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Curriculum Focus

The UW-Stevens Point MBA curriculum will help you apply business administration principles and interpret regional economic indicators, policies and trends.

Number of Credits

The 36-credit MBA and includes 24 credits of core classes, 9 credits of elective classes or internship credits and 3 professional development credits.

Class Timing and Format

Courses are offered in person on our Stevens Point, Marshfield and Wausau campuses as mostly 8-week hybrid classes that include a mix of in-person and online sessions.

Our 100% online MBA program includes a combination of live virtual sessions and independent coursework.

Schedules

MBA courses are offered as mostly 8-week hybrid courses that include a mix of in-person and online sessions.

Full-Time: Stevens Point (Hybrid)

​Full-time students will typically have classes 2 times per week on Tuesday and Thursday between 4-8 p.m.

Part-Time: Stevens Point and Marshfield (Hybrid)

​Part-time students will typically have classes 1 time per week on either Tuesday or Thursday between 4-8 p.m.

Part-Time: Stevens Point and Wausau

​Part-time students will typically have classes 1 time per week on either Tuesday or Thursday between 4-8 pm.

Part-Time Course Schedule (Online)

Part-time students will typically connect live via Zoom 1 time per week on Wednesday between 4-8 p.m.

Courses

Whether you are a full-time, part-time or 4+1 student, our hybrid-class format allows MBA candidates to attend evening classes between 4–8 p.m. on our Stevens Point, Marshfield and Wausau campuses in a combined in-person and online format.

Applied Leadership Core Courses​

BUS 710 – Financial Leadership through Applied Decision-Making ​3 cr.
BUS 720 – Marketing Leadership through Applied Decision-Making ​3 cr.
BUS 730 – Managerial Leadership through Applied Decision-Making ​3 cr.
BUS 740 – Effective Communication in Business Leadership ​3 cr.
BUS 750 – Applied Data Analytics in Business Leadership ​3 cr.
​Total Required
​15 cr.

Community and Economic Impact Courses

BUS 760 – Analysis of Macroeconomic Conditions for Business Leadership
​3 cr.
BUS 770 – Analysis of Economic Development
​3 cr.
BUS 780 – Community and Economic Impact Leadership Seminar
​3 cr.
​Total Required
 9 cr.

Professional Leadership Development (PLD) Courses

BUS 701 – Professional Leadership Development: Group and Individual Assessment
1 cr.
BUS 702 – Professional Leadership Development: Coaching and Influencing Stakeholders
​1 cr.
BUS 703 – Professional Leadership Development: Leading Across Boundaries and Values ​1 cr.
​Total Required
3 cr.

Elective, Internship and Research Courses

Successfully complete an additional 9 credits in the Sentry School of Business and Economics, 500-level or above.

BUS 504 – Developing Skills to Lead and Manage ​3 cr.
BUS 558 – Managing Budgets 3 cr.
BUS 705 – Building Health and Wellness Expertise ​3 cr.
BUS 732 – NeuroLeadership: Mastering Resilience and High Performance 3 cr.
BUS 733 – Project Management ​3 cr.
BUS 734 – Organizational Wellness 3 cr.
​BUS 790 – Special Topics in Business Administration ​3 cr.
​BUS 795 – Graduate Internship in Business Administration 1-9 cr.
​BUS 796 – Graduate Research in Business Administration 1-9 cr.
​Total Required
9 cr.

 

Sentry School of Business and Economics

Graduate Certificate Programs

Credits earned from our graduate certificates can be directly applied towards an MBA degree immediately or in the future if admitted to the program.