The College of Business Administration (CBA) prepares students for business leadership in Hawai'i and the Pacific Basin. Students receive a solid foundation, both theoretical and practical, in the structures, functions, and objectives of business enterprise. The college provides the only degrees in business (BBA and MBA) in the state of Hawai'i that are accredited by AACSB*. The primary emphases of CBA are international business and business applications of advanced technology.
The college offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees, including the bachelor of business administration (BBA), the master of business administration (MBA), the master of accounting (MAcc), the executive MBA (EMBA), the Japan-focused MBA (JEMBA), the China-focused MBA (CHEMBA), the master of human resource management (MHRM), the PhD in international management and the PhD in communication and information sciences. Several professional development programs are also offered through CBA's Asia Pacific Center for Executive Development.
The mission of the College of Business Administration is:
The special role of CBA in the University is to serve as the center of advanced graduate and professional studies in business administration while emphasizing research and providing excellence in undergraduate programs.
Accreditation and Affiliations
CBA is accredited by AACSB* and is a member of the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC).
Bachelor's Degrees: BBA with concentrations in accounting, finance, human resources management, international business, management, management information systems, marketing, and real estate, as well as a flexible program. (A concentration negotiated with a faculty committee is available to superior classified students. Inquire at the CBA Office of Student Academic Services for details.)
Master's Degrees: MAcc, MBA, Executive MBA, Japan-focused MBA, China-focused MBA, MHRM
Doctoral Degrees: PhD in international management, PhD in communication and information sciences
Advising for undergraduate students is available in the Office of Student Academic Services in BusAd B101, phone: (808) 956-8215, or e-mail: email@example.com; advising for graduate students is available in B201, phone: (808) 956-8266, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org