MBA courses are designed to equip students with a strong, comprehensive foundation in business management and a strategic mindset. 

Gonzaga offers two optional concentrations, Finance and Project Management, as well as a general MBA with a variety of elective options in marketing, data analytics, entrepreneurship, and more.

Our optional concentrations are for on-campus students only.

Both the general MBA and Finance concentration are 33 credits, spread between 23 core credits and 10 elective credits. The Project Management concentration is a 35-credit degree, spread between 23 core credits and 12 elective credits. 

Core Curriculum

Core courses are normally offered every fall, spring, and during one of our two summer sessions. 

  • MBUS 600: Orientation Workshop (0 credits) required in first semester
  • MBUS 610: Economic Environment of the Firm (2 credits)
  • MBUS 612: Managing People & Performance (2 credits)
  • MBUS 613: Quantitative Methods & Statistical Analysis (3 credits)
  • MBUS 614: Business Ethics (2 credits)
  • MBUS 624: Finance Theory & Practice (2 credits)
  • MBUS 625: Operations Theory & Practice (2 credits)
  • MBUS 626: Information Systems Theory & Practice (2 credits)
  • MBUS 627: Marketing Theory & Practice (2 credits)
  • MBUS 628: Managerial Accounting (2 credits) 
  • MBUS 629: Corporate Financial Reporting (2 credits)
  • MBUS 616: Strategic Management (2 credits) capstone-final semester

Learn more about each core course offered in the MBA program.


Gonzaga MBA students complete approximately one third of the program (10 credits) in elective coursework, allowing the flexibility to tailor the program based on personal and professional goals.

View a sampling of elective courses offered in the MBA program.

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