MBA Course Requirements
If you do not have a business degree, you will be required to complete the following courses. If you have a business degree, these courses may be waived (subject to approval by the MBA director).
MBA-I CORE CLASSES (22 Credit Hours)*
ACCT 2201 Principles of Accounting I
ACCT 2202 Principles of Accounting II
FIN 3315 Corporate Financial Management
MBA 5599 Legal Issues in Business OR
MGT 2261 Legal Environment of Organizations
MBA 6610 Applied Economics
MGT 3312 Individual and Organizational Behavior
MGT 3329 Operations Production Management
MKTG 3325 Basic Marketing Management
After all MBA-I requirements are completed or waived, students may enroll in the MBA-II core component courses listed below.
MBA-II CORE CLASSES (24 Credit Hours)
MBA 6620 Quantitative Information for Business Decisions
MBA 6621 Managerial Decision Making
MBA 6622 Finance in an Integrated Environment
MBA 6623 Marketing in an Integrated Environment
MBA 6624 Information Technology in Business
MBA 6625 Managerial Control Systems
MBA 6626 Business Policy/Strategy in a Global Environment
MBA 6628 Business Simulation and Application
In addition to the core requirements, students are required to complete a number of electives, depending on the emphasis area selected.
Emphasis Area Number of Required Elective Credits
Traditional: 6 Elective credits
Accounting: 9 Elective credits
Computer Information Systems: 9 Elective credits
Finance: 9 Elective credits
Health Care Administration: 12 Elective credits
Project Management: 9 Elective credits
Marketing: 9 Elective credits
Pharm D and MBA Joint Degree Program
*MBA-I courses may be waived for students with a business degree from an AACSB accredited institution. MBA-I courses may be waived for students with a business degree not accredited by AACSB subject to a transcript and program evaluation by the MBA Director.
For students with non-business degrees or degrees from foreign universities, courses may be waived where equivalency of content with the Idaho State University MBA core can be established and the student has earned at least a grade of C- or equivalent. Individuals with degrees greater than 10 years old may be required to take selected MBA-I courses.
Work experience is not a basis for waiving MBA-I course work; however, students with substantial work experience may demonstrate competence in a particular field through examination.
All M.B.A. classes are offered Monday through Thursday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Each class meets once a week.