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Master of Business Administration Degree
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The MBA degree is a professional graduate degree designed to provide a challenging educational experience for students who desire to assume positions of increasing responsibility i business, industry, and public service. Required courses are offered primarily in the evening to accommodate students who wish to further their professional development without terminating their employment.
The objective of the MBA Program is to provide students with comprehensive exposure to Business Administration and its functional areas. The emphasis of the program is on decision making, problem solving, and understanding the role of business in society. It endeavors to improve and enhance the student's management skills in business, industry, and government. In addition, the program provides managerial proficiency for graduates with academic backgrounds other than business.
The goal of the MBA Program is to prepare students to meet the challenges inherent in a rapidly changing economic environment. The program provides an educational opportunity for students to enhance their knowledge and managerial skills, and to develop a global perspective essential in today's marketplace.
Courses in the program cover management, marketing, accounting and finance and include the use of computers, statistics and quantitative methods as tools for analysis of business activities. The student examines human behavior in organizations, the communication process, and economic analysis and develops an understanding of managerial policy making and the social responsibilities of business.