Dec 04, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Business Administration, Accelerated M.B.A. Program

Return to The Collins College of Business .

Ralph W. Jackson 

The Collins College of Business allows exceptional students to possibly complete a bachelor’s degree and a Master of Business Administration degree in four and a half years. Admission is highly selective.  At the end of the first year in the M.B.A. program and the completion of 124-125 applicable semester hours, students in the program will be awarded a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) degree with a business major of their choice. M.B.A. program work will continue after the award of the B.S.B.A. until 38 applicable semester hours at the graduate level have been earned. To complete the accelerated M.B.A. program in four and a half years, students must bring substantial Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, or dual enrollment college credit from high school or attend summer school.

Descriptions of M.B.A. courses may be found in the Graduate Bulletin.

Business Major Courses (19-25 hours)

Required M.B.A. Courses (37 hours)

  • BUS 7021 Business Applications
  • MBA 7003 Preparing, Understanding and Using Financial Statements
  • MBA 7013 Financial Management
  • MBA 7023 Ethical Organizational Behavior
  • MBA 5033/7033 Operations Management
  • MBA 5043/7043 Corporate and Business Strategy
  • MBA 7053 Marketing Management
  • MBA 7063 The World Economy
  • MBA 7073 MIS and Project Management
  • MBA 7110 MBA Experiences
  • MBA 7116 Multi-Disciplinary Business Applications
  • MBA 7120 MBA Experiences
  • MBA Electives (6 hours)


Six hours of M.B.A. courses may be used to fulfill upper-level business core requirements.

Students majoring in energy management and international business and language will have additional business major course requirements.