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Coursework

The Young Executive MBA program at APU is an accelerated general management program. As such, the one year MBA consists of the following courses.

Core Courses38 units
The MBA program at APU is a 38-unit general management program consisting of the following courses. Please note that the Worldview Leadership Formation and Field Experience are short-duration residency courses not taught over the nine-week terms.
BUSI 509
Worldview Leadership Formation
1
BUSI 512
Management Accounting
3
BUSI 513
Corporate Finance
3
BUSI 514
Operations Management
3
BUSI 515
Marketing Research
3
MGMT 516
Organizational Behavior
3
BUSI 521
Managerial Economics
3
BUSI 522
Private Enterprise and Public Policy
3
BUSI 527
Marketing Strategy
3
BUSI 548
International Business
3
BUSI 567
Advanced Financial Analysis
3
BUSI 578
Strategy and Planning
3
BUSI 581
Strategic Leadership
3
One of the following:
BUSI 566
International Field Study and Internship
0–5
BUSI 577
Global Field Study
0–5
BUSI 597
Field Experience
2

*BUSI 509 and BUSI 597 are short-duration residency courses not taught over the nine-week terms.
**BUSI 527 is taken for a total 6 units

Concentration Fields

Concentrations9 units
Students may earn concentrations as part of their MBA degree by taking the equivalent of at least three 3-unit elective courses for a total of 9 units in one of the following areas:
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Business
  • Strategic Management
  • Human Resources and Organizational Development (HROD)
Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.