Oct 28, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration - Interdisciplinary Business Concentration, MBA and Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management, MA


Program Codes: MBA_305G and MA_258A
CIP Codes: 52.0201 and 42.2804

Program of Study for the Dual Master of Business Administration and the Master of Arts in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management


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

Additional MBA Admission Requirements: Evidence of knowledge in statistics, financial accounting, economics, corporate finance, marketing, and organizational behavior through course work, work experience or completion of an accelerated prerequisite program before taking graduate course work in those subjects.

Additional MA IOHRM Admission Requirements: Completion of courses in General Psychology and Introductory Statistics; statement not exceeding two pages describing the applicant’s academic and professional goals.

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

Location: On Campus

Course Requirements for the Dual Master of Business Administration and the Master of Arts in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management


Total Required (Minimum 69 Hours)


Internship (6 Hours)

Electives (3 Hours)


Graduate Electives approved by MBA and IOHRM Advisors (3 Hours)

Note


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 Dual Master of Business Administration and the Master of Arts in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management


Thesis: Not Required

Proficiency: Statistics proficiency met by completion of PSY 5020  

Candidacy: Required for both programs

  • For the MBA:
    • 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.
  • For the MA IOHRM: See the program director for specific timeline and requirements for admission to candidacy.

Comprehensive: Required for MA IOHRM - Each candidate will satisfactorily complete a comprehensive oral exam administered by Program Faculty

Product of Learning: None required