Graduate Minors

Business Administration Graduate Minor

A minor in business administration provides students a foundation in basic business concepts that apply to any industry and almost any position. A background in general business expands students’ skills and will make students more desirable in a competitive job market by preparing them to solve business problems, lead organizations and apply theory to decision making processes.

This minor would pair well with practically any graduate degree program across all disciplines, specifically:

  • Arts administration
  • Communication
  • Culinary arts
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Fashion design
  • Health administration
  • Hospitality management
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine
  • Museum leadership
  • Project management
  • Public health
  • Public policy
  • Publishing
  • Retail and merchandising
  • Sport management
  • Television management

This minor can be pursued by students studying both in both full and part-time programs and can be completed online as well as in person. Graduate students in the LeBow College of Business and School of Economics are not eligible to pursue this minor.


Program Learning Priorities and Outcomes

This program focuses on the following Drexel Learning Priorities:

  • Leadership
  • Creative and Critical Thinking
  • Information Literacy


Program Requirements

Total Credits: 15

See the Drexel Course Catalog for complete requirements and course descriptions.

Course Title Credits
ACCT 510 Essentials of Financial Reporting 2
MGMT 510 Business Problem Solving 3
MGMT 530 Managing and Leading the Total Enterprise 2



Select one of the following:

Course Title Credits
MKTG 510 Marketing Strategy 2
ORGB 510 Leading in Dynamic Environments 2
STAT 510 Introduction to Statistics for Business Analytics 2



Select one of the following:

Course Title Credits
ACCT 601 Managerial Accounting 3
ECON 601 Managerial Economics 3
FIN 601 Corporate Financial Management 3
ORGB 640 Negotiations for Leaders 3
POM 601 Operations Management 3



Select one elective of the following:

Course Title Credits
BUSN 715 Business Consulting Projects 3
ECON 650 Business & Economic Strategy: Game Theory and Applications 3
FIN 602 Advanced Financial Management 3
INTB 620 International Business Management 3
MIS 632 Database Analysis and Design for Business 3
MKTG 654 Corporate Brand & Reputation Management 3
POM 625 Supply Chain Management 3
STAT 632 Datamining for Managers 3


Sample Plan of Study

Term Course
Term 1 ACCT 510
MGMT 530
Term 2 MGMT 510
Term 3 ECON 601
STAT 510
Term 4 Elective