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: business analytics & cybersecruity, finance, 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.

MBA Lawrence Tech's College of Management Offers:

  • A 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.

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 6.5 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.

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

 

Curriculum

Master of Business Administration Flyer  PDF 
Master of Business Administration Worksheet  PDF 

Your 36-credit-hour program consists of:

 0-15 Credit Hours (may be required)

Course Number Subject Main Campus Rotation Online Rotation Cr. Hrs.
ACC 5003 Fundamentals of Financial Management  Spring Fall 3
MBA 5013 Business Applications of Statistical Analysis Fall Spring 3
ECN 5011T Managerial Economics Spring 1.5
ECN 5021T Fundamentals of Macro Economics Spring 1.5
MBA 5031T Fundamentals of Marketing  Fall 1.5
MBA 5041T Fundamentals of Management  Fall 1.5
MBA 5051T Fundamentals of Finance Fall 1.5
MBA 5061T Legal Environment of Business Spring 1.5

27 Credit Hours

Course Number Subject Main Campus Rotation Online Rotation  Cr. Hrs.
ACC 6003 Managerial Accounting  Fall Spring 3
ECN 6023 Global Business Economics Fall, Spring Summer 3
MBA 6003 Financial Management  Fall, Spring Summer 3
MBA 6033 Corporate Finance Spring Fall 3
MBA 6043 Global Leadership Fall, Spring (Hybrid), Summer Fall 3
MBA 6053 Strategic Marketing Management  Fall, Spring Spring 3
MBA 6063 Operations and Supply Chain Management  Fall, Spring Spring 3
INT 6043 Management Information Systems  Fall, Spring, Summer Spring 3
MBA 6073 Global Strategic Management  Fall, Spring Summer 3

Concentrations and Electives
May choose a range of electives for general MBA Degree or all three from one subject below for a concentration.

Finance

Course Number Subject Main Campus Rotation Online Rotation Cr. Hrs.
MBA 7003 Investment Management  Spring 2018, Summer 2020 Fall 2018 3
MBA 7013 Financial Markets and Institutions  Spring 2019, Fall 2019 Summer 2018 3
MBA 7023 International Finance Fall 2017,Spring 2020 Summer 2019 3

Marketing 

Course Number Subject Main Campus Rotation Online Rotation Cr. Hrs.
MBA 7073 Digital Marketing  Fall 3
MBA 7083 Marketing Research and Consumer Behavior Spring 3
Plus one approved graduate level elective

Project Management 

Course Number Subject Main Campus Rotation Online Rotation  Cr. Hrs.
MBA 7063 Project Management  Fall, Spring, Summer Fall, Spring, Summer 3
Plus any two of the following 
INT 6253 Managing Outsourced Projects Summer 3
INT 7563 Agile Project Management  Fall Spring 3
MBA 7033 Organization Development and Change Management  Fall (Hybrid) 3
MBA 7053 Managing a Global Workforce Fall & Spring (Hybrid) 3
MBA 7103 Entrepreneurship and New Venture Management  Spring 2019 3
MBA 7173 Project Risk and Quality Management  Fall 3

Business Analytics

Course Number Subject Main Campus Rotation Online Rotation Cr. Hrs.
INT 7513 Information Retrieval and Data Mining Fall 3
INT 7623 Data Science for Business  Summer 3
INT 7253 Visual Analytics Spring 3

Cybersecurity

Course Number Subject Main Campus Rotation Online Rotation Cr. Hrs.
INT 6143 Enterprise Network Infrastructure Fall, Summer Spring 3
Plus any two of the following 
INT 7223 Cybersecurity Fall, Summer (TBD) Spring, Summer (TBD) 3
INT 7233 Advanced Network Security Summer 3
INT 7243 Disaster Recovery and Business Cont. Spring 3
INT 7263 Threats, Vulnerabilities, Security Controls, and Countermeasures Fall 3

Information Technology 

Course Number Subject Main Campus Rotation Online Rotation  Cr. Hrs.
INT 7063 Project Management  Fall, Spring, Summer Fall, Spring, Summer 3
Plus any two of the following 
INT 6113 Database Modeling and Administration Spring, Fall Fall  3
INT 6123 Systems Analysis and Design Spring, Fall Fall 3
INT 7213 Business Analytics and Intelligence Fall, Summer Summer
Or any elective listed under Business Analytics and Cybersecurity as long as you meet the prerequisite

Additional Electives

Course Number Subject Cr. Hrs.
MBA 7123 Directed Independent Study 3
Plus any two of the following 
MBA 7133 International Experience Abroad 3
MBA 7143 Master's Thesis 1 3
MBA 7153 Master's Thesis 2 3