The Master of Business Administration is offered by the School of Business at Francis Marion University. The MBA degree program is designed to prepare students for management positions in business, government, industry, and nonprofit institutions and to provide continuing educational opportunities for those persons already so employed in the Pee Dee Region of South Carolina. All required courses are offered during the evening hours. The MBA is accredited by the International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
Students are required to complete the 36 hours of business courses.
Foundation Materials Requirement
Prior to enrolling in upper-level graduate courses, the student must satisfy the foundation materials requirement. Two options are available for satisfying this requirement. These options can be combined, as advised by the MBA Director.
A) The Undergraduate Foundation Option: Complete the 11 undergraduate foundation courses (33 hours) listed below (or their equivalents as approved by the director of the MBA). Successful completion must be evidenced by the official transcript(s). Only those courses with grades of 2.0 or higher will be acceptable.
B) The Graduate Foundation Option: Complete the 8 graduate foundation courses (18 hours) listed below (or their equivalents as approved by the director of the MBA). Successful completion must be evidenced by the official transcript(s). Only those courses with grades of 3.0 or higher will be acceptable.
Last updated January 31, 2018