About NCCU Academics Admissions Athletics Campus Life Giving Research

NCCU MBA Curriculum

Foundation Courses (12 Credit Hours)

Before enrolling in the core MBA courses, a student must complete the basic undergraduate-level business courses. Many or all of the foundation-course requirements can be waived for students with prior appropriate course work. The foundation courses should be completed with a cumulative grade-point-average of at least 3.0. The following comprise the foundation courses (2 credits per course):

  • ACCT 5015 Essentials of Finance & Managerial Accounting
  • BUSG 5100 Essentials of Management & Marketing
  • DSC 5015 Quantitative Methods I
  • DSC 5020 Quantitative Methods II
  • ECON 5015 Survey Economics
  • FIN 5100 Fundamentals of Finance

Core Courses (27 Credit Hours)

The core courses, the heart of the MBA program, focus on organizational decision-making, behavioral factors that drive decision-making, and the environment in which the organization functions. The graduate management core is composed of the following courses:

  • ACCT 5510 Managerial Accounting (FALL)
  • CIS 5520 Management Information Systems (SPRING)
  • DSC 5200 Managerial Statistics (SPRING)
  • DSC 5530 Production and Systems Management (FALL)
  • ECON 5540 Economic Analysis (SPRING)
  • FIN 5550 Financial Policies (SPRING)
  • MGT 5560 Behavioral and Management Theory and Policy (FALL)
  • MKT 5570 Marketing Strategy (FALL) 
  • MGT 5565 Management Strategy and Policy Analysis - Should be taken in the graduating semester

Elective Courses (6 Credit Hours)

MBA Elective course offerings vary from year to year.  Possible course offerings include the following:

  • Project Management
  • Financial Information and Control Systems
  • Advanced International Finance
  • Investments: Theory and Practice
  • Topics in International Business
  • Marketing Research
  • Multinational Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Search Engine Marketing
  • Global Small Business Marketing Strategy
  • Creativity, Opportunity Recognition and Feasibility Studies
  • Technological Entrepreneurship and High Growth Ventures
NCCU complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in all programs and activities (including sexual harassment and sexual violence) in the University's educational programs and activities. For additional resources or to file a Title IX complaint, visit the NCCU's Title IX webpage.
© 2019 North Carolina Central University 1801 Fayetteville St., Durham, NC 27707