The Huizenga School of Business offers the Master of Entrepreneurship (MSE), Master of Science in Human Resource Management (MS/HRM), Master of Science in Health Services Administration (MS/HSA), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Leadership (MSL), Master of Accounting (MAcc), Master of Taxation (MTAX), Master of International Business Administration (MIBA), and Master of Business Administration in Health Services Administration (MBA/HSA) as well as a doctoral program in business administration (DBA), international business administration (DIBA), and public administration (DPA), and a joint degree in law (MBA/JD). Other programs include cross-registration with the School of Computer and Information Sciences, cooperative programs with various businesses, and work-study. Internships may be arranged. The strongest areas of study are leadership, finance, organizational behavior, economics, management, and marketing. The most popular courses are Twenty-first Century Management, Situational Leadership, and Economics. Regular programs bring distinguished speakers and visiting professors to campus. and include the Distinguished Lecturer Series.
Forty total credits are required to complete the MBA. Required courses include:
- Twenty-first Century Management Practices
- Managing Organizational Behavior
- Managing Human Resources
- Quantitative Thinking
- Economic Thinking
- Accounting for Decision Makers
- Managerial Marketing
- Applying Managerial Finance
- Operations and Systems Management
- Legal, Ethical, and Social Values of Business
- Delivering Superior Customer Value
- Entrepreneurial and Strategic Thinking
- Managing Technological and Information Systems
- Value Integration
Students may eliminate or substitute requirements by tranferring up to 6 credits and by completing similar course work at another institution.
The minimum time permitted to complete the master’s degree program attending full time is 1 year; maximum, 5 years. For students attending part time, the minimum is 1 1/2 years; maximum, 5 years.
In a recent year there were 26 total full-time graduate business faculty, all of whom held a doctorate; there are 38 part-time faculty, all of whom held a doctorate. Average number of courses faculty teach is 8; average business class size is 20.