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 concentration in one of the following three areas: Accounting and Finance, Management, or Management Accounting. 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 - $664 (Fall 2013 – Summer 2014)
  • 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

MBA 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 the 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 three (3) concentrations in accounting and finance, management, or management accounting. In addition to the MBA 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
​ACCT/FIN 680 Financial Decision-making​
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​


Management Accounting* 
Students in the Management Accounting concentration must take the following two (2) required courses and one (1) elective course for a total of nine (9) credit hours:  

Code​ Course​ Credit
ACCT 620 Advanced Managerial Accounting 3
ACCT/FIN 680 Financial Decision-making 3
XXX xxx Elective third course chosen from any of the accounting 3
courses available as part of the Accounting and Finance​
concentration ​
Total: 9​


* NOTE: Students pursuing the Management Accounting concentration who also wish to pursue the Accounting and Finance concentration must take three (3) additional concentration courses (no duplicates).