Quinnipiac University

MBA in Business Administration Curriculum

Our curriculum builds industry-specific knowledge and skills while giving you the flexibility to customize your schedule based on your needs. Below are the course requirements for the Master of Business Administration program and an example of what your academic experience might look like.

Focus on your unique interests with an optional concentration

MBA students may choose to take elective courses within one area, creating a concentration in a specific discipline, or may choose to take electives across multiple business disciplines, enhancing a broad interdisciplinary perspective.

We offer the following concentrations:

  • Accounting

  • Business analytics

  • Finance

  • Healthcare management

  • Innovation and market disruption

  • Leadership

  • Marketing

  • Strategic business communication

  • Strategic management

  • Supply chain management

All concentrations require 3 electives in the concentration area. For all programs, students should discuss their interest in a concentration as soon as possible. Some concentrations require courses be taken in sequence. Concentrations are contingent upon course offerings and faculty availability, and are subject to change.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who graduate from the MBA program will develop and emphasize skills in the following areas: 

Business Analysis

  • Ability to understand and interpret data-driven approaches for business decision making.

  • Ability to understand and use business information and metrics to identify business problems and opportunities.

Managing People and Organizations

  • Ability to apply best practices and emphasize ethical behavior in leadership and management of people, projects and organizations across diverse settings and cultures.

  • Ability to understand the nature of persuasion techniques and modern communication tools to achieve business goals.


  • Ability to engage in innovative thinking and generate and scale creative ideas within an organization or as part of a new venture creation.

  • Ability to understand and evaluate emerging technologies and leverage them into powerful business solutions.

Strategic Integration

  • Ability to assess a business situation, identify key dynamics and constraints, and integrate ideas of corporate social responsibility and sustainability.

  • Ability to use strategic concepts and theories to design solutions to problems and capitalize on opportunities to make effective decisions.