The core curriculum is designed to help students develop a strong foundation across various functions of business and to build their leadership, communication and analytical skills.
For students with an undergraduate major or a graduate degree in accounting, economics, finance, management, management information systems, or marketing, the core course(s) corresponding to the student’s undergraduate major(s) or graduate degree(s) will be waived. The student who has a core course waiver will be required to take a directed elective in the waived field.
The 9 hours of electives must be selected from the listing of approved MBA electives. The listing includes courses specifically designed for the MBA program, as well as courses from the following departments: Accounting, Communication Studies, Economics, Information Systems, Political Science and Psychology as well as other departments.
MBA Leadership Seminar Series
UNO MBA students have the opportunity to learn from and interact with the area’s top corporate executives through the MBA Leadership Seminar Series. Students are required to participate in at least two of these events (which are scheduled at convenient times throughout the semester) prior to graduation.
Project-Focused Capstone Course
Students will conduct an integrative applied project for a profit or non-profit company. The focus of this course must be integrative and applied (real projects for real organizations). The projects may be conducted in small groups or individually, however, individual student contribution to the project outcome must be assessed. In all courses, the project must require students to develop prescriptive business recommendations.
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