What Are Some Course Subjects Taken When Earning an MBA Degree?

When earning a Master of Business Administration (MBA), some course subjects taken by students include financial accounting, organizational behavior, operations analysis, marketing management, business communication, data analysis and decision making, strategy and supply chain management, as noted by Rutgers Business School. A full-time student enrolled in a two-year MBA program may have to take these courses, which include both elective and required or core classes. However, depending on the specific business school, course titles and fields of concentration can vary.

Many business schools have different types of MBA programs, such as two-year full time, part-time, accelerated and executive. However, to get an MBA, student often need to take 60 credits in elective and required coursework. Most MBA programs also offer specialization or concentration areas that can be in subjects, such as finance, marketing and supply chain management, as noted by Baruch Business School.

At a different business school, such as New York University's Stern School of Business, full-time students can have other specialization choices that can include economics, product management, finance systems and analytics and real estate, as noted by the NYU website. Similarly, although courses at both schools may be comparable, they can also have different titles. Depending on the business school, students in MBA programs also may need to go through an internship program or choose a global study program. For example, the NYU Stern School of Business does offer a summer internship program between the first and second year of the MBA program.