MBA Course Schedule

There are two distinct academic calendars for the MBA program. Students should be aware of the differences in the academic calendar for course schedules. In addition, University processes such as Financial Aid operates on the University academic calendar. Students must be clear on the different deadlines for each format.

Online MBA format

The 12 week online MBA format has four 12 week sessions in one calendar year. The session dates are as follows:

2016 Calendar Dates

Session 1 - Spring 2016: January 4 - March 27

Session 2 - Summer 2016: March 28 - June 19

Session 3 - Fall I 2016: June 27 to September 18

Session 4 - Fall II 2016: September 19 to December 11


2017 Calendar Dates

Session 1 - Spring 2017: January 9 - April 2 

Session 2 - Summer 2017: April 3 - June 25 

Session 3 - Fall I: July 3 to September 24

Session 4 - Fall II: September 25 to December 17


Campus MBA format

The on campus MBA format has three semesters in one calendar year. The on campus MBA format follows the University Academic Calendar. The Campus MBA is a cohort style program where students follow a set schedule, taking two graduate level courses each semester for a total of 6 units. The MBA program goes year round and takes 5 semesters to complete, with the exception of students needing to complete additional prerequisite coursework.

The semester dates are as follows:

Spring Semester: mid January to mid May

Summer Semester: end of May to early August

Fall Semester: mid August to mid December


2016 MBA Online Schedule


Session 1TitleStart & End Date
BUS 495Financial Accounting/Business Finance  2/1/16-3/27/16
BUS 495Marketing/Economics  2/1/16-3/27/16
CIS 502Information Systems  1/4/16-3/27/16
CIS 560Information Security for Management  1/4/16-3/27/16
FIN 500Finance  1/4/16-3/27/16
FIN 506Investment and Portfolio Management  1/4/16-3/27/16
HRM 520Essentials of Human Resource Management  1/4/16-3/27/16
MGT 512Entrepreneurship  1/4/16-3/27/16
MGT 590Strategic Management  1/4/16-3/27/16
MKT 503International Marketing  1/4/16-3/27/16
OMG 502Operations Management  1/4/16-3/27/16
OMG 575  Supply Chain Management Systems  1/4/16-3/27/16
Session 2TitleStart & End Date
BUS 495Operations/Statistics  3/28/16-5/22/16
BUS 495Information Systems  5/9/16-6/19/16
BUS 495Management/Business Law  4/25/16-6/19/16
CIS 550Project Management  3/28/16-6/19/16
FIN 502Advance Topics in International Business  3/28/16-6/19/16
FIN 505Advanced Management of Financial Institutions  3/28/16-6/19/16
MGT 516Leadership  3/28/16-6/19/16
MKT 530Negotiation and Persuasive Presentation  3/28/16-6/19/16
Session 3TitleStart & End Date
BUS 495Marketing/Economics  7/25/16-9/18/16
BUS 495Accounting/Finance  7/25/16-9/18/16
MKT 500Advanced Topics in Marketing  6/27/16-9/18/16
FIN 504Corporation Finance-Valuation Approach  6/27/16-9/18/16
HRM 521Compensation and Benefits  6/27/16-9/18/16
MKT 560Brand Management  6/27/16-9/18/16
OMG 502Operations Management  6/27/16-9/18/16
Session 4TitleStart & End Date
BUS 495Operations/Statistics  9/19/16-11/13/16
BUS 495Information Systems  9/19/16-11/13/16
BUS 495Management/Business Law 10/17/16-12/11/16
ACC 502Accounting  9/19/16-12/11/16
CIS 530Enterprise Resource Planning  9/19/16-12/11/16
CIS 595Mobile Applications for Business: From Concept, Design to Market  9/19/16-12/11/16
FIN 503Multinational Finance  9/19/16-12/11/16
HRM 525Strategic Human Resource Management  9/19/16-12/11/16
MGT 500Human Behavior in Organizations  9/19/16-12/11/16
MGT 590Strategic Management  9/19/16-12/11/16
MKT 501Marketing Information Systems  9/19/16-12/11/16
OMG 580Global Logistics Management  9/19/16-12/11/16


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2017 MBA Online Schedule


Session 1TitleStart & End Date
BUS 495.41Financial Accounting/Business Finance1/9/17-4/2/17
BUS 495.42Marketing/Economics1/9/17-4/2/17
CIS 502.41Advanced Topics in Information Systems1/9/17-4/2/17
CIS 560.41Information Security for Management1/9/17-4/2/17
FIN 500.41Advanced Topics in Finance1/9/17-4/2/17
FIN 595.41Forecasting1/9/17-4/2/17
HRM 520.41Essentials of Human Resource Management1/9/17-4/2/17
MGT 512.41Entrepreneurship1/9/17-4/2/17
MGT 590.41Strategic Management1/9/17-4/2/17
MKT 503.41International Marketing1/9/17-4/2/17
OMG 502.41Advanced Topics in Operations Management1/9/17-4/2/17
OMG 575.41Supply Chain Management Systems1/9/17-4/2/17
Session 2TitleStart & End Date
BUS 495.41Operations Management/Business Statistics4/3/17-6/25/17
BUS 495.42Management Information Systems4/3/17-6/25/17
BUS 495.43Management Theory/Legal Environment4/3/17-6/25/17
CIS 550.41Project Management4/3/17-6/25/17
FIN 502.41Advanced Topics in International Business4/3/17-6/25/17
FIN 507.41Derivatives and Future Markets4/3/17-6/25/17
MGT 516.41Leadership4/3/17-6/25/17
MKT 555.41Seminar in Consumer Behavior4/3/17-6/25/17
Session 3TitleStart & End Date
BUS 495.41Financial Accounting/Business Finance7/3/17-9/24/17
BUS 495.42Marketing/Economics7/3/17-9/24/17
FIN 504.41Corporate Finance-Valuation Approach7/3/17-9/24/17
HRM 525.41Strategic Human Resource Management7/3/17-9/24/17
MGT 503.41International Management7/3/17-9/24/17
MKT 500.41Marketing Management7/3/17-9/24/17
MKT 530.41Negotiation and Persuasive Presentation7/3/17-9/24/17
OMG 502.41Advanced Topics in Operations Management7/3/17-9/24/17
OMG 570.41Supply Chain Design and Strategy7/3/17-9/24/17
Session 4TitleStart & End Date
ACC 502.41Advanced Topics in Accounting9/25/17-12/17/17
BUS 495.41Operations Management/Business Statistics9/25/17-12/17/17
BUS 495.42Management Information Systems9/25/17-12/17/17
BUS 495.43Management Theory/Legal Environment9/25/17-12/17/17
CIS 540.41Data Warehousing and Data Mining9/25/17-12/17/17
FIN 503.41International Finance9/25/17-12/17/17
HRM 521.41Compensation and Benefits9/25/17-12/17/17
MGT 590.41Strategic Management9/25/17-12/17/17
MGT 500.41Human Behavior in Organization9/25/17-12/17/17
MKT 501.41Marketing Information Management9/25/17-12/17/17
OMG 580.41Global Logistics Management9/25/17-12/17/17



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2016 MBA On Campus Schedule

Spring SemesterCourse TitleStart and End Date
CIS 502Advanced Topics in Information Systems 01/19/16-5/20/16
FIN 595Ethics in Emerging Markets 01/19/16-5/20/16
Summer SemesterCourse TitleStart and End Date
MKT 545Seminar in New Product Development 5/28/16-8/19/16
FIN 595Forecasting 5/28/16-8/19/16
Fall SemesterCourse TitleStart and End Date
FIN 502Advanced Topics in International Business 8/20/16-12/14/16
MGT 500Human Behavior in Organizations 8/20/16-12/14/16


2017 MBA On Campus Schedule

Spring Semester Course TitleStart & End Date
FIN 500 Advanced Topics in Finance 1/21/17-5/22/17
MGT 590 Strategic Management 1/21/17-5/22/17
TBD  Elective 1/21/17-5/22/17
Summer SemesterCourse TitleStart & End Date
TBD Elective 1 5/27/17-8/18/17
TBD Elective 2 5/27/17-8/18/17
Fall SemesterCourse TitleStart & End Date
MKT 500Marketing Management 8/19/17-12/13/17
ACC 502Advanced Topics in Accounting 8/19/17-12/14/17

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Last Updated: August 25, 2016