The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina

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MBA Curriculum

The MBA program is comprised of 42 credit hours (2 essentials courses, 8 core courses, 3 electives, and 1 capstone). Accepted students that have successfully completed equivalent undergraduate coursework may be waived from taking one or both essentials courses.
The MBA program follows the semester schedule. Courses are taught in the evening and online. Students may choose to be enrolled part-time or full-time.
Evening business classes are taught on The Citadel’s campus and begin at 5:45pm. Each class meets one evening per week during Fall and Spring semesters. The Summer semester is divided into two condensed 7-week terms. Each class will meet two nights per week during a Summer term. All face-to-face business classes meet in Bond Hall.
Online business classes are taught using CITLearn (Blackboard), an online course management system. Students will login to CITLearn via Lesesne Gateway, the student portal. Students needing technical assistance may contact the IT Helpdesk. Students taking online classes are expected to have a reliable computer with internet access. Students will also need a webcam.
MBA Essentials (2 courses, 6 credit hours) **NEW COURSES BEGINNING FALL 2017
MBA Essentials I
  • This course will cover the basics of communications, business law, management, and marketing.
MBA Essentials II
  • This course will cover the basics of accounting, economics, finance, statistics, and quantitative methods.
Core Courses (8 courses, 24 credit hours)
Electives (3 courses, 9 credit hours)
Students in the MBA program are required to take three electives. Acceptable 700 level BADM courses are taught each semester.
Students enrolled in the Technical Project Management Certificate may use up to two of the following PMGT courses towards their elective requirements: PMGT 650, 651, 652, and/or 653.  
Students enrolled in the Leadership Certificate may use up to two of the following LDRS courses towards their elective requirements: LDRS 711, 712, and/or 714.  
Capstone Course (1 course, 3 credit hours)
or *BADM 754 - Strategic Consulting Experience 
*Strategic Consulting may be substituted for Global Business Strategy. The enrollment for this course is kept small. Interested students must apply to take this course. Applicants will be selected for enrollment by the faculty instructor. Click here to apply.

School of Business
Bond Hall 275 | (843) 953-5056 |
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