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2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics


 Student working in the Geltzeiler Trading Center; a part of the Lerner College of Business and Education


The mission of the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics is to foster scholarship and to offer distinctive, innovative educational opportunities related to the successful management and leadership of organizations operating in an environment of scarce resources, rapid change, global competition, and advances in technology.

The Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics offers various graduate degrees including certificates, master programs (with in-person, online and hybrid options), an in-person and online MBA program, dual-degree programs, and accelerated (4+1 programs).

 

MBA specializations include accounting, business analytics, entrepreneurship and innovation, finance, healthcare management, hospitality business management, information technology, international business, and strategic leadership. Students can choose concentrations, majors, or a combination in these specializations. See MBA program website for more details.

 

Additional master programs include MS Accounting (with majors in general Accounting, Analytics, Controllership, Financial Management, and Management Information Systems), MS Business Analytics and Information Management, MS Economics and Applied Econometrics, MA Economics and Entrepreneurship for Educators, MS Finance, MS Hospitality Business Management, MS International Business (in-person or online). See master’s program website for more details.

 

The following dual master’s degree programs (within Lerner College) are offered: MBA/MS Accounting, MBA/MS Business Analytics, MBA/MS Finance, MBA/MS Hospitality Business Management, MBA/MS International Business. The following dual master’s degree programs are offered with programs outside the Lerner College: MBA/MSCivil Engineering, MBA/MS Chemical Engineering, MBA/MS Mechanical Engineering, MBA/MS Materials Science & Engineering, MBA/MS Electrical and Computer Engineering, MBA/PhD Biological Sciences. See dual degree program website for more details.

 

The following 4+1 accelerated degree programs are offered: Accounting BS + MS, Accounting BS + Business Analytics and Information Management MS, Economics BS + MS, Engineering BS + MBA, Finance BS + MS, Hospitality and Events Experience Management BS + MBA, Management Information Systems BS + Business Analytics and Information Management MS, Mathematics & Economics BS + Economics MS, Music BA + MBA. See accelerated program website for more details.

 

Graduate Certificates (12 credits) are offered in Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Finance, and Strategic Leadership. Courses taken toward a graduate certificate can be applied toward an MBA or master’s program. See graduate certificate program website for more details.

 

The Lerner College also offers the following PhD programs: a PhD in Economics, a PhD in Economic Education, and a PhD in Financial Services Analytics, and a PhD in Hospitality Business Analytics. See PhD program website for more details.

 

The programs below are college-wide or interdisciplinary programs. Specifric requirements for programs can be found on the specific department and program pages.

 

 

Department of Accounting and Management Information Systems

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Department of Business Administration

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Department of Economics

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Department of Finance

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Department of Hospitality and Sport Business Management

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