Concentrations

Concentrations

Pursuing Areas of Concentration

Students at Rowan University’s Rohrer College of Business customize their degree pathways based on career goals and employer, workplace, and industry demands.

With the most customizable MBA curriculum in the region, you’ll have the ability to hone your skills in specific areas of business – or explore building knowledge across sectors -- to expand your insights and set yourself apart from the competition.

All Rowan MBA students pursue the same 18 credits to satisfy core requirements of the 36-credit curriculum. Rowan MBA students also enjoy the freedom of customizing 18 credits to meet their career pursuits.

Rowan MBA students can choose two related Concentrations to build significant depth, two distinct Concentrations to build breadth, or even choose one Concentration and three elective courses across disciplines to gain a wide view from varying perspectives.

Accounting

Preparing and interpreting financial reporting statements, mastering budgeting processes and operational planning, and insights into subsidiaries, partnerships, intercompany transactions, mergers and acquisitions are crucial for career paths including CPA, tax manager, budget analyst, auditing manager, and for moving toward VP or Chief Accounting Officer.

Business Analytics

Analyzing and interpreting numerical data and qualitative information to critically explore and investigate past business performances to gain insights and drive future decision making and planning for improved performance. Areas of focus include optimizing processes, statistical forecasting techniques, and alternative decision-making.

Cannabis Commercialization

Exploring competitive dynamics, opportunities for innovation, and current business landscapes of the rapidly evolving and highly regulated cannabis industry by delving into concepts and constructs that are unique to the cannabis industry but also exploring business model innovations that are applicable across industries.

Data Analytics

Professionals proficient with software, data, and computational tools to explore and discover relevant insights are in high demand. Critical thinking skills and information analysis for purposes of improving organizational efficiency and solving business problems.

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurial Mindsets are in demand. Employers, alumni, and CEOs from across industries agree that entrepreneurial approaches to outcomes – being drawn to opportunities, innovation, and value creation - are essential for success in today’s business world.

Finance

Rigorous financial coursework that combines quantitative techniques with practical experience. Ideal for those in pursuit of Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) professions.

HR Management

Talent management is a critical skill set across management and leadership roles. Maximize employee potential by leveraging recruitment, selection, development, and reward systems. Drive strategic initiatives and develop organizational talent.

Management

Gain insights, knowledge, and skills to plan, supervise, and make decisions for organizations of all types. Topics include: responsible decision-making, strategic planning, organizational interrelationships, process analysis, predictive analytics, and global leadership and organizational culture.

Organizational Leadership

Leadership practice in a multinational world, influencing and empowering teams with diverse backgrounds, changing organizational culture, business ethics, and achieving high-quality results.

Sustainable Business

Impacts of “green” industries, products, and business practices and gain expertise on how to implement sustainability-oriented changes in areas ranging from operations and product design to finance, marketing, and human resources management.

Management Information Systems (MIS)

Lead organizations to reach maximum benefits from a people-oriented service technology perspective with a focus on project management, business solutions, information utilization, technological resources, database management, and investing in personnel, equipment, and business processes in a world of rapidly changing technology.

Supply Chain and Logistical Systems

Commercial management, business logistics, and supply chain optimization modeling, help prepare for careers that span across industry sectors, corporate and government and non-profit realms.