Master of Business Administration

Program Overview

MBA
The Master’s of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program provides the prospective student with the core business skills, knowledge, competency and practical experience to become effective managers and leaders in their respective fields of business.

Graduates of the MBA program are trained to communicate effectively, think critically, and use analytic tools and innovative approaches to support business decisions. The program also develops future business leaders with strong ethical standards and social responsibility.

Career Potential

An MBA degree can broaden one’s career options as it allow a graduate to pursue wide and diverse fields in business from management, finance, managerial accounting, operations, sales, marketing, consulting, technology to entrepreneurship. Job occupations that stand to benefit from an MBA degree are expected to grow 8% on the average from 2014 to 2024. (Source: www.onetonline.org)

Program Goals and Learning Outcomes

  • Uses critical thinking skills and an integrated knowledge of business theory and practice to make sound business decisions.
    • Learning Outcome: Make sound business decisions (LO1 – Decision Making)
    • Learning Outcome: Apply business knowledge (LO2 – Business Knowledge)
  • Exercises effective practical written and oral business communication.
    • Learning Outcome: Write effectively (LO3 – Written Business Communication Skills)
    • Learning Outcome: Orally communicate effectively (LO4 – Oral Business Communication Skills)
  • Understands the ethical consequences of actions and acquits him/herself ethically as student, employee, business owner, and community leader.
    • Learning Outcome: Demonstrates Ethical Behavior for the Business Environment (LO5 – Ethical Business Behavior)
  • Develops and demonstrates leadership skills appropriate for managerial roles in private industry, public sector agencies, and not-for profit institutions.
    • Learning Outcome: Demonstrate leadership (LO6 – Leadership Skills)

Admission Requirements

The admission requirements below must be met before an application is considered complete.

  • Application for admission.
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university which demonstrate a Cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher on a 4.00 scale.
  • Official university transcript showing a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 – Requested and/or required official transcripts from other institutions must be sent directly to the admission office. Transcripts delivered to the university directly by students or person other than the providing institution are not acceptable.
  • Letter of recommendation.
  • Entrance Essay.
  • Payment of non-refundable application and registration fees.
  • For international admission requirements, refer to section on International Admissions.

Tuition and Fees

Refer to MBA program tuition and fees.

Graduation Requirements

To graduate, students must complete a minimum of 68 quarter units of the following coursework with a cumulative Grade Point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale:

  • Complete 40 units of common core courses
  • Complete 28 units of concentration courses
  • Successfully complete the degree requirements within the time limit

Time Limit

The MBA program must be completed within 3 years from the time the student commenced the course. This time limit may be extended due to special circumstances.

Common Core Courses

10 Courses — 40 Academic Units — 400 Academic Hours

Course No. Course Title Units Hours
MA625 Financial Accounting 4 40
MA630 Managerial Accounting 4 40
MA635 Statistics for Managerial Decision Making 4 40
MA640 Applied Managerial Economics 4 40
MA642 Organizational Behaviors 4 40
MA647 Marketing Management and Strategies 4 40
MA650 Managerial Communication Strategies 4 40
MA651 Global Marketing 4 40
MA655 Strategic Human Resources Management 4 40
MA660 Executive Leadership 4 40
MA664 Business Law 4 40
MA665 Financial Analysis and Management 4 40
MA668 Financial Risk Management 4 40
MA670 Financial Investment and Practice 4 40
MA672 International Financial Management 4 40
MA675 International Business and Decision Making 4 40
MA680 Operations Management 4 40
MA682 Management Information System 4 40
MA685 Business Entrepreneurship and New Venture Information 4 40
MA703 Management of Innovation 4 40
MA704 Advanced Management of Innovation 4 40
MA710 Business Cycles and Forecasting 4 40
MA717 Research Methods in Business 4 40
MA720 Business Plan 4 40
MA730 Advanced E-Commerce 4 40
MA740 Small Business Management 4 40
Total 100 1000

MBA Concentration in Business and Management

CTU’s MBA Concentration in Business and Management prepares students in the field of business and management. Students learn how to make more effective business decisions.

7 Courses — 28 Units — 280 Academic Hours

Course No. Course Title Units Hours
MA625 Financial Accounting 4 40
MA630 Managerial Accouting 4 40
MA635 Statistics for Managerial Decision Making 4 40
MA640 Applied Managerial Economics 4 40
MA642 Organizational Behavior 4 40
MA647 Market Management and Strategies 4 40
MA680 Operations Management 4 40
MA682 Management Information System 4 40
Total 32 320

MBA Concentration in Management Information System

CTU’s MBA Concentration in Management Information System prepares students to manage business in information systems. Students learn how to manage and evaluate technology investment, to be more effective and inform business decisions.

7 Courses — 28 Units — 280 Academic Hours

Course No. Course Title Units Hours
MS710 Software Concepts 4 40
MS715 Information Systems Planning and Strategies 4 40
MS716 Information Systems Project Management 4 40
MS720 Data Communication and Networking 4 40
MS722 Analysis, Modeling, and Design 4 40
MS724 Web Development and Electronic Commerce 4 40
MS726 Data Management 4 40
MS730 Web Technologies and Innovation 4 40
MS740 Control and Auditing Information Systems 4 40
MS750 Research Seminar in Information Systems (Thesis) 4 40
Total 40 400