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Academic Program Overview

Find Your Major. Then Make a Major Impact.

The UD School of Business Administration offers 8 undergraduate degree programs to help prepare students for careers in accounting, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, MIS, management, marketing, and OPS. 

The School of Business Administration also offers 6 graduate degree programs and 4 graduate certificate programs. Students gain valuable experience through experiential learning.

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Prepare, analyze and communicate relevant information to those making business decisions. Through accounting, you will focus on an organization’s resources and how efficiently it performs

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Scarcity and limitation. Supply and demand. Risks and rewards. Business economics is the study of the choices we make when faced with limited resources.


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Motivate others to achieve success, implement new initiatives or launch your own business with your management skills. As an entrepreneur, you will conceive and launch your own business, identify existing opportunities and transform them into new ventu

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Money is a part of modern society on every imaginable level. Individuals, families, small companies, large corporations, nonprofit organizations and governments must be able to manage their finances. Our finance program prepares you to raise money, manage debt and invest your assets.


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Students majoring in Management (MGT) will build global leadership competencies by acquiring a deeper understanding of business and cultural practices while at the same time building a leadership skill set.

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Combine your interests in solving business problems, learning new technologies and working with people to create a successful career in management information systems. MIS brings together the various areas in business and information technology to focus on the process of providing the information necessary for making decisions and conducting business.

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From market research and product design to advertising and sales, marketing is the process of planning and executing the distribution of ideas, goods and services. In marketing, you will learn to identify, understand and satisfy the needs of consumers and organizations.

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Direct the core operations of an organization. Operations and supply management is the critical process within every business that creates, distributes, and improves products and services while ensuring the process is streamlined and efficient

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In the School of Business Administration, you may participate in the Discover Business program if you are unsure which area of business is most appropriate for you. The structure of the curriculum is such that the final decision about a specific major need not be made until the junior year.

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The School of Business Administration offers a variety of minors that are available to any University of Dayton student.  Choosing a minor from the School of Business Administration complements other degree programs with specialized knowledge from virtually all areas of business.

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Graduate Degree Programs

Our on-campus MBA program fits your needs if you prefer the in-person classroom experience.  And, our evening classes offer flexibility for working professionals. 

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Our on-campus Business Analytics program is for students interested in moving into this high-demand career area. Business Analytics represents a growing need nationally with employment opportunities readily available. 

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The Master of Finance program at UD offers exceptional preparation for many fields — banking, financial analysis, brokerage, wealth management, private equity, corporate finance, insurance, international business — and many more.

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The Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAcc) at the University of Dayton does much more than help you to meet the eligibility requirements to sit for the CPA exam. It prepares you to meet evolving employer demands for critical thinking, problem solving, and communication, with a strong ethical base.

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With the same curriculum and faculty as our on-campus format, the online MBA program teaches you practical business theories and principles in topics such as economics, finance and integrated strategy.

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The online program has been designed to facilitate your understanding of business analytics in all contexts, including marketing, finance and operations.

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The School of Business Administration offer's Graduate Certificates in Business Intelligence, Cyber-Security Management, Project Management, and System Analysis and Design offer students the unique opportunity to take a three-course sequence resulting in a freestanding certificate

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