Our innovative MBA program allows you to earn your advanced business credentials from an AACSB-accredited university in as little as one year, all while working full time and staying competitive in your field. The MBA Program consists of 11 upper-level courses (33 credits). We also offere up to 8 foundation courses, which can be waived based on previous academic coursework.


The core program begins with the required Gateway Courses, including Stakeholder Theory & Social Responsibility, and culminates with the Global Business Strategy capstone.

Below is a course guide for the program. You may also want to view the complete academic catalog and course descriptions.
MBA Foundation Courses* MBA Gateway/Core/Elective Courses
  • ACC 500: Accounting Concepts
  • DSS 500: Math for Graduate Business Studies (1 credit)
  • DSS 510: Statistics Proficiency (1 credit)
  • DSS 525: Contemporary Information Technologies 
  • FIN 500: Managerial Economics
  • FIN 503: Financial Management
  • MGT 500: Managing Work Organizations
  • MKT 501: Marketing Concepts

Gateway Courses

  • ____ 545: Gateway Course (Prefix and Titles will vary)
  • MGT 552: Stakeholder Theory & Social Responsibility  
    • Online MBA students will also have the option of taking MGT 554: Ethical Practices in Business to satisfy this requirement.

Core Courses

  • ACC 550: Creating & Measuring Shareholder Value
  • FIN 550: Shareholder Value Management
  • MGT 551: Empowering Human Potential at Work
    • Online MBA students will also have the option of taking MGT 553: Excellence in Organizations to satisfy this requirement.
  • MKT 550: Marketing Strategy
  • DSS 560: Business Analytics
  • MGT 795: Global Business Strategy
    • Online MBA students will also have the option of taking MGT 789: Global Business Strategy Simulation to satisfy their capstone requirement.


*Foundation courses may be waived based on previous academic study or placement exam.

Elective Courses

  • You must take 3 elective courses in one of the following concentrations:
    • General MBA*
    • Accounting
    • Business Intelligence*
    • Finance*
    • Health & Medical Services Administration
    • International Business*
    • International Marketing
    • Leading*
    • Managing Human Capital*
    • Marketing*

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MBA Useful Links
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Admissions Requirements Current Course Schedules


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The Haub School is AACSB-accredited in Business and Accounting – less  than 5% of business schools worldwide meet this dual standard of excellence. U.S.News & World Report, Princeton Review, and Business Week have all ranked the Haub School as one of the nation’s top graduate business schools. Saint Joseph's University is one of only 142 schools nationwide with a  Phi Beta Kappa chapter and AACSB business school accreditation, and has been  recognized by Beta Gamma Sigma for five consecutive years with Outstanding  Chapter Awards, including the 2010 Gold Chapter Award.