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2022-2023 Academic Catalog (August 2022 - July 2023) 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog (August 2022 - July 2023) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is a general MBA with 30 hours of course-work that focuses on preparing masters’ candidates in the knowledge and skills needed to lead organizations effectively. The general business emphasis curriculum includes graduate level courses in the functional areas of accounting, economics, finance, marketing, organizational theory, quantitative analysis, and strategic management.  Additionally, critical perspectives will be emphasized within the program.

The Mission of the Department of Business at Concord University is to transform our students into competent and responsible business leaders through high quality teaching and personalized advising, while stimulating their academic and service zeal. Business faculty engage in active research and service to ensure that our graduates are ready to take on the challenges of the business world.

Online Program Format

The MBA degree program is 100% online and can be completed in one year including summer sessions for full-time attendance. The courses are offered in accelerated 8-week sessions, allowing MBA students to attend full-time, focusing on only two courses per 8-week session.

Programmatic Outcomes

The Master of Business Administration program’s goals come from the Department and University’s Mission and overall learning goals.  Graduates of our MBA program will:

  • Prepare and present high quality written and oral assignments and projects
  • Integrate knowledge of business disciplines, the economic environment, and trends for managerial decision making
  • Evaluate real world examples with global and ethical implications
  • Explain the importance of using leadership and emotional intelligence in business
  • Apply analytical and technical skills to solve problems

MBA Curriculum

The general MBA curriculum is a 30-hour program consisting of the following general coursework:

Degree Completion Requirements

A successful candidate must complete the program with an overall GPA of 3.00 or above.  Any course grade earned that is less than a C must be repeated.

Transfer Credits

Students transferring from another MBA accredited program may request to have a maximum of six (6) credits transferred. In order to be considered, the course description(s) and course objectives(s) must be comparable to the MBA courses offered at Concord University, and the courses must have been completed within the last five years prior to applying to Concord University’s MBA Program.

Transcripts and course descriptions/course objectives will be reviewed by the faculty as to appropriateness on an individual basis. Only courses with a grade of a B or A are considered for transfer credit.

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