MBA + MPH Degree Requirements
The degree requirements for the dual MBA and MPH program include the completion of 63 semester hours of graduate credit beyond MBA foundation courses identified at the time of admission. These hours will be completed as follows.
Core Courses: 43 credit hours
MBA: 22 hours required
MPH: 21 hours required
Elective Concentration Courses: 12 credit hours
MBA/MPH students are not eligible to choose a concentration area for the MBA program. Instead, they will select one of the three MBA/MPH concentrations listed below, and complete the four elective courses required to earn the chosen designation.
The UNO MBA/MPH joint program offers concentrations in:
Public Health Administration
Health Policy and Social Marketing
Other MBA Requirements
Attendance at a minimum of three MBA leadership seminars and completion of the integrative business case requirement.
Capstone Courses & Service Learning: 8 credit hours
- Students will complete the MBA program project-focused capstone course (BSAD 8870 – Executive Civic Leadership or BSAD 8880 - Arts and Executive: 2 credit hours) with a grade of B or higher.
Students will complete the MPH program capstone course (CPH 529 – MPH Capstone Experience: 3 credit hours) with a grade of B or higher.
Students will complete the MPH program service learning course (CPH 528 – Service Learning: 3 credit hours).
A student must complete the foundation courses listed below prior to, or concurrent with enrollment in the first MBA course. Courses successfully completed (A, B, or C grades) in the student’s undergraduate program are considered as sufficient preparation. Otherwise, the student must complete the foundation requirements with a grade of “B” or above.
MBA Core Courses (22 hours)
|BSAD 8070||People: Cultivating Skills for Leadership||2 hours|
|BSAD 8000||Business Ethics: Achieving Social Responsibility||2 hours|
|BSAD 8040||Information Technology: Connecting People and Information||2 hours|
|BSAD 8150||Economics:Essential Concepts for Managers||2 hours|
|BSAD 8210||Accounting: Decisions and Consequences||2 hours|
|BSAD 8250||Organizations: Managing Capabilities and Systems||2 hours|
|BSAD 8420||Marketing: Understanding Consumers and Markets||2 hours|
|BSAD 8630||Finance:Understanding Cash and Capital||2 hours|
|BSAD 8830||Strategy: Developing Sustainable Competitive Advantage||2 hours|
|BSAD 8700||Business Analytics/Intelligence||2 hours|
|BSAD 8720||Strategic Financial Management||2 hours|
MPH Core Courses (21 hours)
|CPH 500 or HPRO 830||Foundations of Public Health||3 hours|
|CPH 501 or HPRO 860||Health Behavior||3 hours|
|CPH 502 or HSRA 873||Health Services Administration||3 hours|
|CPH 503 or ENV 892||Public Health, Environment & Society||3 hours|
|CPH 504 or EPI 820||Epidemiology in Public Health||3 hours|
|CPH 505 or HPRO 805||Applied Research in Public Health||3 hours|
|CPH 506 or BIOS 806||Biostatistics 1||3 hours|
CAPSTONE COURSES AND SERVICE LEARNING
Capstone Courses and Service Learning (8 credit hours)
MBA Project-focused Capstone Course (taken within the last 9 hours or the final semester of the program)
Students will conduct an integrative applied project by selecting ONE of the following courses:
|BSAD 8870||Executive Civic Leadership||2 hours|
|BSAD 8880||Arts and the Executive||2 hours|
MPH Service Learning/Capstone
Students must complete all core and concentration area courses, be within 12 hours of graduation (including 6 hours of service learning/capstone experience), and be in good academic standing to start the Service Learning/ MPH Capstone Experience.
|CPH 529||MPH Capstone Experience||3 hours|
ELECTIVE CONCENTRATION COURSES (12 credit hours)
PUBLIC HEALTH ADMINISTRATION CONCENTRATION
|CPH 562||Human Resources Management in Health Organizations||3 hours|
|CPH 563||Strategic Planning and Management in Public Health Administration||3 hours|
|CPH 565||Health Care Finance||3 hours|
|CPH 580||Health Care Organizational Theory and Behavior||3 hours|
HEALTH POLICY CONCENTRATION
|CPH 566||Health Policy||3 hours|
|CPH 564||Health Economics||3 hours|
|CPH 555||Public Health Law||3 hours|
|CPH 567||Health Policy Analysis & Evaluation||3 hours|
SOCIAL MARKETING AND HEALTH COMMUNICATION CONCENTRATION
|CPH 540||Community Based Participatory Research||3 hours|
|CPH 541||Introduction to Social Marketing and Health Communication||3 hours|
|CPH 542||Applied Social Marketing||3 hours|
|CPH 543||Advanced Health Communication||3 hours|
PLAN OF STUDY
Each student admitted to the dual degree option will, within the first semester of their enrollment, file a plan of study in close consultation with a graduate advisor.