Curriculum

The MBA@American curriculum is designed to prepare business professionals with knowledge and skills to become business leaders in the U.S. and abroad. Course work builds a foundation in business practices, and students have the option to concentrate their studies in a focus area of study.

Program Requirements

48
total credits1

13
core courses

2
elective courses

2
immersions

1Students admitted before 2020T4 have 51 total credits to complete their degree requirement.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference

Time to Completion

The MBA@American program can be completed in as little as 15 months.

15 Month Online MBA Suggested Course Sequence

Module NumberCourse
1
KSB-600-Business Fundamentals (3)
KSB-612 Strategic Thinking for Decisions (3)
ACCT-607 Financial Accounting (3)
2
ITEC-616 Managing Digital Organizations (3)
MKTG-612 Marketing Management (3)
ITEC-610 Applied Managerial Statistics (3)
3
FIN-605 Managerial Economics and Corporate Strategy (3)
MGMT-609 Management of Organizations and Human Capital (3)
FIN-614 Financial Management (3)
KSB-630 Business Capitals Immersion (1.5)2
4
ACCT-635 Business Law, Ethics and Governance (3)
IBUS-618 Manager in the International Economy (3)
KSB-631 Managerial Accounting and Operations Management (3)
KSB-630 Business Capitals Immersion (1.5)2
5
KSB-613 Strategic Decision Making (3)
Elective 1 (3)
Elective 2 (3)

2Students may choose the modules in which to take each section of KSB-630 to suit their location preferences.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference

24 Month Online MBA Suggested Course Sequence3

Module NumberCourse
1
KSB-600-Business Fundamentals (3)
KSB-612 Strategic Thinking for Decisions (3)
2
ACCT-607 Financial Accounting (3)
MKTG-612 Marketing Management (3)
3
ITEC-610 Applied Managerial Statistics (3)
ITEC-616 Managing Digital Organizations (3)
KSB-630 Business Capitals Immersion (1.5)4
4
FIN-605 Managerial Economics and Corporate Strategy (3)
MGMT-609 Management of Organizations and Human Capital (3)
5
FIN-614 Financial Management (3)
ACCT-635 Business Law, Ethics and Governance (3)
6
IBUS-618 Manager in the International Economy (3)
KSB-631 Managerial Accounting and Operations Management (3)
7
KSB-613 Strategic Decision Making (3)
Elective 1 (3)
8
Elective 2 (3)
KSB-630 Business Capitals Immersion (1.5)4

3Eligible for electives at 27 credits.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference
4Students may choose the modules in which to take each section of KSB-630 to suit their location preferences.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference

Core Courses (39 credits)

  • Applied Managerial Statistics
  • Business Fundamentals
  • Business Law, Ethics, and Governance
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Manager in the International Economy
  • Managing Digital Organizations
  • Management of Organizations and Human Capital
  • Managerial Accounting and Operations Management
  • Managerial Economics and Corporate Strategy
  • Marketing Management
  • Strategic Decision Making
  • Strategic Thinking for Decisions

Focus Areas

Students may choose to concentrate their 6 elective credits in one of seven focus areas: Entrepreneurship, Legal Studies, Marketing, Finance, Business Analytics, Cybersecurity, or Consulting. Learn more about pre-designed focus areas.

Immersions

Students are required to attend two immersions (1.5 credits each) during the course of their program. Learn more about immersions.

To learn more about Kogod’s online MBA curriculum, contact an admissions counselor at 1-855-572-2800 or via email.