after being admitted, students should register for the Mandatory Orientation
that is conducted exclusively by the Coggin College of Business. They should then review the degree evaluation
that they received in the mail and email the MBA advisor (all contact
information is included on the degree evaluation) with any questions or concerns. The student then logs onto their myWings
account to look for several items:
are responsible for checking their UNF email on a daily basis, clearing all
holds prior to registration, knowing the academic calendar with all dates &
deadlines, reviewing and scheduling their own courses, and know how to maneuver
of North Florida began
its MBA program in 1972. The program gained AACSB accreditation in 1981 and was
successfully re-accredited in 1998 under its new title, AACSB International—The
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The Coggin College of Business continues
successful accreditation to this day.
The Coggin College of Business has always emphasized academic
excellence through its curricula and faculty. The MBA program focuses on
developing a general management perspective and offers intensive graduate level
study in accounting, economics, decision sciences, finance, management, and
marketing. Throughout the program, emphasis is given to policy formulation and
the interrelationships of business disciplines. Applications in ethics, total
quality management, international business, information technology, and
value-based management are included in anticipation of 21st century
The MBA program enrolls about 550 students, mostly working
professionals of the Northeast Florida area.
The typical MBA student takes two courses each term while working fulltime.
About 20 percent of the MBA’s are full-time students taking three or more
courses per term. This mix of employed, part-time students having several years
of managerial experience with full-time students enhances the classroom
environment substantially. Most MBA classes are offered Monday and Wednesday or
Tuesday and Thursday evenings, some weekends and some afternoons.
The MBA program is designed for students with any bachelor’s
degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Students with
non-business degrees prepare for graduate business study by completing
appropriate Foundation Courses. The MBA advanced program is 36 semester hours
(9 core courses plus 3 electives). While the MBA is designed as a generalist
degree, students may specialize through their choice of electives and approved
Graduate classes are typically smaller than undergraduate
classes, which facilitates increased interaction between individual students
and the faculty member teaching the course.
Classes are often conducted on a traditional
face-to-face classroom basis.
On a very limited scale, we also offer some blended learning
classes. These classes meet occasionally
throughout the semester while a large portion of learning is provided
Additionally, we offer some transformational learning
opportunities through faculty led study abroad courses and our semester
exchange program. Short term Faculty led study abroad, one or two weeks,
provides MBA students with the opportunity to learn about business environment
in a foreign country while obtaining credit towards their degree. Students with
interest in having a longer experience abroad we offer semester exchange
opportunities and the GlobalMBA and Ibero-AmericanMBA programs.
MBA student is responsible for knowing all dates and deadlines, knowing the
prerequisites for courses, registering for classes in a timely manner,
presenting all assignments as instructed by the professor, and being present
during all required class meetings.
Additionally, the Coggin College of Business expects all students to
practice professional oral & written communication, business ethics in
& out of the classroom and self-motivation.
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