Welcome to the USI MBA Program!
The USI MBA helps working professionals strengthen strategic, behavioral, and technical skills needed in dynamic business environments. The USI MBA program is AACSB accredited which places it in the top 5% of business programs worldwide. Our affordable program can be completed in as little as 1 year, and can be customized with concentrations in Accounting, Data Analytics, Engineering Management, Healthcare Administration, Human Resources, Marketing, Project Management, and more to come! The degree is offered fully online or with a mixture of online and on-campus classes. Enroll in any of our six start dates each year and experienced faculty will be here to support you every step of the way.
The USI MBA General concentration develops skills in data-driven decision making and is designed to allow students to customize the program to their area of interest. Specifically, one course in data-driven decision making is required and students can choose two non-core courses from other USI MBA concentrations to fulfill the general concentration requirements.
The USI MBA Accounting concentration prepares leaders to understand accounting concepts, use accounting tools, interpret financial statements, conduct an internal audit, and examine current regulation and compliance issues related to accounting. The MBA Accounting Concentration is not designed to prepare students to pass the CPA examination. The courses required in the Accounting Concentration include ACCT 602 – Financial Statement Analysis, ACCT 605 – Seminar in Auditing, and ACCT 628 – Accounting Regulation and Compliance.
The USI MBA Data Analytics concentration develops vital quantitative problem-solving skills for business operations. Open doors to rewarding career opportunities with in-demand skills in collecting, processing, and displaying actionable data to drive informed decisions in innovative ways. The courses required in the Data Analytics concentration include BAN 601 - Applied Business Analytics, BAN 602 - Data-Driven Decision Making, and BAN 603 - Information Visualization and Dashboarding.
The USI MBA Engineering Management concentration prepares you for leadership roles in technology, manufacturing, construction, research and development or industrial management. Gain marketable skills in supply chain management, logistics, project management, and quality control processes. The courses required in the Engineering Management concentration include IM 611 - Principles and Practices of Project Management, IM 641 - Principles and Practices of Quality Management, and IM 661 - Principles and Practices of Supply Chain Management.
The USI MBA Healthcare Administration concentration develops business-related competencies necessary for effective operation of healthcare organizations. Specifically, this concentration teaches analytical skills used across all levels of health care units to manage risk, make data-driven decisions, and set organizational strategy. The courses required in the Healthcare Administration concentration include BAN 602 - Data-Driven Decision Making, MBA 602 - Risk Management, and MBA 604 - Lean Six Sigma.
Human Resource Management
The USI MBA Human Resource Management concentration develops the expert knowledge and organizational strategies needed to manage the most valuable asset in any business—its people. The courses required in the Human Resource Management Concentration include BAN 602 - Data-Driven Decision Making, BLAW 618 - Legal and Social Environment of Business, and MNGT 601 - Managing Human Capital.
The USI Marketing MBA concentration develops strategic and tactical marketing expertise through focus on digital marketing, applications of consumer behavior models, and advanced analytical techniques. Students in the Marketing concentration will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to grow brands, build stronger customer relationships, grow revenue, and become effective marketing leaders in any organization. The courses required in the Marketing concentration include BAN 602 - Data-Driven Decision Making, MKTG 602 - Digital Marketing, and MKTG 603 - Consumer Behavior.
The USI MBA Project Management concentration prepares you to initiate, manage, monitor, and control resources to execute a project in accordance with industry practice. You will learn the content of the project management domain and apply that knowledge to real-life situations. The courses required in the Project Management concentration include IM 611 - Principles and Practices of Project Management, MBA 615 - Project Management 1, and MBA 616 - Project Management 2. Starting Summer 2024, MBA 604 - Lean Six Sigma will replace MBA 616.
Supply Chain Management
Coming in Summer 2024! The USI MBA Supply Chain Management concentration develops skills in managing the flow of materials, information, and finances from suppliers to manufacturers, retailers, and consumers. Learn to develop strategic competitive advantages through efficient systems and effective strategies that connect people with the goods and services they desire. The courses required in the Supply Chain Management concentration include MBA 604 - Lean Six Sigma, MBA 605 – Principles of Supply Chain Management, and IM 661 - Supply Chain Management.
About the MBA Program
MBA Course Schedule and Descriptions
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The Romain College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) for both its undergraduate and graduate programs. This represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools, and less than 5 percent of the more than 16,000 schools worldwide granting business degrees have earned AACSB Accreditation. AACSB accreditation recognizes the USI RCOB’s commitment to ongoing excellence in teaching, research, curriculum development, and student learning.