Kanbar College of Design, Engineering & Commerce


Master of Business Administration




36 - 45


18 - 24 Months


Business Foundations (9 credits)

  • MBF 503 Foundations of Economic Analysis
  • MBF 504 Intro to Financial & Managerial Accounting
  • MBF 505 Financial Management
  • MBF 508 Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions
  • MBF 510 Operation Management

Business Core (18 credits)

  • MBA 627 Competitive Technical Intelligence
  • MBA 628 Accounting for Management Decisions
  • MBA 629 Financial Policy & Planning
  • MBA 630 Operations From a Systems Perspective
  • MBA 642 Strategic Insight & Implementation
  • MBA 700 International Economics & Finance

Innovation Core (9 credits)

  • MBA 602 Managing Innovative People & Teams
  • MBA 604 Business Model Innovation
  • MBA 731 Design Thinking in Business


This concentration enhances your knowledge in biopharmaceuticals with an understanding of the commercialization of advanced medicine, including cell and gene therapies, recombinant vaccines, and monoclonal antibodies. Learn key strategies, analytics, regulations, and quality standards through our renowned curriculum, created in collaboration with our Jefferson Institute of Bioprocessing (JIB) – the only specialized education and training institute in biopharmaceutical processing in North America that combines commercial single-use processing equipment with the internationally recognized National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) curriculum.

  • ENGR 621 Introduction to Biopharmaceuticals & Biologics Production
  • ENGR 619 Biopharmaceuticals & Biologics: Regulatory & Quality
  • ENGR 620 Biopharmaceutical Commercialization: Strategy & Analytics

The Cannabis Business Specialization is designed to equip you with specialized business knowledge and skills specific to the cannabis industry. In the two required courses, students will gain an understanding of the emerging issues in the cannabis industry, the cultural and social history of cannabis, cannabis laws and regulations, and major aspects of quality assurance and control in cannabis testing. You have the flexibility to choose one elective course to complete the program and expand your knowledge in cannabis medicine, cannabis science, or entrepreneurship.

  • CBU 501 Emerging Issues in the Cannabis Industry
  • CCT 508 Quality Control & Quality Assurance in Medical Cannabis Analysis & Dispensing

Elective Course (choose one):

  • CMD 503 Pathology Potentially Responsive to Cannabis
  • CMD 504 Conventional & Cannabinoid Therapy of Disease
  • CMD 505 Health Implications of Medicinal Cannabis
  • CSC 511 Botany & Chemistry
  • CSC 512 Forensic Analysis of Cannabis & Cannabis-Derived Products
  • CSC 513 Cannabinoid Pharmacology
  • MBA 759 Entrepreneurship
  • Internship (approved by PD)

This concentration is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to build a rewarding career in the healthcare industry. It prepares graduates to be successful in an ever-changing healthcare environment driven by data and analytics, with the ability to turn data into insight and action. This track helps transform students into analytical thinkers and leaders with the capability of tackling the large amounts of data in healthcare. They will build upon the MBA's core business curriculum of design thinking, financial, managerial, and operational courses that develop the analytical and leadership skills needed to interpret and solve real-world problems. Students will develop a strong foundation of data analytic skills that are in high demand and will propel their career trajectory in the healthcare industry.

  • HDS 501 Health Informatics and Analytics 
  • HDS 518 Data Science I  
  • HDS 532 Data Visualization

  • MBA 625 Communication, Negotiation & Creative Economy
  • MBA 714 New Product Development
  • MBA 759 Entrepreneurship

The Real Estate Development Specialization introduces the economic, social, and physical issues inherent in environmentally and fiscally sustainable real estate and land-use development. Through real-world case studies presented by leading developers, coursework encompasses market analysis and valuation, finance and investment, legal issues of ownership and land-use, public-private partnerships, urban regeneration and adaptive reuse, construction science and management, in addition to multiple design and development paradigms and their long-term local, national, and global impacts. Sustainable strategies inform a curriculum sensitive both to the ethical dimension of development and the parameters of a capital-driven market.

  • MRE 601 Sustainable Real Estate Development Process

Choose Two of the Following:

  • MRE 604 Case Study: Mixed-Use, Commercial & Health Care Facilities
  • MRE 615 Real Estate Finance & Investment
  • MRE 620 Case Study: Urban Revitalization, Historic Neighborhoods & Adaptive Reuse
  • MRE 625 Real Estate Law & Ethical Practices
  • MRE 630 Market Analysis & Valuation
  • MRE 638 Public-Private Partnerships
  • Tax 789 Real Estate Taxation