Graduate research is an integral part of the MBA program.
Through its graduate faculty, curricula, and research programs, the University offers to its more than 1,500 graduate students the choice of many master's degree programs, including an AACSB accredited MBA program as well as specialist degrees in educational administration and counseling. Graduate Studies is strongly committed to fostering a successful learning environment by maintaining small classes and individualized research experiences for graduate students.
The information below is designed to provide you with the successful ingredients for completion of an Applied Research Project. Contact Graduate Studies if you need additional information as you plan your graduate education and as you engage in your final step of the master's degree program -- a scholarly assimilation of ideas and hypotheses that highlights your attained skills, your personal intellect, and most of all, reflects both your integrity and knowledge in your chosen field.
BA657 Applied Research Project Approval
A topic approval form must be completed and turned in to the MBA office in the semester prior to the semester in which the student enrolls in BA657. Any study that involves the use of Human Subjects (e.g. surveys, observations, testing, use of institutional data) will require approval of the Human Subjects Committee. Studies involving the use of animals must have approval of the Institutional Animal Care and Usage Committee (IACUC).