Master of Business Administration

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program at Glenville State University is designed to provide an educational opportunity focused on the practical application of a theoretical approach to business in accordance with our mission. Applications must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. If a student holds a degree outside of the field of business, they must complete ACCT 520 Applied Managerial Accounting and MGMT 537 Applied Managerial Theories as part of their elective hours.

The MBA program is constructed of 36 credit hours using an accelerated eight-week format. The program consists of 21 credit hours in the MBA core and 15 elective hours. A full-time student entering Glenville State's MBA program with an undergraduate degree will be able to complete the program in 18 months. If the student wishes to attend the program part-time, the courses being offered will be sequenced each year, allowing them to pick up the other courses as needed.

Admission Requirements Master of Business Administration

For admission into the MBA program, a student must have a verified degree earned from an accredited institution with a submitted official transcript from the awarding institution to the Office of Admission at Glenville State University.

International students are eligible to take the hybrid program. International students must submit their attested transcript from an undergraduate university as part of their admissions file. An institutionally recognized course evaluation firm must complete a course-by-course evaluation.

Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0-grade point scale.

    Course Requirements

    MBA Program Core: 

    Course Num and Title

    21 Hours                                     

    ACCT 661 Financial Reporting & Controls 3
    BUSN 630 Data Driven Analyses 3
    ECON 620 Public Policy and the Economy 3
    MGMT 600 Leadership and Corporate Accountability 3
    MGMT 610 Innovative Business Strategies 3
    MGMT 700 Capstone 3
    MRKT 645 Marketing and Brand Communication 3


    MBA Program Electives:

    Course Num and Title

    +15 additional hours from the following

    ACCT 520* Applied Managerial Accounting 3
    BUSN 670 Business and International Law 3
    FINC 621 Business Continuity and Risk Management 3
    MGMT 537* Applied Managerial Theories 3
    MGMT 615 Modern Management Theories 3
    MGMT 625 Ethics and Social Responsibility 3
    MGMT 684 Human Resources and Organizational Development 3
    MGMT 687 Operations and Supply Chain 3

    *Students entering the MBA program without a degree in business will be asked to complete ACCT 520 and/or MGMT 537 as part of the 36-hour program.