The Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City has been an established business school since 1953. With so many years of experience, students can be assured to receive a robust, comprehensive, and dynamic business education. The school strives to develop leaders who are innovative, accountable, entrepreneurial, respectful, diverse, full of integrity, globally-minded and understand the importance of collaboration. Students can glean from the strong network of over 10,000 Bloch School alumni and the thriving business community of Kansas City.
For undergraduates to build a solid business foundation, they can pursue a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Enterprise Management, Finance, Management, Entrepreneurship, Health Administration, Nonprofit Management, Marketing, or Real Estate. They can also study for a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Bloch students have the advantage of being able to attend classes during the daytime or at night. Graduate students have opportunities to interactively learn in classrooms and the real-world. They can study for a Master of Science in Accounting, Finance, or Entrepreneurial Real Estate. There is also a Master of Public Administration with areas of emphasis in Health Services Administration, Nonprofit Management, and Urban Policy & Administration; a Master of Business Administration; and an Executive MBA that only has three class days per month. Doctoral students can enjoy a Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship & Innovation or an Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Public Affairs & Administration.
Several scholarship opportunities exist for Bloch students to help make their degree attainable. These include the Academy Bank Endowed Scholarship, the Alan S. Hintz Finance Scholarship, the BKD LLP Endowed Accounting Scholarship and the David N. Lieberman Memorial Scholarship. Graduate Research/Teaching Assistantships, working with a faculty or staff person, are available to qualifying students and provide paid experience.
The Office of Student Involvement assist students with the information needed to know how to get involved on-campus, organizes the student groups, and provides social events and ways to engage at the university and in the community. Student organizations designed for business students include Alpha Kappa Psi, Black MBA Student Association, Bloch School Student Association, Institute of Management Accountants Student Chapter, International Business Club, Public Administration Student Association, Economics Club, and Enactus. And there are more that have to do with religion, race, social commonalities, sports, activities, and Greek life. Undergraduates can become a Bloch Launchpad Scholar and have access to special scholarships, internships, career fairs, workshops, seminars, and mentors to aid in their professional development. Students can take part in the research opportunities provided by the University’s Office of Research and Economic Development. They can also serve others by volunteering at and donating to the Kangaroo Pantry, which provides food to those students, staff members, and faculty who are in need.
The Professional Master of Business Administration degree can be completed online, or a mix of online and on-campus classes.