program mission

Individuals who participate in the MBA program at Indiana State University will receive quality graduate-level preparation for a career as a manager or business professional in an ever-changing environment. The program emphasizes both theory and practice and develops skills in problem solving, strategic thinking, and the management of organizational change.

The MBA program at Indiana State University is targeted at individuals who hold an undergraduate degree, who are seeking advanced business knowledge and skills necessary for increased responsibility and career advancement.

program goals, learning objectives

Problem Solving: Each student will be able to systematically diagnose problems and/or opportunities, especially in business settings, and develop alternative courses of actions to resolve the problems or take advantage of the opportunity.

Strategic Thinking: Each student will have an understanding of long-range/strategic management and will be able to develop, implement, assess, and refine a strategic plan in a business setting.

Organizational Change: Each student will be able to systematically diagnose an organization's environment and operations to identify needed changes and to develop plans to successfully implement those changes in ways that achieve the organization's goal(s).

International/Global: Each student will have an understanding of global influences on business decisions/plans and/or develop plans for managing a business in a global environment.

Workgroup Functioning: Each student will be able to contribute to the success of his/her workgroup by occupying a leadership role and/or as a team member.