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MBA – Organizational Management and Leadership

  • Contact 

    Dr. John Laski
    Email: jlaski@njcu.edu
    Phone: (201) 200-3353 / (201) 200-2410
    Fax: (201) 200-3242

    Located in the Professional Studies Building, Room 414 / Harborside Financial Center, Plaza 4A  

    Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Organizational Management and Leadership Specialization

    The Organizational Management and Leadership specialization prepares individuals for responsibilities in business, government and non-profit entities. This specialization develops skills in the management of cross-functional teams, project management, technology application, and new products and services development. A focus of the specialization is on managing a diverse work force and competing in a multi-cultural global environment.

    Admission Requirements:

    • The completion of a Bachelor's degree.
    • The minimum requirement for admission to the MBA / MS programs is 3.0 (Effective spring 2014)
    • Students whose undergraduate GPA is between 2.75-2.99 will be considered for admission and matriculation with the following conditions:
      • Business undergraduate majors with a GPA below 3.0 (2.75-2.99) must take the GMAT and attain a score of 560 (50th percentile) or better.
      • Or, must take Graduate Business Essentials in the first semester and attain a grade of B to continue in the MS or MBA program.
      • NJCU business graduates with GPA 2.75-2.99 must also get a recommendation from the business unit coordinator or a senior faculty member of their major.
      • Non-business majors must have a GPA of 2.75 or better and must take Graduate Business Essentials in the first semester and attain a grade of B to continue in the MS or MBA program.
    • Meet all minimum requirements of the Graduate Studies Office. These requirements include: completed application; transcripts; recommendation letters; essay; resume; and GMAT test results. An interview may be requested.
    • Additional requirements for international students include: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test result, and Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE), or World Education Services (WES) evaluation of international transcripts.
      • Graduate courses from other institutions may be accepted with approval of the Graduate Business Department.
    • To apply for graduate study go to the Graduate Application web page
    • For more information about the GMAT exam go to GMAT.  
    • For more information about the TOEFL exam go to TOEFL
    • Update on Graduate Requirements and Test Waiver Request, click here

    Graduate courses are held at NJCU at HARBORSIDE located at Financial Center Plaza 4A, 286 Washington Street, Jersey City, New Jersey, 07302.


    The Business Administration Department is accredited by

     Prerequisite Requirements:
    The 36-credit course of study assumes an undergraduate degree in Business, which includes financial accounting at the intermediate level, and two semesters of statistics. Students with a degree in Business but without these courses may be required to take:

    • ACCT 601 Financial Accounting (3 credits) and
    • BUSI 603 Quantitative Methods for Business Entities (3 credits) 

    Similar graduate courses from other institutions may be accepted with approval of the program coordinator.

    Course Requirements

    Course  Course Title  Credits 
      Core Requirements - 21 credits   
    BUSI 606   Managerial Economics 3
    FINC 607  Corporate Financial Management 3
    MGMT 611   Behavioral Issues and Ethics in Management 3
    MGMT 612  Global Strategic Management 3
    BUSI 613  Decision Analysis 3
    MKTG 615  Contemporary Marketing Perspectives 3
    BUSI 652   Strategic Profitability Analysis 3

    Organizational Management &Leadership Specialization - 
    12 credits 
     Prerequisites: BUSI 606, FINC 607 & MGMT 611 

    MGMT 711  Managing for Internal Innovation 3
    MGMT 712   Strategic Human Resources Management 3
    MGMT 713  Managing the Service Organization 3
    MGMT 714  Situational and Transformational Leadership 3
      Capstone Requirement - 3 credits   
    BUSI 799   Capstone Business Administration 3


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