Mar 27, 2023  
2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin 
2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration - Interdisciplinary Business Concentration, MBA

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Program Code: MBA_305G
CIP Code: 52.0201

Program of Study for the Master of Business Administration

Admission Requirements: Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; complete application to the Graduate School ; official general GMAT or GRE exam scores; 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.

Concentration Requirements (9 Hours)

For students concurrently enrolled in MBA and another master’s program at Appalachian

9 hours chosen in consultation with the MBA program director; courses will typically be chosen from the other major. In addition, double majors may petition to substitute MBA 5020 - International Experience (3)  with an additional course from the other major; see the program director for more information. The final programs of study for both majors may not overlap by more than 50%.

Additional Elective Options

With approval of the program director, the following courses can count in any concentration provided that the course content fits with the concentration theme.

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

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