Full-Time MBA Program

Customizing Your MBA

Innovative Electives

During your second year, you can really delve into areas that specifically meet your career goals. The Merage School offers a wide variety of elective courses, and in the pioneering and visionary spirit of the school, we are always creating new courses.

Click here to view a detailed list of all Merage MBA course descriptions, including electives.

Selected Elective Courses




  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Statement Analysis I - Earning Quality and Asset Analysis
  • Financial Statement Analysis II - Liability and Equity Analysis
  • Managerial Accounting


  • Bonds and Fixed Income
  • Corporate Valuation
  • Derivatives
  • Investments
  • Mergers and Acquisitions - Growth Strategies
  • Multinational Finance
  • Portfolio Management
  • Risk Management
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity
  • Wealth Management


  • EDGE
  • Global Competitive Strategy
  • International Management
  • International Real Estate
  • International Residential
  • Managing in a Global Economy
  • Supply Chain Management

Economics/Public Policy/Healthcare

  • Business and Government
  • The Business of Medicine
  • Healthcare Entrepreneurship: From Physician to CEO
  • Macroeconomics
  • Managing Nonprofits
  • Physicians as Medical Directors
  • Physicians, Healthcare and the Law
  • U.S. Healthcare Policy

Information Systems

  • Business Intelligence for
    Analytical Decisions
  • Critical IT Decisions for Executives
  • Database Management and Applications
  • Digital Strategy and Markets
  • Technology Strategy Consulting


  • Advertising and
    Communications Management
  • Brand Management
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Design Management and Innovation
  • Marketing on the Internet
  • Marketing Research
  • Marketing Strategies for
    High-Tech Companies
  • Micromarketing Lab
  • New Product Development
  • Strategic Brand Management

Operations and Decisions Technologies

  • Analytical Decision-Making Models for Management
  • Decision Analysis
  • Forecasting and Data Mining
  • Project Management
  • Revenue Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Organization and Management

  • Creativity and Innovation
  • International Management
  • Leadership Strategies
  • Managing Groups, Teams
    and Collaborations
  • Managing in a Global Economy
  • Managing Performance in the
    21st Century
  • Negotiations
  • Organizational Change
  • Power and Politics
  • Strategic Communications

Real Estate

  • Applied Real Estate Security Analytics and Portfolio Management
  • International Real Estate
  • Introduction to the Real
    Estate Process
  • Mortgage-Backed Securities and Structured Debts
  • Real Estate Capital Markets
  • Real Estate Development Process
  • Seminars on the Real Estate Enterprise


  • Business Dynamics
  • Competitive Intelligence
  • Corporate Governance
  • Digital Strategy and Markets
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Global Competitive Strategy
  • New Venture Management
  • Practice of General Management
  • Sustainability and
    Competitive Advantage
  • Topics in Strategic Innovation


  • Applied Game Theory for Managers
  • Business Law
  • Experiential Learning
  • Social Media

*Subject to change