Mar 30, 2023  
Graduate Catalog 2022-2023 
Graduate Catalog 2022-2023 Archived Catalog

Degree Plan

Business Administration, M.B.A. (45 hours)

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Programs

The M.B.A. Program combines functional training in essential business skills with training in leadership, ethics, and global business. The M.B.A. degree can be taken on its own or paired with a concentration in Accounting, Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, Design Thinking and Innovation, Healthcare Administration, International Business, Leadership, or Marketing Analytics. These programs develop and prepare leaders from a broad range of undergraduate majors. 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)

Requirements for the Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree

Additional Requirements - 12 hours

12 additional credits from BUS 7000 or BUS 8000 level course work.

Minimum Semester Hours - 45

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Programs