Donald W. Maine School of Business, Davenport University

Donald W. Maine School of Business, Davenport University
Post address: Donald W. Maine School of Business
Davenport University
6191, Kraft Avenue S.E.,

Grand Rapids, MI, 49512 US
Location address: 6191, Kraft Avenue S.E.
Grand Rapids, MI, 49512 US

Davenport was founded as a school of business in 1866. Business programs have been the foundation of Davenport's reputation and growth over the past 137 years. Since its transformation to a university, Davenport's business school remains the largest school within the institution, with more than 36 majors and specialties offered in diplomas, associate's and bachelor's degrees, and post baccalaureate certificates. This has resulted in Davenport having one of the largest business student enrollments in Michigan and northern Indiana. There are currently in excess of 7,000 students pursuing certificate and degree programs in the School of Business.

U.S. Department of Labor projections through 2012 show that of the top five industries with the fastest growing employment rate and wage growth, three are in business-related fields.

With more than 30 business majors here at Donald W. Maine School of Business at Davenport University, we prepare you for these in-demand jobs by providing the practical, real-world skills you need to compete. Our degrees range from diploma programs to an MBA in disciplines such as accounting, business administration, management, marketing and finance. Graduates of the Donald W. Maine School of Business are prepared for any number of rewarding positions in business, government, industry, health care, service, education, and non-profit community agencies.

As you think about choices among the disciplines of management, marketing, accounting, finance, or legal studies, consider that the School of Business offers many opportunities for you to succeed. Graduates of the business school serve in leadership positions in business, government, industry, health care, service, education, and non-profit community agencies. Many start and manage their own businesses.

In addition to the classroom experience, students have opportunities to participate in business clubs, internships, and other types of experiential learning. All programs are designed to equip you with what you need to be able to do and what you need to know in order to find your place in the exciting world of business. Graduates leave with skills, knowledge, experience, and new ways of thinking that can profoundly improve their lives and contribute to the growth and success of the organizations within which they choose to work.


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Master - Online 

Master of Science in Information Assurance

Campus or Online USA Full time Part time 2 years
January 2015

Davenport University's Information Assurance degree addresses the management of risk to organizational and individual information assets and the importance of building secure systems. [+]

Davenport University's Information Assurance degree addresses the management of risk to organizational and individual information assets and the importance of building secure systems that protect the confidentiality, accessibility and integrity of those assets in today's global environment. The degree is mapped directly to the key elements of Information Assurance, as defined by the National Security Agency (NSA).

 

The MS Information Assurance addresses the management of risk to organizational and individual information assets and the importance of building secure systems that protect the confidentiality, accessibility and integrity of those assets in today's global environment. ... [-]


Course - Online 

Accounting Post-Graduate Certificate

Campus or Online USA Full time Part time
January 2015

Students who have graduated from Davenport University with an MBA or students from other institutions with master's degrees in business or business-related fields may complete a Post-Graduate Certificate program. [+]

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Students who have graduated from Davenport University with an MBA or students from other institutions with master's degrees in business or business-related fields may complete a Post-Graduate Certificate program. This program consists of 18 credits from one of the five MBA concentrations. Students take sole responsibility for preliminary preparation of acceptance into any of these concentration programs.

 

Post-Graduate Certificate courses may not be taken simultaneously while completing an MBA degree. Post-Graduate Certificates may be awarded in the concentrations listed below. Offerings vary by location. These certificate programs are designed for recent MBA graduates who see new opportunities and career paths through acquiring knowledge of other concentrations; for those who have earned a master's degree and need to update skills; or for those who are considering a career change. ... [-]

Finance Post-Graduate Certificate

Campus or Online USA Full time Part time
January 2015

Students who have graduated from Davenport University with an MBA or students from other institutions with master's degrees in business or business-related fields may complete a Post-Graduate Certificate program. [+]

Students who have graduated from Davenport University with an MBA or students from other institutions with master's degrees in business or business-related fields may complete a Post-Graduate Certificate program.

 

This program consists of 18 credits from one of the five MBA concentrations. Students take sole responsibility for preliminary preparation of acceptance into any of these concentration programs. Post-Graduate Certificate courses may not be taken simultaneously while completing an MBA degree.

 

Post-Graduate Certificates may be awarded in the concentrations listed below. Offerings vary by location. These certificate programs are designed for recent MBA graduates who see new opportunities and career paths through acquiring knowledge of other concentrations; for those who have earned a master's degree and need to update skills; or for those who are considering a career change. ... [-]

Health Care Management Post-Graduate Certificate

Campus or Online USA Full time Part time
January 2015

Students who have graduated from Davenport University with an MBA or students from other institutions with master's degrees in business or business-related fields may complete a Post-Graduate Certificate program. [+]

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Students who have graduated from Davenport University with an MBA or students from other institutions with master's degrees in business or business-related fields may complete a Post-Graduate Certificate program.

 

This program consists of 18 credits from one of the five MBA concentrations. Students take sole responsibility for preliminary preparation of acceptance into any of these concentration programs. Post-Graduate Certificate courses may not be taken simultaneously while completing an MBA degree.

 

Post-Graduate Certificates may be awarded in the concentrations listed below. Offerings vary by location. These certificate programs are designed for recent MBA graduates who see new opportunities and career paths through acquiring knowledge of other concentrations; for those who have earned a master's degree and need to update skills; or for those who are considering a career change. ... [-]

Human Resource Management Post-Graduate Certificate

Campus or Online USA Full time Part time
January 2015

Students who have graduated from Davenport University with an MBA or students from other institutions with master's degrees in business or business-related fields may complete a Post-Graduate Certificate program. [+]

Students who have graduated from Davenport University with an MBA or students from other institutions with master's degrees in business or business-related fields may complete a Post-Graduate Certificate program. This program consists of 18 credits from one of the five MBA concentrations. Students take sole responsibility for preliminary preparation of acceptance into any of these concentration programs.

 

Post-Graduate Certificate courses may not be taken simultaneously while completing an MBA degree. Post-Graduate Certificates may be awarded in the concentrations listed below. Offerings vary by location.

 

The certificate program is designed for recent MBA graduates who see new opportunities and career paths through acquiring knowledge of other concentrations; for those who have earned a master's degree and need to update skills; or for those who are considering a career change. ... [-]

Strategic Management Post-Graduate Certificate

Campus or Online USA Full time Part time
January 2015

Students who have graduated from Davenport University with an MBA or students from other institutions with master's degrees in business or business-related fields may complete a Post-Graduate Certificate program. [+]

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Students who have graduated from Davenport University with an MBA or students from other institutions with master's degrees in business or business-related fields may complete a Post-Graduate Certificate program.

 

This program consists of 18 credits from one of the five MBA concentrations. Students take sole responsibility for preliminary preparation of acceptance into any of these concentration programs. Post-Graduate Certificate courses may not be taken simultaneously while completing an MBA degree. Post-Graduate Certificates may be awarded in the concentrations listed below. Offerings vary by location.

 

The certificate program is designed for recent MBA graduates who see new opportunities and career paths through acquiring knowledge of other concentrations; for those who have earned a master's degree and need to update skills; or for those who are considering a career change. ... [-]


Course - Campus 

Certified Manager Prep Program

Campus USA Part time
January 2015

Davenport University is the first "preferred provider" of Certified Manager training and education in Michigan. [+]

The Institute of Certified Professional Managers (ICPM) is the world's largest certifying organization, with certification granted to more than 10,000 management professionals. The ICPM confers the Certified Manager (CM) designation upon those individuals who meet education and experience requirements and pass three examinations documenting professional skills in a wide variety of management areas. Davenport University is the first "preferred provider" of Certified Manager training and education in Michigan. 

Davenport University is now accepting inquires of interest in its Certified Manager (CM) Prep Program. Designed for the convenience of working adults, Davenport's CM Prep Program includes an examination of Foundations of Management, Planning and Organizing and Leading and Controlling that prepares students to "sit" for the CM exams. ... [-]


MBA - Online 

MBA

Campus or Online USA Full time Part time 2 years
September 2014

Davenport University's Sneden MBA Program offers concentrations in Accounting, Finance, Health Care Management, Human Resources and Strategic Management. [+]

{title_short}. Davenport University's Sneden MBA Program offers concentrations in Accounting, Finance, Health Care Management, Human Resources and Strategic Management. Designed by business and academic professionals to be timely, focused and cross-disciplined, the Davenport MBA will provide you with unparalleled leadership skills, helping you keep that competitive edge in your profession.

Accounting Concentration

Recognizing accounting as a dynamic profession, the MBA in Accounting offers advanced studies in financial accounting, auditing, and taxation. As the business environment changes, accounting professionals will need to be more aware of international accounting standards and the ethical environment and also be adept in technological, legal, and managerial issues.... [-]