The FLEX (Evening) MBA curriculum is an accelerated program consisting of 35 credit hours for a general MBA or MBA with Aviation Management Concentration and 38 credit hours for an MBA with a Management Concentration or Accounting and Finance Concentration. Non-business degree graduates must complete the foundation courses within the graduate business program or their equivalent in an undergraduate school of business.



For a list of admission requirements to the Flex MBA program, see Graduate Admission - FLEX MBA Admission in the Admissions section of this catalog.


  • Tuition per credit hour - $646 (Fall 2012 – Summer 2013)
  • Books – per course (estimated) - $150-250
  • All students are required to have a laptop computer

A majority of FLEX MBA Program students attend part-time but students may elect to register for full-time status. To qualify for full-time status, a student must be registered for six (6) or more graduate hours in the College of Business for the fall, spring and summer semesters. Attendance during the summer semester is optional.

Students must successfully complete all course work no later than five (5) years after the completion of the first graduate-level course taken after entrance into the program.


Foundation Courses
These courses are designed for candidates who do not have a bachelor's degree in business or who lack basic knowledge in the following disciplines:

Code Course Credit
ACCT 500 Essentials of Accounting 2
DSIM 500 Essentials of Quantitative Methods 2
ECON 500 Essentials of Economics 2
FIN 500 Essentials of Finance 2
Total: 8

Core Courses
The following courses are required for all FLEX (Evening) MBA students:

Code Course Credit
ACCT 522 Accounting for Managerial Control 3
DSIM 518 Competing Through Innovation & Information 3
DSIM 530 Analytical Methods for Decision-Making 2
DSIM 570 Optimizing Operations Management 2
ECON 520 Economics of High Performance 3
FIN 534 Optimizing Financial Performance 3
INB 555 Competing in the Global Economy 3
MGT 550 Leading Organizations 2
MGT 553 Global Corporate Strategy I 2
MGT 554 Global Corporate Strategy II 2
MGT 600 Leadership Development Portfolio 1
MKG 540 Strategic Marketing in a Digital Economy 3
Subtotal: 29

Additional Courses Required for General MBA

Code Course Credit
MGT 566 The Legal & Ethical Environment of Business 3
XXX xxx Additional Elective: Choose one (1) three credit course 3
from any of the concentration courses, electives or​
special topics offerings​
Subtotal: 6
Total:​ 35



FLEX MBA students may elect one of two (2) concentrations in accounting and finance or management. In addition to the core courses, each concentration requires the courses as listed below.  More than one concentration may earned.

Accounting and Finance
Students in the Accounting and Finance concentration must choose three (3) of the following 3 credit hour courses for a total of nine (9) credit hours:

Code Course Credit
ACCT 620​ ​Advanced Managerial Accounting
​ACCT 630 ​Advanced Tax Accounting
ACCT/FIN 640 Analyzing Financial Performance
ACCT/FIN 650 Advanced Managerial Accounting & Financial
ACCT/FIN 660 Enterprise Risk Management
ACCT 670 Ethics & Governance in Accounting
FIN 610 Practicum in Portfolio Management
FIN 620 Financing New Ventures
Total: 9


Students in the Management concentration must take the following three (3) courses:

Code Course Credit
MGT 610 Strategic Human Resource Management 3
MGT 620 Responsible Leadership 3
MGT 630 Teamwork and Organizational Change 3
Total: 9​