MBA Concentrations

Rockhurst University in Kansas City offers several specific areas for you to earn your Helzberg MBA. These concentrations give you the opportunity to focus on your individual interests.

Concentrations

Nonprofit Administration

Requirements: A minimum of 8 NP or FD elective hours.

  • NP 6010. Administration of Nonprofit Organizations (3 credit hours)
  • NP 6060. Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations (3 credit hours)
  • FD 6000. Developing Annual Sustainability (3 credit hours)
  • FD 6100. Major Gifts and Capital Campaigns (3 credit hours)
  • FD 6200. Technology and Marketing Trends in Fundraising (3 credit hours)
  • FD 6300. Prospect Research and Proposal Writing (3 credit hours)
  • BUS 6170. Social Entrepreneurship (2 credit hours)
Business intelligence

Requirements: Take a minimum of 8 business intelligence elective hours.
Prerequisites: Admission to the Helzberg MBA program and BUS6300 Business Intelligence. BUS6300 should be used as your core option class.

  • BUS 6301. Applied Data Mining (2 credit hours)
  • BUS 6302. Data Visualization (2 credit hours)
  • BUS 6308. Analytics and Strategy (2 credit hours)

Plus choose one of these:

  • BUS 6306. Web and Social Media Analytics (2 credit hours)
  • BUS 6307. Dashboard Creation and Implementation (2 credit hours)
Data Science

Prerequisites: Admission to the Helzberg MBA program and BUS6300 Business Intelligence. BUS6300 should be used as your core option class.

  • BUS6301 Applied Data Mining (2 credit hours)
  • BUS6302 Data Visualization (2 credit hours)

Plus any two of these:

  • BUS6303 Predictive Models (2 credit hours)
  • BUS6304 Text Mining (2 credit hours)
  • BUS6305 Preparation and Analysis for Big Data (2 credit hours)
Health care management

Requirements: A minimum of 8 HC elective hours.

  • HC 6150. Healthcare Systems (2 credit hours)
  • HC 6200. Cost Management and Control (2 credit hours)
  • HC 6300. Health Policy (2 credit hours)
  • HC 6400. Health Care Information Technology (2 credit hours)
  • HC 6350. Quality Improvement in Health Care (2 credit hours)
Accounting

Requirements: A minimum of 8 AC or ACFN elective hours.

  • AC 6800. Fraud Examination (2 credit hours)
  • AC 6510. International Accounting (2 credit hours)
  • AC 6600. Corporate and Partnership taxation (3 credit hours)
  • AC 6050. Advanced Accounting (3 credit hours)
  • AC 6650. Individual Taxation (3 credit hours)
  • AC 6750. Auditing (3 credit hours)
  • ACFN 6350. Contemporary Issues in Finance and Accounting (2 credit hours)
Finance

Requirements: A minimum of 8 FN or ACFN elective hours.

  • FN 6650. Corporate Financial Planning (2 credit hours)
  • FN 6600. Investments (2 credit hours)
  • FN 6410. Venture Capital (2 credit hours)
  • FN 6420. Financial Risk Management (2 credit hours)
  • FN 6460. Personal Financial Planning (2 credit hours)
  • ACFN 6350. Contemporary Issues in Finance and Accounting (2 credit hours)
International business

Requirements: A minimum of 8 internationally-focused elective hours.

  • AC 6510. International Accounting (2 credit hours)
  • BUS 6092. Global Business Issues – European Union Experience (2 credit hours)
  • BUS 6360. Business in the European Union (1 credit hour)
  • BUS 6461. Business in Asia (1 credit hour)
  • EC 6600. International Economics and Trade (2 credit hours)
  • MG 6540. Cross Cultural Management (2 credit hours)
  • MK 6510. International Marketing (2 credit hours)
Management

Requirements: A minimum of 8 BUS, MG, or MK elective hours.

  • BUS 6092. Global Business Issues – European Union Experience (2 credit hours)
  • BUS 6160. Business Strategy (2 credit hours)
  • BUS 6170. Social Entrepreneurship (2 credit hours)
  • BUS 6321. Project Planning and Practice (2 credit hours)
  • BUS 6350. Entrepreneurship (2 credit hours)
  • BUS 6360. Business in the European Union (1 credit hour)
  • BUS 6461. Business in Asia (1 credit hour)
  • BUS 6550. Managing Small Business Growth (2 credit hours)
  • MG 6275. Developing Leadership in Organizations (2 credit hours)
  • MG 6460. Innovation (2 credit hours)
  • MG 6540. Cross Cultural Management (2 credit hours)
  • MG 6680. Organizational Change (2 credit hours)
  • MK 6420. Selling and Persuasion (1 credit hour)
  • MK 6475. Corporate Marketing and Social Media (2 credit hours)
  • MK 6510. International Marketing (2 credit hours)