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    Mississippi College
   
 
  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
GRADUATE CATALOG 2012-2013 [Archived Catalog]

School of Business


Dean

Marcelo Eduardo (1997)
601.925.3420
eduardo@mc.edu

MBA Director
Lloyd Roberts
(1982)
601.925.3461
lroberts@mc.edu

MBA Advisors

MBA/JD
Lloyd Roberts
(1982)
601.925.3461
lroberts@mc.edu

MBA Accounting Concentration
Billy Morehead
(2011)
601.925.7742
morehead@mc.edu

MBA Finance Concentration
Mike Cudd
(2003)
601.925.3974
cudd@mc.edu

MBA Management Information
Systems Concentration (MIS)
Kevin Pauli
(2007)
601.925.7734
pauli@mc.edu

Mission

The Mississippi College School of Business Mission is to provide a quality business education in a Christian environment. The School of Business is committed to:

  • Academic quality through effective teaching and relevant programs
  • Faculty scholarship through contributions to practice, learning and pedagogy, and discipline-based research
  • A Christian based environment through ethical awareness, the exposure to biblical principles and supportive and collegial faculty

Accreditation

Mississippi College, through its School of Business, is nationally accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs to offer the following business degrees:

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.).

The Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.).

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

The M.B.A. has been designed especially for one who is working and wishes to continue their education at night. The M.B.A. with a general concentration is designed primarily for working professionals who want to further their careers and seek greater decision-making responsibilities. The general MBA program includes a broad-based, rigorous curriculum that develops competency in general management skills and key functional areas of business, including accounting, finance, marketing, organizational behavior, economics, and statistics.

Advisor: Dr. Lloyd Roberts, 601.925.3461

An M.B.A. with an Accounting Concentration is offered for students planning to take the C.P.A. Exam. Due to the more specialized nature of this program, additional prerequisites are required. The M.B.A. with an Accounting Concentration provides the educational background needed for the student who plans to become a Certified Public Accountant or attain their professional certifications, or who needs a higher level of accounting proficiency in order to accomplish his or her career goals. The coursework includes studies in financial accounting, managerial accounting, taxation, and auditing.

Advisor: Dr. Billy Morehead, 601.925.7742

An M.B.A. with a Finance Concentration is offered for students planning to work in the finance area. The M.B.A. with a Finance Concentration provides students with an advanced knowledge and understanding of finance and develops competency in financial management, investments, and financial institutions and markets. These three areas are of key importance for building a successful career in the financial industry or assisting corporations, businesses and organizations in their financial management.

Advisor: Dr. Mike Cudd, 601.925.3974

An M.B.A. with MIS (Management Information Systems) is offered for students planning to work in the Information Technology Area. The M.B.A. with a Management Information Systems (MIS) concentration focuses on technology’s role in modern organizations. Students develop an understanding of how technology operates, and more importantly, how information systems can support and enhance the overall success of an organization. The MBA MIS provides graduates with the theoretical concepts and skills necessary to understand and address business issues related to technology’s application in their organizations.

Advisor: Dr. Kevin Pauli, 601.925.7734

A joint M.B.A./J.D. is offered as an option for Law School Students. It has been designed especially for a person who wishes to complete both degrees while attending law school.

Advisor: Dr. C. Edwards, 601.925.7155; Dr. Lloyd Roberts, 601.925.3461

Master of Education (M.Ed.)

The School of Business Administration and the School of Education offer a joint program leading to a Master of Education degree with a major in Business Education. The education and general business courses required to earn this degree are offered in both the day and evening schedules. The Management Information Systems courses are offered primarily during the summer session and in the evenings.

Advisor: Dr. Debbie Norris, 601.925.3260

School of Business

Prerequisites: Graduate standing with sufficient background in subject area is prerequisite for all graduate courses.

Unless otherwise specified all 3-semester-hour courses have lecture 3 hours per week. All MBA work has to be at or above the 6500 level. (See semester or term schedule for laboratory fees.)

Departments listed alphabetically offer graduate level courses:

*Note: A 400-level course taken for undergraduate credit cannot subsequently be changed to graduate credit nor repeated for graduate credit.

Programs

Master of Business Administration

Doctor of Jurisprudence/ Master of Business Administration

Master of Education

Post Baccalaureate Certificate