MBA, Leadership and Ethics

Partner academic knowledge with real-world application

JBU's MBA with an emphasis in Leadership and Ethics is designed to not only provide you with academic knowledge in all business-related subject matter, but to partner that academic knowledge with real-world application relevant to your professional pursuits. With a JBU MBA, you will be uniquely prepared to offer leadership with character, competence and conscience.

Course requirements for the Master of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in Leadership and Ethics are listed below.

Business Administration Core – 24 hours

  • BUS7013 - Managerial Accounting
  • BUS7113 - Marketing Strategies
  • BUS8003 - Managerial Finance
  • BUS8013 - Research Methods
  • BUS8993 - Designing and Executing Strategies
  • LDR7113 - Foundations of Leadership
  • LDR8033 - Christian Foundations for Organizational Leaders

Select one of the following:

  • BUS7223 - Managerial Economics
  • BUS7233 - Game Theory

Leadership and Ethics Emphasis – 12-15 hours

Select one of the following:

  • BUS7503 - Contemporary Topic Seminar
  • BUS8263 - International Business Practicum
  • BUS8266 - Comprehensive International Business and Culture Practicum
  • BUS7503 - Executive Leadership Seminar

Select three of the following:

  • LDR7223 - Mission, Vision and Values
  • LDR7343 - Corporate Governance and Ethics
  • LDR7993 - Building Teams
  • LDR8003 - Ethical Decisions in Organizations
  • LDR8113 - Leading Change
  • LDR8243 - Emotional Health in Organization
  • LDR8333 - Global Leadership and Ethics

Minimum semester hours – 36

Some of the above courses have prerequisites.View Graduate Business prerequisites for more information.

Class Locations

Classes are offered at JBU's educational centers in Fort Smith, Little Rock and Rogers as well as online.

Class Schedule

Face-to-face classes meet from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m., one night per week for eight weeks. Online courses are also eight weeks in duration.

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