General MBA

Not sure that a concentration is right for you? Want a broader range of classes in your MBA? The UCA College of Business offers a general MBA degree program just for students like you.

General MBA students complete the program’s 21-hour MBA Core and choose 3 elective courses ranging from accounting, health administration, finance and information management for the remaining 9 hours. Our graduates are prepared to enter careers in accounting, finance, data analytics, health care, marketing, human resources, operations, management and much more.

See below for a more detailed list of courses.

MBA Core (21 Hours)

MBA 6301 Information Technology for Managers
MBA 6302 Accounting for Management Decisions
MBA 6305 Financial Decision Making
MBA 6308 Marketing Strategy
MBA 6320 Strategic Management
MBA 6325 Organizational Behavior
MBA 6330 Operations Management

Electives (9 Hours)

Choose three courses

MBA 5324 Fundamentals of Risk and Insurance
MBA 5331 Bank Management
MBA 5332 Investments
MBA 5333 International Finance
MBA 5334 Financial Derivatives
MBA 5345 Governance of the Sustainable Organization
MBA 5361 Principles of Information Security
MBA 5376 Entrepreneurial and Small Business Finance
MBA 6303 Managerial Economics
MBA 6306 Legal Environment of Business for Managers
MBA 6307 Entrepreneurship: The Act of Wealth Creation
MBA 6349 Management of Small and Family-Owned Businesses
MBA 6382 Internship
MBA 6390 Special Problems
CISA 5320 Critical Thinking and Experimental Design
CISA 5325 Predictive Analytics
CISA 5330 Prescriptive Analytics
CISA 5380 Business Intelligence and Data Visualization
CISA 5381 Data Mining and Applied Analytics
CISA 6335 Python for Data Analytics
CISA 6355 Info. Technology Project Management
CISA 6365 Data Warehousing and Data Management
ACCT 5322 Advanced Business Law for Accountants
ACCT 5323 Employment Law
ACCT 6309 Tax Research and Planning
ACCT 6310 Seminar in Accounting Theory
ACCT 6317 Seminar in Auditing
ACCT 6319 Corporations & Shareholder Taxation
ACCT 6320 Seminar in Accounting Information Systems
ACCT 6329 Partnership & S-Corporation Taxation
ACCT 6339 Estate & Gift Taxation
ACCT 6340 Seminar in Case Studies in Accounting
ACCT 6350 Seminar in Accounting Leadership
ACCT 6383 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance for Preparers