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Master of Business Administration?

John B. Stevens, SPHR
MBA Director
School of Business
Phone: (716) 375-7662
Fax: (716) 375-2191
Email: jstevens@sbu.edu

What Can I Do With This Major?
St. Bonaventure's MBA program is offered at the Olean campus and at the Buffalo Center in Hamburg.

Master of Business Administration

Only 5% of business schools worldwide are accredited by the Association for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business.
 
St. Bonaventure's School of Business is proud to display the AACSB seal, signifying accreditation at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
 
This assures that you're getting a top-quality education, and it tells employers that you're ready to perform from day one.
 
What's more, we're in the business of preparing our students to be not only truly outstanding professionals, but truly outstanding people as well. You'll develop skills and insights to help you compete in the global economy while learning to make decisions rooted in moral and ethical values that define our Franciscan tradition.
 

Flexible programs, two campuses

St. Bonaventure's MBA program is designed to meet the needs of the busy consumer. We offer our program in three formats – part time, full time and weekends only – and at two locations: our main campus in Olean, N.Y., and at our Buffalo Center on the Hilbert College campus in Hamburg, N.Y.
 

  • PART-TIME FORMAT: Classes are generally held once a week in the late afternoon or evening at the main campus in Olean.
  • FULL-TIME FORMAT: Classes are generally held once a week in the late afternoon or evening at the main campus on a semester basis. Students with the appropriate academic background may be able to complete degree requirements in one year.
  • WEEKEND FORMAT: Classes are held on Friday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Buffalo Center. Students take one course at a time in five weekend modules.

Students typically enter the program at the beginning of the fall or spring semesters.

Students with appropriate academic background may be able to complete degree requirements in 15 months. Most students, however, are able to complete degree requirements in approximately two years.
 

We're ready to serve you

We invite you to learn more about the MBA Program and to join the next class of enthusiastic and committed students who are becoming extraordinary at St. Bonaventure University.

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How MBA candidates are evaluated and the application process.
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Moran, Terrence J.

Titles/Responsibilities Associate Professor
Academic School
School of Business
Academic Department Management
Contact Information Office Phone: (716) 375-2173
Email: tmoran@sbu.edu
Office Location/Hours 210B, Swan Business Center
Courses Taught MSC 499T-01. Special Topics
MSC 306-01. Production and Operations Management
MSC 306-02. Production and Operations Management
Academic Degrees
  • Ph.D., Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, 2008
  • M.S., Business Management, State University of New York Institute of Technology, Potsdam
  • B.S., Engineering, Clarkson College of Technology
  • B.A., Philosophy, Niagara University
Other Education
  • St. Bonaventure University, Advanced Certificate of Management
Professional Background
Accomplishments

Articles Accepted for Publication 

  • “Impact of XML on Data Interchange.” Accepted for publication in Review of Business Information Systems.

Articles Published in Refereed Proceedings 

  • Moran, Terrence J. (Primary Author) and Peter Meso. “Manufacturing Strategy is a Strategic Asset, and Implications on Human Resources.”  Business Research Conference, Las Vegas, October 2007.
  • Moran, Terrence J. (primary author) and Dr. Jay Weinroth. “Invasion of Privacy on the Internet: Information Capturing Without Consent. An Ethical Background as it pertains to Business Marketing.” Business Research Conference, Las Vegas, October 2007.
Teaching Philosophy

We pursue knowledge for the sake of truth. What is truth? I support a Catholic university's position that the greatest truth of all is found in Jesus Christ who is the way, the truth, and the life. The source of knowledge is from God. To deny God is to deny truth and knowledge.

The University’s mission statement states, “At the core of our identity is a strong belief in the goodness of life and the God-given worth of every individual. We treat all members of our community with dignity and strive to help them reach their full potential. We commit ourselves to actions that empower all members of the St. Bonaventure community and encourage their full participation in creating our future.”

My philosophy of teaching is in unison with what this University stands for as stated in above paragraph. I believe in the God-given worth of every individual and striving to help them reach their God-given potential.

Current Research Interests/Projects
  • Currently finishing up dissertation for Ph.D. Title of dissertation is "A Model to Compare the Economic Production Quantity Lot Size to Kanban for a Single Line, Multi-Product Item Production System under Various Setup Costs."
  • Other research interests include waiting line studies and transportation issues.
Other Interests/Community Involvement
  • Faculty adviser to SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise). SIFE utilizes a student’s academic skill in an area of service that interests him or her. We annually go on a service trip to the Bahamas over the winter break.
  • Also involved in BonaResponds organization by participating in two trips to Mississippi for Hurricane Katrina relief.
  • Volunteer at Warming House soup kitchen, Olean, N.Y., 2003 to present. The Warming House is believed to be the oldest student-run soup kitchen in the country.
  • Involved with different ministries at St. Bonaventure Church, Allegany, N.Y.
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