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.




MBA Online format

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

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


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 Statistics5/1/17-6/25/17
BUS 495.42Management Information Systems5/15/17-6/25/17
BUS 495.43Management Theory/Legal Environment5/1/17-6/25/17
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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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
HRM 525Strategic Human Resource Management 1/21/17-5/22/17
Summer SemesterCourse TitleStart & End Date
MKT 560 Brand Management 5/27/17-8/18/17
FIN 507 Derivatives and Futures Markets 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: March 10, 2017