MBA Plus Certificate—Online

Earning your MBA Plus certificate program will provide you with an opportunity to update your graduate business education, keep up with the ever-changing business environment, remain competitive, and explore new career paths in teaching at the college level.

 

MBA Plus Emphasis Options:

  • Accounting*
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Healthcare Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management 
  • Human Resources
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Tax Accounting 

*Undergraduate MAcc prerequisites are required.

 

Requirements

Offered entirely online, the MBA Plus Certificate requires completion of 18 graduate semester hours (six courses) in the area of emphasis, at least twelve of which must be earned at Gardner-Webb. Students are allowed to take more than the minimum number of credit hours if they wish.

 

Admission Procedures

Prospective students must submit the following in order to be considered for the MBA Plus Program:

  • Graduate School of Business application
  • Official transcript indicating master’s degree or equivalent awarded by a regionally-accredited institution (transcript not required from GWU alumni)
  • International students must also submit a copy of the most resent bank statement and one of the following: recent tax return or copies of the last three pay stubs.

 

MBA PLUS COURSES:

ACCOUNTING

  • ACCT600

Managerial Accounting

  • ACCT601

Federal Income Tax *

  • ACCT602

Advanced Federal Income Tax *

  • ACCT603

Partnership & S Corporation Taxation *

  • ACCT604

Estate, Gifts, &Trust Planning *

  • ACCT606

Tax Research/Planning *

  • ACCT607

State and Local Taxation *

  • ACCT610

Advanced Accounting Information Systems*

  • ACCT611

Advanced Auditing (Capstone) *

  • ACCT612

Accounting Theory & Practice *

  • ACCT619

Cases in Taxation *

  • ACCT620

Cases in Financial/Managerial Accounting *

  • ACCT621

Government & Not-For-Profit Accounting *

  • ACCT625

Topics in Accounting *

  • ACCT630

Fraud Examination *

  • BADM644

Accounting Legal Issues and Ethics

  • ACCT622

Seminar in International Accounting *

* Must meet MAcc Program prerequisites or permission from professor or Director of Graduate Business Programs or Associate Dean.

 

ECONOMICS

  • BADM610

Managerial Economics

  • BADM611

Health Care Economics

  • BADM645

Seminar in International Economics

  • BADM648

Seminar in Economic Development

  • BADM692

Economics of Money, Banking, and

Financial Markets

  • BADM696

Topics in Economics

  • INTL653

International Trade *

* Must have all MBA/IMBA Program Prerequisites or permission of the Director of the program or Associate Dean.

 

FINANCE

  • ACCT620

Cases in Financial/Managerial Accounting **

  • BADM620

Managerial Finance

  • BADM621

Investment and Portfolio Management

  • BADM622

Financial Institution Management

  • BADM692

Economics of Money, Banking, and Financial

Markets

  • BADM697

Topics in Finance

  • INTL 651

International Finance

* Must have all MBA/IMBA Program Prerequisites or permission of the Director of the program or Associate Dean.

** Must meet MAcc Program prerequisites or permission from professor or Director of Graduate Business Programs or Associate Dean.

 

HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT

  • BADM605

Health Care Administration

3 sem. hrs.

  • BADM606

Health Care Organization

3 sem. hrs.

  • BADM611

Health Care Economics

3 sem. hrs.

  • BADM626

Health Care Marketing

3 sem. hrs.

  • BADM628

Managerial Epidemiology

3 sem. hrs.

  • BADM641

Health Care Law and Ethics

3 sem. hrs.

* Must have all MBA/IMBA Program Prerequisites or permission of the Director of the program or Associate Dean.

 

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

  • BADM608

Leadership: Theory and Practice

3 sem. hrs.

  • BADM609

Organizational Staffing

3 sem. hrs.

  • BADM612

Motivation and Reward Systems

3 sem. hrs.

  • BADM613

Labor Relations and Force Governance

3 sem. hrs.

  • BADM615

Human Judgment and Decision Making

3 sem. hrs.

  • BADM630

Organizational Behavior

3 sem. hrs.

  • BADM632

Human Resource Management

3 sem. hrs.

  • BADM636

Managerial Communications

3 sem. hrs.

  • BADM642

Employment Law

3 sem. hrs.

* Must have all MBA/IMBA Program Prerequisites or permission of the Director of the program or Associate Dean.

 

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

  • BADM645

International Economic Issues

  • INTL622

Seminar In International Accounting **

  • INTL636

Corporate And Intercultural Communications

  • INTL643

International Trade Law

  • INTL650

International Business

  • INTL651

International Finance

  • INTL652

International Marketing

  • INTL653

Seminar In International Trade (Capstone)

  • INTL695

Topics In International Business

* Must have all MBA/IMBA Program Prerequisites or permission of the Director of the program or Associate Dean.

** Must meet MAcc Program prerequisites or permission from professor or Director of Graduate Business Programs or Associate Dean.

 

MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

  • ACCT610

Advanced Accounting Information Systems **

3 sem. hrs.

  • BADM634

Management Information Systems

3 sem. hrs.

  • BADM637

Technical Trends in Management Information Systems

3 sem. hrs.

  • BADM639

E-commerce and Internet Laws

3 sem. hrs.

  • BADM647

Advanced Database and System Development

3 sem. hrs.

  • BADM660

Advanced Data Communications, Networking, and Business Programming

3 sem. hrs.

  • BADM698

Topics in Management Information Systems

3 sem. hrs.

* Must have all MBA/IMBA Program Prerequisites or permission of the Director of the program or Associate Dean.

** Must meet MAcc Program prerequisites or permission from professor or Director of Graduate Business Programs or Associate Dean.

 

MARKETING

  • BADM625

Marketing Management

  • BADM626

Health Care Marketing

  • BADM654

Promotion Strategies

  • BADM658

Pricing Strategies

  • BADM695

Topics in Marketing

  • INTL652

International Marketing

* Must have all MBA/IMBA Program Prerequisites or permission of the Director of the program or Associate Dean.

 

For more details on the program, please download the Information Sheet.