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At Ohio Dominican, you can tailor your graduate business degree to match your professional goals. Get the most out of your graduate studies by choosing one of six high-demand concentrations. You also have the option of pursuing a general MBA without an area of concentration. Simply click on the links below to review the concentration-specific courses you can expect to take.

You may select one of six concentrations, but you do not need to select a concentration it earn a general MBA. Instead, you will take any two additional courses (6 credit hours).

 

Data Analytics

The Data Analytics Concentration in the MBA Program is designed to prepare students for a successful career as a data scientist in addition to leading teams of data scientists and other analytics groups within an organization. The concentration retains the strong MBA core course sequence while substituting two courses specifically designed to help students gain a deeper understanding of data modeling, the most common data analytics methodologies and software, and data structures pervasive in all industries.

CoursesCredits
This concentration includes six credits from the following courses:
MBA 647 Econometric Modeling3
MBA 648 Financial Modeling3

Risk Management

The Risk Management Concentration in the MBA Program is designed to support the effective development of aspiring Risk Management and Insurance leaders. The concentration focuses on strategic management and leadership; enterprise risk management issues related to identifying and effective addressing organizational risks including financial, strategic, pure loss and economic risks; and data modeling.

The concentration retains the strong MBA core course sequence while substituting two courses specifically designed for those wishing to expand their capacity to lead entities as well as those seeking entry into the insurance and risk management industries.

CoursesCredits
This concentration includes six credits, including three from the following course:
MBA 670 Risk Management and Insurance3
Additionally, select three credits from the following courses:
MBA 647 Econometric Modeling 3
MBA 648 Financial Modeling3
MBA 672 Enterprise Risk Management3

Finance

The Finance Concentration in the MBA Program is designed to enable students to gain a deeper knowledge in areas such as: financial modeling, behavioral finance, and the role of global financial markets and institutions and their effect on the global economy.

This concentration is designed to benefit any student with an undergraduate degree in business, accounting, or finance.

CoursesCredits
Select six credits from the following courses:
MBA 645 Behavioral Finance 3
MBA 648 Financial Modeling 
MBA 662 International Financial Management

Accounting

The Accounting Concentration in the MBA Program can help give students a professional advantage in one of today’s fastest-growing business fields. Whether students are looking for a way to enter the world of accounting or are currently an accounting professional seeking to open doors to new career options and enhance their skill set, the concentration will help make credentials stand out. This concentration focuses on skills and knowledge directly relevant to the workplace and the courses are taught by faculty with demonstrated professional expertise and leadership in accounting.

This program was developed for students with an undergraduate degree in accounting, although non-accounting majors could benefit from the concentration.

CoursesCredits
Select six credits from the following courses:
MBA 635 Accounting for Governmental & Nonprofit Organizations3
MBA 636 Financial Statement Analysis 3
MBA 638 Contemporary Issues in Accounting3

Leadership

The Leadership Concentration in the MBA Program is designed to enhance the learner’s leadership effectiveness. Students will study leadership concepts, analyze leadership situations, and assess their own skill set to develop a professional development plan in the area of leadership.

The concentration is formatted to allow the student to select courses that address contemporary topics in leadership with the focus on building and growing their skill set in the areas of critical thinking, analysis, reasoning, judgment and application of the concepts studied.

CoursesCredits
Select six credits from the following courses:
MBA 622 Conflict Management & Negotiation Strategies for Leaders3
MBA 625 Project Management 
MBA 680 Leadership & Change Management 

Sport Management

The Sport Management Concentration in the MBA Program is designed for students who wish to acquire additional knowledge and skills relevant to working in the dynamic and growing field of sport. Students will select two courses from the list below. Options include courses grounded in the social sciences relevant to sport (e.g. Sport Psychology) and courses that extend business functional areas into the sport context (e.g. Sport Marketing).

CoursesCredits
Select six credits from the following courses:  
SPM 510 Sport Psychology
3
SPM 520 Sport Sociology & Ethics
3
SPM 540 Organizational Behavior in Sport Systems3
SPM 610 Sport Marketing & Consumer Behavior 3
SPM 630 Human Resource Management in Sport 3
SPM 640 Sport Law3
SPM 650 Sport Economics & Finance3



Additional Elective Courses

CoursesCredits
MBA 675 Advanced Supply Chain Management3
MBA 685 Special Topics3