Master of Business Administration

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If you’re a professional working for a company or organization driven by technology, the MSOE MBA is designed for you. Built upon more than 50 years of tradition preparing engineers and technical professionals for advancement to leadership careers, the MSOE MBA serves students from a variety of industry backgrounds.

The MSOE MBA offers specialization in Business Analytics, Construction Management, and Leadership

The program features strategic MBA content with analysis of leading edge business cases, and requires you to apply your learning to solve real problems in your business organization. With options to complete courses 100% online, or in Blended Internet format, you choose the method of learning that works best.


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Program Features and Benefits

  • You will experience rich faculty/student interaction that is the hallmark of an MSOE education.
  • MSOE professors possess world-class academic credentials, have substantial business leadership experience, and are outstanding teachers.
  • Classes are offered 100% online or in MSOE’s blended, Internet format (technology enhanced delivery that utilizes a combination of scheduled face-to-face classes and online delivery).
  • Our course delivery options add flexibility to your learning options. The amount of time you spend sitting in class is reduced, while time spent on project-focused learning is enhanced.
  • Time to completion is yours to control. You can attend on a part-time or full-time basis. You are an MBA student on day one.
  • The innovative and integrated design of the MSOE MBA focuses your learning at the graduate level with no need for refresher, foundation or prerequisite steps once you are admitted.

100% Online delivery

Geography is not a constraint for students interested in completing the MBA at a distance. In addition to the Blended, Internet format mentioned above, there also is an option to take courses via 100% online distance delivery. The rich faculty, student interaction that is the hallmark of the MBA is replicated in online classes creating dynamic and flexible learning environments. Students can choose which format best fits their lives, while advancing their learning and professional skills.

Admission Requirements

Financial Aid

All MSOE graduate students are eligible to apply for the Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan. Most of MSOE’s graduate students are employed full-time and over 70% receive employer tuition support. If you are employed, we also recommend that you speak with your employer about tuition reimbursement assistance.

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For more than 50 years, MSOE’s Rader School of Business has delivered high-quality management programs. The MSOE MBA is an exciting blend of our rich history and innovative spirit, capitalizing on this tradition by supporting a leadership-focused approach. The program is built on an innovative course model that integrates traditional and new MBA content in a way that mirrors application. This allows the learner to apply the content of class-based case analysis, culminating with the application of new knowledge in project-based field experiences during which leadership competencies are shaped and assessed.

Program information sheet

MBA with Business Analytics Specialization
Course Requirements – 45 Total Credits

MB 6000 – Distributed Leadership for Effective Organizations (4 credits)
MB 6110 – Fundamental Statistics and Analytics (4 credits)
MB 6120 – Business Analytics I (4 credits)
MB 6130 – Decision Making and Predictive Models (4 credits)
MB 6140 – Business Analytics II (4 credits)
MB 6150 – Enterprise Performance Optimization (4 credits)
MB 6200 – Creating Financial Intelligence (4 credits)
MB 6310 – Professional Seminar I (1 credit)
MB 6320 – Professional Seminar II (1 credit)
MB 6900 – Project Management for Leading Change (4 credits)
MB 7700 – Maximizing Stakeholder Relationships (4 credits)
MB 7800 – Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (4 credits)
MB 8110 – MBA Project – Phase I (1 credit)
MB 8120 – MBA Project – Phase II (1 credit)
MB 8130 – MBA Project – Phase III (1 credit)

*MSOE follows an academic quarter system. The 45 quarter credits required in this program equate to approximately 30-semester credits of contact and class time.

MBA with Construction Management Specialization
Course Requirements – 45 Total Credits

MB 6310 Professional Seminar I (1 credit)
MB 6000 Distributed Leadership for Effective Organizations (4 credits)
MB 6110 Fundamental Statistics and Analytics (4 credits)
MB 6900 Project Management for Leading Change (4 credits)
MB 6320 Professional Seminar II (1 credit)
MB 6200 Creating Financial Intelligence (4 credits)
MB 6400 Economic Analysis for Decision Making (4 credits)
MB 6600 Developing and Leveraging Human Capital (4 credits)
MG 7005 Sustainable Built Environment (3 credits)
MG 7020 Project Acquisitions and Business Development (3 credits)
MG 7040 Construction Operations and Management Strategies (3 credits)
MG 7045 Lean Construction and Resource Management (3 credits)
MG 7050 Construction Data and Information Management (3 credits)
MB 8900 Integration Field Project (1 credit)
MB 8110 MBA Project – Phase I (1 credit)
MB8120 MBA Project – Phase II (1 credit)
MB 8130 MBA Project – Phase III (1 credit)

MBA with Leadership Specialization
Course Requirements – 45 Total Credits

MB-6000 Distributed Leadership for Effective Organizations(4 credits)
MB-6110 Fundamental Statistics and Thinking and Analytics(4 credits)
MB-6200 Creating Financial Intelligence(4 credits)
MB-6310 Professional Seminar I: Leadership Education(1 credit)
MB-6320 Professional Seminar II(1 credit)
MB-6400 Economic Analysis for Decision Making(4 credits)
MB-6600 Developing and Leveraging Human Capital(4 credits)
MB-6900 Project Management for Leading Change(4 credits)
MB-7500 Building Value through Process and Technology(4 credits)
MB-7700 Maximizing Stakeholder Relationships(4 credits)
MB-7800 Strategy, Innovation & Entrepreneurship(4 credits)
MB-7900 Strategic Foresight(4 credits)
MB-8110 MBA Project – Phase I(1 credit)
MB-8120 MBA Project – Phase II(1 credit)
MB-8130 MBA Project – Phase III(1 credit)

Program Outcomes

The MSOE MBA is designed to develop competencies in a broad range of topics that will allow our graduates to:

  1. Lead Organizations – organization management and administration
  2. Lead Others – effective human resource management/development and stakeholder relationships
  3. Lead Self – personal behavior, characteristics, traits and skills of effective leaders
  4. Lead for High-Performance – developing a culture and climate that foster high achievement
  5. Lead Now and for the Future – cultivating mission/vision with input from broad representation of stakeholders

Student Outcomes

The MBA program was approved by the Higher Learning Commission in November 2013 and also mirrors the standards included in other academic accreditation agencies.

  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Demonstrate social responsibility, including sustainability, and ethical behavior and approaches to management.
  • Apply financial theories, analysis, reporting and markets within a given organizational context.
  • Plan, design, and analyze systems and processes in organizations, including production/operations, supply chains, marketing, and distribution.
  • Apply knowledge of group and individual behaviors in organizations and society to problems and opportunities confronting an organization.
  • Determine the impact of information technology and statistics/quantitative methods on business practices, including data creation, sharing, analytics, mining, reporting, and storage across and between organizations including related ethical issues.
  • Lead change and transformational initiatives in organizations.
  • Manage in a global context.
  • Apply creative thinking to develop innovative solutions and opportunities for an organization.
  • Make sound decisions and exercise good judgment under conditions of uncertainty.
  • Integrate new knowledge across fields/disciplines in ways that enhance leadership and management of the organizations.
  • Identify ethical issues and address them in a socially responsible manner.
  • Understand business and the organization from multiple perspectives.
  • Frame problems and develop creative solutions in a specialized area.
  • Apply specialized knowledge in a global context.
  • Design and propose policies and strategies that recognize the needs of multiple stakeholders and incorporate important economic, global, and cultural perspectives.
  • Analyze and evaluate complex issues in the global, political, economic, legal, and regulatory contexts of the organization.
  • Collaborate with and facilitate communication among peers and stakeholders.
  • Identity and motivate talented people, and help guide their development.
  • Create and implement a personal leadership plan to support on-going development of a specified range of skills and abilities.
  • Apply knowledge in new and unfamiliar circumstances through innovation and conceptual understanding of the business functional areas: accounting, finance, marketing, operations and technology.
  • Evaluate, select and lead the implementation of technologies that support organizational priorities.
  • Analyze and frame problems.
  • Advocate for the integration of marketing, financial, technology and organization strategy to guide the organization.
  • Build a process to scan and identify key trends likely to influence the organization’s future.
  • Use current technologies in business and management contexts.
  • Work effectively with others in team environments.
  • Work effectively in diverse and cultural environments.
  • Analyze and understand oneself in the context of society.
  • Translate knowledge of business and technology into practice.
  • Interpret the economic, political, regulatory, legal, technological, and social contexts of organizations in global society.
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