Our on-campus or 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!
Our MBA program is designed to meet the needs of working adults. Courses are offered on campus or through web-based instruction. Regardless of delivery mode, all courses have the same level of rigor.
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. If you are pursuing the MBA at ENMU, you will complete 30 hours of coursework.
MBA Program Highlights
- Affordable Tuition
- Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
Affordable and 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 an MBA
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.
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 higher. OR
- The Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) score of 450 or higher AND completion of all CPC courses.
If you have not completed the Common Professional Component (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.
MBA 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 required admission materials should be sent directly to the Graduate School:
ENMU Station 24
1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130
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