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Stay on the pulse of change, discover new ideas, and learn how to shape your industry with ITU’s Master of Business Administration program. Whether you choose to make your mark at a Silicon Valley firm or start your own venture, we have the courses and concentrations to help you unlock your career potential.

At ITU, you will be able to take advantage of:
  • Seasoned industry experts, who come from companies like NASA, HP, and Pfizer.
  • A program designed to teach you the practical skills needed to supplement your education, and maximize your career prospects.
  • Flexible night and weekend class schedules, and online course offerings that allow you to continue your career while furthering your education.
  • A program offered by a university that is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Admission Requirments

    • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA of 2.75, or a Master’s degree witha minimum GPA of 3.0.
    • Proof of English proficiency:* All applicants whose native language is not English and who did not receive either a bachelor’s or graduate degree from an English-speaking institution must take an English proficiency test.
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examination: score of 72 or better for the internet-based test (iBT).
    • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination: band score of 6.0 or better for the academic module. Demonstrated commitment to contribute to and complete the program

* U.S. citizens or U.S. Permanent Residents who have earned an undergraduate or graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution in the U.S. are waived from this requirement.

The Organizational Leadership Skills course shares the principles, strategies and elements needed to effectively lead teams in the workplace. Students in the class will gain an in-depth knowledge on a variety of leadership techniques and gain real-world insights based on professors with years of career experience.


Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, graduates will:
  • PLO #1: Justify the usage of core business theories to solve problems in the business environment.
  • PLO #2: Appraise critical thinking models to make effective business decisions.
  • PLO #3 (I): Construct business documents clearly, concisely, and analytically. (II) Illustrate effective speaking skills in groups and in public.
  • PLO # 4: Assemble teams for business projects using effective group dynamics.
  • PLO #5: Illustrate in depth knowledge of key technical functions for business to work efficiently.
  • PLO #6: Identify and apply research methods to understand current business practices.
  • PLO # 7: Model sound ethical social responsibility.

Our 36 credit hour curriculum is completed in 16 months. The 36 credit hours are composed of core courses, electives, cross disciplinary electives, capstone or thesis, and an internship.


Sample Courses
  • Project Management & Leadership
  • Sales Order Management with ERP
  • Emerging Technologies for Product Development
  • Simulation & Optimization for BA
  • Healthcare Innovation Management Project

Concentrations

You have the option to choose an MBA or an MBA concentration. ITU provides concentrations that prepare you with specialized skills and knowledge in the following areas:

Business Analytics, which includes courses such as such as Quantitative Analysis, Web Analytics, Data Warehousing and Visualization, Developing Value Through Business Analysis Applications, and Predictive Analytics for Business Strategy.

Healthcare Management, which includes courses such as Principles of Global Healthcare, Healthcare Strategic Management, Global Entrepreneurship in the Health Sector, Healthcare Sector Marketing Tools and Techniques, and Health Sector Innovation.


Inbound and Outbound Exams

Beginning Spring 2016, all new students are required to take Inbound exam with Peregrine Academic Services. The Inbound and Outbound exams are REQUIRED not OPTIONAL.

Learn more about the inbound/outbound examination


Program Requirements

Required Courses

  • 4 Core Courses: 12 Credit Hours
  • 1 Capstone Course: Thesis or Project: 3 Credit Hours
  • Internship: 1 Credit Hour

Elective Courses: 11 – 20 Credit Hours

  • Cross Disciplinary Course: Up to 3 Credit Hours (Counts as Elective).
  • Transfer Credits: Up to 9 Credit Hours (Counts as Elective)
  • Internship: 1 – 9 Credit Hours

36 Total Credit Hours

Core Courses

  • MGT 503 Organizational Leadership Theories
  • FIN 534 Financial and Economic Analysis
  • MKT 551 Competitive Marketing Strategies
  • MIS 527 Technology and Operations Management: Creating Value

MBA ELOs charting to Business Program Learning Competencies

Learning Competencies (LCs)

MBA ELOs

LC 1: Communication (spoken, and written)

ELO #1: Compose and express ideas effectively in a business environment. [PLOs 3,4,5,6,7]

LC 2: Leadership (includes individual strengths, collaboration and teamwork)

ELO # 2: Evaluate how leadership traits and behaviors (self and others) affect key stakeholders and business performance.

[Mapped to PLOs 1,2,3,4,5,6,7]

LC 3: Critical Thinking

ELO # 3: Identify, analyze, synthesize and evaluate appropriate data and information for problem solving and decision-making. [Mapped to PLOs 1,2,3,4,5,6,7]

LC 4: Focused Knowledge

ELO #4: Interpret trends using qualitative and quantitative analysis methods to control changing business environments and enhance professional performance.

[ Mapped to PLOs 2,3,5,6,7]

 

ELO #5: Illustrate the required skills from numerous disciplines to apply ideas to local and global business environments.

[ Mapped to PLOs 2,3,4,5]


Business Analytics ELOs charting to Business Program Learning Competencies

Learning Competencies (LCs)

Business Analytics ELOs

LC 1: Communication (spoken, and written)

ELO #1: Illustrate effective communication skills that help the presentation of analysis outcomes.

[Mapped to PLOs 2,3,5,6,7]

LC 2: Leadership (includes individual strengths, collaboration and teamwork)

ELO # 2: Evaluate how leadership traits and behaviors (self and others) affect key stakeholders and business performance.

[Mapped to PLOs 1,2,3,4,5,6,7]

 

ELO #3: Design systems to mechanize data collection and data mining that can deeply influence the success of a business.

[Mapped to PLOs 1,2,3,4,5,6]

LC 3: Critical Thinking

ELO #4: Determine appropriate data analytics methodologies to support critical thinking for decision making.

[Mapped to PLOs 2,3,6,7]

LC 4: Focused Knowledge

ELO #5: Identify situations to apply Decision Sciences practices for optimal business outcomes.

[Mapped to PLOs 2,5,7]

 

Health Care Management ELOs charting to Business Program Learning Competencies

Learning Competencies (LCs)

Health Care Management ELOs

LC 1: Communication (spoken, and written)

ELO #1: Compose and express ideas effectively in the health care business environment.

[Mapped to PLOs 3,4,5,6,7]

LC 2: Leadership (includes individual strengths, collaboration and teamwork)

ELO # 2: Select relevant business skills to assess and act on opportunities to innovate and improve productivity in the healthcare environment.

[Mapped to PLOs 2,3,4,5,6,7]

 

ELO #3: Judge and forecast the issues that will face the health care industry now and in the future.

[Mapped to PLOs 1,2,5,6,7]

LC 3: Critical Thinking

[Mapped to PLOs 2,5,6,7]

LC 4: Focused Knowledge

ELO #5: Appraise and deepen knowledge of key players within the health care ecosystem with special emphasis on the strategic, political, regulatory, cultural and ethical dimensions of the industry.

[Mapped to PLOs 2,3,4,6,7]


Learning Outcomes Assessment Results
External Assessment:

Peregrine Reports

Internship Provider Reports

Internal Assessment:

Pre and Post Course Survey Report
Signature Assignment Analysis Report
Capstone Course Analysis Report
MBA Course Learning Outcomes Assessment Report

* Internship Provider Reports are considered internal and external assessments.

All the learning outcomes and results of assessment are included in our ACBSP Self Study

For more information on program requirments and course descriptions click here.