The objective of the Master of Business Administration degree at Mississippi College is to provide a broad-based, rigorous curriculum that develops competency in general management skills and in the key functional areas of business. Designed primarily for working professionals who desire to further their careers, the MBA program prepares its students to have an understanding of the core business disciplines: accounting, finance, marketing, organizational behavior, economics and statistics.

General MBA Curriculum

Requirements  Class Name Hours
MBA Core
ACC 6501 Accounting Issues in Business Decisions 3
MGT 6570 Managing in a Global Economy 3
FIN 6541 Financial Management 3
MGT 6571 Quantitative Management 3
GBU 6552 Law and Ethics in the Business Environment 3
MGT 6572 Policy Formulation and Administration 3
MIS 099 Spreadsheet Proficiency Exam (0 Credit Hours)  
General MBA Curriculum 
MKT 6581 Market Administration 3
GBU 6551 Organizational Behavior 3
Electives   6
Total Hours   30

The Graduate Program in Business Administration builds on a core of undergraduate courses normally taught in schools of business. All of the MBA prerequisites can be obtained from our night class schedule.

General Foundation Courses  Hours
ACC 203 Survey of Financial Accounting 3
FIN 341 Business Finance 3
MKT 381 Marketing 3
MIS 099 Spreadsheet Proficiency Exam 0
Total Hours   9

The following items are required for acceptance into the MC Business accelerated MBA program:

  • Completed online application
  • Bachelors degree from a regionally accredited university
  • Possess an undergraduate record and/or work experience that indicates the ability to pursue the MBA program:
    • 3.00 GPA and above (GMAT is waived)
    • 2.25-2.99 GPA must meet one of the following:
      • 3-5 years of appropriate professional experience (submit a resume)
      • GMAT
  • For students that must meet the GMAT requirement, an appropriate score must be submitted by the end of the first semester (maximum of 9 hours) in which graduate level classes are taken. Students without a GMAT score after their first semester of graduate work will not be allowed to enroll in any subsequent graduate courses.