Walsh Catalog 2021-2022

Walsh

Tech Master of Business Administration (TECHMBA)*

Program Overview

The Tech MBA is an interdisciplinary collaboration combining the business and technology knowledge necessary to prepares graduates for senior leadership positions in a wide variety of technical fields. Designed to allow students with an engineering or scientific background to earn both an engineering certificate from Kettering University, and an MBA from Walsh, this novel degree advances students' technological knowledge while integrating the business acumen needed to solve the multifaceted problems organizations face in today's complex world.

The Tech MBA program consists of 9-10 classes for 30-33 credits. The Tech MBA degree requires a minimum of 18 semester credit hours in residence at Walsh.

Program Requirements

Online Course Orientation
The free and no credit Moodle orientation (MDL*001*R1) is mandatory for all students. MDL*001*R1 must be taken prior to the start of the first course.

MBA Tech Foundation Course

MGT 502FOUNDATIONS FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS

3

MBA Core Course Name

ACC 510FINANCIAL AND MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING

3

FIN 500PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE

3

MGT 600ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND LEADERSHIP

3

MGT 633LEADING PROJECTS, PROGRAMS AND OPERATIONS

3

MKT 550MARKETING FUNDAMENTALS

3

MGT 685STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF THE ENTERPRISE

3

Interdisciplinary Tech Electives (Taught by Kettering University at Walsh)

Choose three courses from the following:

IDS-CE 672VIRTUAL REALITY SYSTEMS: MODELING & CONTROL

4

IDS-ECE 601ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING PRINCIPLES FOR MOBILITY SYSTEMS

4

IDS-IME 601INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING PRINCIPLES FOR MOBILITY SYSTEMS

4

IDS-IME 676LEAN SIX SIGMA

4

IDS-MEC 601MECHANICAL ENGINEERING PRINCIPLES FOR MOBILITY SYSTEMS

4

IDS-MEC 691INTRODUCTION TO THERMAL SCIENCE

4

Tech MBA Additional Electives (if needed)

Choose from any 500-600-level course not already required in the program.

*ACBSP requires new programs to be in place for two years and have graduates from the program before it will be reviewed for accreditation.

Graduation Requirements

Students must complete the prescribed requirements to graduate with a master’s degree from Walsh.

  • Complete the program of study within a period of 60 calendar months (five years) from the initial date of course enrollment (as designated by the first semester attended on the student’s Walsh transcript). Extensions to this time requirement will only be granted upon review of the request by the chief academic officer or designee.
  • Students are limited to no more than 6 semester credit hours of courses in directed study, practicum and/or internships.
  • Earn a minimum 30 graduate semester credit hours, which may include up to a maximum of 12 semester credit hours of advanced standing, therefore requiring 18 semester credit hours in residence in the Tech MBA program.
  • Earn a grade of “C” (2.000) or better in each course counted toward graduation.
  • Achieve a cumulative grade point average of “B” (3.000) or better within the degree requirements at Walsh.
  • Students preparing for graduation must file an official Application for Graduation Form with the Records and Registration office. Students can make an appointment with an academic advisor to review graduation requirements.
  • Students can view their degree completion progress any time by logging into Self-Service for Students through the portal and clicking on “My Progress.”