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Semester Structure

The Full-Time MBA Program combines a well-rounded, theory-based curriculum with soft skills that are critical for effective leadership. Our flexible program lets students select a concentration and craft their own plan of study with elective courses that complement their concentration area.

Broad MBA Semester Structure

Semester 1

• Building Business Foundations
• Creating Your Personal Brand

MODULE 1
• Foundations in MBA Tactical Disciplines
• Team Dynamics
• Professional Skills Inventory

EXTREME GREEN
• Building Creative Confidence

MODULE 2
• Executive Communications
• Completing MBA Foundation Courses

Semester 2

• Developing Leadership Skills
• Infusing IT into Business
• Enhancing Career Pathways

MODULE 3
• Communications Capstones
• Beginning Concentration Path

EXTREME GREEN II
• Leading and Managing a Creative Organization

MODULE 4
• Workforce Management
• Business IT Strategy
• Strategic Management

Summer Break

• MBA Study Abroad Experience
• Summer Corporate Internship Experience

Semester 3

• Refining Industry Skill Sets
• Enhancing Scope and Influence within Organizations

MODULE 5
• Deep-Dive Concentration Courses 

EXTREME GREEN III
• Becoming a Corporate Futurist (Innovation Workshops)

MODULE 6
• Exploring Multiple Disciplines

Semester 4

• Becoming a Change Agent
• Developing Leadership and Service Potential

MODULE 7
• Business Ethics
• Enhancing Leadership Skills

EXTREME GREEN IV
• Creativity-Infused Entrepreneurship

MODULE 8
• Capstone Business Courses
• Non-profit Consulting Projects

21 months, 3 components

The curriculum's three components ensure that all MBA students develop both a strong foundation and subject matter expertise:

View MBA Fall 2015 sample courses

View MBA Spring 2016 sample courses


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