With its weekday evening classes, the program enables both part-time study for students who are currently employed and full-time study for those able to defer or to take time off from their careers.
The faculty includes full-time professors and executives and professionals from the area. All use various techniques to challenge students and enhance their understanding of the subject matter, including case studies, seminars, written and oral reports, group projects and discussions, as well as lectures. Guest lecturers provide insight into current issues in the business areas under discussion.
The program has graduated more than 700students since its inception in 1978. MBA alumni have achieved leadership positions in a broad spectrum of business and other organizations, providing a network of considerable value to new graduates.
The Russell E. Younkins medal is awarded each year at commencement to the MBA student with the highest grade point average.