The MBA Program, which is accredited by AACSB International, is designed to meet the educational and/or career goals of: (1) business professionals who wish to advance in their careers, (2) other professionals interested in changing careers by pursuing an advanced degree in business, and (3) individuals who are considering a doctoral degree in business. The core curriculum consists of 27 credit hours followed by 9 elective credit hours to obtain a general MBA degree or 9 hours in a concentration to acquire a specialization in Finance, Healthcare Management, International Business, Entrepreneurship, Management, or Marketing. Twelve hours in the concentration are required for a specialization in Project Management or Healthcare Management. Applicants who do not possess an undergraduate degree in a business related field or are in need of refresher courses in the functional areas of business may be advised to enroll in up to 15 additional credits hours of foundation courses. The decision to take foundation courses is made in consultation with the MBA Director.