The MBA curriculum is designed to provide knowledge and skills through diverse yet complementary avenues:
The core courses establish a well-rounded base of business knowledge in 8 areas of accounting, economics, finance, marketing, operations, statistics, strategy and organizational behavior. Throughout these courses (24 credit hours) students will develop and enhance critical analytical, communication, and leadership skills. Students engage in independent and team learning for course assignments by working with a diverse student body and faculty.
Students can use the remaining 4 elective courses (12 credits) to tailor the RU MBA to meet individual career and academic interests. Tailoring your MBA provides the opportunity to enhance the core business concepts. By gaining a stronger expertise in concentrated areas by applying knowledge through global elective courses, applied projects, study abroad, and other tailored options.
Professional development opportunities are also available throughout each semester to prepare students for their future career goals. The programs accentuate leadership skills, job seeking and career development skills, networking, and additional topic areas that are beneficial to an MBA’s future career path.
The RU Graduate faculty have the option of using a +/- grading scale for all courses. The grading scale for each class will be communicated to the students during the first meeting of class.