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Online Global Master of Business Administration (MBA)


In offering the Global Master of Business Administration program, the Adnan Kassar School of Business draws on substantial experience in undergraduate business education to provide advanced learning for seekers of a business career in a global diverse setting, adapting its curriculum to meet the diverse needs of individuals with business and non-business backgrounds.

The goal of the Global MBA is to provide students with a high-quality education that managers seek to solve complex problems in today’s global business environment. We seek to form business professionals with solid analytical, communication and leadership skills in an ethical framework.

Program Objectives

The program aims to provide students:

  1. The ability to utilize appropriate techniques to effectively analyses and solve problems in financial accounting and management, business economics, marketing, and statistical and strategic management.
  2. An understanding of the ethical and social dimension of a decision-making process.
  3. Effective communication skills that will allow them to be effective, diverse team players.

Admission Requirements

To apply for the Global MBA program, you’ll need the following:

  • Filled online application
  • Official transcripts showing a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university
  • 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • CV or resume
  • Personal Statement
  • At least one letter of recommendation
  • Work experience recommended
  • Applicants may be asked for an interview
  • If English is not your first language, you will also need to supply an up-to-date English language test certificate. Graduates of recognized universities where the language of instruction is English are not required to provide formal proof of English proficiency.


A total of 33 credits are required as follows:

  • Core Requirements (18 credits)
  • Elective Courses (15 credits)

Core Requirements (18 credits)

  • ACC1MBA1 Final Accounting (3 cr.)
  • FIN1MBA2 Financial Management (3 cr.)
  • ECO1MBA3 Business Economics (3 cr.)
  • MKT1MBA4 Marketing Management (3 cr.)
  • BUS1MBA5 Core Business Analytics & Statistics (3 cr.)
  • MGT1MBA6 Strategic Management (Capstone Experience) (3 cr.)

Elective Courses (15 credits)

  • QBA1MBA7 Research Methods (3 cr.)
  • MKT1MBA8 Digital Marketing (3 cr.)
  • ITM1MBA9 Business Analytics for Competitive Advantage (3 cr.)
  • HOM1MBA10 Hospitality/Tourism Tourism Planning and Development (3 cr.)
  • MKT1MBA11 Social Media Marketing (3 cr.)
  • ITM1MBA12 Cognitive Analytics (3 cr.)
  • MKT1MBA14 Marketing Analytics (3 cr.)
  • QBA1MBA15 Quantitative Methods in Business (3 cr.)
  • QBA1MBA16 Special Topics (3 cr.)