The MBA program provides students with a broad overview of management and business skills with areas of emphasis available.
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
The specialization in management and organization provides the student with detailed knowledge of managerial functions, concepts, and practices of organization design and behavior required for decision making in a wide range of managerial positions. Limited specialization and elective graduate courses, all at the 800 level, must be approved in advance, in writing, by the graduate adviser.
Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a Concentration in Sustainable Business
This concentration provides students with an in-depth appreciation of the environmental and social dimensions of conducting business in a global market. Three aspects of sustainable business that improve a firm’s long-term performance will be emphasized: managing risks (regulatory, reputation, litigation, market, etc.), values-driven leadership, and recognizing market opportunities created by environmental and social challenges. Learning outcomes include how to articulate the business case for sustainability, develop and lead internal and external coalitions needed to drive organizational change, and implement metrics for measuring progress and providing accountability. Students specializing in sustainable business must complete: **MGMT 856 (Managing the Sustainable Business), BUS 857 (Business Management, Ecology and Environmental Leadership), MGMT 858 (Innovation for Sustainability) and two 800-level business electives on advisement. For more information on Emphasis in Sustainable Business, see Concentration in Sustainable Business.
**MGMT 856 is not currently being offered. Please contact sustainable business faculty advisor for alternative course.
For more information on the MBA programs, see College of Business : Graduate Programs.