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Master of Business Administration

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4+1 BBA/MBA Program Sample Timeline

The 4+1 MBA program is available to all Viterbo undergraduate students. Non-business majors develop pre-requisite competencies through one three-credit Foundations of Business course.

During Senior Year (up to nine graduate credits allowed prior to graduation with undergraduate degree):
MGMT 512 Leadership Skills (3 cr.)
BLAW 530 Business Ethics in Practice (3 cr.) or BLAW 550 Legal Aspects of Commercial Transactions (3 cr.)
(Student graduates with BBA)

Summer (after completing the BBA degree requirements):
Nine credits of electives (choose three courses)

Fall
FINA 510 Socially Responsible Financial Management (3 cr.)
MGMT 550 Business Strategies for Sustainable Enterprise (3 cr.)
MGMT 560 Management Science in Decision Making (3 cr.)

Spring
MGMT 525 Complex Systems Change Strategies (3 cr.)
MGMT 584 Advanced Business Communications (3 cr.)
MGMT 681 Field Study (4 cr.) or MGMT 683 Case Study (4 cr.) or MGMT 685 Integrative Research Project (4 cr.)
(Student graduates with MBA)

Sample Degree Completion Timeline if Program Entered after the Senior Undergraduate Year

The program may be completed in one year even if graduate courses are not taken during the senior undergraduate year. A sample one-year timeline is shown below.

Summer (after completing the BBA degree requirements):
Nine credits of electives (choose three courses)

Fall
MGMT 512 Leadership Skills (3 cr.)
FINA 510 Socially Responsible Financial Management (3 cr.)
MGMT 550 Business Strategies for Sustainable Enterprise (3 cr.)
MGMT 560 Management Science in Decision Making (3 cr.)

Spring
BLAW 530 Ethical and Legal Decision Making OR BLAW 550 Legal Aspects of Commercial Transactions (3 cr.)
MGMT 525 Complex Systems Change Strategies (3 cr.)
MGMT 584 Advanced Business Communications (3 cr.)
MGMT 681 Field Study (4 cr.) or MGMT 683 Case Study (4 cr.) or MGMT 685 Integrative Research Project (4 cr.)
(Student graduates with MBA)