Masters of Business Administration
Stay on the pulse of change; discover new ideas, develop business communication skills to shape your industry and make data-informed leadership decisions through the ITU MBA program. ITU’s MBA program helps prepare you keep ahead in today’s changing environment through providing a solid core of business innovation knowledge, along with skills and practical experiences that prepare you to lead the most current and emerging trends.
ITU courses and concentrations help you unlock your career potential through core courses for a lifetime of leadership, coursework that explores the latest technology and trends taught by industry leaders, practical industry experiences to apply your new knowledge and skills, and through team and capstone projects that demonstrate your readiness for leadership.
Masters of Business Administration Information
Curriculum, Program Structure, and Admissions Requirements
- 4 Core Courses: 12 Credit Hours
- 1 Capstone Course: Thesis or Project: 3 Credit Hours
- Internship: 1 Credit Hour
Elective Courses: 11 – 20 Credit Hours
- Cross Disciplinary Course: Up to 3 Credit Hours (Counts as Elective).
- Transfer Credits: Up to 9 Credit Hours (Counts as Elective)
- Internship: 1 – 9 Credit Hours
36 Total Credit Hours
- MGT 503 Organizational Leadership Theories
- FIN 534 Financial and Economic Analysis
- MKT 551 Competitive Marketing Strategies
- MIS 527 Technology and Operations Management: Creating Value
The Master of Business Administration program offers various concentrations that prepare you with specialized skills and knowledge. You need to complete at least four (4) courses in the chosen concentration, otherwise, you will graduate with a “general” MBA. MBA concentrations are as follow:
- Business Analytics
- Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) / Systems, Applications, and Products (SAP)
- Financial Analysis and Risk Management
- Healthcare Management
- Management Information Systems
- Project Management
To learn more about each concentration and how it can enhance your learning, click here.
Inbound and Outbound Exams
Beginning Spring 2016, all new students are required to take Inbound exam with Peregrine Academic Services. The Inbound and Outbound exams are REQUIRED not OPTIONAL.
Learn more about the inbound/outbound examination
- Bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA of 2.75, or a Master’s degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
- Proof of English proficiency:* All applicants whose native language is not English and who did not receive either a bachelor’s or graduate degree from an English-speaking institution must take one of the following English proficiency tests:
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examination: score of 72 or better for the internet-based test (iBT).
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination: band score of 6.0 or better for the academic module.
- Pearson Test of English (PTE): score of 50 or better.
- Demonstrated commitment to contribute to and complete the program
*U.S. citizens or U.S. Permanent Residents who have earned an undergraduate or graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution in the U.S. are waived from this requirement.
Masters of Business Administration Information
Who You Should Apply, What You Will Learn, and Program Learning Outcomes
Why You Should Apply
At ITU, you will be able to take advantage of:
- Seasoned industry experts, who come from companies like NASA, HP, and Pfizer.
- A program designed to teach you the practical skills needed to supplement your education, and maximize your career prospects.
- Flexible night and weekend class schedules, and online course offerings that allow you to continue your career while furthering your education.
What You Will Learn
Through your study in the MBA program, you will have the opportunity to learn cutting edge knowledge and skills that blend technological focus and traditional management practice. Examples of skills you will learn through your program are as follows:
- Leadership and Management in a variety of industries, and organizational settings,
- Technical and computer skills as applied to data-driven decision making,
- Practical reasoning skills to efficiently study, create, apply, and assess the collected information,
- Analytical/Quantitative, Innovative and Critical thinking Skills,
- Collaboration and Interpersonal Communication,
- Innovative and Entrepreneurial Skills for a Rapidly Changing Environment
- Industry specific knowledge.
You can also customize your learning through an MBA without any concentrations, and earn industry relevant certificates and certifications.
Program Learning Outcomes
All PLOs are mapped to the relevant ILOs and contained within parentheses. Upon completion of this program, graduates will:
PLO 1: Evaluate information to find solutions for business challenges using the cognitive processes of observation, reflection, analysis, conclusion and practice. [Mapped to ILO 1, 2]
PLO 2: Illustrate effective communication in written and oral formats. [Mapped to ILO 3]
PLO 3: Assemble teams for business projects using effective group dynamics. [Mapped to ILO 4]
PLO 4: Evaluate and synthesize business practice by applying technical and research skills to analyze complex data, understand theories, and create hypotheses. [Mapped to ILO 5, 6]
PLO 5: Outline and demonstrate sound ethical and socially responsible behavior. [Mapped to ILO 7]
Learn more about the Emphasis Learning Outcomes.
- Signature Assignments
- Capstone courses
- MBA Learning Outcomes
- Pre and Post Course Evaluation Survey