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B.B.A., M.B.A. Degrees

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Minimum Requirements for Degree: 30 credits

The School of Management offers professional education applicable to the fields of management, finance, human resource management, international business, marketing and travel industry management to individuals interested in entering industry or government.

The program prepares graduates to meet the complex problems of the technical, economic and social environment and to enable them to provide imaginative and responsible leadership to industry and government.

The UAF program recognizes that competence in the practice of management necessitates education with both breadth and depth. The graduate program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Graduate Program -- M.B.A. Degree

Concentrations: Capital Markets, General Management

  1. Complete the admission process including the following:
    1. Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis
    2. UAF B.B.A. students may be admitted to the M.B.A. program prior to graduating if they meet one of the following:
      1. Have at least a B grade in BA F325, BA F343, BA F360, BA F390 and ECON F227
      2. have senior standing and an overall GPA of 3.25 or have at least a B grade in BA F325, BA F343, BA F360, BA F390 and ECON F227
      3. have senior standing, an overall GPA of 3.0 and a minimum GMAT score of 500 (an average GRE score of 500 will also be accepted)
    3. Non-UAF applicants with a bachelor's degree with a business major from an AACSB-accredited institution and a 3.25 GPA will be admitted without taking the GMAT or GRE. Other applicants must submit results from the GMAT or GRE.
    4. Students with a graduate degree from an accredited institution will be admitted without taking the GMAT or GRE.
  2. Complete the general university requirements.
  3. Complete the master's degree requirements.
  4. If a student earns grades of two Cs, one D, or one F in courses that are part of his/her M.B.A. program, the student will no longer be in good standing in the M.B.A. program even if his/her cumulative GPA remains at or above 3.0. M.B.A. Students who are not in good standing will be subject to review and may be dismissed by the M.B.A. committee. Students may not use more than two F600-level courses with C grades on their Advancement to Candidacy application. An A or B grade must be earned in F400-level courses.
  5. Complete the following foundation courses if previous college work is not in business:
    MBA F602--Accounting for Managers--3 credits
    MBA F652--Fundamentals of Business--3 credits
    MBA F621--Fundamentals of Economics--3 credits
    MBA F628--Analytical Methods for Economics and Business--3 credits
  6. Complete the following advanced M.B.A. core courses after all foundation course requirements (part 5) are completed:
    MBA F617--Organizational Theory for Managers--3 credits
    MBA F643--Marketing Management--3 credits
    MBA F675--Quantitative Methods for Managers--3 credits
    MBA F680--Financial Markets and Strategy--3 credits
  7. Complete the following capstone course:
    MBA F690--Corporate Strategy--3 credits
  8. Complete one of the following concentrations:*
    Capital Markets
    1. Complete three of the following:
      MBA F605--Contemporary Topics in Accounting--3 credits
      MBA F620--Portfolio Theory and Asset Pricing--3 credits
      MBA F630--Derivative Securities--3 credits
      MBA F681--Fixed Income Securities and Markets--3 credits
      MBA F682--Financial Statement Analysis--3 credits
    2. Complete two approved electives at the F400- or F600-level--6 credits
    3. Minimum credits required--30 credits


    General Management
    1. Complete three of the following:
      MBA F605--Contemporary Topics in Accounting--3 credits
      MBA F673--Technology Management--3 credits
      MBA F607--Human Resources Management--3 credits
      MBA F682--Financial Statements Analysis--3 credits
      MBA F683--Advanced Topics in Marketing--3 credits
      MBA F691--Advanced Topics in Business--3 credits
    2. Complete two approved electives at the F400- or F600-level--6 credits
  9. Minimum credits required--30 credits

* Both concentrations may be earned for degree; however, courses used in one concentration may not be used to meet requirements in the other concentration.


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