2021-2022 Academic Catalog

MBA in Business Administration: Social Work Administration

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Program Description

The social work administration concentration of the MBA program is designed to help social work practitioners build leadership competencies and business knowledge. Students in this program are required to have earned -- or be working toward -- the MSW degree at Cal U. 

Program Coordinators

Dr. Stephanie Adam (MBA Program Coordinator) and Dr. Thoa Pham (MSW Program Coordinator)

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Cal U's business and economics programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a leading specialized accreditation body for business education supporting, celebrating and rewarding teaching excellence. The association embraces the virtues of teaching excellence and emphasizes to students that it is essential to learn.


Course Credits
Core Courses  
MBA 700  Business Foundations 3
MBA 710  Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis 3
MBA 720  Leading the Enterprise 3
MBA 730  Managerial Decision Making 3
MBA 740  Business, Government and Society 3
MBA 750  MBA Capstone 3
Course Options (Specialized Courses)  
SWK 705  Human Behavior and Social Environment 3
SWK 707  Human Diversity 3
SWK 709  Social Welfare Policy and Services 3
SWK 812  Practice in Social Work Supervision and Administration 3
Business Electives (500-level or higher ACC, BUS, ECO, ENP, FIN, HRM, MBA, MGT, MIS or MKT) 6
Total 36

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