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Curriculum for the MBA

The Master of Business Administration degree requires 42 academic credits (approximately 14 courses). The lockstep curriculum is designed to be completed in two years. The T-Style curriculum delivers a focused specialization followed by the MBA Core.

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Hybrid learning offers depth and flexibility

The TCNJ MBA degree program combines the best of online learning with face-to-face instruction, all led by accomplished faculty. Students meet in class for eight hours on Saturdays, six times in the fall and spring, plus four times in the summer. Winter courses will be offered 100% online.


Data Analytics — The data analytics specialization will provide contemporary analytic skills for complex business decision-making.

Finance — Specializing in finance allows students to build in-depth understanding in financial theory and to acquire various quantitative/analytic tools. Students may pursue a professional certification such as a CFA® Level I (and possible Level II) during or after the program. Upon program completion, students can access to new career opportunities across financial services and across industries.

Strategy, Innovation and Leadership — The track in Strategy, Innovation and Leadership is designed to create leaders of change. Organizations survive and prosper by challenging the status quo and by finding new ways to deliver value. This track explores organizational and individual processes that leads to innovative ideas, products, and services. The specialization invites students to think strategically, gain new insights on how people and organizations work, and develop managerial skills that will enable individuals to lead others in change initiatives.

Years one and two overview

Course offerings subject to change

Year one

Data Analytics Track

  • Data Analytics
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Visualization
  • Database Management
  • Text Mining
  • Deep Learning
  • Geospatial Analysis
  • Applied Regression Analysis and Applied Time Series and Forecasting

Finance Track

  • Applied Regression Analysis
  • Financial Decision Making
  • Corporate Governance
  • Investments in Global Markets
  • International Banking and Capital Markets
  • Risk Management and Financial Modeling
  • Financial Analysis Practicum

Strategy, Innovation and Leadership Track (In-Development)

  • Strategic Thinking
  • New Product Leadership
  • Business Communications
  • Psychology of Leadership
  • Innovation
  • Negotiations and Dispute Resolution
  • Talent Management

Year two

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Corporate Finance and Valuation (Finance track)
  • Financial Decision Making (Data Analytics and Strategy, Innovation and Leadership tracks)
  • Global Operations & Supply Chain
  • Corporate Responsibility and the Regulatory Environment
  • Global Strategy

Business Practitioner Involvement

The Graduate Advisory Committee of TCNJ alumni and business professionals will provide ongoing input and support to enrolled students. Most courses offered will involve experienced business practitioners, whether face-to-face or online.

Application Process
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