Lubar Graduate Students
MS. MBA Program
This coordinated degree program combines the degree requirements of the MBA and MS-ITM area of concentration. The combination of MBA core courses and ITM courses (including some eBusiness courses) prepares graduates for managerial positions in IT organizations or for IT-related functions within organizations. Prerequisite to the award of either degree in this program is the simultaneous award of its counterpart degree.

Program AdmissionAn applicant must meet Graduate School requirements plus the following program requirements to be considered for admission:

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Submission of score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT).
  • Applicants are reviewed by the MBA and MS Program Committees to assess academic achievement and ability to do intensive graduate level work.
Foundation CoursesStudents admitted to the MS.MBA program without an undergraduate degree in Information Technology, related field or minimum three years of information technology experience, must complete the following course: Bus Adm 335 Visual System Development.
MBA foundation coursework consists of Bus Adm 701 Business Mathematics. This course will be waived by scoring in the 50 percentile or higher on the quantitative section of the GMAT.
Credits and CoursesMinimum requirement for the coordinated MS · MBA degree is 55 credits.

MBA Basic Core (7 credits)Bus Mgmt 735 Advance Spreadsheet Tools
Bus Mgmt 736 Understanding and Using Corporate Financial Statements
Bus Mgmt 737 Business Strategy and Economics
Bus Mgmt 738 Critical and Analytical Thinking
   MBA Advanced Core: (21 credits)Bus Mgmt 704 Accounting Analysis and Control
Bus Mgmt 705 Corporate Finance
Bus Mgmt 706 Managing in Dynamic Environment
Bus Mgmt 708 Marketing Strategy: Concepts and Practice
Bus Mgmt 709 Analytic Models for Managers
Bus Mgmt 711 Supply Chain Strategies & Competitive Operations
Bus Mgmt 712 Strategic Management*

Required MS-ITM Concentration Courses (15 credits)Bus Adm 744 Information Technology Strategy & Management
Bus Adm 747 Service-Oriented Analysis and Design
Bus Adm 748 Managing Information Technology Projects*
Bus Adm 749 Data and Information Management
Bus Adm 810 Development of Web-Based Solutions

*Designated integrating courses

Electives: (12 credits from the following list)Bus Adm 741 Web Mining and Analytics
Bus Adm 743 Information Privacy, Security and Continuity
Bus Adm 746 Topics in Information Technology Management
Bus Adm 811 Process and Work-Flow Management
Bus Adm 812 Emerging Technologies for Business
Bus Adm 814 Enterprise Knowledge and Semantic Management
Bus Adm 816 Business Intelligence Technologies & Solutions
Bus Adm 817 Infrastructure for Information Systems
Bus Adm 818 Information Systems Practicum
Bus Adm 819 Information Technology Management Internship
Bus Mgmt 732 Enterprise Resource Planning
Bus Mgmt 733 Enterprise Simulation Game

Total Degree Credits Required: 55 credits

Not required.

Comprehensive ExaminationNot required.

Time LimitThe student must complete all degree requirements within seven years of initial enrollment.

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Bus Mgmt Course Descriptions

The UWM-Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business makes every effort to ensure that the information on this page is accurate and up-to-date. However, it is the student's responsibility to verify all program requirements with an academic advisor in Graduate Program Services.