The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at Dar Al-Hekma University
provides theoretical and practical training to help graduates gain a better understanding of general business management functions. The MBA degree exposes students to different business fields such as accounting, finance, and marketing with a focus on leadership, planning, business strategy, organizational behavior, and human capital management. One of the other majors that the University offers in the same departmant is a bachelor’s degree in marketing
For those interested in getting a scholarship, the University offers different types of graduate scholarships
Graduating leaders equipped with applied knowledge, skills, and values in the multi -disciplinary field of business administration within an academic environment that encourages scientific research and community engagement.
- Enhance students' learning in terms of applied knowledge and skills in the areas of management and business decision making.
- Equip students with key attributes of professional and ethical conduct.
- Incorporate international business concepts and practices in the curriculum.
- Develop students' skills and professionalism to meet job market requirements.
Why Choose this Master Program at Dar Al-Hekma University?
- The curriculum was designed by international scholars at the Hass School of Business, UC Berkeley in California.The MBA program uniquely combines best practices from the West with the most current and challenging areas in the world of business that are of significance to the Kingdom.
- Courses in the program, which are modular and/or semester-based ones, are generally taught over the weekends. The scheduling of the courses in the program was specially designed to accommodate different busy life schedules that students may have.
- The courses in the program, and include lectures, and intensive workshops to provide students with outstanding skills for negotiation, leadership, time management and problem solving, which enhances, and employability in the labor market.
- All courses combine theory and practice and include lectures, meetings with specialists, intensive workshops and training to equip students with outstanding skills of negotiation, leadership, problem-solving, and time management, and to enhance their qualifications, abilities, eligibility and employability in the labor market.
- All MBA courses are taught by a team of an international mix of dedicated, passionate, and high-caliber professors who come from diverse, international and local backgrounds and hold degrees from prestigious international universities.
- The program provides its students with socially, culturallyو and educationally diverse experiences, enabling them to keep abreast of local and global developments in their field of specialization.
| Required Bachelor|
| Pre-Requisite Program||Othe Admission Requirement|
|Master of Business|
Arabic MBA Students
|A Bachelor Degree in
2- Letter of Purpose in
(English for English Track/
Arabic for Arabic Track)
For further details about admissions,
On successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
- Demonstrate thorough knowledge and critical understanding of the main areas of business administration, including principal concepts, principles and theories, and their current application to cases in professional practice.
- Show a detailed understanding of one or more complex areas of specialization at the forefront of theory, research, or professional practice in the field of business administration.
- Understand how new knowledge is developed and applied and how recent research has positive effects on the store of knowledge in the field of Business Administration and on associated professional practice.
- Be aware of recent regulatory provisions in the local and international environment that might affect professional dealings in the field of business administration, and of the causes and future implications of those changes.
- Consistently apply practical and theoretical knowledge in dealing with a wide variety of novel and unpredictable scholarly and/or professional contexts and develop original and creative responses to issues and problems.
- Make informed and defensible judgments in circumstances where there is an absence of complete or consistent information.
- Synthesize and apply research and scholarly publications or professional reports and develop significant new ideas and integrate them into or challenge established knowledge.
- Apply common and specialized research techniques in the creative analysis of complex issues and develop conclusions and proposals relevant to the field of business administration.
- Independently plan and execute a major project or piece of scholarly research applying practical and theoretical knowledge and research techniques and come up with sound conclusions that significantly add to existing knowledge or professional practice.
- Take initiative in creatively identifying and responding to complex issues and problems in the professional context of business administration. Where additional information or skills are required, students will be able to take independent action to acquire and apply that information or skill.
- Communicate effectively in oral and written format individually and in groups.
- Use information and communication technology.
- Use basic math and statistical techniques.
- Accept full responsibility for own work and fully and constructively cooperate with others in dealing with issues and problems, exercising both informal and formal leadership skills, where appropriate.
- Deal consistently and sensitively with complex ethical issues in academic and professional contexts. Also make informed, fair, and valid judgments on the basis of sound principles and values where issues are not adequately dealt with in current ethical codes of practice or regulations.
- Take initiative in mending and adjusting deficiencies in existing codes of practice for
- Act, in group situations, in ways that consistently enhance the effectiveness of the group.
Plan of Study
Pre-MBA Courses |
Semester – Fall|
|MBAC 6201||Introduction to Accounting (Pre Accounting)||2|
|MBFN 6201||Corporate Finance (Pre Finance) ||2|
|MBEC 6201||Introduction to Economics (Pre Finance) ||2|
|MBRM 6201||Statistical Analysis for Business||2|
TOTAL IN SEMESTER ||8|
Year One (1) |
Semester – Fall||
Semester – Spring|
|MBAC 6301||Managerial Accounting||3||MBFN 6301||Managerial Finance||3|
|MBEC 6301||Managerial Economics||3||MBMK 6301||Marketing Strategy||3|
|MBMG 6301||Organizational Theory and Design||3||MBMG 6302||Global Management Skills||3|
Total Credit Hours ||
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Year Two (2) |
Semester – Fall ||
Semester – Spring |
|MBMG 6303||Strategic Management||3||MBMG 6304||Entrepreneurship||3|
|MBXX xxxx||Elective||3||MBRM 6301||Research Project||3|
|MBXX xxxx||Elective||3||MBXX xxxx||Elective||3|
Total Credit Hours ||
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The program equips students with the necessary skills that qualify them for a variety of career paths/jobs in the market including, but not limited to:
- Management Consultant
- Marketing Manager
- Investment Banker
- Operations Manager
- Financial Advisor
- Healthcare Administrator
- Information Systems Manager
- Operations Research Analyst
- Business Operations Manager
- Management Analyst
- Market Research Analyst
- Financial Analyst
- HR Manager