School of Business Administration
The world of business is fascinating and constantly evolving. The School of Business Administration will prepare you well for your future, regardless of whether you will be launching your business career, changing career directions, or considering graduate school. We prepare our graduates to embrace technology, view business through an increasingly global lens, and treat colleagues with respect and compassion.
All business students share a set of common business core courses (15 courses/45 credit hours). Upper classmen complete their degree requirements in their concentration courses. Students are encouraged to include a credit-bearing internship with a local employer during their time with us. The classroom experience is of very high quality and graduates report that they are very satisfied. Courses are offered in fifteen-week terms. A number of the traditional undergraduate programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Students may take courses full-time or part-time and they are offered in various formats including face-to-face, blended, and online.
These academic programs are best suited for 18-24 year-old students attending HFU full-time. Students either come directly out of high school or transfer from other institutions. Classes are offered primarily during the day but a limited number of night courses are made available for part-time students. Concentrations include Accounting, Business Intelligence, Computer Information Systems, Fire Science and Public Safety (transfer only), Management-Marketing, and Sports Marketing-Management.
These business programs are designed for busy adult learners who either want to complete a degree or start one that they have put off for years. These adult learners may be working full-time jobs, managing families, or changing careers. With a generous transfer credit policy, including credit for life experience, many students find they can complete their degrees much quicker at HFU. Undergraduate courses are offered in eight-week terms that run continuously year round. Students take two courses per term and classes meet one evening a week from 6-10PM. Courses are offered in a blended format with student meeting face-to-face for 5 weeks and completing online work for the remaining 3 weeks. Facilitators utilize a variety of classroom management techniques to keep students engaged. Degrees are available in Administration, Marketing, Criminal Justice, Accounting and Human Resources Administration.
On the graduate level, students can earn a MBA or a MS in Accountancy through our accelerated division. For the MBA program, classes are taught in eight-week terms and students take one class per term. Classes run from 6-10PM. Facilitators utilize the Harvard Case Study method to engage students and hone problem-solving skills. The program consists of ten courses. The New Professional track was designed for students with less than three years of managerial experience and consists of twelve classes. The MS in Accountancy program is designed for non-accounting students. The program prepares students for the expanding and rewarding accounting field regardless of whether they have a non-accounting business degree or non-business undergraduate degree. The program is taught in a blended format and is offered in the same eight-week terms as the MBA.