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Shidler College of Business

General Information

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), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Accounting (MAcc), Executive MBA (EMBA), Distance Learning Executive MBA, Distance Learning Executive MBA in Health Care Management, Japan-focused MBA (JEMBA), China International MBA (CIMBA), US International MBA (USIMBA), Vietnam Executive MBA (Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi), Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM), and PhD in Business Administration. Several professional development programs are also offered through Shidler College's Executive Education Center.

Mission

The Shidler College of Business is a multicultural academic community achieving international excellence in business education, research, and practice utilizing Hawai'i's unique advantages.

The special role of Shidler College in UH Mânoa 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).

Degrees

Bachelor's Degrees: BBA with concentrations in accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, human resources management, international business (double major only), management, management information systems and marketing.

Master's Degrees: MBA, Japan-track MBA, China-trackd MBA, Executive MBA, Distance Learning Executive MBA, Distance Learning Executive MBA in Health Care Management, Vietnam Executive MBA (Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi), MAcc, 3/2 Master of Accounting, and Master of Human Resource Management.

Doctoral Degree: PhD in business administration

Advising

Academic advisors at the Shidler College Office of Student Academic Services (OSAS) assist students with program planning and course selection; learning UH Mânoa 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 B-101, (808) 956-8215, email: business@hawaii.edu. Advising for graduate students is available in BusAd G-202, (808) 956-8266, email busgrad@hawaii.edu.

*(AACSB): The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business