Master of Business Administration

The University of Montana MBA prepares students to operate in today’s rapidly changing professional environment. We help you broaden and deepen your knowledge and skills so you can meet today’s challenges and succeed in the workplace of the future.

No matter your schedule or where you are located, the UM MBA — Montana’s only MBA — will help you meet your goals. 

Master of Business Administration

College of Business

Degree Specific Credits: 32

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0

Catalog Year: 2019-2020

MBA Assessment and Assurance of Learning Goals

As part of our assessment process and assurance-of-learning standards, the MBA Curriculum and Assessment Committee has adopted six learning goals for MBA students. MBA students will have an understanding of:

  1. Integrated knowledge of business functions

  2. Communication skills and teamwork ability

  3. Ethical conduct, social responsibility and professional leadership

  4. Analytical and innovative thinking in business problem solving

  5. Knowledge and application of current trends in information technology

  6. Ability to evaluate implications of operating in the global business environment

Requirements

Required Core Courses (19 credits)

Autumn Semester Offerings

Course

Name

Credits

Offered

ACTG 605

Administrative Controls

2

Wk. 1-10

BMGT 640

Organizational Behavior

2

Wk. 1-10

BMGT 650

Business Ethics

1

Wk. 11-15

BMGT 604

Competitive Strategy

1

Wk. 1-5

BMIS 674

Mgmt of Information Systems

2

Wk. 6-15

BFIN 681

Financial Management

2

Wk. 6-15

Spring Semester Offerings

Course

Name

Credits

Offered

BMKT 660

Marketing Management

2

Wk. 1-10

BMIS 650

Quantitative Analysis

2

Wk. 1-10

BMGT 685

International Business

2

Wk. 6-15

MBA 603

Integrated Project

1

Wk. 11-15

BMGT 665

Strategic Management

2

Wk. 1-10

Elective Courses (13 credits required)

Fall, Spring, and Summer Offerings

Masters of Business Administration students can choose from a wide selection of electives. Most elective courses are offered as one credit weekend classes in Missoula.  In addition, we offer several daytime on-campus and flex delivery electives. Students can receive credit for independent study and internships that help them gain practical experience in their field of interest. Finally, students have the option of completing a study abroad and / or participate in an exchange program to enhance their global training.  Also acceptable, per approval, are up to 6 credits of 400-level courses taken for graduate credit.