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MBA Program Learning Outcomes

1. Learning Goal: Our graduates will apply business principles to solve structured and unstructured problems to strengthen strategic positioning in the global economy.

Corresponding Objectives:

Our graduates will demonstrate an understanding of essential business disciplines and leadership principles.
Assessment Measure: Students will complete the culminating assessment at the end of their degree program evaluating their understanding of principles in each business discipline.

Our graduates will use integrated knowledge across business disciplines to define, analyze and solve business problems.

Assessment Measure: Students will complete a capstone project paper summarizing knowledge across business fields to identify and solve structured and unstructured problems.

2. Learning Goal: Our graduates will apply responsible business practices and ethics principles to inform decision-making.

Corresponding Objective:

Our graduates will be able to identify ethical dilemmas and apply an ethics model or framework to propose and defend resolutions.

Assessment Measure: Through an individual case study or in a short essay response on the culminating assessment, students will identify and propose a resolution to an ethical dilemma; and apply responsible business theory and principles to solve a business problem.

3. Learning Goal:  Our graduates will use effective teamwork and collaboration skills.

Corresponding Objectives:

Our graduates will demonstrate an understanding of teamwork theory and models.
Assessment Measure: Students will complete the culminating assessment at the end of their degree program evaluating their understanding of leadership theory and group function.

Our graduates will apply best practices in team settings and collaborative projects.

Assessment Measure: Student teamwork and collaboration skills will be assessed via peer assessment in their capstone project.

4. Learning Goal: Our graduates will deliver professional quality communications that demonstrate appropriate audience awareness.

Corresponding Objectives:

Our graduates will produce clear, concise, and compelling business documents.
Assessment Measure: Students will complete a written business case study analysis – scored using the MBA Writing rubric to assess quality.

Our graduates will deliver oral presentations that use effective content, organization, and delivery, accompanied by appropriate technology.

Assessment Measure: Students will be evaluated individually on their presentation contribution to their capstone project – scored using the MBA Presentation rubric to assess quality.