The LVC MBA program places a high value on successful student outcomes. Our program strives to develop and enhance students understanding and application of business skills. The measurement of learning outcomes is central to assessing the success of our program's curriculum and are central to our commitment to excellence. 

All MBA students participate in an inbound assessment at the time of acceptance and this exam is repeated near the completion of the program. By evaluating the following learning outcomes, our goal is to measure the wide range of skills and knowledge central to the LVC MBA curriculum.

 

MBA Program Quality Indicators

Inbound vs. Outbound Assessment Results

 Areas of Business 
Competency
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17*
Inbound
Outbound
Inbound
Outbound
Inbound
Outbound 
Accounting
NA
 49.97%
 48.33%
 45.14%
 43.81%
 50%
Business Ethics
NA
 53.16%
 57.33%
 49.43%
 49.05%
 58.38%
Finance
NA
 48.42%
 44%
 41.14%
 43.81%
 49.19%
Business Integration & Strategy
NA
 55.79%
 53.67%
 52%
 44.29%
 56.49%
Economics
NA
 51.05%
 50.33%
 51.14%
 44.29%
 53.51%
Macroeconomics
NA
 57.89%
 50%
 53.14%
 41.9%
 51.35%
  Micoeconomics
NA
 44.21%
 50.67%
 49.14%
 46.67%
 55.68%
Global Dimensions of Business
NA
 55.26%
 47.33%
 42%
 37.14%
 51.62%
Information Management Systems
NA
 56.26%
 55%
 52%
49.05%
 54.05%
Legal Environment of Business
NA
 52.63%
 46.33%
 45.71%
47.62%
 47.57%
Management
NA
 54.74%
 54%
 50.57%
 48.57%
 60.27%
HR Management
NA
 60.94%
 55.45%
 60.53%
 50.72%
 60.5%
Operations Management
NA
 48.39%
48.98%
 35.4%
 51.43%
 51.59%
Organizational Behavior
NA
 54.59%
 57.43%
 55.28%
 43.66%
 68.8%
Marketing
NA
 54.74%
 49.67%
 50.29%
 46.19%
 51.89%
Quantitative Research Techniques & Statistics
NA
 43.16%
 46.33%
40.29%
 37.62%
 48.11%
Totals
NA
52.25%
 50.21%
 47.25%
 44.63%
 52.83%
 Note: New admissions criteria and inbound assessments introduced 2015-16
 

 

MBA Program Enrollment and Graduation Data

Total Graduate Enrollment - MBA Program

 
 
Fall Semester
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017*
Full-time
12
14
13
17
17
TBD
Part-time
150
156
115
88
79
TBD
 Headcount
162
170
128
105
96
TBD
MBA FTE
93.2%
98%
77.2%
63.7%
60.7%
TBD


Total Graduate Degrees Awarded

 
2011-12
2012-13
2013-14
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17*
MBA Degrees
65
48
74
51
49
34*


Retention and Time-to-Graduation Information

 
2012-13
2013-14
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17*
# of new MBA enrollees
 45
75
 39
 39
53* 
of those newly enrolled... 
       
Returned next semester
 38
69
31
33
TBD
Retention Rate
 84.4%
 92%
79.5% 
 84.6%
TBD
Graduated within 2 yrs
 12
21
14
 TBD
TBD
2-year Graduation Rate
26.7%
28% 
35.9%
 TBD
TBD
Graduated within 4 yrs
 32
59
TBD
 TBD
TBD
4-year Graduation Rate
 71.1%
78.7% 
TBD
 TBD
TBD
* Semester(s) in progress
 

 

Student Learning Outcomes