Curriculum

Our iMBA program offers the same curricular content as our full-time MBA program while emphasizing learning objectives for seasoned professionals. Upon completion, iMBA students receive the same Syracuse University MBA diploma as our full-time students. You’ll take two courses (six credits) each semester, allowing you to complete the iMBA in three years. The course sequence, totaling 54 credits—12 core courses and a broad choice of six electives—provides seamless progression within the three-year time frame.

Course Sequence 

Core Courses
(36 credits)
Sample Elective Courses (choose any six)
(18 credits)
  • Microeconomics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Managerial Finance
  • Operations Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Data Analysis and Decision Making
  • Leadership in Organizations
  • Strategic Management
  • Global Entrepreneurial Management
  • Law and Public Policy Requirement
  • Management of Information Systems Requirement
  • Strategic Cost Analysis
  • Market Research
  • Authority & Power Dynamics
  • Organizational Process Consulting
  • Corporate Financial Policy
  • Taxes & Business Strategy
  • Strategic Brand Management
  • Global Innovation Strategy
  • Supply Chain Systems
  • Investment Analysis
  • Global Marketing Strategy
  • Transformational Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Advanced Auditing
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Project Management
  • Venture Capital
  • Marketing & the Internet
  • Designing High Performance Organizations

Course Sequence

YEAR 1
SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2 SEMESTER 3
Financial Accounting Marketing Management Leadership in Organizations
Strategic Management Data Analysis & Decision Making One of the following core courses:  
  • Microeconomics
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Managerial Finance
  • Operations & Supply Chain Mgmt.

YEAR 2
* Each semester, students will choose one elective (3 credits), and one of the core courses
SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2 SEMESTER 3
One of the following core courses:  
  • Microeconomics
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Managerial Finance
  • Operations & Supply Chain Mgmt.
One of the following core courses:  
  • Microeconomics
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Managerial Finance
  • Operations & Supply Chain Mgmt.
One of the following core courses:  
  • Microeconomics
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Managerial Finance
  • Operations & Supply Chain Mgmt.
One elective (3 credits) One elective (3 credits) One elective (3 credits)  

YEAR 3
SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2 SEMESTER 3
MIS Requirement (Information Technology) LPP Requirement (Business Law) MBC647 - Global Entrepreneurship Management (GEM) Project
One elective (3 credits) One elective (3 credits) One elective (3 credits)