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

  2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Areas of Business Competency
Inbound
Outbound
Inbound
Outbound 
Inbound
Outbound
Accounting
 48.33%
 45.14%
44.33%
 51.05%
45.45%
60%
Business Ethics
 57.33%
 49.43%
 48%
57.89%
44.55%
59.69%
Finance
 44%
 41.14%
 44.33%
50%
40.91%
50.31%
Business Integration & Strategy
 53.67%
 52%
 46.67%
 56.84%
49.55%
60.31%
Economics
 50.33%
 51.14%
 45%
54.21%
40%
54.38%
Macroeconomics
 50%
 53.14%
 46%
 52.11%
34.55%
51.25%
  Microeconomics
 50.67%
 49.14%
 44%
 56.32%
45.45%
57.5%
Global Dimensions of Business
 47.33%
 42%
 37%
 51.58%
45.45%
54.06%
Information Management Systems
 55%
 52%
48.67%
 54.74%
47.73%
54.06%
Legal Environment of Business
 46.33%
 45.71%
47%
 48.16%
47.73%
59.38%
Management
 54%
 50.57%
 51.67%
 60.26%
55.45%
54.06%
HR Management
 55.45%
 60.53%
 54.90%
 61.79%
57.33%
52.78%
Operations Management
48.98%
 35.4%
 52%
 50.39%
43.24%
53.33%
Organizational Behavior
 57.43%
 55.28%
 47.96%
 68.75%
66.2%
56.07%
Marketing
 49.67%
 50.29%
 46%
 52.11%
53.64%
55.31%
Quantitative Research Techniques & Statistics
 46.33%
40.29%
 36.33%
 47.63%
40.91%
52.19%
Totals
 50.21%
 47.25%
 45%
 53.13%
46.49%
55.80%
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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
11
Part-time
150
156
115
88
79
66
 Headcount
162
170
128
105
96
77
MBA FTE
93.2%
98%
77.2%
63.7%
60.7%
45.7


Total Graduate Degrees Awarded

 
2011-12
2012-13
2013-14
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18*
MBA Degrees
65
48
74
51
49
32
20*


Retention and Time-to-Graduation Information

 
2012-13
2013-14
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18*
# of new MBA enrollees
 45
75
 39
 39
50 
29*
of those newly enrolled... 
         
Returned next semester
 38
69
31
33
39
TBD
Retention Rate
 84.4%
 92%
79.5% 
 84.6%
78%
TBD
Graduated within 2 yrs
 12
21
14
17
TBD
TBD
2-year Graduation Rate
26.7%
28% 
35.9%
43.6%
TBD
TBD
Graduated within 4 yrs
 32
59
TBD
 TBD
TBD
TBD
4-year Graduation Rate
 71.1%
78.7% 
TBD
 TBD
TBD
TBD
* Semester(s) in progress
 

 

Student Learning Outcomes