College of Business Administration
The Shidler College of Business (Shidler College) 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. Shidler College provides one of the two degrees in business (BBA) and the only MBA in the state of Hawai‘i that are accredited by AACSB-International.* The primary emphases of Shidler College are international business, information technology and entrepreneurship.
Shidler 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 International MBA (CIMBA), US International MBA (USIMBA), the Neighbor Island MBA (NIMBA), the executive MBA Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi), the master of human resource management (MHRM), and the PhD in international management. Several professional development programs are also offered through Shidler College’s Office of Executive Education.
To create a premier learning and research community that prepares students to be leaders in a global business environment that is multicultural, entrepreneurial, and technologically advanced.
The special role of Shidler College in UH 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
Shidler College is accredited by AACSB-International* 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 (double major only), management, management information systems and marketing, as well as a flexible program. (A concentration negotiated with a faculty committee is available to superior classified students. Inquire at the Shidler College Office of Student Academic Services for details.)
Master’s Degrees: MBA, Japan-focused MBA, China International MBA, US International MBA, Executive MBA, Executive MBA Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi), MAcc, 3/2 Master of Accounting, Master of Human Resource Management
Doctoral Degree: PhD in international management
Academic Advisors at the Shidler College Office of Student Academic Services (OSAS) assist students with program planning and course selection; learning UH policies and procedures; fulfilling graduation requirements in a timely manner; and exploring transfer credit, study abroad exchange and other educational opportunities, resources and options. Students, while responsible for their own academic progress, should consult their advisors on a regular basis to monitor their academic status and progress toward degree completion.
Advising for undergraduate students, including mandatory advising for newly admitted undergraduate students, is available in BusAd B101, (808) 956-8215, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Advising for graduate students is available in BusAd B101, (808) 956-8266, e-mail email@example.com.
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