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Program Requirements & Sample Curriculum

Our full-time Syracuse MBA is a 54-credit-hour program, with 36 core course credits and 18 elective credits completed over the span of two years.

YEAR 1 - 30 CREDITS

Fall Semester: 15 credits

16 weeks

  • Data Analysis & Decision Making (3 credits)
  • Marketing Management (3)
  • Financial Accounting (3)

First 8 weeks

  • IT for Decision Support (1.5)
  • Economic Foundation of Business (1.5)

Second 8 weeks

  • Managerial Skills (1.5)
  • Economics of International Business (1.5)

Spring Semester: 15 Credits

16 weeks

  • Managerial Finance (3 credits)
  • Strategic Management (3)
  • Operations & Supply Chain Management (3)
  • Elective course (3)
  • Elective course (3)

YEAR 2 - 24 CREDITS

Fall Semester: 12 credits

16 weeks

  • Global Entrepreneurial Management (3 credits)
  • Elective course (3)

8 weeks

  • Accounting for Managerial Decisions (1.5 credits)
  • Opportunity Recognition and Ideation (1.5)
  • Legal & Ethical Aspects of Management (1.5)
  • Behavior in Organizations (1.5)

Spring Semester: 12 credits

  • 12 credits of electives