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Courses / Degree Requirements for the MBA in Sustainable Business

Students must successfully complete all general requirements for a master’s degree and can graduate with an MBA in Sustainable Business by completing a minimum of 58 credits, including:

As a preparation for meeting the requirement of a track or several concentrations, each MBA student must demonstrate a basic competence in the foundational fields of business. This is demonstrated by having a total of 16 MBA course credits earned including at least 2 semester-hour credits in any four of the following seven fields:

  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Business law
  • Management: organizational behavior, human resource management, leadership
  • Operations or quality management
  • Management information systems

Students may fulfill the MBA Foundation Requirement in whole or in part by having
completed equivalent undergraduate coursework at an accredited university and earned a grade of at least B.

Students who have taken graduate coursework in business administration at another
university and have not used those credits for a degree may apply to have those credits transferred to Maharishi University of Management and used as specialization,
concentration or elective credits, up to a maximum of 20 credits.

Capstone courses are designated by an asterisk (*)

  • MGT 5010 Organizational Change for Sustainability (2–4 credits)
  • MGT 5165 Metrics for Sustainability (2–4 credits)
  • MGT 5310 Sustainable Technologies (2–4 credits)
  • MGT 5313 Socially and Environmentally Responsible Management (2–4 credits)
  • MGT 5552 Employee Health and Wellness (2 credits)
  • MGT 5681 Socially Responsible Investing (2–4 credits)
  • MGT 5682 Green Investing (2–4 credits)
  • MGT 5781 Green Marketing (2–4 credits)
  • MGT 5881 Sustainable Community Development (2–4 credits)
  • MGT 5952 Strategies for Sustainable Business (4 credits)
  • MGT 5020 Business Process Improvement (4 credits)
  • MGT 5180 Operations Management for Sustainable Business (2–4 credits)
  • MGT 5240 Statistics for Business Process Improvement (4 credits)
  • * MGT 5090 Performance Improvement Project (4 credits)
  • * MGT 5312 MBA Capstone Project (2–4 credits)
Any MGT course at the 5000 level may count as an elective course. With the permission of the department chair, a maximum of 8 elective credits may be taken as graduate courses in other departments of the university or as undergraduate courses designated 400-level or above in other departments of the University. MBA students who take undergraduate courses will be required to do extra work commensurate with graduate-level credit.

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