Master of

Business Administration

Program Description
The Faculty of Business Administration offers a graduate degree in the International Program: M.B.A.

Graduate students can choose any of the specific emphasis below to focus in their Master of Business Administration degree program:

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Emphasis Graduate Program (Master’s Degree)
Accounting
Management

In any of the emphasis above, there are two plans of study for students to choose from – either they pursue a degree of course work with a thesis component (Plan A), or course work with an independent study (Plan B) instead.

News Update — Our revised M.B.A. curriculum (International program) has been recently approved by the University Council, and will be implemented in August 2018. The new curriculum for this program will be shared on this space very soon.

Over the two-year program, M.B.A. students will develop their academic, research, and practical skills in accounting and management in the business field. The courses offered at the graduate level will provide the Master students a platform to explore and critically analyze various topics in business from a theoretical, professional and practical perspective. Particular focus is placed on the ethical, moral, and personal care implications of carious topics and practices.

Our Master of Business Administration program is designed to prepare and equip students for professional roles, such as accountant (CPA), financial controller, business operations manager to name a few, in the fields of accounting, management and business in Southeast Asia and beyond. If you have the passion for business, this program is tailored for you.

Quick Facts
Name of Degree and Program:
+ Full Name (English): Master of Business Administration in Business Administration
+ Abbreviation (English): M.B.A.
Major: Business Administration
Total Credits: 36 Credits
+ Plan A: 36 Credits (24 credits of coursework plus 12 credits Thesis)
+ Plan B: 36 Credits (33 credits of coursework plus 3 credits independent study)
Curriculum Type: 2-year master’s degree
Language of Instruction (International Program): English
Course Requirements

Master of Business Administration (TOTAL 36 Credits)

Accounting Emphasis, Thesis
Plan A: Course Courses (24 credits) + Research Project (12 Credits)
Core Courses (24 credits)
ACCT 501 Accounting for Managers and Administrators (3 credits)
BUAD 551 Research Methods—Business Administration (3 credits)
BUAD 560 Managerial Communication (3 credits)
FINA 566 Organizational and Managerial Finance (3 credits)
MNGT 521 Managing Organizational Behavior (3 credits)
MNGT 534 Management Information Systems (3 credits)
MKTG 575 Marketing Management for Administrators (3 credits)
MNGT 589 Strategic Management (3 credits)

Research Project (12 credits)
BUAD 599 Research Project—Accounting (12 credits)

Sequence of Studies

First Year

First Semester (9 credits)
ACCT 591 Accounting for Managers and Administrators (3)
MKTG 575 Marketing Management for Administrators (3)
MNGT 521 Managing Organizational Behavior (3)

Second Semester (9 credits)
BUAD 560 Managerial Communication (3)
FINC 566 Organization and Managerial Finance (3)
MNGT 534 Management Information Systems (3)

Second Year

First Semester (6 credits)
BUAD 551 Research Methods – Business Administration (3)
MNGT 589 Strategic Management (3)

Second Semester (12 credits)
BUAD 599 Research Project (12)

Accounting Emphasis, Coursework
Plan B: Course Courses (33 credits) + Independent Study (3 Credits)
Core Courses (24 credits)
ACCT 501 Accounting for Managers and Administrators (3 credits)
BUAD 551 Research Methods—Business Administration (3 credits)
BUAD 560 Managerial Communication (3 credits)
FINA 566 Organizational and Managerial Finance (3 credits)
MNGT 521 Managing Organizational Behavior (3 credits)
MNGT 534 Management Information Systems (3 credits)
MKTG 575 Marketing Management for Administrators (3 credits)
MNGT 589 Strategic Management (3 credits)

Elective Courses (9 credits)
ACCT 550 Advanced Financial Accounting (3 credits)
ACCT 555 Advanced Auditing and Assurance (3 credits)
ACCT 560 Advanced Management Accounting (3 credits)
ACCT 565 Accounting for Not-for-Profit Organization (3 credits)
ACCT 590 Current Developments and Issues in Accounting (3 credits)

Independent Study (3 credits)
BUAD 580 Independent Study—Accounting (3 credits)

Sequence of Studies

First Year

First Semester
ACCT 591 Accounting for Managers and Administrators (3)
MKTG 575 Marketing Management for Administrators (3)
MNGT 521 Managing Organizational Behavior (3)

Second Semester
BUAD 560 Managerial Communication (3)
FINC 566 Organization and Managerial Finance (3)
MNGT 534 Management Information Systems (3)

Second Year

First Semester
BUAD 551 Research Methods – Business Administration (3)
MNGT 589 Strategic Management (3)
Elective (3)

Second Semester
BUAD 580 Independent Study (3)
Elective (3)
Elective (3)

Management Emphasis, Thesis
Plan A: Course Courses (24 credits) + Research Project (12 Credits)
Core Courses (24 credits)
ACCT 501 Accounting for Managers and Administrators (3 credits)
BUAD 551 Research Methods—Business Administration (3 credits)
BUAD 560 Managerial Communication (3 credits)
FINA 566 Organizational and Managerial Finance (3 credits)
MNGT 521 Managing Organizational Behavior (3 credits)
MNGT 534 Management Information Systems (3 credits)
MKTG 575 Marketing Management for Administrators (3 credits)
MNGT 589 Strategic Management (3 credits)

Research Project (12 credits)
BUAD 599 Research Project—Management (12 credits)

Sequence of Studies

First Year

First Semester (9 credits)
ACCT 591 Accounting for Managers and Administrators (3)
MKTG 575 Marketing Management for Administrators (3)
MNGT 521 Managing Organizational Behavior (3)

Second Semester (9 credits)
BUAD 560 Managerial Communication (3)
FINC 566 Organization and Managerial Finance (3)
MNGT 534 Management Information Systems (3)

Second Year

First Semester (6 credits)
BUAD 551 Research Methods – Business Administration (3)
MNGT 589 Strategic Management (3)

Second Semester (12 credits)
BUAD 599 Research Project (12)

Management Emphasis, Coursework
Plan B: Course Courses (33 credits) + Independent Study (3 Credits)
Core Courses (24 credits)
ACCT 501 Accounting for Managers and Administrators (3 credits)
BUAD 551 Research Methods—Business Administration (3 credits)
BUAD 560 Managerial Communication (3 credits)
FINA 566 Organizational and Managerial Finance (3 credits)
MNGT 521 Managing Organizational Behavior (3 credits)
MNGT 534 Management Information Systems (3 credits)
MKTG 575 Marketing Management for Administrators (3 credits)
MNGT 589 Strategic Management (3 credits)

Elective Courses (9 credits)
MNGT 530 Managing Human Capital (3 credits)
MNGT 550 Change Management (3 credits)
MNGT 555 Quantitative Methods for Management (3 credits)
MNGT 560 Production and Operations Management (3 credits)
MNGT 575 International Business Management (3 credits)
MNGT 590 Current Issues and Development in Management (3 credits)

Independent Study (3 credits)
BUAD 580 Independent Study—Management (3 credits)

Sequence of Studies

First Year

First Semester (9 credits)
ACCT 591 Accounting for Managers and Administrators (3)
MKTG 575 Marketing Management for Administrators (3)
MNGT 521 Managing Organizational Behavior (3)

Second Semester (9 credits)
BUAD 560 Managerial Communication (3)
FINC 566 Organization and Managerial Finance (3)
MNGT 534 Management Information Systems (3)

Second Year

First Semester (9 credits)
BUAD 551 Research Methods – Business Administration (3)
MNGT 589 Strategic Management (3)
Elective (3)

Second Semester (9 credits)
BUAD 580 Independent Study (3)
Elective (3)
Elective (3)

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