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MSBA is 45 credits designed for individuals interested in helping to shape the strategic direction of a company or organization.
Philadelphia, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Business Administration & Management

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Program Description:
The 45 credit (15 course) MSBS is a part-time, professional master’s degree program designed for individuals interested in helping to shape the strategic direction of a company or organization. The MSBS will be available at the Malvern, Pennsylvania campus. The MSBS uses an academic, philosophical and theoretical approach to help students examine an individual’s and business’s role as part of society. The MSBS combines foundational and core coursework in general business with economics, legal studies, leadership and management to expand a student’s ability to aid in long-term planning for a business and industry. Designed to optimize leadership potential, the target audience for the MSBS is a student who: a) seeks a less quantitative-based and more abstract master’s degree than the MBA; b) is a working professional with over five years of experience in a management or management-track position; c) has an undergraduate degree in a non-business area of study; d) is interested in developing i) general business knowledge ii) a foundation in leadership iii) a better understanding of laws and policies impacting industry iv) ethical approaches to decision-making; Proposed Curriculum: FOUNDATIONS (6 credits) BUSN 505 Foundations – Accounting BUSN 506 Foundations - Finance BUSN 507 Foundations - MicroEcon BUSN 508 Foundations -MacroEcon CORE (12 credits) BLAW 511 Legal Options in Decisn Mkg ORGB 601 Group Dynamics ECON 601 Managerial Economics MKTG 601 Marketing Strategy and Planning LEADERSHIP (6 credits) ORGB 640 Negotiations for Leaders ORGB 631 Leading Effective Organizations LEGAL STUDIES (6 credits) BLAW 620 Legal Aspects of Employment BLAW 624 Social Forces and the Law MANAGEMENT (6 credits) MGMT 640 Strategic Human Resources Management MGTM 670 Business Ethics ECONOMICS (3 credits) ECON 698 Economics of Social Justice CAPSTONE (6 credits) MGMT 680 Exec Leadership: Substance and Style MGMT 698 Sustainability

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