MBA, Business Administration

  • Complete the admission process including the following:
  1. Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis
  2. Students with a graduate degree from an accredited institution may be admitted without taking the GMAT or GRE exam.
  3. UAF B.B.A. graduates with an overall GPA of 3.25 or above may be admitted without taking the GMAT or GRE exam. Those with GPA between 3.25 and 2.75 must submit results of the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking exam for review. Those with GPA below 2.75 must submit results from the GMAT or GRE for review.
  4. Non-UAF applicants with a bachelor’s degree in business from an AACSB-accredited institution and an overall GPA of 3.25 or above may be admitted without taking the GMAT or GRE. Those with GPA between 3.25 and 2.75 must submit results of the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking exam for review. Those with GPA below 2.75 must submit results from the GMAT or GRE for review.
  5. Applicants with non-business degrees and GPA from 4.00 to 2.75 must submit results of the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking exam for review. Those with GPA below 2.75 must submit results from the GMAT or GRE for review.

Concentrations: General Management, STEM

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 30 credits

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Master’s Degree Requirements
Complete the master’s degree requirements.
MBA Core Courses 1
MBA F617Organizational Theory for Managers3
MBA F643Marketing Management3
MBA F675Quantitative Methods for Managers3
MBA F680Financial Markets and Strategy3
Complete the following capstone course:3
Corporate Strategy
Concentrations 2
Complete one of the following concentrations:15
General Management
STEM

Students who earn grades of two Cs, one D, or one F in courses that are part of their MBA program will no longer be in good standing in the MBA program even if their cumulative GPA remains at or above 3.0. MBA students who are not in good standing will be subject to review and may be dismissed by the MBA committee. Students may not use more than two F600-level courses with C grades on their Advancement to Candidacy application. An A or B grade must be earned in F400-level courses.

Students with no prior course work in business subjects may be required to complete up to seven self-study modules prior to beginning courses. Contact the SOM MBA program for more information. These are not UAF courses and will not count toward the 30 required program credits.

Concentrations

STEM

This concentration may require some courses to be taken in residence.

Students will take three graduate-level courses in their approved STEM field. These courses must be approved by both a faculty member in their chosen STEM program and the MBA advisor. 9
Complete two approved SOM electives at the F400 or F600 level.6

General Management

Complete three of the following:9
Contemporary Topics in Accounting
Human Resources Management
Controllership
Business Law and Ethics
Project Management
Economics of Environmental and Business Sustainability
Strategic Collaboration
Innovation Management
New Venture Development
Financial Statement Analysis
Advanced Topics in Marketing
Advanced Topics in Business
Complete two approved SOM electives at the F400 or F600 level6