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DePaul Master of Business Administration

Program Requirements Quarter Hours
MBA Core Requirements (9 -11 courses) 32 - 40
Concentration and Elective Course Requirements (5 courses) 20
Total hours required 52-60

Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  • Use analytical and problem-solving skills in decision-making.
  • Apply knowledge about the differences among global economies, institutions, and cultures to understand the implications these have on global management.
  • Recognize and analyze ethical and legal problems within applied business situations, choose a resolution, and justify that ethical choice.
  • Effectively contribute to the performance of a group as the group addresses practical business situations, and assume a leadership role as appropriate.
  • Produce a coherent written statement and oral presentation of the analysis of a complex business issue.
  • Acquire broad-based knowledge and skills necessary to fulfill their professional goals

Course Requirements for the MBA Program

The MBA program requires completion of sixteen courses (60 quarter hours)1.  In addition to the eleven core course (40 quarter hours) requirements below, students must select five courses/electives (20 quarter hours) to specialize in a business area of their choice.  

Core Course Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
ACC 502FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING FOR MANAGERIAL DECISION MAKING4
ECO 502ANALYSIS OF BUSINESS CONDITIONS2
ECO 555MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS4
FIN 555FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT4
GSB 519BUSINESS ANALYTICS TOOLS (FORMERLY GSB420)4
GSB 599STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT CAPSTONE4
MGT 500LEADING EFFECTIVE AND ETHICAL ORGANIZATIONS4
MGT 504FUNDAMENTALS OF OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT2
MGT 555HUMAN CAPITAL STRATEGY AND SCIENCE4
MKT 555MARKETING MANAGEMENT4
GSB 525BUSINESS INNOVATION & DESIGN (FORMERLY MGT 573)4