Opportunity for further study at the graduate level is offered through programs leading to the degrees of
- Master of Accountancy (M-Acct.),
- Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.),
- Master of Science in Business Analytics (M.S.-B.A.)
- Joint J.D./M.B.A.,
- Joint M.B.A./D.P.T. and
- Joint M.B.A./Pharm.D.
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).
|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|
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. 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:
|BMIS 326||Introduction to Data Analytics||3|
|Select one of the following:||3-7|
|Marketing & Stats|
|Introduction to Statistics|
and Principles of Marketing
|STAT 451||Statistical Methods I||3|
|Business analytics internship or work experience|
For more information, please visit the University of Montana College of Business M.S.-B.A. website.