Our online Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is designed to prepare you for responsible managerial positions in an increasingly complex business environment. Earning your MBA at ENMU is an investment in your future!
Available 100% online, the ENMU MBA program is designed to meet the needs of working adults. Lectures are recorded and available to watch online at any time during the semester.
In our MBA program, degree emphasis is placed on the development of managerial generalists, rather than specialists, and requires study in all major functional areas of business.
Our MBA program has several components: skill competency, undergraduate common professional component courses and core classes. Our program can be completed in less than two years, depending on your available time.
- Available 100% online
- Affordable tuition
- Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
Affordable & Quality Master's in Business Administration
Eastern New Mexico University has the second lowest bachelor's and master's-level tuition in the state of New Mexico and has one of the most affordable graduate tuition rates in the United States. If you are an out-of-state student enrolling in 6 or fewer hours per semester, you'll pay tuition and fees at the low in-state rate.
Career Opportunities with a Master's in Business Administration
An MBA is as flexible as you are. You can work in a traditional business environment, filling many different roles, start your own business or go on to a graduate school to eventually enter academia as a professor. An MBA can also open up new opportunities for advancement in your current job. Our curriculum is aligned with the current needs of employers and industries. Some potential careers open to graduates with an MBA are:
- Business owner
- General and operations manager
- Marketing manager
- Finance officer
- Business operations specialist
- Management analyst
- Human resource specialist
- Business researcher
In addition to great faculty, Counseling and Career Services offers free job placement assistance to all students, so if you are looking for another job, we can help you.
Learning Format for MBA Graduate Degree Coursework
Our graduate degree in business administration is designed to be completed 100% online. You’ll complete assignments, group and individual projects, group and individual presentations, readings and tests throughout the semester. For the online program, courses are taught through Web-based instruction. Lectures are recorded and available to watch online at any time during the semester. Depending on the course, you may be required to video conference in the evening for course participation credit. Regardless of delivery mode, all courses have the same level of rigor. This graduate program requires an integrated comprehensive project in BUS 553. This consists of a simulation and presentation, which like the rest of the program, can be completed online.
Advising for MBA Students
If you are taking the time to complete an advanced study program, we know you want not only the benefits from our classes, but also our faculty’s professional experience. To support you, we offer advising meetings via email, phone and video chat.
MBA Resources and Academic Support
At ENMU, we want to make sure you get the help you need. We offer several tutoring services, including the Online Writing Center (OWL), which is exclusively for distance education students. The OWL is available to help you improve your writing and help you communicate clearly for written, school-related projects and assignments. We also have online databases, journal articles and eBooks accessible through the Golden Student Success Center. Since ENMU has a dedicated distance education librarian on staff, you'll always have the help you need to take advantage of library resources.
If you have questions or concerns about your homework assignments, projects or grades, you also have the option to email or call your professor.
Admission Requirements for MBA Program
Admission into the program with regular status is based on the following criteria:
- You have an overall undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher AND
- The completion of the Common Professional Component (CPC) courses with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 OR
- The Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) score of 450 or higher AND completion of all CPC courses
If you have not completed the CPC courses, you may be considered for provisional admission. You will have to complete the sequence of CPC courses with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher before being considered for admission with regular status.
If you have an overall undergraduate GPA and/or cumulative GPA on the CPC courses of less than 3.00 but more than 2.4999, you may be considered for provisional admission, based upon the last 36 credit hours in the undergraduate degree, prior graduate degrees and relevant work experience.
To be admitted with regular status, full-time students must earn a minimum of a “B” grade in all courses during their first semester of enrollment. Part-time students must earn a minimum of a “B” grade in every course during their first two or three semesters of enrollment, depending on the number of course(s) taken each semester.
Once you have successfully completed the requirements for admission as specified at the time of provisional admission, the graduate coordinator will notify you and the Graduate School of your change in status.
Master of Business Administration (30 hours)
Note: Degree information shown on this page is based on the 2018-20 Graduate Catalog.
MBA Core Requirements (30 hours)
|ACCT 551 Accounting for Managers||3|
|BUS 501 Law, Ethics, and Social Responsibility||3|
BUS 518 Managerial Research Analysis
(Should be taken during the first semester of coursework)
BUS 553 Integrative Strategic Management
(Can only be taken the very last semester of coursework; prerequisite is FIN 541. While MGT 530 and MKT 517 are strongly recommended)
|ECON 525 Managerial Economics||3|
FIN 541 Managerial Finance
(Prerequisite: ACCT 551)
|IS 500 Information Systems for Managers||3|
|MGT 520 Leading Human Resources||3|
|MGT 530 Production and Operations Management||3|
|MKT 517 Marketing Management||3|
Note: Individual Research (579) or Topics (593) courses cannot substitute for any MBA Core Requirements.
Comprehensive Integrative Experience
A comprehensive integrative experience is required for all MBA degree plans and is completed as part of BUS 553. The specific format of the comprehensive integrative experience will be determined each academic year by the COB graduate faculty and is part of the MBA Program assessment activities. You may only complete the comprehensive integrative experience during your last semester.
Accounting Concentration (9 hours)
In addition to the MBA Core Requirements, you may elect to pursue the MBA with an accounting concentration. This option requires the completion of three additional graduate accounting courses (9 hours), comprised of:
|ACCT 550 Financial Accounting||3|
|ACCT 555 Federal Taxation||3|
|ACCT 558 Attestation Services||3|
Note: Acknowledgement of your completion of the accounting concentration will be indicated on the official transcript and by a separate certificate of completion.
Non-Degree Continuing Professional Education
If you are non-degree seeking, you may enroll in graduate-level classes and upon completion will be presented with a transcript of courses completed. This applies to students who:
- Hold a baccalaureate or graduate degree and who have the requisite academic background for a particular class or classes.
- Hold an MBA degree from ENMU or from any other institution professionally accredited by the ACBSP or the AACSB.
- Seek to take courses for professional development purposes.
If you are interested in pursuing an MBA, please submit an application or contact us for more information.
Associate Professor of Accounting, MBA Coordinator
College of Business (COB), Room 225
ENMU Station 24
1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130
All requried admission materials should be sent directly to the Graduate School.
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