The Evening MBA Program consists of 14 three-credit courses for a total of 42 credits.
“The professors are really there to work with you and what you already bring to the table and make it doable.”Krysia Lesniak, Pharm.D. / MBA Candidate, Class of 2022
ECN590: Principles of Economics
(3 crs.) Survey of micro- and macroeconomic theory. (Lec. 3) Pre: graduate standing in accounting, labor and industrial relations, or M.B.A. program.
MBA500: Statistical Methods for Management
(3 crs.) Introductory statistical methods applied to business problems. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability, distributions, inference, regression analysis, chi-square analysis, and introduction to time series.
MBA502: Organizational Behavior
(3 crs,) Examination of the theory, research, and practice of organizational behavior in work settings, focusing on individual, interpersonal, group, and organizational factors influence work-relevant attitudes and behaviors.
MBA503: Financial Accounting
(3 crs.) Covers basic accounting principles, accounting systems design, and financial reporting issues. Focusing on financial statement analysis techniques necessary to accurately assess a company’s financial position and results of operations.
MBA504: Financial Management
(3 crs.) Functions and responsibilities of financial managers. Examination of: financial statement analysis, cost of capital, capital structure, valuation, markets, capital budgeting, working capital, mergers, bankruptcy, multinational finance.
MBA505: Managerial Marketing
(3 crs.) Analysis of marketing problems and determination of marketing policies in product development, promotion, pricing, channel selection; legal aspects.
MBA560: Operations and Supply Chain Management
(3 crs.) The management of manufacturing and service operations. Topics include flow processes, inventories, scheduling, capacity, and operations strategy.
MBA565: Strategic Management
(3 crs.) Integration of functional areas of business through case studies and simulation-based explorations of management problems, and the evaluation of alternative solutions. Discussion of the competitive, social and environmental challenges of domestic and multinational firms.
Samples schedules are provides to show how completing the MBA can align with completing the Pharm.D.. The samples do not show the effect of waiving any courses.
|ECN590 Principles of Economics (possible waiver)|
|MBA500 Statistical Methods for Management (possible waiver)|
|MBA502 Organizational Behavior|
|MBA503 Financial Accounting|
|MBA504 Financial Management|
|MBA505 Marketing Management|
|MBA560 Operations & Supply Chain Management|
|MBA565 Strategic Management|
|4 Pharm.D. courses||Completed as part of Pharm.D.||Completed as part of Pharm.D.||Completed as part of Pharm.D.||Completed as part of Pharm.D.|
|MBA Elective 1|
|MBA Elective 2|
Pharm.D. classes can be used for the 4 of the 6 elective courses in the MBA program. The two additional electives are selected in consultation with the MBA Program Coordinator.
Anthony Aiudi, Pharm.D. / MBA ’14
“You’ll learn as much from the people in the room that you will from whatever the finance equation is.”
MBA Course Waivers
ECN 590 and MBA 500 may be waived for students with applicable coursework. You must have completed two approved undergraduate courses (minimum grade B in each class) for each course taken within five years of when you matriculate. Courses are approved by the College of Business. AP credits cannot count towards waivers.
Courses Applicable for Waivers
Two courses required from this list:
|ECN 100||Introduction to Economics|
|ECN 305||Competing Traditions in Economics|
|ECN 306||Introduction to Empirical Economics Research|
|ECN 323||Intermediate Microeconomics|
|ECN 324||Intermediate Macroeconomics|
|ECN 327||Intermediate Economic Theory:Income & Employment|
|ECN 328||Intermediate Economic Theory: Pricing and Distribution|
|ECN/PSC 333||Economics and the Law|
|ECN 334||Money, Financial Marketing, and Monetary Policy|
|ECN 335||Intermarket Economic Analysis|
|ECN 337||Industriial Organization and Public Policy|
|ECN 338||International Economics|
|ECN 358||Globalization and National Economies|
|ECN 360||Health Economics|
|ECN 363||Economic Growth and Development|
|ECN 368||Labor Economics|
|ECN 376||Introduction to Econometrics|
|ECN 390||Topics in Economics|
|EEC 105||Introduction to Resource Economics|
|EEC 205||Environmental Economics and Policy|
|EEC 310||Economics of Natural Resource Management and Policy|
|PHP 580 *||Pharmacoeconomic Analysis|
* With PHP580 only need 1 graduate level course is needed to waive ECN590
Two courses required from this list:
|BAI/BUS 210||Managerial Statistics I|
|BAI/BUS 212||Managerial Statistics II|
|BPS/STA/PHP 411||Biostatistics II|
|MTH 451||Introduction to Probability and Statistics|
|MTH 452||Mathematical Statistics|
|STA 220||Statistics in Modern Society|
|STA 305||Introduction to Statistical Computing with R|
|STA 307||Introduction to Biostatistics (not open to students with credits in 308 or 409)|
|STA 308||Introduction to Statistics (not open to students with credits in 307 or 409)|
|STA 409||Statiistical Mehods in Research I (not open to students with credit in 307 or 308)|
|STA 412||Statistical Methods in Research II|
|STA 414||Measurement of Health Outcomes|
|STA 441||Introduction to Multivariate3 Statistical Learning|
A waiver exam is available for MBA 500, click here for details
Complete a Pharm.D. and MBA in 6 years with as few as 8 additional courses
After Pharm.D. courses and electives are considered, and eligible waivers are applied, you may be able to graduate with a Pharm.D. and an MBA with as few as 8 additional courses.
The Evening MBA programs are held at the URI Feinstein Providence Campus, 80 Washington Street, Providence. In the Evening MBA program, Fall and spring semester classes meet one night per week typically from 6-8:45pm. Summer courses meet at night– but there are two terms, with classes meeting twice a week for five weeks.Learn More