The School of Business at the University of Connecticut began in 1941 and has been AACSB-accredited since 1958. Within its four locations across Connecticut, the School of Business is educating over 4,500 students. Faculty members hold Ph.D.s and are actively researching and producing scholarly works from writing articles and textbooks to consulting government agencies and businesses. Paired with excellent academic programs, business students get to experience learning through innovative real-world applications, opportunities to impact global business and local community outreach.
Across the campuses, undergraduate students can major in Management, Business Data Analytics, Financial Management, Management & Engineering for Manufacturing, Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Healthcare Management, Marketing, Management Information Systems, Real Estate & Urban Economic Studies, or Marketing Management. BizHispanica, the Business-Spanish dual degree, takes students to a Spanish speaking country. The EUROBIZ program takes students to Germany to learn their language, gain international awareness of multicultural business practices, and expand their knowledge and ability to impact multiple countries.
To become distinguished in the competitive marketplace, UConn offers excellent graduate degree programs. The Full-time MBA offers three STEM-designated concentrations, which include Financial Analysis & Investments, Digital Marketing Strategy, and Business Analytics. Areas of specialization include Portfolio Management, Healthcare Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate. The University also provides specialized Masters degrees in Accounting, Financial Risk Management, Human Resources Management, and Business Analytics & Project Management. Being an essential part of the faculty’s education, the SoB provides an excellent Ph.D. in Business in Finance, Marketing, Accounting, Management, or Operations & Information Management. To add an international business and cultural dimension to their education, graduate students can travel to France, Argentina, or Johannesburg.
UConn provides an outstanding number and wide variety of student organizations for undergraduate business students from academic and political to social and recreational. Graduate business-specific groups include the Graduate Business Association, Graduate Business Association, Graduate Finance Association, Graduate Consulting Club, Net Impact, Graduate Marketing Association, and Toastmasters.
The Experiential Learning Collaborative creates extensive opportunities for students to gain insight, first-hand, into real-world business practices. This program gives students a chance to collaborate with leaders in the business community, which provides a beneficial learning experience for the students and potential future employment opportunities. Other experiential learning activities include the Student Managed Fund, where students get to manage a portfolio of $1 million in investment assets, and case competitions like New York’s Policy Case Competition and the Global Analytics Challenge.
The Sustainable Community Outreach & Public Engagement (SCOPE) creates student projects that focus on organizations, both nonprofit and for-profit, that are committed to socially impacting communities. Projects include Special Olympics, Social Entrepreneurship in Guatemala, and an Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities. This program is an excellent way for students to reach, apply knowledge, and promote social innovation and entrepreneurship.
The School of Business provides an AACSB-accredited, fully online Masters in Accounting degree program. The Masters in Human Resources Management is delivered in a blended format with online learning coupled with on-campus sessions.