Submit to the MBA Program Office (School of Business, Southern Oregon University, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland, OR 97520): Applicants should select two individuals to complete and submit evaluation forms on their behalf.
The evaluators should be qualified to describe the applicant’s ability to succeed in this program based on their observations of the applicant's previous professional or academic work.
MBA Candidates can select a group of elective courses to comprise a concentration area.
The program offers five concentration areas: Finance, Information Analysis and Decision Making, Human Resource, Marketing, and Accounting.
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Failure to complete required prerequisite courses will result in termination from the program.
The prerequisite courses are numbered and titled as following: BA 131 - Business Computer Application BA 211 - Financial Accounting Online Tutorial and BA 213 Managerial Accounting BA 282 - Business Statistics or Mth 243 Statistics Econ 201 - Microeconomics or Econ202 Macroeconomics Please see the current class schedule for availability of such courses.
The MBA is open to individuals from a wide range of academic disciplines who have previously completed a bachelor's degree.
An MBA education provides students a broad knowledge base in all the major functions and practices of a business (accounting, marketing, finance, operations management, organizational behavior, economics, and information systems) and further develops managerial skill sets and core competencies necessary for business success.
Participants may demonstrate their proficiencies in the above areas through testing or enrollment in the corresponding prerequisite course(s).
All testing and required prerequisite courses must be completed by the close of the second term in the first year of the program.
Against this backdrop, the critical topics of leadership, teamwork, ethics, and effective communication are embedded in the program to further broaden skills necessary to become more effective managers.