Shidler College of Business
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 executive distance learning MBA, the executive MBA Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi), the master of financial engineering (MFE), the master of human resource management (MHRM), and the PhD in international management. Several professional development programs are also offered through Shidler College's Executive Education Center.
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 Manoa 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: BA 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-focused MBA, China-focused MBA, Executive MBA, Executive MBA Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi), MAcc, 3/2 Master of Accounting, Master of Human Resource Management, MS Financial Engineering
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 Manoa 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Advising for graduate students is available in BusAd G-202, (808) 956-8266, email email@example.com.
*(AACSB): The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
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