MBA Master Syllabus

Your online MBA from EOU will make you a strong competitor in business and industry by showing your desire for greater responsibility and bigger impact. Through the required Core, you will gain advanced knowledge in organizational communications, managerial economics, managerial finance, marketing strategies, leadership & management, operations, and budgeting strategies culminating in a integrated capstone learning experience. You will also select Electives aligned with your interests and career goals.

EOU Online has received notable awards through the online master’s in business administration: the 2017-18 Public College of Distinction award, the 2017 Best Value of Online Business Degrees by Discover Business award, and the Top 20 Best Online Colleges in Oregon award from Online College Plan. Our MBA program is unique, affordable and noteworthy not only in the Pacific Northwest but across the nation.

Admissions Criteria:

Degree and Minimum GPA: A baccalaureate degree with a cumulative 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale is required OR 3.25 on a 4.0 scale in applicant’s last 90 quarter or 60 semester hours.

Applicants will be required to demonstrate competency in management, marketing, finance, accounting, and operations management & quantitative methods/statistics via an academic record transcript, testing, or demonstrated professional work experience.

Transcripts: Provide official transcripts from all accredited educational institutions attended.

Additional Requirements: Essay, Cover Letter, Letters of Recommendation

CORE: 30 credit hours
(Complete all 30 Course Credits)

BA 501 Managerial Communication – 3 credits – Fall term
BA 502 Organizational Management and Leadership – 3 credits – Fall term
BA 503 Marketing Strategies and Techniques – 3 credits – Fall term
BA 504 Managerial Finance – 3 credits – Winter term
BA 506 Global Business Intelligence – 3 credits – Winter term
BA 508 Sustainable Competitive Advantage – 3 credits – Spring term
BA 509 Managerial Economics – 3 credits – Spring term
BA 511 Operational Decision Making – 3 credits – Spring term
BA 512 Managing Workforce Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Practice 3 credits – Winter term
BA 699 MBA Capstone Simulations – 3 credits – Summer and Fall 2019

MBA Elective Classes*:
(Complete 15 Course Credits)**

BA 510 Special Topics (Contact advisor)  – 3 credits
BA 513 Strategic Human Resources Management – 3 credits
BA 521 Business and the Environment  – 3 credits
BA 522 Emotional Intelligence and Managerial Effectiveness – 3 credits
BA 523 Alternative Business Strategies – 3 credits
BA 524 Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity – 3 credits
BA 525 Strategic Agribusiness Management  – 3 credits
BA 526 Taxes and Business Strategy – 3 credits
BA 527 Advanced Accounting Theory – 3 credits

*For schedule of MBA Elective Classes check with your advisor or through your Mountie Hub Account.
**Students may take up to two Master’s in Healthcare Administration courses as electives upon approval by his or her advisor.


The Master of Business Administration program at EOU is accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).