University of Bridgeport MBA with Management

The MBA with a Management concentration enhances knowledge and develops skills that prepare students for leadership and an understanding of management competencies that are required to plan, build and run a successful enterprise. With an emphasis on employee motivation and overall management of people and organizational systems, this program provides the foundation for students to build up a new or existing enterprise.

This flexible concentration gives you the option to complete your degree by taking classes weekdays, evenings, and weekends or complete this concentration completely online by taking our three online management courses.

Summary of Requirements

MBA Program Curriculum (total of 36 credits)

Starting Fall 2017, the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business is launching a new 36-credit MBA program. For details about a previous Program of Study, please visit the UB Catalog or speak with your academic advisor. 

The MBA program is made up of three course components: Core, Concentration, and Capstone

Core Courses (18 credits)

In the six core courses you will apply the theory from the foundation coursework through cases and real-world exercises.

  • ACCT 505 Managerial & Cost Accounting (3 credits)
  • FIN 505 Advanced Financial Management & Policy (3 credits)
  • ITKM 505 Information Systems & Knowledge Management (3 credits)
  • MGMT 505 Organizational Behavior (3 credits)
  • MKTG 505 Marketing & Branding (3 credits)
  • MGMT 555 Global Program & Project Management (3 credits)

Concentration Courses (9 credits)

Course options include (select three):

  • MGMT 511 Human Resources Management (3 credits)
  • MGMT 512 Organizational Development (3 credits)
  • MGMT 522 Conflict & Negotiation (3 credits)
  • MGMT 523 Leadership, Teams & Managing Change (3 credits)
  • MGMT 534 Strategic Sourcing & Vendor Management (3 credits)
  • MGMT 539 International Issues (3 credits)
  • MGMT 555 Global Program & Project Management (3 credits)
  • MGMT 560 Foundations of Business Process & Ops Management (3 credits)
  • MGMT 565 Foundations of Product Management (3 credits)
  • MGMT 571 Foundations of Service Management (3 credits)
  • MGMT 585 New Product Commercialization (3 credits)
  • MGMT 590 Intellectual Property Management (3 credits)

Capstone Courses (9 credits)

Integration Course (required)

  • BUCP 597 Policy & Strategy (3 credits)

Practicum (select one)

  • MGMT 582 Business Planning (3 credits)
  • MGMT 589 Cases in Ethics, Innovation, & Leadership (3 credits)
  • GLDP 501 Research Methods (3 credits)

Experiential Course (select one)

  • MGMT 582 Business Planning (3 credits)
  • MGMT 589 Cases in Ethics, Innovation, & Leadership (3 credits)
  • BUCP 598 Thesis (3 credits)
  • BUCP 599 Internship (3 credits)



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