School of Business
The MBA Program

MBA StudentOverview
The Alfred University M.B.A. focuses on decision making and emphasizes the use of technology in management. The curriculum has a special focus on enterprise resource planning (ERP) and integrates the use of SAP business suites (R/3, BW, SCM, SEM, CRM). There are two majors within the program: business administration and accounting. The accounting major is designed for students with an undergraduate degree in accounting to meet the NYS 150 credit hour educational requirement to sit for the CPA exam.

Graduates of the Alfred University MBA program will demonstrate effective leadership and teamwork skills, integrate their functional knowledge of business to make decisions, use a global perspective in decision making and understand the need for ethical practices in business.

Accreditation
The Alfred University M.B.A. program is accredited by AACSB-International.

Full and Part-Time Study
Students may attend the M.B.A. program on a part-time or full-time basis. The program is designed so that full-time students who need 30 credits can complete their course of study in less than one calendar year.

Financial Aid and Assistantships
Both financial aid and assistantships are available.

Curriculum
The Alfred M.B.A. has two programs of study:

M.B.A. coursework has three components:

  • Foundation courses - feature fundamentals of business knowledge that can be completed at the undergraduate level prior to starting the program or as part of the program.
  • Core - reflects the current and emerging trends in management. Core courses have a balance of qualitative and quantitative course work to prepare students for effective leadership and management.
  • Electives - designed to align with current business practices. Accounting majors pursue the accounting core rather than elective coursework.

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