MBA Specialization in Interdisciplinary Business

The interdisciplinary business specialization is for students who choose a general business MBA over a specific specialization track. Students in this general MBA in business track may pursue a wide range of topics or can develop their own focus to meet their specific career goals.

Curriculum & Course Information

The Professional’s MBA Interdisciplinary Business specialization requires students to complete three elective courses. Students may follow a theme of their choosing as they mix and match from the electives offered under the four other specializations. Some courses may require prerequisites.

Available Elective Courses:

 Data Analytics and Digital Technologies

  • Introduction to Data Science
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Managing Global Supply Chains
  • Project Management
  • Data Visualization for Decision Making
  • Data Management and Database Systems
  • Digital Marketing and Analytics
  • Special Topics in Data Analytics and Digital Technologies
  • Business Intelligence and Data Mining


  • Investment Analysis
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • International Finance
  • Fixed Income Securities
  • Derivatives and Risk Management
  • Special Topics in Finance
  • Valuation
  • Sellinger Applied Portfolio


  • Entrepreneurship
  • Managing Global Supply Chains
  • Project Management
  • Customer Experience Design and Delivery
  • Customer-Focused Innovation Management
  • Workplace Equity and Professional Identity
  • International Study Tour: Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Leadership
  • Leading Organizational Change
  • Special Topics in Management
  • Power and Influence
  • Negotiation and Dispute Resolution


  • Digital Marketing and Analytics
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Customer Experience Design and Delivery
  • Customer-Focused Innovation Management
  • Strategies for Marketing Communication
  • Special Topics in Marketing
  • International Marketing
Special topics courses are updated by academic year or term to discuss contemporary issues and to meet the needs and requests of students.

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MBA Specializations

In addition to interdisciplinary business, our Professional’s MBA program can be customized for four other specializations:

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