Wilkes University

Degree Requirements

Foundations

(0 to 3 credits)

MBA 501: Foundations in Statistics

MBA 504: Foundations in Finance

MBA 506: Foundations in Accounting

Business Essentials

(9 credits)

MBA 512: Managerial Statistics

MBA 520: Marketing Management

MBA 550: Organizational Behavior

Decision Making

(9 credits)

MBA 532: Managerial Economics

MBA 540: Financial Management

MBA 560: Financial and Managerial Accounting


Leadership & Ethics

(6 credits)

LDR 500: Leadership Perspectives and Practices

MBA 580: Social, Legal, and Ethical Concepts



Strategy / Capstone

(3 credits)

MBA 591: Strategic Management Policy






Electives

(9 credits)


The Foundation and Business Essential courses should be completed first.

In addition, students can choose nine credits of elective courses to complement their business administration program. Students can pursue one of the following tracks:

  • Global Business
  • Management
  • Leadership

The Management track is comprised of the following elective courses:

  • LDR 555. Leading Organizational Change
  • MBA 510. Project Management
  • MBA 555. Human Resources
  • MBA 556. Corporate Citizenship
  • MBA 585. Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • MBA 586. Nonprofit Management

The Global Business track is comprised of the following elective courses:

  • MBA 513. Global Operations Management
  • MBA 526. Global eBusiness
  • MBA 536. International Business
  • MBA 537. Global Business Experience

The Leadership track is comprised of the following elective courses:

  • LDR 555. Leading Organizational Change
  • LDR 556. Leadership Practice: Vision, Awareness and System (1-cr)
  • LDR 557. Leadership Practice: Relationships, Crisis, and Conflicts (1-cr)
  • LDR 558. Leadership Practice: Group Dynamics (1-cr)
  • LDR 560. Building Leading Capacity
  • LDR 580. Leadership and Ethics
  • LDR 591. Applied Leadership Reflection and Planning* (1-cr)
  • *Students must complete LDR 591.

Students can also pursue a general MBA, and complete any of the elective course offerings above, or one of the following - these courses do not align with any of the above tracks.

  • MBA 516. Supply Chain Management
  • MBA 546. Topics in Finance
  • MBA 566. Topics in Accounting
  • MBA 577. Topics in Healthcare Management
  • MBA 595/596. Independent Research
  • MBA 592. Advanced Projects in Business
  • MBA 598. Topics

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