Lindenwood

LCIE Catalog 2014-2015


Master of Business Administration, MBA

48 credit hours

Program Description

The MBA program offers a broad-based education in advanced administrative and managerial topics. The program features a curriculum that prepares students for the information economy while emphasizing applications of the latest concepts, practices and skills through case study analysis, and examination of current issues and trends in the rapidly-changing global business environment. It is designed for working professionals from a wide range of backgrounds who wish to advance or enhance their business careers.

The clustered learning format of the Lindenwood College for Individualized Education is ideally suited to the new, experienced, or aspiring manager. In weekly seminars, three related subject areas are combined in one interdisciplinary unit of nine semester hours. This synthesis and the small class size provide a unique atmosphere for full time study.

Prerequisite Cluster for students with non-Business Undergraduate degree

Graduate Marketing/Finance Cluster

IHR 56100Essentials of Marketing

3

IHR 56200Survey of Accounting

3

IHR 56300Introduction to Finance

3

Core Curriculum

Graduate Information Systems and Methods Cluster

IBA 50100Economic Issues

3

IBA 50300Business Driven Information Systems

3

IBA 50500Quantitative Methods

3

Graduate Accounting Cluster

IBA 51010Financial Accounting Concepts

3

IBA 51011Managerial Accounting

3

IBA 51200Case Studies in Accounting

3

Graduate Management Cluster

IBA 54000Management and Administrative Theory

3

IBA 54100Organizational Behavior

3

IBA 54300Personnel Management and Labor Relations

3

Graduate Marketing Cluster

IBA 55020Marketing Information and Research

3

IBA 55100Marketing Strategy and Management

3

IBA 55200Issues in Marketing

3

Graduate Finance Cluster

IBA 53000Financial Concepts

3

IBA 53100Financial Policy

3

IBA 53200Managerial Finance

3

Prerequisite: Graduate Accounting Cluster or permission of LCIE Business program director.

In addition to the five required clusters, students must complete:

IBA 60100Business Policies and Strategies

3