Aug 20, 2019  
2018-2019 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration - Interdisciplinary Business Concentration, MBA and Public Administration - Public Management Concentration, MPA


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Program Codes: MBA_305G and MPA_279B

CIP Codes: 52.0201 and 44.0401

Program of Study for the Master of Business Administration and the Master of Public Administration


Admission Requirements: Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; complete application to the Graduate School ; and official general GMAT or GRE exam scores. MBA additonally requires evidence of knowledge in statistics, financial accounting, economics, corporate finance, marketing, and organizational behavior through course work, work experience or completion of the accelerated prerequisite program before taking graduate course work in those subjects.

To be considered for admission, applicants must meet the criteria for admission to the Graduate School . Meeting this condition does not guarantee admission.

Location: On Campus and Off Campus. Off-Campus cohorts follow a part-time extended format.

Course Requirements for the Master of Business Administration and the Master of Public Administration


Electives (12 Hours)


12 hours of Graduate Electives approved by MBA and MPA advisors

Students are required to work with both program advisors each semester to determine appropriate program of study and course scheduling.

 

MBA Differential Tuition


Students enrolled in the dual degree will pay an additional tuition amount above the regular tuition assessed for graduate students on those courses that satisfy the requirements of the MBA degree. For more information about differential tuition, please refer to http://studentaccounts.appstate.edu/tuition-and-fees

Other Requirements for the MBA


  • Thesis: Optional
  • Proficiency: Not required
  • Candidacy: Required
    • Students must demonstrate knowledge and exposure to international business and culture before completion of the degree program, through approved activities such as short term study abroad, completion of a course with an international theme, international internship, practicum with an international theme, or other activities as approved by the program director.
    • Students must document valid work experience before the completion of the degree program, through approved activities such as business practicum, internship, documented previous work experience, or other activities approved by the program director.
  • Comprehensive: Not required
  • Product of Learning: Not required

Other Requirements for the MPA


  • Thesis: Not required
  • Proficiency: Students must demonstrate a proficiency in reading a foreign language or quantitative analysis as a research tool. The department may determine the proficiency required.
  • Candidacy: Not required
  • Comprehensive: Successful completion of a capstone experience (P A 5558  plus P A 5559 ) fulfills the requirement for a comprehensive examination.
  • Product of Learning: Not required

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