Eastern Michigan University - College of Business

Introduction

A Distinctive Curriculum for Tomorrow's Business Leaders

Eastern Michigan University's College of Business (COB) offers an innovative, cutting-edge curriculum that equips today's students for tomorrow's global business environment. The COB has numerous programs that interact with the business community, giving students practical experience working on current business issues. Many COB programs have an international component, reflective of our global economy and many of our faculty members are frequently recognized for their teaching excellence at the department, college and university levels.

We invite you to explore the exciting opportunities that await you within the College of Business, named one of the best in the nation for the tenth consecutive year by the Princeton Review.

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Mission Statement

mission

To support the economic development of southeastern Michigan by preparing graduates to perform effectively in the global business community. We develop outstanding business professionals through a rigorous, applied educational experience.

Vision Statement

We aspire to be recognized as southeast Michigan’s leader in applied business education, developing outstanding business professionals with global vision.

Accreditation

EMU's College of Business continues to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). It is the premier accrediting agency for professional business education at the collegiate level worldwide. Our undergraduate programs initially became accredited in 1974 and our graduate programs in 1982.

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Awards

Princeton Review "Outstanding" Business School

For ten consecutive years, The Princeton Review has named EMU's College of Business an "outstanding" business school. The education services company features Eastern in the 2013 edition of its book "The Best 296 Business Schools." The Princeton Review compiles the list based on its surveys of 19,000 students attending the 296 business schools in the book, as well as on school-reported data. Students were asked about their school's academics, student body and campus life, as well as about themselves and their career plans.

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Programs

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Master of Science in Accounting (MSA)

Campus Full time Part time September 2016 USA Ypsilanti

Eastern Michigan University's graduate program in accounting provides an in-depth understanding of the theoretical and practical concepts of accounting. [+]

Master of Science in Accounting (MSA)

The M.S.A. program provides a balanced broad education and in-depth understanding of the theoretical and practical concepts of accounting. There are several areas of concentration available and students are given the opportunity to relate accounting topics to other disciplines, as they develop the broad base of knowledge necessary to create, use and audit accounting information systems. The M.S.A. program meets American Institute of CPAs’ recommendations and Michigan State Board of Accountancy requirements, if appropriate electives are chosen.

Degree Admission

Complete and submit to the Office of Admissions all required documents and materials. Domestic applicants must order official transcripts from all institutions attended (undergraduate and graduate) to be sent directly to EMU. International applicants must have transcripts evaluated by Educational Perspectives.... [-]


Master of Science in Information System (MSIS)

Campus Full time Part time September 2016 USA Ypsilanti

The MSIS Program at Eastern Michigan University is aimed at preparing students in concepts, theory, and practices for designing, constructing, and maintaining information systems that support business processes [+]

Master of Science in Information Systems 

The M.S.I.S. program at Eastern Michigan University is aimed at preparing students in concepts, theory, and practices for designing, constructing, and maintaining information systems that support business processes. The knowledge and practical business applications development experiences that the students gain during their EMU M.S.I.S. studies prepare them for professional and academic advancement. Learning experiences in the M.S.I.S. program expose the students to challenges in developing leading edge information systems with a sound understanding of how information technology should integrate with strategic approaches to business management.... [-]


Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications

Online Full time September 2016 USA Ypsilanti

Through the Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications program, you will gain a solid understanding of how IMC utilizes advertising, sales promotion, [+]

Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications

The Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) graduate program at Eastern Michigan University is geared toward the business professional. Take advantage of the versatility of a completely online program while earning your degree from an AACSB-accredited business school.

If your business passion lies specifically within the discipline of marketing and communications, this program is for you. The IMC program has been designed to use real-world examples and techniques as you collaborate with other professionals to gain the advanced skills you need to go further in your career.

The IMC program is taught by distinguished faculty experts and educates you on bringing together branding, messaging and media for the most progressive and innovative marketing strategies in business today.... [-]


Master of Science in Taxation (MST)

Campus Full time September 2016 USA Ypsilanti

The intent of the Master of Science in Taxation is to develop tax professionals who are prepared to serve in the public and private sectors with a broad understanding of compliance. [+]

Master of Science in Taxation (MST) New Program, effective Fall 2014 The intent of the Master of Science in Taxation is to develop tax professionals who are prepared to serve in the public and private sectors with a broad understanding of compliance, planning and policy elements of tax practice, who are highly skilled in the technological advances in the tax environment, and who are committed to the ethical and legal standards that govern the practice of tax. Advisor Information: Graduate Programs Office 306 Gary M. Owens Building Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti, MI 48197 Degree Admission: Complete and submit to the Office of Admissions all required documents and materials. Domestic applicants must order official transcripts from all institutions attended (undergraduate and graduate) to be sent directly to EMU. International applicants must have transcripts evaluated by Educational Perspectives. The following priority deadlines have been established for receipt of all application materials required for admission to a graduate program: Domestic and International Students Fall: Feb. 1 Winter: Sept. 1 Summer: Feb. 1 Please note applications will be accepted after the priority date; however course selection preferences will not be guaranteed. Previous academic performance, written statement of personal goals and GMAT score are significant factors considered by the director in the admission process. Generally, as a minimum, the applicant must have an overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and a GMAT score of 500 or above or a GRE Score of 306 or higher. Conditional admission will be offered to foreign students who otherwise qualify but must improve their TOEFL score to reach the minimum accepted score of 79. Foundation Courses: 15 hours Students must complete coursework in each of the following foundation areas, unless they have satisfactorily completed the undergraduate equivalent. ACC 340 - Intermediate Accounting 3 hrs ACC 342 - Managerial Cost Accounting 3 hrs ACC 356 - Accounting Information Systems 3 hrs ACC 501 - Accounting Principles 3 hrs (or equivalent) ACC 540 - Corporate Financial Reporting 3 hrs Core Courses: 30 hours The M.S.T program requires the completion of 30 hours of coursework to be distributed among required and restricted elective courses as follows: Required Core Courses: 15 hours ACC 544 - Federal Income Taxation 3 hrs ACC 584 - Tax Research Methods, Practice and Problems 3 hrs ACC 585 - Federal Taxation of Corporations and Partnerships 3 hrs ACC 686 - Advanced Taxation of Corporations and Partnerships 3 hrs ACC 687 - Tax Compliance, Research and Policy 3 hrs Restricted Electives: 15 hours ACC 511 - Accounting for E-Commerce 3 hrs ACC 541 - Advanced Financial Accounting 3 hrs ACC 546 - Government and Non-Profit Accounting 3 hrs ACC 567 - Professional Auditing 3 hrs ACC 572 - Investment and Tax Financial Planning 3 hrs ACC 675 - International Accounting and Taxation 3 hrs ACC 681 - Special Topics 3 hrs ACC 684 - Electronic Tax Preparation 3 hrs ACC 699 - Independent Study 3 hrs LAW 615 - Law for Financial Professionals 3 hrs Program Total: 30 hours [-]

Masters of Science in Human Resources and Organizational Development

Campus Full time Part time September 2016 USA Ypsilanti

EMU is a leader in Human Resource Education in Southeast Michigan. We provide all of the SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) professional education and certification [+]

Masters of Science in Human Resources and Organizational Development

Nationally, employment of specialists in human resources and organizational development is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations. Those who have completed this masters program have found satisfying careers in human resource development, labor relations, and employment.

Goals of the Program

We prepare professionals who:

identify, plan, implement, and manage change as staff professionals or managers or external consultants match organizational and human resource needs and implement systems related to structure, process, and most important, the people in organizations link human resource management and organizational development by implementing processes to improve organizational effectiveness. ... [-]

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