Master in Business Administration – On-Campus MBA

MBA Coordinator 
 
Image of  Dr. Beth Berret, an Executive MBA professor.
 
Beth Berret, Ed.D., SPHR
Associate Professor of Business
Coordinator of MBA Program

   Business & Communications Bldg.
   Room 2
   610.796.8366
   beth.berret@alvernia.edu


Admissions Staff 

Kelly Burr, M.Ed
Coordinator of Graduate Admissions & Student Services
School of Graduate and Adult Education

   540 Upland Avenue
   Reading, PA 19611
   Phone: 610-796-8296
   Fax: 610-796-8367
   kelly.burr@alvernia.edu

Cynthia Mensch
Director, Alvernia University
Schuylkill Center

   1544 Route 61 Hwy S.
   Suite 6190
   Pottsville, PA 17901
   570.385.2382
   cynthia.mensch@alvernia.edu

Dana Baker
Director of Philadelphia Center
School of Graduate and Adult Education

   1355 West Cheltenham Avenue
   Melrose Park, PA 19027
   215-635-4734
   dana.baker@alvernia.edu

The Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree curriculum can range from 36 to 45 credits depending on your academic background. Our curriculum provides a foundation of core business courses at the outset of the program that are enhanced through the upper level courses as well as the capstone course and project.

The MBA faculty use various course formats to help you learn, including case studies, lecture/discussion, group projects and simulation exercises to ensure what you gain in one course will reinforce and build on what you learn in others.

Curriculum
(36 to 45 credits)

Required Interdisciplinary Courses (3 credits):

COR 520: Ethics and Moral Leadership

Required Business Courses (24-33 credits):

MBA 502: Accounting for the Workplace (3 credits)* 

MBA 504: Management and Marketing (3 credits)*
MBA 506: Economics and Finance (3 credits)*

*May be waived by MBA Admissions Committee based on graduate program policies.

MBA 510: Managerial Accounting

MBA 518: Corporate Communication
MBA 520: Marketing Services
MBA 600: Quantitative Methods
MBA 610: Legal Environment
MBA 620: Managerial Economics  (Prerequisite:  MBA 600)
MBA 630: Management Finance  (Prerequisite: MBA 620)
MBA 675: Strategic Formulation and Implementation ~ taken in the final 12 credits

Select Two Electives (6 credits):

MBA 540: Labor and Employment Law
MBA 555: Forensic Accounting
MBA 560: Human Resource Management for Leaders
MBA 565: Corporate Partnership and Estate Tax
MBA 570: Strategic Marketing Research
MBA 575: Investment and Portfolio Management
MBA 640: Accounting for Government and Not-for-Profit Organizations
MBA 650: Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

Required Capstone Course (3 credits):

MBA 680: Executive Leadership Seminar ~ taken in the final 12 credits