Apr 24, 2024  
Graduate Catalog 2022-2023 
    
Graduate Catalog 2022-2023 Archived Catalog


Degree Plan

Business Administration with Design Thinking and Innovation Concentration, M.B.A. (45 hours)



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The M.B.A. Program combines functional training in essential business skills with training in leadership, ethics, and global business. The M.B.A. with a concentration in Design Thinking and Innovation combines functional training with the study of customer needs and how to eliminate inefficiencies. The 45-hour program is designed to include the necessary foundational courses for those who do not have an undergraduate degree in business.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon graduation, JBU’s graduate students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate redemptive behavior by integrating global, ethical and moral practices from a Christian worldview. (Ethics and Christian Worldview)
  • Use leadership tools needed to build effective organizations in culturally diverse and global contexts. (Global Leadership)
  • Demonstrate advanced business/organizational skills and knowledge necessary for professional growth and success. (Business/Organizational Skills and Knowledge)
  • Analyze complex situations, identify relevant issues, apply appropriate concepts and skills, develop conclusions and implement effective actions. (Critical Thinking and Communication)
  • Design and implement business research that yields actionable insights. (Information Literacy and Research)
  • Create organizational strategies and tactics which exemplify creative and innovative thinking. (Design Thinking and Innovation Program Specific Outcome)

Requirements for the Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree with concentration in Design Thinking and Innovation

Design Thinking & Innovation Concentration - 12 hours


Selected Topics


Student must take three selected topics courses each worth one hour of credit. Exact topics to be determined.

Minimum Semester Hours - 45


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