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The flex MBA with an emphasis in computer information systems is designed to give students the opportunity to study how technology is changing the way businesses operate and how to harness the power of technology in various business management settings. This is a 39-credit hour program consisting of the following:

Tier I Courses (9 hours) 

BA 5351: Organizational Performance for Competitive Advantage (must be first course)

FIN 5352: Financial Management († BA 5351)

BA 5100A**, B and C: Business Professional Development


Tier II Courses (21 hours) 

ACC 5361: Accounting Analysis for Managerial Decision Making (*BA 5351 & FIN 5352)

ECO 5316: Managerial Economics (*QMST 5334)

MGT 5313: Strategic Management († All Tier II courses, but may be concurrent with some)

MGT 5314: Organizational Behavior and Theory (*BA 5351)

QMST 5338: Operations Management (*BA 5351)

MKT 5321: Marketing Management (*BA 5351)

QMST 5334: Advanced Statistical Methods for Business (*BA 5351 & FIN 5352)


Elective Courses (9 hours, select from three of the following)

CIS 5318: Information Technology in the Digital Economy

CIS 5355: Database Management Systems

CIS 5356: Business Telecommunications

CIS 5358: Agile Project Management for Business Professionals

CIS 5360: E-Commerce: Strategies, Technologies, and Applications

CIS 5364: Data Warehousing and Mining

CIS 5368: Information Security

CIS 5370: Enterprise Resource Planning

CIS 5390:  Topics in Computer Information Systems

Tier I 9 hours
Tier II 21 hours
Graduate Electives
9 hours
TOTAL MBA 39 hours


* prerequisite course(s)

** BA 5100A taken in first semester; B and C taken in subsequent semesters for a total of 3 credit hours

† prerequisite or can be taken concurrently