List of MBA Streams with their subjects

Often students do MBA preparation and give CAT exam for the same but still, they are not clear of the kind of teaching they would be getting from MBA. They are not aware that which stream they should take or which subjects of the MBA stream would interest them. It is better if one gets a basic idea of the different MBA subjects so that one can mentally plan his/her future before. Some colleges have a stream system so they provide specialization as an MBA course while in the majority of good colleges only subjects have to be taken from a different stream. It can be a mix from different streams.

  1. HR (Human Resource Management)
  2. Finance
  3. Marketing
  4. IT ( Information Technology )
  5. Analytics
  6. Operations

Some not so common specialization which can be taken or its subjects can be taken in some colleges are:-

  1. Rural Management
  2. Healthcare Management
  3. Event Management
  4. Logistic Management

MBA in Human Resource Management(HRM )

Also known as HRMS. Human Resource Management subjects would make one prepare for managing the human resources in a company for the better and efficient working in a company. The following subjects are common for HR in good B schools.

  1. Human Resource Planning.
  2. Human Resource Management fundamentals.
  3. Labour laws fundamentals.
  4. Wage Determination and Administration
  5. Industrial Relations fundamentals.
  6. People Management
  7. Performance Management and enhancement
  8. Employment Relations Law – Industrial Relations
  9. Employment Relations Law – Law of Social Security

MBA in Finance

Financial management focuses on planning and controlling the financial resources of any company or industry. The following subjects are there for finance in a good B school.

MBA in finance
  1. Basic Accounting
  2. Corporate Finance
  3. Investment and Portfolio Management
  4. Cost Finance
  5. Treasury and risk management
  6. Macroeconomics
  7. Corporate and Business Laws
  8. Financial Markets
  9. Advance Corporate Finance
  10. Public financial administration

MBA in marketing

Marketing management teaches students about various marketing strategies used in companies to sell products and services. The subjects in this covered are:-

MBA in marketing
  1. Basics of Marketing
  2. Analytical Marketing
  3. Marketing Channels
  4. Retail Marketing
  5. Online Marketing
  6. Marketing Research
  7. Consumer behaviour
  8. Advertisement Planning
  9. Customer relationship management
  10. Services Marketing


Many roles require IT knowledge along with some business knowledge. So MBA in IT is a perfect mixture for that. Here are the IT subjects:-

  1. Software Project Management
  2. Data mining and business intelligence
  3. Database Management
  4. Software Quality Assurance
  5. Cloud Computing
  6. E-Business Management
  7. E supply chain management
  8. Enterprise Resource Planning
  9. Knowledge management

MBA in Analytics

Business analytics refers to managing the fetch of useful content from the data to make it useful in business. MBA degree helps to get business knowledge along with this knowledge. So, MBA in analytics is a much useful thing nowadays. The common subjects are:-

MBA in analytics
  1. Statistical modelling for Business analysis
  2. Time series analysis
  3. Data mining
  4. Marketing analytics
  5. HR analytics
  6. Financial Analytics
  7. Predictive analysis
  8. Legal terms of Analysis
  9. Analytical Design
  10. Probability and Statistics

MBA in Operations

Operations refer to anything related to supply, storage or set up and maintenance of things or products. It is not just random but with a proper procedure. So comes the MBA Operations. Here are the subjects which one would be studying:-

MBA in operations management

  1. Production and Operations Management
  2. Supply Chain Management
  3. Inventory Management
  4. Operations Control
  5. Logistics
  6. Business Process Modelling
  7. Operations Research
  8. Production Planning and Control

For not so common specialization, the subjects would be shared in another article. Keep checking the website’s home page for new content.

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