Courses & Curriculum

Full-Time MBA: Two-Year


Year 1

During the first year, students enroll in 12 required business classes and 3 electives, which will provide a solid foundation of functional business skills. Students jump into electives during year one, furthering their knowledge of chosen specializations, which gives them the edge during fall recruiting events and interviewing activities. Graduate course descriptions provide more information on these courses. Students will complete 3 to 4 courses per module.

Module 1Module 2Module 3Module 4
Managerial EconomicsAsset Valuation, Risk & ReturnCapital Structure & Risk Management IssuesManagerial Accounting
Financial AccountingProblems & Methods in Marketing ManagementAdvanced Managerial StatisticsOrganizational Behavior
Managerial Quantitative AnalysisProduction & Operations ManagementElectiveElective
Professional WritingProfessional CommunicationElective

Year 2

In the second year, students select 6 elective courses and complete remaining core business requirements. Electives enable students to further expand their studies in one of our 5 career-focused areas of concentration offered by the Hough Graduate School of Business. Students typically take 2 to 3 courses per module, leaving plenty of time for job search activities.

Module 1Fall BreakModule 2Module 3Spring BreakModule 4
Strategic ManagemenGlobal Immersion Experience (optional)LeadershipLaw, Ethics and OrganizationsGlobal Immersion Experience (optional)Global Macro Economics
ElectiveElectiveElectiveElective
ElectiveElective