MBA Evening

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate foundation knowledge in each of the primary functional areas of business.

Students will be able to solve semi-structured business problems.

Students will be able to solve unstructured business problems

Program overview

The MBA evening program provides a perfect fit for students who are interested in enhancing their managerial knowledge while continuing to work as a full-time professional. Students have an option of completing an emphasis in their area of interest.

Program Description

The master of business administration (MBA) program provides training in business for students interested in understanding the working nature of business in a competitive environment. Courses in the MBA program integrate information and theories from various disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, production operations, and strategic management. The objective of this program is to develop students into broadly educated business managers and executives who understand the nature of business as a whole, with the tools and techniques applicable to a wide variety of business situations.

The capstone for the MBA program gives students the chance to bring together all of the theories, skills, and tools studied during the program and integrate them into a learning experience that highlights the nature of competition and the kind of strategic maneuvering that must be done in order to succeed.

The degree requires satisfactory completion of 30 credit hours of the MBA curriculum and 6 credit hours of graduate electives for a total of 36 credit hours, OR, if the Global Track is selected for a total of no less than 42 credit hours, students, or if an area of emphasis is selected for a total of no less than 48 credit hours. Students who require prerequisite courses may have to complete more than 36, 42, or 48 credit hours to receive the MBA. Electives for the MBA may be selected from any graduate School of Business offering. If a student has a particular interest in a graduate course outside of the School of Business, approval may be sought for such course(s).

General Requirements

The MBA degree-seeking student should consult the Admission, Enrollment, and Academic Policies sections under Academic Policies and Procedures for policies regarding application, admission, registration, and the academic policies of Webster University. Academic policies or exceptions to policies applicable to MBA students are noted under their respective general academic policies.

Prerequisites:

  • BUSN 5000 Business (3 hours)
  • BUSN 5600 Accounting Theory and Practice (3 hours)
  • BUSN 5620 Current Economic Analysis (3 hours)

Note: 
Program prerequisites are to be completed before beginning coursework for the MBA for those students who have not completed prerequisite courses (or an appropriate equivalent) within five years of entering the program and having earned a grade of B or better.

If the appropriate prerequisite course content was completed more than five years prior to entering the program, the department will allow a waiver if the student demonstrates command of the content area by successfully completing a waiver examination. Prerequisite courses may not count as electives in the 36-credit-hour MBA.

The required courses in the MBA program are:

  • MRKT 5000 Marketing (3 hours)
  • MNGT 5590 Organizational Behavior (3 hours)
  • BUSN 5760 Applied Business Statistics (3 hours)
  • FINC 5000 Finance(prerequisites: BUSN 5600 and BUSN 5760) (3 hours)
  • FINC 5880 Advanced Corporate Finance (3 hours)(prerequisite: FINC 5000)
  • MNGT 5990 Corporate Responsibility and Society (3 hours)
  • BUSN 6070 Management Accounting (3 hours)(prerequisites: BUSN 5600 and BUSN 5760) 
  • BUSN 6110 Operations and Project Management (3 hours)(prerequisite: BUSN 5760)
  • BUSN 6120 Managerial Economics (3 hours)(prerequisites: BUSN 5620 and BUSN 5760)
  • BUSN 6200 Strategy and Competition (3 hours)(prerequisites: all of the above)
  • BUSN 6140 – Business Research Analysis (3 hours)
  • BUSN 6000 – Research paper (3 hours)

What is the right candidate for it?

Webster University’s master of business administration (MBA) program is designed for people like you on a fast track to success. It’s the perfect answer for professionals who want to shape their own destiny, upgrade their credentials, and be strategic players in the world of business.

Areas of Emphasis

Requirements for an area of emphasis in the MBA program include the MBA core (30 hours), the core requirements for the emphasis area, and any prerequisites that are required. An MBA with an emphasis requires a minimum of 48 A student may be required to complete electives to meet the minimum number of hours required. Prerequisites may be used to meet the 48 hour requirement if all emphasis courses are accounted for. Students should see an advisor for details.

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Information Technology Management
  • Human Resources Management

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