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writing requirements

The MBA Program has adopted the use of the APA (American Psychological Association) style of documentation. Students will be held responsible for using this style when writing within the MBA Program coursework.

All new MBA students will need to have access to (or purchase) the Quick Access Reference for Writers by Lynn Troyka. Students will be responsible for its content when writing papers within the MBA Program.

Major areas of information include

  • Thinking and reading reflectively
  • The writing process
  • Sentences, words
  • Research (using and extracting information, drafting and revising)
  • APA documentation
  • Document design
  • Grammar basics
  • Tips for multilingual writers
  • Punctuation and mechanics

Links to Writing Help



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MBA Program
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