Master of business administration

Accelerate Your Knowledge

In the fast-moving business world of today,a graduate-level degree has become an imperative. To create momentum for your career and become a serious contender for management roles, you need to cultivate an advanced knowledge base and authoritative credentials.

A Master of Business Administration from Lawrence Technological University delivers critical business and management skills that will help you accelerate your career. Named one of the best universities in the Midwest by the Princeton Review, Lawrence Tech is committed to the motto of theory and practice. The College of Management's professors are actively engaged in research and the business world— assuring the delivery of business curriculum that is fresh, current, and relevant. You can choose one of five in-demand concentrations: finance, human resources and organization development, information technology, marketing, and project management. An MBA from Lawrence Tech provides you with practical business knowledge that prepares you to make critical decisions in real-world business situations.

Summary 

business administrationLawrence Tech's College of Management Offers:

  • A personal faculty advisor mentors you as you strive to meet your professional goals.
  • Dedicated student relationship advisors help guide you throughout your academic experience.
  • Insightful theories and thoughtful reflection enhance managerial learning and development.
  • A learning environment that encourages the cultivation of global thinking to advance a more humane and sustainable world community.

Admission Requirements 

The first step toward advancing a more humane and sustainable global community is education. Making the choice to apply for admission to Lawrence Tech's College of Management will further your educational objectives and make it possible to achieve both your personal and professional goals.

Applications are accepted year round for admission to Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. Certificate programs have the same admission requirements as master's programs.

 

Master's Programs:

  • Hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Have earned a GPA of 3.0 or higher for undergraduate work.
  • A GMAT is not required for applicants holding a master's degree or who have been previously admitted to a master level program.
  • A GMAT is not required for applicants who hold a bachelor degree or equivalent who have obtained a minimum GPA of 3.0 for undergraduate course work. For applicants with a GPA of less than 3.0, a GMAT or other assessment tool may be required.
  • All international students are required to take the TOEFL, or IELTS as proof of English proficiency. We require a minimum score of 550 on the paper-based TOEFL, or 79 on the internet-based TOEFL or a 6.0 on the IELTS. International students holding degrees from colleges and universities in countries where English is the native language, may request to be exempt from English proficiency testing. For more information about taking the TOEFL, or IELTS including finding a test site near you, please refer to the TOEFL website, or IELTS website
  • Submit a completed application form and fee.
  • Provide official transcripts from every college or university attended.
  • Submit a professional resume.

Applicants who have exceptional merit but do not meet all admission criteria may be admitted under special circumstances determined by the Admissions Committee. Applicants who meet the admission requirements, but whose supporting documentation (e.g. academic transcripts) are still pending may be admitted conditionally.

*Letters of Recommendation, transcripts and independent test scores must come directly from the institution or person to: Office of Graduate Admissions, Lawrence Technological University, 21000 West Ten Mile Rd., Southfield, MI 48075-1058. Candidates are notified by mail of the outcome of their applications.


Transfer Credit Procedure


A petition for transfer credits should be initiated by the student in the form of a letter addressed to Office of the Dean, Graduate Programs, and made prior to completion of the first semester of the graduate program. Twelve semester credits are the maximum accepted by Lawrence Tech's College of Management for the M.B.A. program and nine semester credits for the other graduate programs. These courses must be graduate-level courses taken at an accredited college/university. Each course generally must have been taken within seven years of application for admission. A grade of 3.00 or better must have been earned--"passed/not passed," "pass/fail," or "pass/no entry" grades are not acceptable.

Students may be required to submit additional evidence (e.g., course syllabi, catalog descriptions and tests/examinations) in order to justify transfer of credits. The Management Graduate Admissions Committee may require the applicant to demonstrate proficiency in the subject either through an interview or written examination prepared by faculty members who have expertise in the subject/discipline.

Curriculum

Below is the listing of courses required for the MBA. Foundation courses may be required if you do not have a significant working knowledge of business functions. A brief overview of curriculum taught in each course can be found in the online Course Descriptions catalog or by clicking on individual course items. If you need more information, one of the student relationship advisors will be happy to assist you. Please contact mgt-srm@ltu.edu or 248.204.3050. 

Successful completion of the 36 credit MBA program requires:

  • Twelve (12) courses consisting of nine core courses, and three electives with at least 24 graduate credit hours taken at Lawrence Tech;
  • Completion (or waiver) of all foundation courses;
  • Overall grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.00; and
  • Completion of the above requirements within seven years of program entry.

 

MBA COURSE WORK (36 Credits)

MBA Foundation Courses  (0-15 credit hours)

ACC 5003

Financial Accounting & Financial Statements

MBA 5013

Business Application of Statistical Analysis

MBA 5011T

Managerial Economics

MBA 5021T

Fundamentals of Macro Economics

MBA 5061T

Legal Environment of Business (1.5 credit hour)

MBA 5031T

Fundamentals of Marketing *new course *

MBA 5041T

Fundamentals of Management *new course*

MBA 5051T

Fundamentals of Finance *new course*

PLEASE NOTE: all courses ending in 1T are 1.5 credit hour courses


(Applicants are expected to have a significant working knowledge of business functions, such as basic accounting, economics, law, and statistics. This knowledge and understanding can come from prior course work and/or substantial work experience in a functional business area. Students who do not meet this expectation can satisfy their foundation requirements by taking foundation course work online or on campus while taking their core courses.)

MBA Core Courses   (27 credit hours)

(Some MBA core has online option)

ACC 6003

Managerial Accounting

MBA 6013

Human Resource Management

MBA 6023

Global Business Economics

MBA 6033

Financial Management

MBA 6043

Global Leadership

MBA 6053

Strategic Marketing Management

MBA 6063

Operations and Supply Chain Management

INT 6043

Enterprise Information Technology

MBA 6073

Global Strategic Management


Concentration/Electives  (9 credit hours)
(for concentrations, choose 3 of the classes listed under the specific concentration)

Finance

MBA 7003

Investment Management

MBA 7013

Financial Markets & Institutions

MBA 7023

International Finance

MBA 7163

Corporate Finance *new course*

Human Resources & Organization Development

MBA 7033

Organization Development and Change *new course*

MBA 7043

Management & Organizational Behavior

MBA 7053

Managing a Global Workforce

Information Technology 

MBA 7063

Project Management

And any other two approved IT Electives.

 

Marketing

MBA 7073

Digital Marketing

MBA 7083

Marketing Research & Consumer Behavior

And any other approved graduate level open elective course.

Project Management (Concentration available online) 

MBA 7063

Project Management

MBA 7173

Project Risk & Quality Management

INT 6253

Managing Outsourced Project

INT 7463

Virtual Work Environment *new course*

INT 7563

Program and Portfolio Management *new course*

General electives will be available for your choice 

MBA 7093

Logistics, Global Operations & Supply Chain Management

MBA 7103

Entrepreneurship and New Venture Management

MBA 7113

Business Sustainability

MBA 7123

Directed/Independent Study

MBA 7133

International Experience Abroad

MBA 7143

Master’s Thesis 1

MBA 7153

Master’s Thesis 2

 

Students may choose electives from each concentration or any graduate course with permission from their advisor.

Find a copy of the Program Flowchart here...

Online

You can also receive the same rigorous education we provide in our campus program fully online. Receive your Master of Business Administration flexibly -- while working full-time -- from the same prestigious, industry expert faculty who teach on our ground campus

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Contact

Need assistance? Contact one of the student relationship advisors 248.204.3050 or email mgt-srm@ltu.edu.business administration 2

 

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