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Clarewood University offers a Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree program with four concentrations: International Business and Finance, Information Systems and E-Commerce, Management and Entrepreneurship. The program is designed to help students lay a solid foundation in private and related public-sector management, while providing students with a choice of concentrations to fit their individual interests and professional ambitions.

Students with an MBA degree from Clarewood University develop their capabilities in analyzing and resolving real-time situations as well as generating and implementing effective strategies. Students will also increase their knowledge in the aspects of managerial and team-building skills, leadership and business ethics and regulations. Besides, Clarewood University recruits students with no business background, thus the MBA degree will provide them with a tool box to navigate the complex environment in today’s global market.

Quarter Credit System
Clarewood University operates on a Quarter Credit System. There are four quarters in one academic calendar year: Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer quarters. Each quarter is 10 weeks long. All courses carry 4.5-quarter credits. One quarter credit hour requires, at a minimum, 10 hours of classroom instruction, 20 hours of laboratory/project assignment, or 30 hours of practicum/internship. Thus each course is 45 hours of classroom instruction, 90 hours of laboratory/project assignment, or 135 hours of practicum/internship. An hour means an instructional time of at least 50 minutes of directed instruction. Many courses at Clarewood University are a mixture of classroom instruction and participative laboratory instruction. Experiential and integrative activities are reflected in projects, practicums or internships.

Course Codes
Every course has a corresponding course code prefix, which contains both a letter part and a numeric part. (e.g. ACCT 501-Financial Accounting) The letter part represents the focused area of study and the numeric part indicates the level of study. Please see the following for the letter part of the course prefix.

Codes Area of Study
ACCT Accounting
BUSS Business
ECON Economics
FINA Finance
INSM Information Systems
MAGT Management
MKTG Marketing
PUAD Public Administration Management
STAT Statistics

The numeric part indicates the grade level shown below:

Course Number Range                     Grade Level
500- 599                                              Graduate

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Master of Business Administration Program

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at the University is designed to help students lay a solid foundation in the private and public sector management, while providing students with a choice of concentrations to fit students’ individual interests and professional ambitions.

Graduation Requirements
Students can apply for graduation after meeting the following requirements:
1. Complete 54-quarter credit hours for MBA courses, which include 31.5-quarter credit hours of compulsory courses (7 courses), 18 quarter credit hours of concentration courses (4 courses) and 4.5 quarter credit hours of capstone project (1 course).
2. Achieve the minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0 for all courses taken at Clarewood University.
3. Fulfill all financial obligations to Clarewood University

Program Structure:

The MBA program is designed as follows:

Components of the MBA Program No. of Courses Credits
Compulsory Courses 7 31.5
Concentration Courses 4 18
Capstone Project/Practicum/internship 1 4.5
Total No. of Courses 12 54

In the MBA program students must complete a total of 12 courses to gain 54-quarter credits for graduation.

Details are as follows:
1. Compulsory Courses: (31.5 credits / 7 courses)
All students are required to complete 7 compulsory courses listed below:

Code Number Course Title Credits
ACCT501 Financial Accounting 4.5
ECON505 Managerial Economics 4.5
STAT501 Statistics and Big Data 4.5
MAGT515 Human Resource Management 4.5
MAGT520 Advanced Management Principles 4.5
MKTG525 Marketing Management 4.5
MAGT530 Managerial Decision Making 4.5

 

2. Concentration Courses (18 credits / 4 courses)
Students can select from one of the following 4 concentration components:
a. International Business and Finance
b. Information Systems and E-Commerce
c. Management
d. Entrepreneurship

a. Concentration in International Business and Finance (18 credits / 4 courses)

Code number Course Title Credits
FINA 501 Financial Markets and Institutions 4.5
MAGT 502 Project Management Fundamentals 4.5
STAT 510 Advanced Statistics for Business 4.5
MKTG 510 International Marketing 4.5
MAGT 510 International Business Management 4.5
FINA 520 Corporate Finance and Investment 4.5
LEGL500 Business Law & Environment 4.5
MAGT 522 Management of Innovation and Technology Change 4.5
BUSS500 Business English 4.5

 

b. Concentration in Information Systems and E-commerce (18 credits / 4 courses)

Code number Course Title Credits
INSM510 Information Systems Analysis and Design 4.5
INSM520 Management Information Systems 4.5
INSM530 Data and Digital Communications 4.5
INSM531 E-Retailing 4.5
INSM532 Digital Privacy and Security 4.5
MAGT502 Project Management Fundamentals 4.5
MKTG510 International Marketing 4.5
STAT510 Advanced Statistics for Business 4.5
FINA501 Financial Markets and Institutions 4.5
LEGL500 Business Law & Environment 4.5
MAGT522 Management of Innovation and Technology Change 4.5
BUSS500 Business English 4.5

 

c. Concentration in Management (18 credits / 4 courses)

Code number Course Title Credits
PUAD 501 Public Administration Management 4.5
FINA501 Financial Markets and Institutions 4.5
MAGT502 Project Management Fundamentals 4.5
MAGT510 International Business Management 4.5
MAGT511 Organizational Behavior and Governance 4.5
MKTG510 International Marketing 4.5
STAT510 Advanced Statistics for Business 4.5
LEGL500 Business Law & Environment 4.5
MAGT522 Management of Innovation and Technology 4.5
BUSS500 Business English 4.5

 

d. Concentration in Entrepreneurship (18 credits / 4 courses)

Code number Course Title Credits
MAGT 502  Project Management Fundamentals 4.5
MAGT 510 International Business Management 4.5
BUSS 520 Entrepreneurship Strategies  4.5
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Code number                                Course Title                                                           Credits
MAGT 502                         Project Management Fundamentals                                  4.5
MAGT 510                         International Business Management                                  4.5
BUSS 520                          Entrepreneurship Strategies                                              4.5
MAGT 521                         Social Entrepreneurship                                                     4.5
MAGT 522                         Management of Innovation and Technology                      4.5

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FINA 531 New Venture Financing 4.5

3. Experiential/Integration Project (4.5 credits/ 1 course)

Students are required to complete a knowledge-integrating experiential component either as a capstone activity or as a supervised practicum or as an internship in the last term after completion of all compulsory and concentration courses.

Code number Course Title Credits
BUSS 590 Capstone Project 4.5
BUSS 591 Supervised Practicum 4.5
BUSS 592 Internship 4.5