Mar 26, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Business Administration

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The School of Business Administration is comprised of:

The School of Business Administration (SoBA) in the Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies offers four master’s degree programs: The Master of Business Administration degree (M.B.A.) , the Master of Arts degree in Accountancy , the Master of Science degree in Computer Information Systems and Information Technology , and the Master of Science degree in Ethical Strategic Leadership . The M.B.A. degree may be earned in one of eight areas: Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Data Analytics and Business Intelligence, Finance, General, Healthcare Administration, Marketing, and Sports Business.

College Admission Policies - The SoBA admits students to graduate programs based on evidence of adequate academic preparation and potential to perform high-quality graduate work. To be accepted to any SoBA graduate program, an applicant must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution recognized by University of Central Missouri. Each SoBA graduate program has other specific requirements that must be satisfied prior to program admission. Admission to the university in a graduate student, non-degree status does not constitute admission to any SoBA graduate program. Students must be admitted to a specific SoBA program in order to ensure that graduate work will be accepted for program completion.

In no case will a student be allowed to apply more than 9 graduate credit hours earned before official admission to a SoBA graduate degree program toward that degree.

International graduate students applying for admission to a degree program offered by the SoBA must achieve a score of 550 or higher or 79-80 or higher if internet based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with minimally established scores on each sub test. Alternative English language requirements are stated in the Admission to Graduate Studies section of this catalog.

Students who are admitted to SoBA graduate programs must enroll in program courses within an 18-month period following the program admission date. After 18 months, the admission is invalid and the student must reapply. All provisions of the Graduate Catalog in effect at the time of subsequent application for admission will apply.


    Masters Degrees

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