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2018-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration, M.B.A.

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Degree offered at: Campbellsville, Harrodsburg, Louisville, Available Online, Somerset

Foundational Requirements

All applicants who have not completed undergraduate courses in any one or all of the following areas: Accounting, Finance, Economics, and/or Statistics, are to take undergraduate courses in these areas as prerequisites or take subject MBA/PMBA Primer pretests BEFORE admission to the program. The MBA/PMBA Primer pretests are free of charge and may be taken only one time. If students do not score 70% or higher on the pretests, they must complete the corresponding preparatory modules. After completion of the modules, students must score 70% or higher on the post-tests to satisfy the prerequisite requirements.

The MBA/PMBA Primer includes individual courses and a comprehensive course which includes all of the courses combined. Students may take as much time as necessary to be successful in the MBA/PMBA Primer courses. Expect to spend between 20 and 30 hours total on the four modules and post-tests. Individual study time will vary. The entire course is web based. There is no textbook involved. The pretest or post-test scores will not appear on a student’s transcript at Campbellsville University. Students will not be admitted to the program until all prerequisite requirements have been met.

Course Requirements for the MBA/PMBA

In addition to listed criteria for admission to the MBA/PMBA program, a student must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to compete successfully in an MBA/PMBA program. Students possessing a bachelor’s degree in business administration and at least two years of work experience will be considered to possess the necessary knowledge, skills, and experience to compete successfully in the MBA/PMBA program. For students who do not possess a bachelor’s degree in business administration, it may be necessary for the student to acquire background knowledge in selected business areas before enrolling in specific courses. See Foundational Requirements for the MBA/PMBA.

Students will take 36 hours of 600 level coursework to complete the MBA/PMBA. A student will take a total of 27 hours of core course work (each course is a three credit hour course) and 9 hours of electives. In lieu of the 9 hours of electives in the online format only, students can complete a specific track of 9 hours in one of the following areas: Accounting, Healthcare Management, Human Resource Management, Information Technology, International Business, Marketing, and Church Management. In order to pursue the accounting track, students must have the following prerequisite coursework: Financial Accounting (Accounting I), Managerial Accounting (Accounting II), Intermediate Accounting I, Intermediate Accounting II, Accounting Information Systems, Cost Accounting, Auditing.

MBA/PMBA Core Requirements: 27 Hours

All of the courses listed below are required for both the on campus format and the online format.

MBA/PMBA Elective Courses: 9 Hours

Students are free to choose 9 hours of electives from any of the courses below, or students can choose a track of 9 hours. Tracks include Accounting, Church Management, Healthcare Management, Human Resource Management, Information Technology, International Business, and Marketing.

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