1 w w w. cnu a s. e d u College of Business Administration Master of Business Administration (MBA)
2 THIS BROCHURE DETAILS THE MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM CURRENTLY AVAILABLE THROUGH CNU S COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION. FOR OUR MOST UP-TO- DATE COURSE LISTINGS, PLEASE VISIT US AT OUR WEB SITE: California National University for Advanced Studies PROVIDES AN ONLINE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT WHERE STUDENTS RECEIVE ONE-ON-ONE INSTRUCTION FROM AN ESTEEMED FACULTY, PERSONALIZED STUDENT SERVICE, AND THE FLEXIBILITY TO ACHIEVE THEIR LIFELONG LEARNING GOALS WHILE BALANCING CAREER AND FAMILY RESPONSIBILITIES. CNU IS NATIONALLY ACCREDITED BY THE ACCREDITING COMMISSION OF THE DISTANCE EDUCATION AND TRAINING COUNCIL (DETC), WASHINGTON, D.C. (WWW.DETC.ORG, TH STREET, N.W., WASHINGTON, D.C , PHONE: (202) ). ALL CNU PROGRAMS ARE APPROVED FOR VETERAN'S BENEFITS UNDER THE G.I. BILL AND VETERANS EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (VEAP). IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE AND WISH TO RECEIVE TUITION ASSISTANCE UNDER ONE OF THESE PROGRAMS, CONTACT YOUR LOCAL VA OFFICE OR EDUCATION OFFICE TO RECEIVE AN ELIGIBILITY CERTIFICATE. CALIFORNIA NATIONAL UNIVERSITY FOR ADVANCED STUDIES IS APPROVED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE VOLUNTARY EDUCATION TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM ADMINISTERED BY THE DEFENSE ACTIVITY ON NON-TRADITIONAL EDUCATION SUPPORT (DANTES). ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY PERSONNEL AND RESERVISTS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR EDUCATION OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION. CNU ADHERES TO THE STANDARDS OF THE SOC (SERVICEMEMBERS OPPORTUNITY COLLEGES).
3 California National University The CNU College of Business Administration offers Bachelor's and Master's degree programs designed to develop the critical, analytical, and communication skills vital for success in today's ever-evolving business world. Perhaps you're a manager seeking to expand your skillset, or a young professional with leadership career goals; maybe you're an executive looking to deepen your expertise. Whatever your business goals may be, CNU can help you achieve them. CNU's robust degree programs prepare graduates who are not only equipped with current theories and applications, but who have the broadest range of capabilities and acumen to effectively meet the challenges of a changing international, economic, legal, social political, and technological environment. Guided instruction from a faculty of business and academic experts combined with a flexible online delivery system provides students opportunities for continuous personal and professional growth. With a substantial roster of business elective choices, students may target a specific area of interest or pursue a more comprehensive view of the field. Either track offers theory plus real-world application for maximum relevancy and growth. Master of Business Administration CNU's Online Campus* delivers high quality academic programs with the flexibility and personalized support you need to achieve your education goals without compromising work and family responsibilities. With a computer, internet, and access, you can participate in your online classroom anytime, from anywhere. Complete and submit assignments online. Communicate with professors in one-on-one interactions for feedback and support from an expert in the field. Engage with virtual classmates through threaded discussion forums to enrich your learning. CNU puts you in control of your learning. With no campus visits required and 15-week trimesters starting every Friday, you can study at the time, the place, and the pace that work best for your lifestyle. * The minimum recommended computer requirements for using CNU's Online Campus are: Platform: PC (Windows 2000 or XP or higher) Mac (10.2 or higher) Hardware: 128 MB of RAM 2 GB of free disk space CD ROM and DVD drive Sound card with speakers (for courses with multimedia) Ethernet or Wireless network card (for high-speed Internet connection) or 56K modem (for dial-up Internet connection) T1, DSL, Cable, or Satellite high-speed connection A monitor capable of at least 800x600 resolution
4 Master of Business Administration (MBA) CNU s Business Administration degree programs are modeled closely after the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business accreditation standards (AACSB). CNU bachelor s and master s graduates in Business Administration are individuals equipped with the broadest range of capabilities to maximize U.S. competitiveness, effectively meeting the challenges of a changing international, economic, legal, political and technological environment. Master of Business Administration Program Objectives: The MBA degree prepares students with a general managerial perspective. The MBA program objective is to provide an in-depth study in: ethical and global issues, the influence of political, social, legal, regulatory, environmental and technological issues, and the impact of demographic diversity on organizations. MBA Program Learning Outcomes: An ability to design and implement management and marketing principles including recent, emerging, and anticipated developments in strategic and operational business planning in the context of market competition, social, legal, financial, technological and ecological environments. An ability to analyze, design, and implement accounting and financial procedures including recent and emerging developments used in businesses in the context of market competition, government policies and regulations, impact of inflation, interest rates, international trade, security and financial institutions. An ability to identify and analyze managerial and organizational informational needs, and to apply informational technologies and statistical techniques and procedures, including recent and emerging developments in business decisionmaking. An in-depth understanding and appreciation of behavioral and human resource management issues, including recent and emerging developments found in organizations including motivation, cultural diversity, personality, recruiting, selection, training, developing employees, wage administration, and union relations. An in-depth understanding and appreciation of the multi-faceted legal, political, governmental, financial and cultural issues related to international business environments, including recent and emerging developments and strategies to address them. An ability to analyze, design and implement procedures and systems connected with Business Administration with a focus on accounting, finance, human resources management, management, management information systems, international business, or marketing. An understanding of the breadth of knowledge required for successful business management, and the ability to integrate knowledge from diverse disciplines, and conduct interdisciplinary research and experimentation. An ability to communicate effectively. DEGREE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS Candidates are expected to have acquired basic math skills and working knowledge of computers. Students who have not had a course in basic math skills or computer concepts involving database management and spreadsheet software must either: a) demonstrate to faculty that they have the requisite proficiency in these areas, or b) take the necessary courses. Access to a computer and is required. Those with a Business Administration academic background will not be required to complete the First Year Core. Candidates must have a Bachelor s degree with a 3.0 cumulative GPA to be eligible for the graduate program, or in special circumstances, may be accepted with approval from the Faculty Advisor and Academic Dean. Students are expected to maintain a 3.0 GPA in order to complete the program. Credit is assigned in graduate guided instruction and labs for completion of course requirements that include both developmental and evaluative components based upon faculty contact throughout instruction. Students must satisfy prerequisite requirements for any courses selected. The MBA is a breadth degree. Labwork is assigned on an individual basis and is determined by faculty assessment. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) requires successful completion of 36 units of coursework for those entering with a Bachelor s degree in Business Administration. Students entering the program with a Bachelor s degree from another discipline will be required to take the First Year MBA Core courses and complete a total of 45 units of coursework. BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION First Year Graduate Core: (waived with an undergraduate business degree) Second Year Graduate Core: (required for all MBA students) MBA Electives Master s Thesis or Comprehensive Exam TOTAL ELECTIVE AREAS Accounting Finance Human Resources Management International Business Management Management Information Systems Management Science 9 units 18 units 12 units 6 units 6 units 45 units
5 Master of Business Administration (MBA) Course Listing FIRST YEAR GRADUATE CORE (9 UNITS) (WAIVED WITH AN UNDERGRADUATE BUSINESS DEGREE) MGT 501 MKT 501 MSCI 585 Graduate Management Theory & Practice Graduate Marketing Graduate Business Statistics SECOND YEAR GRADUATE CORE (18 UNITS) (REQUIRED OF ALL MBA STUDENTS) ACCT 501 ECON 501 FIN 501 MGT 520 MGT 592 MIS 502 Graduate Principles and Procedures of Financial Accounting Graduate Economic Analysis Graduate Financial Theory & Policy Graduate Production & Management System Analysis & Development Graduate Strategic Planning & Management Graduate Computers & Management Information Systems ELECTIVES (SELECT 12 UNITS) A minimum of 12 units of electives must be selected from among the graduate courses offered by the College of Business Administration. Although not required, a student may select 12 units of electives in any one area. No more than 9 units can be taken at the 400 level. MASTER'S THESIS OR COMPREHENSIVE EXAM (6 UNITS) MBAT 599A MBAT 599B MBAC 599A MBAC 599B Directed Graduate Research Master s Thesis or Directed Comprehensive Studies Graduate Comprehensive Examination
6 California National University College of Business Administration Admissions Checklist (BLUE INDICATES REQUIRED) Completed Application Application Fee Admissions Essay Resume INSTITUTIONAL Transcripts (all postsecondary schools attended) Tuition Assistance Forms (if applicable) Diplomas Test Scores (CLEP, PEP, DANTES, SAT, ACT, GRE, etc.) EXPERIENTIAL Professional Licenses/Certifications Certificates of Completion Patents/Projects Honors/Awards OTHER Workplace Supervisor s Evaluation Letters of Recommendation Articles/Publicity DEGREE PROGRAM COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION U.S. & CANADIAN RESIDENTS NON U.S. & NON CANADIAN RESIDENTS Bachelor BACHELOR of OF Science SCIENCE In IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION $300 PER UNIT $300 $330 PER PER UNIT MASTER of OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION $330 PER UNIT $330 $380 PER PER UNIT Master MASTER of OF HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT $330 PER UNIT $330 $380 PER PER UNIT GO TO TO APPLY ONLINE FOR FURTHER INQUIRIES OR COMMENTS, Balboa Hawthorne Boulevard, Blvd. Suite 1st Floor, 210, Northridge, Torrance, CA CA (800) (818) (818) (310) fax Fax California National University. All All Rights Reserved.