Helzberg School MBA Prerequisites

Most of the prerequisite courses are met with an undergraduate degree in business and prerequisites  may be taken in tandem with graduate work. To meet the core prerequisite requirements, all courses need to be completed with a grade of C or better.  These course are offered in certain terms throughout the year, and are either an 8-week or 16-week course.  You may also complete and transfer the equivalent coursework from another academic institution.  Contact the Director of Graduate Business Admission at 816-501-4632 if you have questions regarding prerequisites.

  • AC 4500 Principles of Accounting (waived in lieu of six hours of undergraduate accounting)
  • EC 4500 Applied Quantitative Methods (waived in lieu of three hours of undergraduate statistics and three hours of college algebra or higher)
  • EC 4550 Principles of Economics (waived in lieu of six hours of macro and microeconomics)
  • FN 3000 Essentials of Finance (or equivalent)
  • MK 3000 Principles of Marketing (or equivalent)