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MBA Concentrations

An MBA concentration gives you the chance to focus on a specialized area of interest.  Which topic would do the most to support your continued career development? We offer eight to choose from:

Courses Credits
Core 6-30 credits (up to 24 credits can be waived)
Concentration 12 credits
Electives 15 credits
Total 33-57 credits

Financial Management

In your financial management concentration, you will improve your ability to make financial decisions, even when faced with risk and uncertainty. This concentration provides a theoretical base you can use to examine real-world situations. The concentration can include courses related to the operation of the financial system, financial strategy, investments, fixed income, derivatives, and international finance, among others.

Health Care Management

Health care is an enormously important, and rapidly growing, business sector. The Health Care Management concentration provides specialized content for those working in health care, and those who wish to enter the health care industry. In this concentration, you can take courses in such topics as: health care industry analysis, health care management, health care finance, public health administration, long term care services, and ambulatory care management, among others. You will also take a selection of health care courses within your elective set.


The Management concentration provides the conceptual, analytical and creative skills needed in the management of private or public organizations. In this concentration, you can take courses in organization theory and design, leadership, change management, human resource management, and social innovation, among others.

Human Resource Management

Human resources management is a profession that provides you opportunities to work in any industry. The Human Resource Management concentration prepares you to face the challenges that come with managing people. You will also gain insights into how people can be supported, developed, and more effectively managed along their career path. Additionally, you will learn how organizations can more effectively manage people as a strategic organizational resource. Students in this concentration can take courses in human resources management, compensation, training and development, HRM in health care, and collective bargaining, among others.


The Marketing concentration is designed to make you marketing-literate by offering courses which represent the current state of the art. These courses are intended to challenge and stimulate your thought and decision-making processes, and to contribute to your becoming successful marketing decision-makers and business executives.

Public Accounting

The Public Accounting concentration provides students who have an accounting undergraduate degree with the competencies and knowledge they need to qualify for the CPA exam. It is designed to prepare you to function effectively in the accounting profession. In this concentration, you will take courses in accounting research, auditing, ethics and fraud examination, and international financial management, among others.

General Accounting

The General Accounting concentration provides a comprehensive study of accounting and business, and includes the study of various business disciplines combined with an emphasis in accounting that is appropriate for a wide variety of administrative, managerial, financial and operational positions in many different kinds organizations.

Information Systems

The Information Systems concentration is designed to help students develop the skills necessary to analyze, design and evaluate an organization's information and decision systems.