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Versatile and Specialized Online MBA Courses

Curriculum Details

36 TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED

The 12 online MBA courses at New Mexico Highlands explore vital business knowledge that will serve you well no matter what industry you work in. A general business or entrepreneurship concentration allows you to tailor your degree to your needs.

With eight-week classes, we offer the speed and flexibility you need to advance your business career as a working professional. Our program uses an intensive problem-solving approach, featuring case studies and simulations focused on managerial responsibilities. You’ll graduate with marketable skills in leadership, problem solving, analytical and quantitative thinking, teamwork and communication.

*BUSA 5000 is required for students with limited coursework in business.

Core Course Requirements

This course introduces graduate students to quantitative and qualitative analytical techniques used in contemporary business research.

This course applies quantitative and qualitative techniques used in business and economics research. Students conceptualize, plan, and implement a formal research project using standard research methodology, Students analyze and discuss results in a formal technical report. Prerequisite: MGMT 6010.

The organization and analysis of financial accounting information.
A study of the tools and techniques used in financial management. Analysis of financial needs, acquisition of financial resources, and allocation of funds are covered in readings, case problems, and class discussions. Prerequisite: ACCT 6050.

The course emphasizes the application of micro-economic theory to business management and strategy. Key course concepts include marginal analysis, prices and the allocation of resources, cost analysis, market structures, and information.

This course is an introduction to ethical decision making in business. Students examine moral principles and standards that are available to guide behavior in the world of business. Students use normative and descriptive ethical decision-making frameworks to analyze ethical issues that business managers confront.

A study of legal and ethical concepts that influence and guide business activity in the United States.

The approaches and problems of marketing decision making, considered from the standpoint of the marketing manager.

This course exposes students to the theory and practice of strategic management as practiced by business firms and other organizations. The course requires students to analyze business case studies. Must be taken in the last semester for the program. Prerequisite: MGMT 6040, 6210, BFIN 6070 and MKTG 6840.

Electives for General MBA (Choose 3)

The core objective of this course is to teach students how to read and interpret a firm’s 10-K filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). A firm’s 10-K filing is the most comprehensive, publicly available, and audited report of a firm’s financial and operating activities. Previous NMHU ACCT 685.

*Note: students may choose ONE of either ACCT 6850 or BFIN 6090 when selecting electives.

Provides an understanding of investment history, practices and the various types of securities traded in financial markets. It focuses on investment strategies, portfolio construction and management. Prerequisite: BFIN 6070. Previous NMHU FIN 609.

*Note: students may choose ONE of either ACCT 6850 or BFIN 6090 when selecting electives.

This course focuses on a managerial approach to internet marketing strategies. Students will be introduced to the most current managerial tactics and trends in the field of internet marketing. Students will gain an appreciation for consumer behavior in a digital world, communication via traditional and emerging media, business analytics, strategic planning, problem solving and decision making. Previous NMHU MKTG 651.

An advanced study of entrepreneurship, new business ventures, and professional resources available for aspiring entrepreneurs. Particular attention is given to the development of the business concept and its implementation through the development of a business plan.

This course introduces MBA students to key elements of international business, including factors influencing management decision making in an international setting. It explores managerial response to the economics, political, cultural, and social factors shaping business and contrasts the success potential and operations of internationally focused companies to those that are solely focused on the domestic market. Previous NMHU INTB 640.

The study of human resources management issues, including management theory, and labor law from the manager’s perspective. Previous NMHU MGMT 687.

Entrepreneurship Concentration

Ownership and operation of one’s own business is an overwhelming drive for many people. This course explores starting a business, including understanding the right questions to ask about all aspects of business operations, such as financing, buying, sales and marketing, cost considerations, cash conversion concepts, product and service delivery, customer service, personnel issues, pricing policies, accounting and financial record keeping, and reporting for start-up purposes and for planning for future success.

An advanced study of entrepreneurship, new business ventures, and professional resources available for aspiring entrepreneurs. Particular attention is given to the development of the business concept and its implementation through the development of a business plan.

This course focuses on a managerial approach to internet marketing strategies. Students will be introduced to the most current managerial tactics and trends in the field of internet marketing. Students will gain an appreciation for consumer behavior in a digital world, communication via traditional and emerging media, business analytics, strategic planning, problem solving and decision making. Previous NMHU MKTG 651.

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