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 Prerequisites   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

For regular admission, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, an undergraduate record which indicates the ability to pursue the M.B.A. program, and a satisfactory score on the GMAT.

A student may take classes for one semester (maximum of 9 hours) without a GMAT score.

GMAT Waiver

The GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Exam) may be waived for individuals that have five or more years of appropriate work experience.

Students who complete their BSBA from an AACSB or ACBSP accredited program with an overall GPA of 3.5 or higher may have the GMAT requirement waived for the MBA program.