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 M.B.A. program prepares its students to have an understanding of the core business disciplines: accounting, finance, marketing, organizational behavior, economics, and statistics.

General M.B.A. Curriculum

M.B.A. Core
ACC 6501 Accounting Issues in Business Decisions 3
MGT 6570 Leadership in a Global Environment 3
FIN 6541 Financial Management 3
MGT 6571 Quantitative Analysis 3
GBU 6552 Law and Ethics in the Business Environment 3
MGT 6572 Strategic Management 3
MIS 099 Spreadsheet Proficiency Exam (0 Credit Hours)  
General M.B.A. Curriculum 
MKT 6581 Market Administration 3
MGT 6551 Management of the Human Resource 3
ECO 6531 Managerial Economics 3
MGT 6573 Management of Technology and Innovation 3

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

ACC 203 Survey of Financial Accounting 3
FIN 341 Business Finance 3
GBU 251 Business Statistics 3
MIS 099 Spreadsheet Proficiency Exam 0
Total Hours   9

The following items are required for acceptance into the MC Business accelerated M.B.A. 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 M.B.A. 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. 

Mississippi College’s School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the premier business school accreditation in the world.