The MBA is designed to meet student and industry demands.  The Lander program provides managerial and strategic insights across various business functions to prepare graduates to lead organizations and drive results. The degree consists of an MBA core of 18 credit hours and 12 credit hours of courses split evenly between two micro-credentials. The micro-credentials are short, focused educational experiences providing marketable knowledge and skills in Business Analytics, Organizational Leadership, Supply Chain and Operations Management, Healthcare Management, Digital Marketing, or Financial Development.

The learning goals of the program include:

  1. Graduates will attain and apply core knowledge in the theories and practices of accounting, finance, management, and marketing
  2. Graduates will attain advanced business knowledge and skills relevant to managing in dynamic environments, including diversity, sustainability, globalization, and ethics
  3. Graduates will learn and apply analytics to produce projects useful for decision-makers
  4. Graduates will produce strategic analyses and plans, to include vision and mission statements
  5. Graduates will demonstrate effective leadership through sound decision making, creative thinking, and problem solving
  6. Graduates will understand their micro-credential role in the context of the business enterprise

 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Note: The information below provides convenient links to some of the courses required for this degree; however, it should not be used as a course registration guide. Please refer to the official Lander University Academic Catalog for the most accurate and up-to-date program requirements.

MAJOR PROGRAM CORE REQUIREMENTS CREDIT
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ACCT 610 Advanced Managerial Accounting 3
BA 605 Business Research Methods 3
ECON 615 Economic Analysis 3
FINA 630 Applied Corporate Finance 3
MGMT 695 Strategy Formulation and Implementation 3
MKTG 620 New Venture Development 3

 

MICRO-CREDENTIAL REQUIREMENTS CREDIT
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Choose any 2 groups (12 credit hours):  
   
Business Analytics  
MGMT 615 Management Information Systems 3
MGMT 655 Analytics and Big Data Management 3
   
Supply Chain and Operations Management  
MGMT 635 Business Process Management 3
MGMT 665 Supply Chain and Logistics 3
   
Digital Marketing  
MKTG 610 Consumer Behavior 3
MKTG 630 Social Media Marketing 3
   
Financial Development  
FINA 640 Risk Management 3
FINA 650 Advanced Financial Analysis 3
   
Organizational Leadership  
MGMT 625 Leadership and Management 3
MGMT 645 Human Resource Environment 3
   
Healthcare Management  
HCMT 610 Healthcare Management Operations 3
HCMT 620 Healthcare Economics and Financial Systems 3
   
TOTAL FOR MBA DEGREE 30
  • An additional three credit hours in BA 600 is required for students without a business degree as a prerequisite for the program​