Oct 20, 2018  
2017-2018 Graduate Studies Catalog 
2017-2018 Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master Business Administration, M.B.A.

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The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is designed to meet the needs of students who seek an integrated program for development as a professional manager and leader. Students develop the managerial skills in policy formulation, problem solving, decision making, and leadership. MBA candidates build a solid base for continuous self-development as a practicing manager in their field of specialization. The MBA seeks to further students’ professional network through meaningful interaction with professors, student colleagues and captains of industry. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at York College serves the needs of working professionals by offering all courses during evening hours, Monday through Thursday and Saturday.

The program was established in 1977 and has held national accreditation with the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs since 1998.

MBA Fundamental Courses (up to 15 credits)

MBA Fundamentals courses may be waived if the student has completed similar undergraduate courses at York College or another accredited institution with a grade of “C” (2.0) or higher.  To waive MBA505 Survey of Statistics, the coursework must have been taken within three years from the date of application.

An MBA Fundamentals course may also be waived by placing in the 50th percentile or higher on a College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) examination or by successfully challenging the course through Credit By Examination.

MBA Core Courses (18 credits)

Up to 3 of the following required core credit hours may be waived depending upon a studentʼs undergraduate degree. A minimum of 30 credit hours is required to complete the MBA degree. Students may have to complete additional elective courses to reach the 30-credit minimum.

Concentration Elective Courses (12 credits)

Students must declare a Concentration and complete three of the listed courses within that Concentration, as well as MBA 598 Directed Study (in the area of concentration). Students may complete the requirements for more than one Concentration.



Students completing the Management concentration may complete no more than 2 of the following courses: MBA 577 , MBA 586 , and MBA 591 . Students completing MBA 577 , MBA 586  and MBA 591  will earn the Continuous Improvement concentration, not the Management concentration.

Self-Designed Concentration

Students choose and complete any three courses that fit their personal, academic, and career goals from the other concentration electives. They also work with a graduate faculty member to develop an appropriate MBA Directed Study.

Total Credits: 39

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