Program Requirements

Hours: 36, assuming all Foundation courses have been taken

(36 MBA program hours and 15 Foundational credit hours )

Candidates for the MBA must successfully complete the following to graduate:

  • 15 hours of Foundational course work with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • 36 hours of MBA coursework with a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Undergraduate Foundational Coursework (15 hours): 

ACC 213Principles of Accounting I (3)

FIN 300Corporate Finance (3)

MGT 300Management/Org Behavior (3)


MKT 300Principles of Marketing (3)

MTH 174Statistics I (3) MA/CMA

One of the Following:

ECO 201Economic Issues (3) S

ECO 211Principles of Macroeconomics (3) S

ECO 212Principles of Microeconomics (3) S/CEP


ACC 600Managerial Accounting (3)

ECO 600Global Economic Issues (3)

FIN 610Managerial Finance (3)

MGT 500Corporate, Legal and Ethical Responsibility (3)

MGT 510Managing Innovation and Technology (3)

MGT 580Group Dynamics & Team Building (3)

MGT 602Leadership in Organizations (3)

MGT 603Project and Operations Management (3)

MGT 605Leadership Seminar I (3)

MGT 606Leadership Seminar II (3)

MGT 607Strategic Management (3)

MKT 520Marketing for Management (3)

*Dual credit courses to be taken before full acceptance in the MBA program. Count for undergraduate and graduate programs.

MGT 500Corporate, Legal and Ethical Responsibility (3)

MGT 510Managing Innovation and Technology (3)

MGT 580Group Dynamics & Team Building (3)

MKT 520Marketing for Management (3)

Optional internship elective:

BUS 605Internship (1-3)

Admission Requirements

Admission to the MBA Program

Requirements for admission to the MBA program are as follows:

  1. A degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Send an official transcript verifying the degree directly from the institution attended to the Office of Graduate Admission, Mount St. Joseph University, 5701 Delhi Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45233
  2. A cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher, computed on the undergraduate degree courses and additional prerequisite courses taken beyond the undergraduate degree
  3. At least three years of significant workplace experience showing career growth, increasing responsibility and leadership potential (Saturday MBA track only)
  4. Completion of the MBA Required Foundational Course form
  5. Names and contact information for two references including phone and email address, or two letters of reference 
  6. Submission of a one-page, typed personal statement
  7. Successful interview with the MBA program director or designee.

Program Outcomes

  • Graduates will effectively communicate business ideas in writing and in speaking.
  • Graduates are able to critically evaluate, analyze, and interpret information to solve problems and make business decisions.
  • Graduates will make decisions informed by ethical and social responsibilities related to business practices.
  • Graduates will recognize and appreciate diversity and will have gained a global perspective grounded in an understanding of the complexity of the social environments within which organizations operate.
  • Graduates demonstrate knowledge of core business functions and use appropriate technology to obtain financial and business information.
  • Graduates will demonstrate effective interpersonal, group, and team skills  and lead effectively in team-based environments.