Business Administration (M.B.A.) - 36-hour

Business Administration (M.B.A.) - 36-hour

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
BUSI 520Strategic Marketing Management3
BUSI 530Managerial Finance3
BUSI 561Legal Issues in Business 1,23
BUSI 600Business Research Methods3
BUSI 601Accounting for Decision Making3
BUSI 604International Business3
BUSI 610Organizational Design and Structure3
BUSI 620Global Economic Environment3
BUSI 642Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Management3
BUSI 650Operations Management3
BUSI 690Policy and Strategy in Global Competition3
Choose three credit hours of the following: 33
Accounting Information Systems
Tax Research and Jurisprudence
Advanced Auditing
Advanced Financial Accounting Theory
Accounting Ethics
Organizational Behavior
Servant Leadership
Leadership Theory
Leading Organizational Change
Environment of International Business
Global Financial Markets
Developing Global Markets
Marketing Promotions
Supply Chain Management
Marketing Research
Workforce Planning and Employment
Human Resources Development
Compensation Management
Advanced Project Management I
Advanced Project Management II
Global Project Management
Criminal Justice Integration
Administration of Justice Organizations
Topics and Trends in Criminal Justice
Communication and Conflict
Issues in Public and Community Health
Grant Acquisition and Management
Politics and Health Policy
Fundamentals of Public Administration
Politics, Strategies, and Initiatives of Community Economic Development
Public Policy Analysis
Media Technologies & Communication Strategies
Strategic Communication Campaigns for the Digital Age
Total Hours36

Students who have obtained or are pursuing a J.D. through Liberty University may substitute BUSI 561 Legal Issues in Business (3 c.h.) with LAW 561 Business Associations (4 c.h.)


J.D. students who substitute BUSI 561 Legal Issues in Business (3 c.h.) with LAW 561 Business Associations (4 c.h.) cannot also use LAW 561 Business Associations (4 c.h.) as a substitute for the required elective


Students who have obtained or are pursuing a J.D. through Liberty University may substitute the elective with three credit hours from the following courses: LAW 561 Business Associations (4 c.h.) (if not being used to substitute for BUSI 561 Legal Issues in Business (3 c.h.) – see note #2), LAW 615 Taxation of Estates & Gifts (3 c.h.), LAW 621 Estate Planning (3 c.h.), LAW 637 Basic Uniform Commercial Code (3 c.h.), LAW 641 Taxation of Businesses (3 c.h.), LAW 643 Mergers and Acquisitions (2 c.h.), LAW 644 Securities Regulation (3 c.h.), LAW 645 Business Planning (3 c.h.), LAW 648 Law of Nonprofits (2 c.h.), LAW 651 Real Estate Transactions & Dev (3 c.h.), LAW 655 Bankruptcy (3 c.h.), LAW 661 Intellectual Property (3 c.h.), LAW 745 International Business Transactions (2 c.h.) or LAW 781 Employment Law (3 c.h.)

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 36 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ &C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Liberty University course work that is more than 10 years old may not be applied towards this degree. Students are required to repeat the course if it has exceeded the age limit
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Resident & Online Format

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