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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master of Business Administration (MBA)2018-08-29T15:31:23+00:00

The Missouri Western Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs are AACSB accredited professional degree programs that offer students, of all educational and professional backgrounds, a broad business education to help launch or advance their professional careers. The programs focus on applied academic education to develop a student’s analytical and decision making abilities. Missouri Western has both onsite and online MBA program options. Both MBA programs include classes covering several business disciplines such as accounting, finance, marketing, and management. The programs are designed to accommodate working professionals seeking to advance their career as well as recent graduates eager to advance into graduate studies.

Both MBA programs are a total of 30 credit-hours (10 classes).

The Missouri Western onsite MBA programs are professional/part-time graduate programs in four separate concentrations. Classes generally meet one night a week for sixteen weeks. Students can take one to three courses a semester. Classes are in the late afternoon, or evening, on the Missouri Western campus.

The programs include seven core classes (21 hours) that all MBA students complete, plus three concentration classes (9 hours), in four separate concentrations, to fit the specific needs of the student. The concentrations for the onsite programs are

  • General Business
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Life and Animal Science.

The Missouri Western online MBA is a professional and part-time graduate program where students can take from one to two classes per semester. The MBA is completely online and consists of eight week semesters, which allows full-time students to complete the program in 12 months. The classes are offered by Missouri Western through Canvas course management software. The program consists of ten courses which includes seven MBA core classes plus three additional classes in leadership, ethics, and organizational behavior management.

For more information contact:
Program Director
mba@missouriwestern.edu
(816) 271-4351

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MBA Students
Professional Core
ACC 633Foundations of Finance and Accounting3
GBA 633Managerial Communication3
MKT 633Applied Strategic Marketing3
MGT 633Contemporary Issues in Management3
MIM 633Business Intelligence and Analytics3
MIM 643Supply Chain and Customer Relationship Management3
MGT 695Applied Strategic Management3
Concentration
Select one of the following concentrations:
Enterprise Resource Planning
Forensic Accounting
General Business 1
Life and Animal Science

Concentration Requirements:
    Enterprise Resource Planning
    Forensic Accounting
    General Business
    Life and Animal Science

Enterprise Resource Planning Concentration

Concentration Requirements
MIM 613ERP Fundamentals3
MIM 623ERP Configuration3
Three credit hours from the following electives3
EA Technology
Strategic Information Systems
SAP TERP 10 Certification
Total Credit Hours9

Forensic Accounting Concentration

Concentration Requirements
ACC 613Forensic Accounting3
Six credit hours from the following electives6
Auditing for Fraud
Advanced Accounting
Business Taxation
Criminal Law, Evidence and Legal Procedures
Computer Forensics
Total Credit Hours9

General Business Concentration 

Concentration Requirements
Select nine credit hours chosen in consultation with the MBA advisor (with a maximum of three credit hours at the 500 level)9
Total Credit Hours9

The General Business concentration is offered onsite as well as online. The online option is a one year accelerated program.

Life and Animal Science Concentration

Concentration Requirements
Nine credit hours of CHE, ILS, or BIO courses chosen in consultation with an advisor9
Total credit hours9

Graduation Requirements

  1. Filing an approved Application for Graduation.
  2. Satisfactory completion of all required coursework as listed on the approved Program of Study.
  3. Earn a minimum overall GPA of 3.0, with no more than 6 credit hours of C in all required coursework.
  4. Official approval of required Master Educator Experience (or capstone).
Professional Core
ACC 633Foundations of Finance and Accounting3
GBA 633Managerial Communication3
MKT 633Applied Strategic Marketing3
MGT 633Contemporary Issues in Management3
MIM 633Business Intelligence and Analytics3
MIM 643Supply Chain and Customer Relationship Management3
MGT 695Applied Strategic Management3
Concentration
Select one of the following concentrations:
Enterprise Resource Planning
Forensic Accounting
General Business 1
Life and Animal Science

Concentration Requirements:
    Enterprise Resource Planning
    Forensic Accounting
    General Business
    Life and Animal Science

Enterprise Resource Planning Concentration

Concentration Requirements
MIM 613ERP Fundamentals3
MIM 623ERP Configuration3
Three credit hours from the following electives3
EA Technology
Strategic Information Systems
SAP TERP 10 Certification
Total Credit Hours9

Forensic Accounting Concentration

Concentration Requirements
ACC 613Forensic Accounting3
Six credit hours from the following electives6
Auditing for Fraud
Advanced Accounting
Business Taxation
Criminal Law, Evidence and Legal Procedures
Computer Forensics
Total Credit Hours9

General Business Concentration 

Concentration Requirements
Select nine credit hours chosen in consultation with the MBA advisor (with a maximum of three credit hours at the 500 level)9
Total Credit Hours9

The General Business concentration is offered onsite as well as online. The online option is a one year accelerated program.

Life and Animal Science Concentration

Concentration Requirements
Nine credit hours of CHE, ILS, or BIO courses chosen in consultation with an advisor9
Total credit hours9

Graduation Requirements

  1. Filing an approved Application for Graduation.
  2. Satisfactory completion of all required coursework as listed on the approved Program of Study.
  3. Earn a minimum overall GPA of 3.0, with no more than 6 credit hours of C in all required coursework.
  4. Official approval of required Master Educator Experience (or capstone).

Are you ready to declare a program of study? Download, sign and submit the form(s) to the program director.

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