MBA Learning Outcomes
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School of Business

Master's of Business Administration

School of Business


MBA Learning Goals and Objectives



Thinking Skills
MBA graduates use thinking skills and knowledge of business theory and practice to make effective decisions.

TS 1: MBA students will gather, analyze, and synthesize relevant data and information in order to solve problems and arrive at appropriate decisions.

Communication Skills
MBA graduates exercise effective written and oral communication skills.

CS 1: MBA students will prepare and deliver an effective business document.

CS 2: MBA students will prepare and deliver an effective business presentation.

Leadership Skills
MBA graduates demonstrate leadership skills appropriate for a variety of business contexts.

LS 1: MBA students will evaluate how leadership traits and behaviors affect key stakeholders.

Specialized Knowledge
MBA graduates demonstrate competence in the core curriculum’s shared areas of business knowledge - lean management, business intelligence, and globalization.

SK 1: MBA students will utilize quantitative analysis methods to identify salient information and trends in data.
SK 2: MBA students will analyze the impact of organizational decisions on stakeholders.