MGT 635 Managerial Economics (3)
This course applies insights from economic theory to the functions of managerial planning and decision making within a market-oriented business context. Specific content includes an overview of the market system, consumer demand theory, cost analysis, profit analysis, pricing strategies, the economics of technical change and innovation, the architecture of the firm, employee incentives, international economic impacts and government regulation.
MGT 640 Production and Operations Management (3)
This course covers the primary concepts and tools associated with rational organizing and quality monitoring of manufacturing of goods and/or provision of services. The course will make use of quantitative tools in developing approaches to particular work flow and quality management issues in the workplace.
MGT 690 Integrative Seminar II (3)
Involves independent study and a student presentation related to the broad topic of “understanding effective management.” A final paper demonstrates the use of primary as well as applied sources related to the topic. This paper includes a reflective synthesis by the student of a coherent management philosophy.
Applicants should submit the following materials to the director of the MAOM program:
- Official transcripts from all previous college work.
The following are the criteria for admission to the graduate programs in business:
- Completed application materials.
- A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
- A 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) in the last half of the bachelor’s degree program.
- Four years of management experience in the for-profit, not-for-profit or public sector.
- Satisfactory letters of recommendation.
- Satisfactory interview(s) with MAOM and MBA program personnel.
- Satisfactory completion of a basic algebra test and a writing sample (or completion of a defined remediation program if the results of the algebra test or writing sample prove unsatisfactory).
- Approval for admission by the director of the graduate programs in business MAOM and MBA committee.
Special student status
Special student status may be granted to applicants to permit them to complete nine semester hours of course-work prior to regular admission to the MAOM or MBA program. During the first nine semester hours, special students must demonstrate an ability to maintain a 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) to be considered for regular admission.
As space allows, special student status also may be granted to non-degree-seeking students who hold a bachelor’s degree. Applicants should complete special student status forms as a part of the application process.
The MAOM and MBA program is designed for experienced managers. As space allows, however, a limited number of managers without experience may be admitted to the program.
Transfer of graduate credit
If completed within five years of the application date, up to six semester hours (or nine quarter hours) of graduate credit may be transferred to the MAOM or MBA program from another accredited institution. The director of the graduate programs in business must approve credits transferred from another institution. Workshop credits are not transferable.
International applicants are expected to have a minimum score of 565 on the TOEFL exam. This requirement can be waived at the discretion of the director and/or the Admissions Committee of the MAOM and MBA programs, provided satisfactory English proficiency on an alternative evaluative measure can be demonstrated. In addition, all foreign language documents accompanying the application must include notarized translations.
Students must complete coursework within four years of their admission to the MAOM or MBA program. Graduation requirements include completion of 39 semester hours of coursework (with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0). Students must earn a grade of C- or above in all courses. They may repeat courses to earn satisfactory grades. Students must pay for courses each time they are taken.