The Aris Kaplanis MBA program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. ACBSP accreditation focuses on recognizing teaching excellence, determining student learning outcomes, and a continuous improvement model. Our student-centered teaching and learning approach, which is measured and analyzed for quality, ensures that students gain the right skills from their educational investment.


Required Courses

Semester Hours

GSB 500 MBA Program Orientation 0
GSB 512 Ethical Communication for Leaders 3
GSB 521 Accounting for Managers 3
GSB 531 Economics for Managers 3
GSB 541 Finance for Managers 3
GSB 551 Marketing for Managers 3
GSB 561 Data-Driven Decisions for Managers 3
GSB 575 Managing and Leading 3
GSB 587 Leading Innovation and Change 3
GSB 590 Strategic Management Capstone 3
GSB Elective Course 3
Prerequisite Requirements

Students applying for admission to the Aris Kaplanis MBA program must complete required prerequisite coursework in accounting, finance, management, marketing, and statistics with a grade of C- or better (with an overall minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0) The five prerequisite courses at 花季传媒 that must be completed prior to admission are:

  • MTH 119 Statistics I (or higher level statistics course)
  • ACC 190 Principles of Accounting (or ACC 201 and ACC 202)
  • MGT 200 Skills for Managers and Leaders
  • MKT 200 Marketing
  • FIN 200 Corporate Finance

If students do not complete these courses at 花季传媒, they must complete them at a regionally accredited institution with approved course equivalency, or demonstrate other equivalency through a combination of academic preparation, proficiency, and professional experience as determined by the MBA Program Coordinator. The MBA Program Coordinator will assess acceptability of all coursework taken previously prior to enrolling into the Aris Kaplanis MBA Program.