Florida International University College of Business

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FIU College of Business
FIU Business.png
TypePublic
Established1965
DeanJoanne Li
Students9,904 (Spring 2017)[1]
Location, ,
U.S.
Websitebusiness.fiu.edu

The Florida International University (FIU) College of Business, located in Miami, Florida in the United States is one of the university's 26 schools and colleges and was founded in 1965. The college is split into two separate schools: the Landon Undergraduate School of Business with over 7,900 students and the Chapman Graduate School of Business with close to 2,000 students, making the College of Business the most popular and largest professional college at FIU. The College of Business attracts top faculty and students and is consistently ranked highly by the Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report, the Financial Times, and BusinessWeek.

The College of Business is among the 5 percent of elite business schools worldwide accredited by the AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Deans[edit]

2017–Present Dean Joanne Li

Campuses[edit]

The college is located in three different campuses or centers. In Miami at the Modesto Maidique Campus (MMC), there are three separate buildings, the Ryder Business Building (for the Landon Undergraduate School of Business), the College of Business Complex (for the Chapman Graduate School of Business), the Management And New Growth Opportunities (MANGO) building.

Classes, faculty, and staff are also located in Downtown Miami, formally known as FIU Downtown on Brickell. Some programs can also be completed in Miramar at FIU at I-75.

The Department of Marketing, the Department of Finance, the Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics (ISBA) are housed in the Ryder Business Building (RB), while the Department of Management & International Business and School of Accounting are located in MANGO. MANGO also houses the College's Undergraduate Academic Advising.

The College of Business Complex (CBC) houses the Dean's Office, the College's Graduate Admission and Recruitment Offices, the College's Human Resources, and the College's Career Management Services.

Undergraduate Programs[edit]

The college offers undergraduate degrees in:

  • Accounting (BACC)
  • Business Analytics (BBA)
  • Finance (BBA)
  • Human Resource Management (BBA)
    • Ranked #1 by HR.com (2019).[2]
  • International Business (BBA)
    • Ranked #2 in Best Undergraduate International Business Program by U.S. News & World Report (2020).[3]
  • Information Systems (BBA)
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management (BBA)
  • Management (BBA)
  • Marketing (BBA)
  • Real Estate (BBA)

Graduate Programs[edit]

The College of Business offers numerous degree and non-degree options to those interested.

Degree-seeking programs[edit]

MBAs[edit]

Programs designated with an * can be completed fully online.

  • Full-time International MBA
    • Year-long program ranked #12 by U.S. News & World Report (2019).[4] The program is completed at MMC in Miami.
  • Healthcare MBA*
    • 18-month program ranked #1 by Modern Healthcare (2015 and 2016).[5] Also ranked #51 by U.S. News & World Report (2020).[6]
    • The program can be completed at the Brickell, Miramar, or fully online.
    • Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).
  • Professional MBA for Executives (Executive MBA)
    • 16-month program with a hybrid format consisting of both in-person classes at Brickell and online.
  • Professional MBA*
    • Three formats: Weekend offered at the Miramar campus, Downtown offered at the Brickell campus, and Flex offered at the Brickell campus with an online-component.
    • Program is 16 months long for Weekend and Downtown, while the Flex program is 20 months long.
    • This fully online program can be completed in 18, 21, or 33 months. It has been ranked #18 best Online MBA program in the world by the Financial Times (2018).[7]

Specialized Master's[edit]

Programs designated with an * can be completed fully online.

  • Master of Accounting
    • 10-month program in partnership with ACCA, the Association for Certified Chartered Accountants. Upon graduation, accounting students will be automatically deemed to have fulfilled eight sections of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants exam, a designation similar to the Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
    • Specialized tracks include: Taxation, Assurance, and Analytics.
    • Accredited by the Federation of Schools of Accountancy (FSA).
  • Master of International Business*
    • 12-month program completed at MMC in Miami or fully online.
  • Master of Science in Finance
    • Ranked #6 by the Financial Times.[8]
    • Specialized tracks include: Financial Management, Investments, and International Banking & Financial Institutions.
    • Part of the University Affiliation Program with the CFA Institute.
    • Campuses include: MMC, Miramar, or Brickell.
    • Program is completed in 12 months.
  • Master of Science in Health Informatics & Analytics*
    • Can be completed in 14 months, fully online only.
    • Accredited by The Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
  • Master of Science in Human Resource Management*
    • Ranked #1 Best M.S. in HR by HR.com (2019).[2]
    • Completed at MMC, Miramar., or fully online.
  • Master of Science in Information Systems
    • Includes three specialized tracks: Business Analytics (14-months), Cybersecurity (14-months), and an accelerated 12-month track.
    • Can be completed at MMC.
  • Master of Science in International Real Estate*
    • The Hollo School of Real Estate was ranked #1 in the U.S. and #2 globally by the Journal of Real Estate Literature for contributions by the College of Business faculty in real estate research.[9]
    • The program is completed at the Brickell campus or fully online.
  • Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
    • 10-month program with Saturday classes completed only at MMC.
  • Master of Science in Marketing*
    • 10-month program that can be completed at MMC or Brickell.
    • Ranked #6 in the U.S. and #20 in the world by QS Business in Master's Rankings (2019).[10]

PhD[edit]

Doctoral students can earn their Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration at MMC with a concentration in one of the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management and International Business
  • Marketing

DBA[edit]

The Doctor of Business Administration can be completed at MMC in 3 years.

Certificate Programs[edit]

Certificate programs consist of 5 courses and offered either fully online, hybrid, or face-to-face on weekends or evenings.

  • Advanced Business Analytics
  • Business Analytics
  • Health Informatics
  • Healthcare Management

Business Career Management[edit]

The college houses its own career management services department, providing self-assessment tools, career advising, resume referral, on-campus interviews for internships and permanent employment opportunities. These services are offered to all fully admitted business students (graduate and undergraduate) as well as FIU Business alumni.[11]

Rankings[edit]

The College also consistently receives high marks for its undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as faculty research productivity, by influential rankings organizations worldwide.

#1 Master's in Human Resource Management Program (HR.com, 2019)
#1 Undergraduate Human Resource Management Program (HR.com, 2019)
#1 Real Estate Research Productivity, U.S. (Journal of Real Estate Research, 2018)
#2 Real Estate Research Productivity, Global (Journal of Real Estate Research, 2018)
#2 Undergraduate International Business Program (U.S. News Best Colleges, 2020)
#6 Master's in Finance Program, World (Financial Times, 2018)
#6 Master's in Marketing Program, U.S. (QS World University Rankings, 2019)
#12 International MBA (U.S. News & World Report, 2019)
#17 Online Master's in Business Program (U.S. News & World Report, 2019)
#18 Online MBA Program (Financial Times, 2018)
#27 Full-Time MBA Program, U.S. (América Economía, 2019)
#51 Healthcare MBA (U.S. News & World Report, 2020)
#70 Public Part-Time MBA Program (U.S. News & World Report, 2019)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Us College Profile - FIU Business". business.fiu.edu.
  2. ^ a b Forman, Ellen (2019-03-07). "Two in a row: FIU Business' graduate and undergraduate HR programs top rankings". BizNews. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  3. ^ "Best Undergraduate International Business Programs". U.S. News & World Report.
  4. ^ "Best International MBA Programs". U.S. News & World Report. 2019.
  5. ^ "Healthcare MBA | FIU Business". business.fiu.edu. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  6. ^ "Best Health Care Management Programs". U.S. News & World Report.
  7. ^ "Business school rankings from the Financial Times - FT.com". rankings.ft.com. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  8. ^ "Business school rankings from the Financial Times - FT.com". rankings.ft.com. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  9. ^ Forman, Ellen (2019-07-25). "Distinguished real estate research puts FIU Hollo School at top of international rankings". BizNews. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  10. ^ Heebner, Jeffrey (2018-09-25). "FIU Business specialized Master's programs ranked among world's best". BizNews. Retrieved 2019-10-04.
  11. ^ "Career Management Services". fiu.edu.

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