Business Administration (MBA) Curriculum Plan

Please note that there may be other requirements for completion or options for elective and specialized courses. Please see the academic catalog for the full curriculum. Course offerings and sequence are subject to change.

Pre-requisite Courses

Two (2) pre-requisite courses are required for students without a business background, before starting their MBA curriculum.

  • Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • International Economics and Trade

MBA Curriculum

  • International Marketing Management
  • Organizational Behavior and Global Leadership
  • Strategic Management
  • Statistical Analysis and Modeling for Business
  • Technology for Managerial Decision Making
  • Financial Management
  • Operations Management and Logistics
  • Capstone: Management in a New Age or
  • Project or Professional Practice Internship (3 required courses in total)
  • Concentration Courses (4 required courses in total)

Emphasis/Concentration/Track Requirements

Corporate Finance

  • Advanced Finance and Managerial Accounting
  • Asset and Bank Management
  • Industry Research Project

Hospitality Management in partnership with the Vatel Institute of Hospitality and Management at Alliant International University

  • Sales Management for Hospitality
  • Trends in Hospitality & Tourism
  • Entrepreneurship in Hospitality

Information and Technology Management

  • Enterprise Systems Analysis
  • Information Systems Technology and Infrastructure Management
  • Industry Research Project

Marketing and Digital Trends

  • Marketing Research and Data Analytics
  • Digital and Social Media Marketing
  • Industry Research Project

Management and Leadership

  • Contemporary Approaches to Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Industry Research Project

Instruction may be provided on-ground, online or in hybrid modalities, and varies by program. For on-ground and hybrid programs, instruction is primarily provided at an Alliant campus; however, some instructional activities may take place off campus at a location appropriate for the particular activity, including, but not limited to, online courses or online portion of courses, internships, practicums, or field placement activities.

For online programs, instruction is provided online; however, some programs may include an in-person residency requirement at one of Alliant’s campuses. Additional instructional activities, including, but not limited to internships, practicums, or field placement activities may take place at a location appropriate for the particular activity.