McKendree’s MBA program objectives
• Develop problem solving and team building skills
• Broaden understanding of primary areas of business
• Enhance management leadership and communication skills
Course work components
• Integrating theoretical and practical aspects of business
• Incorporating individual, group work, and written assignments
McKendree’s MBA is designed for the working adult.
Attend in the classroom or online
• Classroom meets twice a week
Rend Lake Marketplace, Mt. Vernon
-Same curriculum as campus but offered in an online format for students that cannot attend in the classroom
Advantage of attending McKendree’s MBA
• Small classroom size
-Average is less than 20, both in the classroom and online
• Taught by faculty that are experts in their field; bringing real-world experience into the classroom
• Obtain degree in as little as 18 to 36 months, depending on your pace and format you choose
At the Lebanon Campus, courses are held over
a five week time period. Regular class sessions meet
from 6:00-8:50 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays
each week. A third weekly session is comprised
of online or independent work. There maybe an
occasional Friday class. This program can be
completed in 18 months.
At Rend Lake Market Place in Mt. Vernon,
courses are held over an eight week time period.
Students will meet for each course eight Tuesdays,
three Thursdays and four online sessions. Classes
are from 6:00 to 8:50 p.m. This program can be
completed in 2½ to 3 years.
In the E-Learning format, courses are held over an
eight week time period. Students will complete
assignments on their own with certain fixed
deadlines. This program can be completed in 2½
to 3 years.
MBA Course Work
(12 classes—36 hours)
MBA 621 Accounting for Managers
MBA 622 Economics of the Firm
MBA 623 Business Research Methods
MBA 625 Legal Issues for Managers
MBA 631 Corporate Finance
MBA 632 Investments and Financial Markets
MBA 641 Electronic Commerce
MBA 642 Customers and Competitive Advantage
MBA 651 Global Organization and Management
MBA 652 Organizational Behavior
MBA 653 Stakeholder Management and Ethics
MBA 661 Corporate Strategy and Leadership
Following matriculation, students are expected
to earn credits toward their MBA at McKendree.
However, prior to matriculation, up to 12 credits
from another accredited institution may be
applied toward completion of the requirements
for the MBA degree at McKendree.
Foundations of business knowledge:
Students who have not completed undergraduate
course work in accounting, management/marketing,
microeconomics and statistics must acquire
foundation knowledge in the deficient area(s).
Foundation courses provide students with broad
introductory knowledge in key subject areas
The courses are:
MBA 501 Foundations of Accounting
MBA 502 Economics for Managers
MBA 503 Marketing and Management Concepts
MBA 504 Quantitative and Statistical Tools
McKendree offers these courses, in an E-Learning
format, specifically for students who are deficient
in any of the foundation areas. A foundation
course must be completed prior to taking a MBA
course in that area.
The MBA program is accredited by the International
Assembly of Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).
McKendree University is accredited by the North
Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Facts & Figures
# of Credits Required: 36
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $400/credit hour $50/credit hour for online cour USD