Feb 05, 2023  
2022-2023 Endicott College Academic Catalog 
  
2022-2023 Endicott College Academic Catalog

School of Business - Graduate Programs


Programs

Business Administration
Business Administration - Experienced Professional (Master of Business Administration)
Business Administration - Fifth Year, Intensive (Master of Business Administration)

Graduate Business Certificates-Mini Masters

Healthcare Management
Healthcare Management (Master of Science)

Information Technology
Information Technology (Master of Science)

 


Business Administration - Experienced Professional (Master of Business Administration)


The MBA program is designed for individuals who wish to advance their careers or for those students who want to begin a career in business. The program employs a collaborative, applied concepts approach to learning regardless of the program delivery. The MBA curriculum is a business and technology infused curriculum giving students the competitive advantage of gaining high in-demand skills and techniques sought after by employers. Each course has a strong ethics component, real-time skills, and projects relevant to students’ professions.

Faculty who have extensive experience in business and management infuse the classroom with a dynamic, hands-on approach to real-world problem solving. The global environment, the technological environment, and the ethical dimensions of managerial decisions pervade the MBA program.

The Endicott College MBA for the Experienced Professional is a 42-credit program designed for working professionals who are seeking to further their professional and personal growth, and energize their careers. The program is for those who have a minimum of two years of relevant work experience. It employs an accelerated model. Students have the option of taking courses online, in the classroom, or in a combination of both delivery formats.

Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 42


Core Courses - 24 Credits


** Students who elect for concentrations in Construction Project Management or Real Estate will take REST550 Construction Project Management instead of ITS575 Agile Project Management.

MBA Concentration Requirements


To complete a concentration in the following areas, students must complete four three-credit courses (for a total of 12 credits) in the area of concentration.

Students may have two concentrations. In order to complete a second concentration, courses used to fulfill the requirements of the first concentration may not be used to meet the requirements of the second concentration. Substitution courses may not be used to satisfy concentration requirements. Students completing the requirements of two concentrations must complete eight three-credit courses (for a total of 24 credits) before the masters degree is awarded.

Learning Outcomes


At the end of the program, the student will be able to:

  • Articulate leadership theory for professional application in the professional world
  • Apply market research, company evaluations, analysis of situations, and recommendations for solutions to business case analysis projects and/or papers.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills to articulate current management trends, including cross-cultural and global awareness
  • Demonstrate knowledge of accounting processes, financial statements and financial analysis to determine critical management decisions quantitatively
  • Demonstrate knowledge of key aspects of the MBA program, finance, accounting, management and leadership knowledge, research, writing and presentation skills
 


Construction Project Management (Mini Master)


Endicott’s Mini Masters are 12 credit skilled based graduate stackable certificates comprised of 4 graduate level courses.  All 4 courses can also be applied toward completing a master in business, master in information technology, or master in healthcare management.  Upon completion of all 4 classes, students will receive a Graduate Certificate and micro credential badge which can be displayed on the student’s LinkedIn profile.

Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 12


Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the program, students will:

  • Gain comprehensive industry knowledge along with the latest trends and development within the construction industry.
  • Plan a construction project, coordinate the resources, create the budgets, and supervise the project from start to finish. 
  • Gain techniques and skills in managing and controlling the progress of construction projects.
  


Real Estate (Mini Master)


Endicott’s Mini Masters are 12 credit skilled based graduate stackable certificates comprised of 4 graduate level courses.  All 4 courses can also be applied toward completing a master in business, master in information technology, or master in healthcare management.  Upon completion of all 4 classes, students will receive a Graduate Certificate and micro credential badge which can be displayed on the student’s LinkedIn profile.

Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 12


Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the program, students will:

  • Gain extensive knowledge of real estate markets and their micro‐ and macro‐economic dynamics.
  • Determine market and trends in the real estate industry.
  • Develop up to date valuation techniques including comparison, cost and income approaches.
  • Determine the financial feasibility of real estate projects within the relevant legal and environmental constraints and taking into account the modeling of uncertainty.
 


Project Management (Mini Master)


Endicott’s Mini Masters are 12 credit skilled based graduate stackable certificates comprised of 4 graduate level courses.  All 4 courses can also be applied toward completing a master in business, master in information technology, or master in healthcare management.  Upon completion of all 4 classes, students will receive a Graduate Certificate and micro credential badge which can be displayed on the student’s LinkedIn profile.

Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 12


Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the program, students will:

  • Manage and lead project teams across a spectrum of business environments.
  • Guide projects from planning to completion.
  • Set budgets and timelines.
  • Acquire outside resources as needed.
  • Identify and evaluate project goals and deliverables.
 


Human Resources Management (Mini Master)


Endicott’s Mini Masters are 12 credit skilled based graduate stackable certificates comprised of 4 graduate level courses.  All 4 courses can also be applied toward completing a master in business, master in information technology, or master in healthcare management.  Upon completion of all 4 classes, students will receive a Graduate Certificate and micro credential badge which can be displayed on the student’s LinkedIn profile.

Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 12


Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the program, students will:

  • Define the essential roles and responsibilities of human resource professionals.
  • Identify and determine human resource-related laws and compliance and liability issues.
  • Develop strategies for recruiting the best employees and successfully on-boarding and training them.
  • Gain an overview of various compensation and benefits system
 


Leadership (Mini Master)


Endicott’s Mini Masters are 12 credit skilled based graduate stackable certificates comprised of 4 graduate level courses.  All 4 courses can also be applied toward completing a master in business, master in information technology, or master in healthcare management.  Upon completion of all 4 classes, students will receive a Graduate Certificate and micro credential badge which can be displayed on the student’s LinkedIn profile.

Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 12


Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the program, students will:

  • Develop a framework for leading and driving an organization.
  • Identify areas for personal development in leadership style
  • Identify and foster a corporate culture that inspires innovation and personal growth.
  • Link data, knowledge and insight to make informed decisions
 


Supply Chain Management (Mini Master)


Endicott’s Mini Masters are 12 credit skilled based graduate stackable certificates comprised of 4 graduate level courses.  All 4 courses can also be applied toward completing a master in business, master in information technology, or master in healthcare management.  Upon completion of all 4 classes, students will receive a Graduate Certificate and micro credential badge which can be displayed on the student’s LinkedIn profile.

Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 12


Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the program, students will:

  • Understand fundamental supply chain management concepts.
  • Apply knowledge to evaluate and manage an effective supply chain.
  • Understand the foundational role of logistics as it relates to transportation and warehousing.
  • Analyze and improve supply chain processes.
 


Cyber Security (Mini Masters)


Endicott’s Mini Masters are 12 credit skilled based graduate stackable certificates comprised of 4 graduate level courses.  All 4 courses can also be applied toward completing a master in business, master in information technology, or master in healthcare management.  Upon completion of all 4 classes, students will receive a Graduate Certificate and micro credential badge which can be displayed on the student’s LinkedIn profile.

Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 12


Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the program, students will:

  • Analyze and resolve security issues in networks and computer systems to secure an IT infrastructure.
  •  Design, develop, test and evaluate secure software. 
  • Develop policies and procedures to manage enterprise security risks.
  • Interpret and forensically investigate security incidents.
 


Non-Profit (Mini Masters)


Endicott’s Mini Masters are 12 credit skilled based graduate stackable certificates comprised of 4 graduate level courses.  All 4 courses can also be applied toward completing a master in business, master in information technology, or master in healthcare management.  Upon completion of all 4 classes, students will receive a Graduate Certificate and micro credential badge which can be displayed on the student’s LinkedIn profile.

Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 12


Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the program, students will:

  • Develop strategic goals, plans and evaluation strategies to improve performance.
  • Engage staff, volunteers and others in meaningful ways to help build community relationships and reach goals.
  • Evaluate challenges and policy issues related to the legal, historical and operational challenges of nonprofits.
  • Identify and cultivate donors to raise funds, write grant proposals and manage capital campaigns.
 


Marketing (Mini Masters)


Endicott’s Mini Masters are 12 credit skilled based graduate stackable certificates comprised of 4 graduate level courses.  All 4 courses can also be applied toward completing a master in business, master in information technology, or master in healthcare management.  Upon completion of all 4 classes, students will receive a Graduate Certificate and micro credential badge which can be displayed on the student’s LinkedIn profile.

Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 12


Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the program, students will:

  • Create marketing strategies that align with larger marketing objectives.
  • Critically analyze the appropriateness of each of the major marketing channels against marketing strategies.
  • Develop, evaluate and execute a comprehensive marketing strategy and plan.
  • Measure and evaluate marketing efforts.
  • Describe the latest marketing technologies
 


Data Analytics (Mini Master)


Endicott’s Mini Masters are 12 credit skilled based graduate stackable certificates comprised of 4 graduate level courses.  All 4 courses can also be applied toward completing a master in business, master in information technology, or master in healthcare management.  Upon completion of all 4 classes, students will receive a Graduate Certificate and micro credential badge which can be displayed on the student’s LinkedIn profile.

Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 12


Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the program, students will:

  • Acquire a fundamental understanding of the analytical techniques and software tools necessary to effectively generate useful information from structured and unstructured datasets of any size.
  • Gain experience in using the tools and techniques of analytics to structure, analyze and visualize projects focused on obtaining actionable insights from complex data.
  • Communicate analytic findings in easy-to-understand written, oral, visual, and/or multimedia formats to clients.
  • Analyze problems in business and accounting using appropriately selected data visualization tools
  

 
 

Healthcare Management (Master of Science)


The Master of Science in Healthcare Management (MSHCM) degree program is designed for individuals who wish to work or are currently working in responsible management positions in a variety of medical and healthcare institutions. The 36-credit program presents a practitioner-focused curriculum that includes critical knowledge, competencies, techniques and skills necessary to lead and work effectively within the healthcare industry. Students will acquire current skills in key healthcare management areas including; leadership, data analytics, finance, technology, operation and quality improvement, and strategy that are critical variables in establishing, managing and leading a successful healthcare organization. Students will develop and demonstrate critical competencies, data-driven decision- making, and process improvement that will enable them to contribute to the growth, quality, and evolution of the rapidly growing healthcare industry.

Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 36


Concentration Requirements - 12 Credits


Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the program, students will:

  • Analyze and think critically about current and emerging issues in the healthcare system and the policy environment in which the system operates
  • Analyze current events and trends in healthcare management using relevant data and historical trends
  • Demonstrate various knowledge and attributes of leadership and management in healthcare organizations
  • Demonstrate sound business principles and practices in the delivery of quality healthcare in leadership, finance, technology, operation and quality improvement, and strategy
  • Analyze and understand the ethical implications of decision making
 

Information Technology (Master of Science)


The Master of Science in Information Technology program is designed for IT professionals looking to become leaders in the field. Emphasis is placed on current and emerging tech trends and systems, and developing communication skills for successful collaboration with business managers, technology managers, software developers, and consultants. The program is a 36-credit program for working professionals. Students select from two concentration tracks to specialize in: technical track which focuses on software engineering and programming or an option to do a concentration in the growing field of health and medical informatics. The current program offers personalized advising, flexibility and 8 starts per academic year. There is no GRE/GMAT required for the program.

Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 36


Concentration Requirements - 12 Credits


Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the program, students will:

  • Identify and explain the techniques and tools of leading an IT organizational function.
  • Design and manage IT solutions to solve complicated business problems.
  • Design and develop IT solutions for enterprise business needs.
  • Identify, evaluate, and select appropriate hardware and software solutions. Use current technologies, tools, software systems, modern computing platforms, and apply best practices to develop real-world solutions for specific problems (e.g., applications, deployments, etc.)