The Stillman School offers the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Science in Accounting (MSAC), Master of Science in International Business (MSIB), Master of Science in Professional Accounting (MSPA), and Master of Science in Taxation (MSTAX) as well as a joint degree in law (MBA/JD), international business (MBA/MS), international business and diplomacy and international relations (MS/MADIR), health systems administration (MBA/MSN), and diplomacy and international relations (MBA/MADIR). Other programs include an interdisciplinary program in international business, a cooperative program with Seton Hall University’s School of Law, work-study programs, summer study-abroad programs, internships, and joint research opportunities. The strongest areas of study and the most popular courses are in international business, finance, and sport management. Regular programs bring distinguished speakers and visiting professors to campus. There is an exchange agreement with China, Poland, and Russia, as well as a university-wide Distinguished Speakers Series.
Forty-two total credits are required to complete the MBA, including 8 elective credits. Required courses include:
- Social Responsibility
- International Perspective
- Business Policy (capstone)
- Financial Accounting/Law
Required courses for the MS in Taxation (30 credits) include:
- Concepts of Income Determination
- Tax Research
- Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders
- Federal Estate and Gift Taxation
- Tax Accounting
Required courses for the MS in Accounting (30 credits) include:
- Cost Accounting
- Federal Income Taxation of Individuals
- Accounting Seminar Course
- Uniform Commercial Code
Required courses for the MS in International Business include:
- Global Business Environment
- International Finance
- International Trade
- International Management
- International Marketing
- Global Strategy (capstone)
- Global Business Practicum
Students may eliminate or substitute requirements. Students transferring from another program may be eligible to transfer a maximum of 12 credits.
The minimum time permitted to complete the master’s degree program attending full time is 18 months; maximum, 2 years. For students attending part time, the minimum is 3 years; maximum, 5 years.
In a recent year, there were 64 total full-time graduate business faculty, of whom 91% held a doctorate; there were 41 part-time faculty, of whom 25% held a doctorate. Faculty salaries are rated average for Category I institutions, based on the AAUP rating system. Average number of courses faculty teach is 6; average business class size is 25.