MBA Program Requirements
The Master of Business Administration degree provided by National American University consists of two academic requirements: graduate core courses and elective courses.
The MBA degree may be earned under a non-thesis or a thesis plan. Under the non-thesis option, the student must satisfy the preparatory requirements, and complete 40.5 hours of graduate-level core courses and 13.5 hours of electives. Under the thesis option plan, the student must complete 40.5 hours of graduate-level core courses, 4.5 hours of electives and nine (9) hours of thesis.
An in-depth analysis of a case, accomplished in the Strategy and Policy course, is designed to integrate the MBA core areas and is required in both the non-thesis and thesis options to satisfy the university's requirement for a comprehensive program assessment.