Curriculum and Course Sequence

The Elmhurst MBA requires the successful completion of 10 courses for a total of 7.50 credits, or 30 semester hours.

  • In the first year, you will complete a schedule of courses together with your cohort.
  • In your second year, you will select courses in your area of interest and study alongside students from the various cohorts.

Required Courses

  • MBA 500 Organizational Management
  • MBA 501 Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • MBA 502 Analytical Tools for Management Decisions
  • MBA 503 Marketing Management
  • MBA 504 Financial Management
  • MBA 505 Strategies for Creating a Competitive Advantage

Electives

  • MBA 508 Special Topics
  • MBA 509 Project Management
  • MBA 517 Sales Techniques and Selling Strategies
  • MBA 541 Corporate Finance
  • MBA 542 Investment Theory and Portfolio Management
  • MBA 545 Financial Statements Analysis
  • MBA 550 Cultural Diversity in Organizations
  • MBA 552 Leadership
  • MBA 553 Organizational Behavior
  • MBA 555 Negotiations
  • MBA 558 Leading Change Management
  • MBA 559 Leading Innovation and Technological Change
  • MBA 583 Marketing Research
  • MBA 584 Use of Social Media Data in Research

Sample Course Sequence

Fall Term

  • MBA 500 Organizational Management
  • MBA 501 Financial and Managerial Accounting

January / Spring Term

  • MBA 502 Analytical Tools for Management Decisions
  • MBA 503 Marketing Management
  • MBA 504 Financial Management

Summer Term

  • MBA 505 Strategies for Creating a Competitive Advantage
  • Elective Course (optional)

Two elective courses are taken per term during year two.

Elmhurst College reserves the right to modify courses, schedules and program format without advance notice to students.

Kelly Cunningham, MBA

Associate Professor, Business Administration
Department of Business and Economics

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