The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree at SIUE is designed to develop the professional capabilities of managers working in business. The central objective of the curriculum is to enhance quality and innovation in the analysis, interpretation, and use of information for formulating, communicating and implementing managerial decisions in business organizations. The ethical management of resources in a global environment is emphasized through the curriculum. Students completing the program should be prepared to engage in managerial careers leading to advancement through middle and upper level positions in business and not-for-profit organizations. Required courses in quantitative analysis, decision making and negotiation will sharpen the ability of students to apply models and skills and integrate knowledge across disciplinary areas. Students will be exposed to disciplinary knowledge in accounting, information systems, economics, finance, marketing, management, and production. Students can select a specialization in management information systems, a concentration in project management, or four elective courses that will fit their specific career objectives.
Courses are offered in evening and weekend formats on the Edwardsville campus within 30 minutes of downtown St. Louis. Evening courses meet once a week for ten weeks and weekend courses meet the first, third, and fifth weekend in a six-week format.