Opportunity for further study at the graduate level is offered through programs leading to the degrees of

The M.B.A. M.S. - B.A. and M-Acct. programs are suited to all students regardless of undergraduate training. Students in the arts and sciences or other professional schools are encouraged to consider these graduate business programs. Further details may be obtained from the Graduate School or by specific inquiries directed to: Director of M.B.A. Program, College of Business, Director of M.S.-B. A. Program College of Business or Director of M-Acct. Program, College of Business.

Foundation Program for Graduate Work in Business

Completion of all of the foundation courses listed below (or equivalents) prior to starting the program will reduce the time required for the M.B.A. or M-Acct. at the University of Montana-Missoula by one year; however, many of the courses listed below have prerequisites that are strictly enforced (including, without limitation, a general prerequisite that all upper-division business courses require the completion of each lower-core business course with a grade of C or better).

Course List

CODE

TITLE

HOURS

Foundation Courses

ACTG 201

Principles of Financial Accounting

3

ACTG 202

Principles of Managerial Accounting

3

BGEN 361

Principles of Business Law

3

BFIN 322

Business Finance

3

BMIS 270

MIS Foundations for Business

3

BMGT 322

Operations Management

3

BMGT 340

Management & Organization Behavior

3

BMKT 325

Principles of Marketing

3

ECNS 201S

Principles of Microeconomics

3

STAT 216

Introduction to Statistics

4

Total Hours

31

Nine of the 10 courses in the Foundation Program are included in the undergraduate Minor in Business Administration, which is open to any undergraduate student. The College of Business also offers a series of five graduate-level courses that can substitute for the above undergraduate courses. These courses are only open to students who have already earned an undergraduate degree. For more information, please visit the University of Montana College of Business Graduate School website.

Foundation Program for M.S.-B.A. Program

The M.S.-B.A. program is open to graduates of business and non-business undergraduate programs. The program can be completed in one year for students who have completed the following foundation courses, or their equivalent:

Course List

CODE

TITLE

HOURS

BMIS 326

Introduction to Data Analytics

3

BMKT 560

Marketing & Stats

3-7

or STAT 216
& BMKT 325

Introduction to Statistics
and Principles of Marketing

STAT 451

Statistical Methods I

3

Business analytics internship or work experience

Total Hours

9-13

For more information, please visit the University of Montana College of Business M.S.-B.A. website.