MBA Curriculum

The AUIS MBA curriculum is taught by faculty members committed to excellence in their professions and with real-world business experience. 

Students learn to build productive organizations through stimulating classroom discussions, research projects and case studies covering a broad range of subjects.

The AUIS MBA is a 17 course (32 credit hours) program meeting the accrediting standards of both American and KRG accrediting institutions. Students take 14 core courses and then can choose among 9 electives or select a three-course specialization to build a comprehensive knowledge base in a specific area of interest.

Please review our complete list of the curriculum and course descriptions. 

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Discover which specialization is best for you: 

The AUIS MBA in Finance is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of financial management, financial institutions, and investment strategies. The Finance specialization includes advanced study and application in budgeting and control procedures, international finance, portfolio theory, risk management, and working capital management.
The AUIS MBA degree in Leadership program was specifically designed for professionals who are currently leading or plan to lead their organizations as they build new markets, services, products, and innovations. The Leadership curriculum is designed for those who want to lead organizational change amid the challenges of an increasingly changing business landscape.
The AUIS MBA in Project Management introduces students to an increasingly popular profession as more companies move to project team-based business models.