, decision-making and business law. Your coursework will include practical, real-world examples that will immediately benefit you at work.
The Carroll Business Management Emphasis
In the business management program, you’ll be able to select elective courses specific to your career interests. You can learn the latest trends in information technology and its implications on today's rapidly changing world and gain an understanding of how these trends guide operational, tactical and strategic decisions as technology shifts within organizations and industries. You can deep dive into operations issues and supply chain management or focus on critical issues in the arena of international business.
MBA Core Curriculum
Get hands-on experience with managerial and financial accounting issues in segment analysis, asset acquisition, budgeting and more. Managerial economics is learned in an applied, problem-solving course, preparing you to understand effects that economic environments have on resource allocation in an organization. Take your financial knowledge to the next level in case-based projects related to capital budgeting, finance, cost of capital and more.
Marketing, Planning and Problem Solving
You'll develop skills to create and evaluate marketing plans, strategies and implementation programs that drive business decisions. You’ll analyze approaches to corporate strategy and policy that optimize organizational success. Learn the foundational concepts and principles in the American legal system affecting businesses today. Become solutions-focused as you develop quantitative problem-solving skills using tools in statistics, data analysis and decision-modeling techniques. Apply those tools to concepts in supply chain management including sourcing, demand management, distribution, logistics and more.
Examine the theories and practices of leadership, management and collaboration and apply them to solve complex business problems. You'll expand your ability to think strategically, to develop and present a compelling business case and to motivate and inspire those you lead.
Core MBA Courses
- BUS600 Managerial Economics
- BUS605 Marketing Management
- BUS610 Quantitative Decision Making
- BUS615 Current Topics in Business Law
- BUS620 Advanced Managerial Accounting
- BUS640 Advanced Financial Decision Making
- BUS691 MBA Capstone I: Seminar
- BUS692 MBA Capstone II: Project
Business Management Emphasis Electives (select three)
- BUS580 Information Technology Management
- BUS625 Leading and Managing in a Changing Environment
- BUS635 Operations and Supply Chain Management
- BUS642 International Business