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The Stillman M.B.A. Curriculum

The Stillman M.B.A. curriculum is designed to develop servant leadership with a strong foundation in the functional areas of business such as accounting, economics and behavioral and quantitative sciences. The curriculum consists of 42-45 credits divided into seven areas. The Pre-Qualification, Foundation and Essential Knowledge Sequences provide the base from which each student selects a concentration area.

I. Pre-Qualification (PQ) Sequence

The PQ sequence consists of seven online prerequisite courses that provide the business basics for the Foundation Sequence. Subjects include math, statistics, IT management, accounting, legal studies, finance and economics. These PQ courses may be waived or challenged out of via exam. Read the Pre-Qualification Waiver Policy »

II. Foundation Sequence

These four intensive core courses total 16 credits and apply concepts to market realities.

BMBA 9111 Analytical Methods and Information Systems
4 credits
BMBA 9112 Accounting and Legal Considerations 4 credits
BMBA 9113 Financial and Economic Analysis 4 credits
BMBA 9114 Organizational and Market Dynamics 4 credits

III. Essential Knowledge Sequence

BMBA 9201 Social Responsibility 2 credits
BMBA 9202 International Perspective
2 credits

IV. Concentrations

The Stillman MBA concentrations are 12 credits unless otherwise noted.

  • Accounting (15 credits)
  • Finance
  • Information Technology Management
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Sport Management (13 credits)
  • Supply Chain Management

V. Breadth Electives

Eight credits of elective graduate business course offerings outside of  the Foundation Sequence, Essential Knowledge Sequence and Concentration area.

VI. Capstone – BMBA 9400 (2 credits)


VII. Stillman M.B.A. Service Project

The hallmark of the Stillman M.B.A. curriculum is the Service Project. The service project prepares our students to be leaders in a global society and contributes to his or her academic and ethical development while realizing a university goal as articulated by President Esteban.

The M.B.A. candidate designs his or her service project with a submitted proposal. Proposals should be approved by Dr. Paula Alexander. Upon completion of the project, the Service Project Report Form, including documentation of work undertaken, should be submitted through Blackboard. Service Project Proposals are generally submitted by students while they are enrolled in the Social Responsibility class (BMBA 9201).

Director, Office of Graduate Admissions
Catherine Bianchi

(973) 761-9262
mba@shu.edu
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