Hodges University’s Johnson School of Business offers IACBE-accredited business programs with a unique and accelerated learning format, where students focus on and complete one class per month. Whether they choose to partake in the highly ranked online degree programs or be on campus, Johnson students experience a fully supportive environment. They are motivated, dedicated, and obtain essential skills in analytical reasoning, communication, teamwork, decision-making, writing, critical thinking, and the computer. Business-related expertise is highly regarded, and a growing need for the job market, and Johnson graduates are valuable and well-equipped to compete.
The professors provide knowledge, real-world experience, and an eagerness and devotion to excellent instruction. The curriculum is full of business principles, advanced theories, and interactive opportunities. Johnson offers most of its business degree, from Associates to Masters, in the flexible blended format where students will complete some coursework online and attend some evening sessions on-campus.
Undergraduate students have a plethora of degree options. There is an Associates in Business Administration or Accounting. Bachelors degrees are in Management, Business Administration, Marketing, Finance, and Accounting. Finance students can choose to concentrate in Real Estate Finance, Corporate Finance, Investment Finance, or Insurance Finance. Many students need types of financial assistance to complete their degrees. The University provides a variety of scholarships that business students can apply for, including the Hawks Fund Scholarship, the Jerry F. Nichols Accounting Scholarship, the Hodges Scholarship, the Florida Independent College Fund, and Veteran Scholarships.
Graduate studies consist of a Masters in Business Administration, Masters in Public Administration, and a Masters in Management. The MBA offers concentrations in General Business, Forensic Accounting & Fraud Examination, and Information Systems. The Masters in Management offers concentrations in Organizational Leadership, Management of Nonprofit Organizations, Human Resources Management, and Healthcare Management.
The Office of Student Experience assigns a Student Experience Advisor to each business student. This advisor will answer any questions and help guide and advocate for students throughout the academic pathway. The Office also helps students and alumni with career preparation assistance. They offer career advice, help explore careers, resume and interview preparations, provide online job boards, and on-campus job fairs and recruitment events.
On-campus, business students have access to the BB&T Finance Lab, where they can simulate trading scenarios and develop real-time portfolios. There is access to professional software like Morningstar and Stock Track, and students conduct projects using E-Trade and Ameritrade and learn how to calculate risks and set financial goals. This provides incredible experiential learning opportunities.
Johnson has ‘redesigned’ many of their degrees to be offered online and cater to the hectic schedules that working adults manage. They have earned many top rankings and provide incredible support through faculty availability, virtual office hours, recorded lectures, and real-time conferencing. Students have a 100% online option with the Associates in Accounting, Associates in Business Administration, and Bachelors in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting, Marketing, and Management. The Masters in Accounting program is only offered entirely online and consists of virtual residencies.