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Career Track vs. Fast Track

Start the program in the spring or fall and set your own pace. Take one class at a time and earn your degree in 33 months, or take two at a time and finish in just 21 months.

Examples of Fast Track vs. Career Track

FAST TRACK

Students set their own individual schedules, determined in part by their foundation course status, desired electives, and summer session attendance. Below is just one way a student could complete the program two classes at a time. This example presumes a fall start, accounting & finance foundation courses completed, attending both summer sessions, and taking entrepreneurship + management as electives. 

Year 1

Fall
MBA 501 Goal Setting & Career Development I (1.5 sh.)
MBA 511 Enhancing Managerial Communications (3 sh.)
Winter
MBA 541 Marketing Management (3 sh.)
MBA 581 International Business (either “in-class” or “study abroad”) (3 sh.)
Spring
MBA 563 Case Study Seminar (3 sh.)
MBA 595 Management elective (3 sh.)
Summer I
MBA 531 Accounting for Managerial Decisions (3 sh.)
Summer II
MBA 561      Advanced Operations & Supply Chain (3 sh.)

Year 2

Fall
MBA 521 Economic Policy & the Global Environment (3 sh.)
MBA 562 Management/Leadership (3 sh.)
Winter
MBA 502 Goal Setting & Career Development II (1.5 sh.)
MBA 591 Entrepreneurship elective (3 sh.)
Spring
MBA 551 Financial Management (3 sh.)
MBA 585 Strategic Thinking (capstone class) (3 sh.)

CAREER TRACK

Students set their own individual schedules, determined in part by their foundation course status, desired electives, and summer session attendance.  Below is just one way a student could complete the program one class at a time.  This example presumes a fall start, that one or more foundation courses need to be completed (in this case, it assumes that accounting & finance are needed), attending both summer sessions, and taking two analytics electives. 

Year 1

Fall
MBA 501 Goal Setting & Career Development I (1.5 sh.)
MBA 511 Enhancing Managerial Communications (3 sh.)
Winter
MBA 561 Advanced Operations & Supply Chain (3 sh.)
Spring
MBA 521 Economic Policy & the Global Environment (3 sh.)
Summer I
MBA 541 Marketing Management (3 sh.)
Summer II
ACC 472 Accounting Foundation Course for MBAs (4 sh.)

Year 2

Fall
MBA 531 Accounting for Managerial Decisions (3 sh.)
Winter
MBA 581 International Business (either “in-class” or “study abroad”) (3 sh.)
MBA 593 First Analytics elective (3 sh.)
Spring
MBA 562       Management/Leadership (3 sh.)
Summer I
FIN 472 Finance Foundation Course for MBA’s (4 sh.)
Summer II
MBA 563      Case Study Seminar (3 sh.)

Year 3

Fall
MBA 551 Financial Management (3 sh.)
Winter
MBA 502 Goal Setting & Career Development II (1.5 sh.)
MBA 593 Second Analytics elective (3 sh.)
Spring
MBA 585 Strategic Thinking (capstone class) (3 sh.)