Curriculum MBA

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, in existence at AUB since the mid-1940s, is committed to the highest standards of quality in graduate management education. It is a general management program that encompasses different areas of business and offers a robust knowledge platform comprised of a set of functional, cross-functional, and skill-based, core and elective courses.  

Our courses will provide students with opportunities to learn, practice, and lead. Our graduates will acquire the vital knowledge and skill set needed to go on and build prosperous careers in various industries, including, management consulting, entrepreneurship, banking, marketing, media, and other. Our students can tailor their learning experience to suit their individual needs by choosing electives from various education streams, including relevant courses from various disciplines and faculties across campus. 

Program Outline

The MBA curriculum is composed of eight (8) core courses and a choice of four (4) electives from a list of courses covering varied areas of interest – a total of 36 credits. The program is offered on a full- time and part-time basis to best suit the needs of our students. Completion period for a full-time program is 1 year, and 1.5 years for part-time. The MBA is the only graduate program at OSB which starts the fall and spring of every academic year.

8 core courses  4 elective courses
  • Leadership and organizational behavior
  • Prescriptive and decision models
  • Marketing
  • Managerial and financial accounting
  • Corporate finance
  • Operations management
  • Strategy
  • Pricing and markets
Electives can be used to tailor your learning experience to suit your individual needs by taking courses from any faculty in AUB

 

The integrative preMBA foundation module is an intensive, level-setting, zero credit suite of three short courses given prior to the start of each semester.

MBA course streams

The structure of the MBA program offers students the flexibility to own their learning experience by allowing them to select a concentration stream that meets their individual needs. To select a stream, students are required to take the core courses common to all MBA students in addition to four specialized elective courses that meet the requirements of the chosen stream.
 

MBA tracks:

  • Business Analytics
  • Human Resource Management
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship and Family Business
  • Health Care Management
  • Finance
  • Marketing