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LeBow College of Business Graduate Program Level Outcomes

Upon degree completion, graduates of our programs will be able to...

MBA-Business Administration

  • Demonstrate mastery over key business functional areas. (Business Acumen)
  • Identify and solve business problems in firms. (Problem Solving)
  • Form a sense of social intelligence to lead individuals, teams, and organizations to achieve goals and create a sustainable competitive advantage. (Leadership and Collaboration)
  • Integrate quantitative and qualitative analyses to recommend financial decisions that support financial and strategic goals. (Financial Acumen)

MS-Accounting

  • Will have a comprehensive knowledge of financial, managerial, tax, auditing, and international accounting principles. (Accounting Principles)
  • Will engage in critical thinking. (Critical Thinking)
  • Will be able to technically evaluate business problems. (Technical Evaluation)
  • Will communicate effectively in writing. (Writing)

MS-Business Analytics

  • Will demonstrate the ability to use statistical skills to analyze business phenomena
  • Will demonstrate the ability to build, manipulate and draw conclusions from analytical models of business systems
  • Will demonstrate skills in big data management
  • Will demonstrated the ability to make business decisions and to develop and present business strategy based on quantitative analysis

MS-Economics

  • Will demonstrate proficiency in quantitative methods
  • Will demonstrate the ability to apply economics to real world situations
  • Will demonstrate the ability to communicate economic research to a general audience
  • Will demonstrate a solid foundation in core economics knowledge

MS-Finance

  • Use quantitative techniques effectively in understanding and evaluating alternatives within the context of business and economics. (Quantitative Analysis)
  • Identify ethical issues that affect stakeholders and consider ways to enhance the welfare of those stakeholders and consider ways to enhance the welfare of those stakeholders through business decisions. (Ethical Management)
  • Recognize and apply the basic financial principles. (These principles include time value of money, stock and bond valuation, cost of capital, determinants of capital structure, dividend policy, portfolio theory and risk analysis, option pricing and international finance.) (Financial Properties)
  • Recognize how to develop cash flow forecasts for a proposed project and evaluate those cash flows in order to decide whether to accept or reject a project. (Project Analysis)

MS-Marketing

  • Understand customer/consumer psychological processes that drive consumer decision making and behavior to effectively translate customer insights into marketing actions) (Customer/Consumer Process)
  • Use quantitative methods to assess the effectiveness of marketing initiatives (Qualitative Methods)
  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of marketing strategies and tactics (Marketing and Tactics)
  • Identify ethical issues that affect stakeholders and consider ways to enhance the welfare of those stakeholders through business/marketing decisions (Ethical Issues)

MS-Sport Management

  • Apply business and economic fundamentals to the management of sport organizations. 
  • Apply the area of law and labor relations to the sports industry and agencies. 
  • Use existing technologies and be prepared for emerging technologies in the sport management field. 
  • Effectively organize, evaluate and improve and use new information in sports. 
  • Utilize the knowledge and skills learned with an experimental learning experience, to produce an applied project or a thesis, 
  • Understand the role of sport and sports organizations in the broader economy and society at large.

MS-Supply Chain Management

  • A comprehensive knowledge of the principles that underlie design, direction, and control of modern supply chains. (Supply Chain Principles)
  • Ability to apply quantitative optimization methods to design and control problems that are typical for supply chain management. (Optimization)
  • Competence in data analysis at the level needed for supply chain management. (Data Analysis)
  • Ability to apply a structured approach to solving problems in supply chain management (Problem Solving)

PHD-Business

  • Are proficient in quantitative methods. (Quantitative methods)
  • Have both breadth and depth of fieldā€specific knowledge. (Field Knowledge)
  • Have the ability to design and implement a sound research project. (Proficiency in Research)
  • Will be effective teachers. (Effective Teaching)