At Goizueta, we believe business education should be delivered through a dynamic and relevant curriculum, and our approach to educating students reflects this. Our innovative curriculum blends experiential learning with core fundamentals to set students apart from other MBAs in the marketplace. Add to this our focus on these skills in the first semester of both our One-Year and Two-Year MBA Program formats, and your access to a full slate of electives as early as your second semester, and you can understand why recruiters feel our students are prepared to add immediate value to their organizations.
Hear our program dean, Brian Mitchell 00MBA/MPH, and our dynamic faculty and students explain just how our curriculum strategy impacts students' learning and long-term success.
The foundations of your MBA education start with these required courses. They ground you in the basics of business, and provide a framework for your continued work in your elective courses. Our curriculum is designed so that you will complete all of your core courses in your first semester so that you can select electives and other opportunities to customize your path throughout the following semesters.
- BUS 501 - Economics
- BUS 550 - Data & Decision Analytics
- BUS 540 - Marketing Management
- BUS 512 - Financial Reporting & Analysis
- BUS 561A - Professional Communications
- BUS 691 - Leading With Emotional Intelligence
- BUS 530 - Leading Organizations & Strategy
- BUS 520 - Managerial Finance
- BUS 551 - Processes & Systems Management
- MP-required elective
- Management Practice
Core Course Waivers
If you have a strong business or economics background, optional waiver exams are available. While the overall length of the MBA program does not change, passing waiver exams offers you the freedom substitute core courses with electives – offering greater customization for your desired career path.