Business Administration Department

Master of Business Administration

Stay on the pulse of change; discover new ideas, develop business communication skills to shape your industry and make data-informed leadership decisions through the ITU MBA program. ITU’s MBA program helps prepare you keep ahead in today’s changing environment through providing a solid core of business innovation knowledge, along with skills and practical experiences that prepare you to lead the most current and emerging trends.

ITU courses and concentrations help you unlock your career potential through core courses for a lifetime of leadership, coursework that explores the latest technology and trends taught by industry leaders, practical industry experiences to apply your new knowledge and skills, and through team and capstone projects that demonstrate your readiness for leadership.

ITU’s MBA programs data 2019-2020 academic year


Graduation Rate: MBA - General


Attrition Rate Average for the MBA program


Graduation Rate: MBA - Business Analytics


Persistence Average


Graduation Rate: MBA - HealthCare Management


Retention Average

Program Structure

Degree Requirements Credits
Core Courses 9
Required Capstone Courses 3
Required ITU Presents 1
Required Nugget Courses 2
Internship 1
Elective Courses 23
Total  39


  • MGT 503 Organizational Leadership theories
  • FIN 534 Financial and Economic Analysis
  • MIS 527 Technology and Operations Management: Creating value. OR
  • BUA 500 Principles of Business Analytics*

*(Required for Business Analytics, Financial Analysis and Risk Management Concentrations, instead of MIS 527).


  • MKT 551 Competitive Marketing Strategies


Capstone course: Business Project or Thesis for a total of 3 credit hours

  • MBN 697 MBA Thesis OR
  • MGT 690 Pitching a Business Plan to Venture Capitalists


  • INT 593 Internship (1 Credit Hour)


  • PRE-500 ITU Presents (1/3) (3 courses for a total of 1 credit hour)

ITU NUGGET COURSES Content (⅓ – 2 credit hours)

Nuggets courses are typically coded between IDS 500 and IDS 599.

  • IDS 550 FinTech Fundamentals (2)
  • IDS 551 Chip Design Fundamentals (2)
  • IDS 504 Data Warehousing (2)
  • IDS 505 Predictive Analytics (2)
  • IDS 510 Data Science Applications (2)
  • IDS 511 Data Visualization (2)

For more details, consult the Chair Department

MBA Elective Courses

A sufficient number of Elective Courses must be completed to
bring the total of credit hours to 39 which may include a
maximum of 9 internship credit hours (Including 1 credit hour of
required internship).

List of MBA Elective Courses
ACT 604 Auditing 
BUS 500 Project Management Frameworks 
BUS 501 Strategic Planning and Portfolio Management 
BUS 502 Project Management and Leadership BUS 
503 Project Management – Agile Approach 
BUS 504 Contract Management and Financial Planning 
BUS 509 Leading and Managing Change 
BUS 510 Regulation, Governance Ethical and Social Responsibility 
BUS 516 Principles of quality management 
BUS 517 Organization Culture and Diversity 
BUS 518 Applied Statistics 
BUS 520 Emerging technologies for product development 
BUS 521 Management of Technology and Innovation 
BUS 600 Research Methods 
BUS 688 Special Topics (1-3 credit hours) 
BUS 689 Independent Study (1-3 credit hours) 
BUS 690 Strategic Management and Business Policy 
ERP 509 Introduction to ERP Systems using SAP – ITU/SAP University Alliances 
ERP 510 ABAP – Advanced Business Application Programming – ITU/SAP University Alliances ERP 511 Enterprise Portal technology using NetWeaver – ITU/SAP University Alliances 
ERP 512 Enterprise procurement processes (MM) – ITU/SAP University Alliances 
ERP 513 Sales order management with ERP – ITU/SAP University Alliances 
FIN 515 Managerial Finance 
FIN 516 Entrepreneurial Finance 
FIN 517 Financial Institutions 
FIN 518 Financial and Socially Responsible Investing 
FIN 519 Corporate Valuation 
FIN 520 Investment Management 
FIN 521 International Financial Management 
FIN 522 Behavioral Finance 
FIN 523 Macroeconomic Theory 
FIN 525 Econometrics 
FIN 526 International Economics 
FIN 604 Securities Analysis 
FIN 605 Financial Derivatives and Risk Management 
FIN 606 Corporate Finance 
FIN 607 Mergers and Acquisitions 
HRM 528 Human Resource Management 
HRM 529 Employee Training and Development 
HRM 530 Employment law for business 
HRM 532 Managing Human Capital using SAP 
HCM – ITU/ SAP University Alliances 
HRM 533 Strategic compensation: issues and opportunities 
HRM 535 Human Resources and Information Technology using SAP HCM – ITU/SAP University Alliances 
INB 553 Fundamentals of International Business 
INB 554 International Financial Markets 
INB 556 Global Strategic Management
INB 558 Global Marketing and Strategy 
MGT 560 Principles of Management 
MGT 561 Coaching – Changing Lives, Changing Organizations 
MGT 564 Principles of Public Relations 
MGT 566 Production and Operations Management 
MGT 567 Quality Control Management 
MGT 569 Strategic Operations Management 
MGT 571 Critical Thinking Strategies in Decision Making 
MGT 572 High-Technology Entrepreneurship 
MGT 573 International Management 
MGT 575 Project Management 
MGT 576 Organizational Theory 
MGT 577 Project risk management 
MGT 578 Business Communications 
MGT 579 Business Ethics 
MGT 580 Business Law 
MGT 581 Managing Emotions, Managing Self and Others 
MGT 582 Team and Group Dynamics 
MGT 583 Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation 
MGT 584 Supply Chain Management (Previously MKT 584) 
MGT 593 Intrapreneurship – Innovation from Within 
MGT 608 Business Statistics 
MGT 611 Lean Six Sigma 
MGT 612 Advanced Project Management 
MIS 537 Management Information Systems 
MIS 538 Business Database Applications 
MIS 539 Business Telecommunications 
MIS 540 Information Resource Management 
MIS 541 Managing Global Information Systems Projects 
MIS 542 Information Systems Innovation 
MIS 543 Human-Computer Interaction 
MIS 544 Business Decision Support Systems 
MIS 545 Data Mining and Business Intelligence using SAP – ITU/SAP University Alliances 
MIS 546 Data Science for Business 
MIS 547 Software Development Process Management 
MIS 548 Knowledge Management 
MKT 582 Marketing Management 
MKT 583 Entrepreneurial Marketing 
MKT 585 International Marketing 
MKT 586 Marketing Research 
MKT 587 Comparative Studies of MNC, FDI, and International Trade 
MKT 588 Consumer Behavior 
MKT 589 E-commerce 
MKT 590 Marketing with Social Media 
MKT 591 Advertising Strategy 
MKT 592 Supplier/Seller Management 
MKT 593 Marketing with Digital Perspectives using SAP CRM – ITU/SAP University Alliances MKT 613 Advanced Marketing

Admission Requirements

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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.

Learning Outcomes

Through your study in the MBA program, you will have the opportunity to learn cutting edge knowledge and skills that blend technological focus and traditional management practice. Examples of skills you will learn through your program are as follows:

  • Leadership and Management in a variety of industries, and organizational settings,
  • Technical and computer skills as applied to data-driven decision making,
  • Practical reasoning skills to efficiently study, create, apply, and assess the collected information,
  • Analytical/Quantitative, Innovative and Critical thinking Skills,
  • Collaboration and Interpersonal Communication,
  • Innovative and Entrepreneurial Skills for a Rapidly Changing Environment 
  • Industry specific knowledge.

You can also customize your learning through an MBA without any concentrations, and earn industry relevant certificates and certifications.

Program Learning Outcomes

All PLOs are mapped to the relevant ILOs and contained within parentheses. Upon completion of this program, graduates will:

PLO 1: Evaluate information to find solutions for business challenges using the cognitive processes of observation, reflection, analysis, conclusion and practice. [Mapped to ILO 1, 2]

PLO 2: Illustrate effective communication in written and oral formats. [Mapped to ILO 3]

PLO 3: Assemble teams for business projects using effective group dynamics.  [Mapped to ILO 4]

PLO 4: Evaluate and synthesize business practice by applying technical and research skills to analyze complex data, understand theories, and create hypotheses. [Mapped to ILO 5, 6]

PLO 5: Outline and demonstrate sound ethical and socially responsible behavior. [Mapped to ILO 7]

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