Degree Requirements for the MBA
Students must successfully complete all general requirements for a master’s degree and can graduate with an MBA by completing a minimum of 58 credits, including:
MBA Foundation Requirement (18 credits)
As preparation for meeting the requirement of a track or several concentrations, each MBA student must demonstrate basic competence in the foundational fields of business. This is demonstrated by having a total of 18 MBA course credits earned including at least 2 semester-hour credits in any four of the following seven fields:
- Business law
- Management: organizational behavior, human resource management, leadership
- Operations or quality management
- Management information systems
Students may fulfill the MBA Foundation Requirement in whole or in part by having
completed equivalent undergraduate coursework at an accredited university and earned a grade of at least B.
Students who have taken graduate coursework in business administration at another
university and have not used those credits for a degree may apply to have those credits transferred to Maharishi International University and used as specialization, concentration or elective credits, up to a maximum of 20 credits.
Business Specialization Requirement (at least 16 credits)
You have to take at least 16 credits of your Business Specialization. The courses for each specialization can be found on the respective specialization website.
Electives (at least 16 credits)