The University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business

Introduction

Discover the Legendary Advantage™ of Notre Dame Business. We challenge you to Ask More of Business™ as you develop your talents and prepare to make a difference.

You may want to manage a brand, a plant or people. You may wish to be a partner, a securities trader, an entrepreneur or a CEO. We want these accomplishments for you, too.

But we want much more for you and from you.

The future holds large challenges. And the future depends on you.

Whether we are overwhelmed and diminished by our challenges, or create value-added solutions for our collective communities – this is where you will make a difference. At the Mendoza College of Business, we believe that an education worthy of you and these challenges must teach you how to address difficult problems with integrity and strong habits of mind.

In the end, we want you to become the leaders who make our future together better by the privilege of the positions you will hold, the decisions that you will make, the resources that you will develop and use, and the people whose lives you will touch.

This is the vision embedded in the founding of the University of Notre Dame by Father Edward Sorin, C.S.C., in 1842 and a dream that today continues to call forth the collective passion and energy of the faculty and staff of the Mendoza College of Business.

The Mendoza College of Business is home to dedicated teachers, scholars and more than 2400 students who are engaged in undergraduate, graduate and executive studies. Degrees offered at the Mendoza College include:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Executive Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Accountancy
  • Master of Nonprofit Administration (MNA)

Mendoza also offers a broad range of custom programs for businesses and organizations, as well as certificate programs for executives and nonprofit managers and leaders. These programs are offered through Executive Education and Nonprofit Professional Development.

Mission Statement

To build a premier Catholic business school that fosters academic excellence, professional effectiveness and personal accountability in a context that strives to be faithful to the ideals of community, human development and individual integrity.

About the University of Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind., adjacent to the city of South Bend and approximately 90 miles east of Chicago.

The source of the University’s academic strength is its faculty. Notre Dame faculty members have won 36 fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities in the past nine years, more than for any other university in the nation.

At Notre Dame, education has always been linked to values, among them living in community and volunteering in community service. Residence hall life is both the hallmark of the Notre Dame experience and the wellspring of the University’s rich tradition. A younger tradition, the University’s Center for Social Concerns, serves as a catalyst for student volunteerism. About 80 percent of Notre Dame undergraduate students engage in some form of voluntary community service during their years at the University, and at least 10 percent devote a year or more after graduation to service in the United States and around the world.

The University of Notre Dame, which is one of a handful of truly international universities, has a student body of more than 11,500 students drawn from all 50 states and more than 100 foreign countries. The Notre Dame alumni network is the most extensive in higher education, with more than 270 clubs, including more than 40 international clubs.

Medonza Rankings

The Mendoza College of Business has been recognized for excellence and its commitment to social and environmental responsibility as selected rankings indicate:

  • #1 among the nation’s top undergraduate business schools --Bloomberg Businessweek (2010 - 2014)
  • #20 among the top U.S. graduate business schools -- Bloomberg Businessweek (2012)
  • #15 among top Executive MBA programs--Bloomberg Businessweek (2013), The Economist - Which MBA? (2013) and Poets & Quants for Executives (2014)
  • #4 nationwide among the top accountancy graduate programs -- Public Accountancy Report (2013)

The Mendoza College of Business is accredited by AACSB International and is committed to adhere to the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME).

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Master

Master in Nonprofit Administration

Campus Part time 14 - 50 months September 2017 USA Notre Dame

The Master of Nonprofit Administration (MNA) degree in the Mendoza College of Business delivers an education that in 2011 was ranked 4th in ethics by the Aspen Institute-Beyond Grey Pinstripes. Our program, which draws students from an array of undergraduate majors and varied work backgrounds, is designed for individuals with at least two years of post undergraduate nonprofit work or volunteer experience, and we strongly encourage an... [+]

Master in Nonprofit Administration The Master of Nonprofit Administration (MNA) degree in the Mendoza College of Business delivers an education that in 2011 was ranked 4th in ethics by the Aspen Institute-Beyond Grey Pinstripes. Our program, which draws students from an array of undergraduate majors and varied work backgrounds, is designed for individuals with at least two years of post undergraduate nonprofit work or volunteer experience, and we strongly encourage an interview for entrance into the program. Giving business professionals the opportunity to develop their leadership skills in our close-knit community and to better serve the nonprofit sector without leaving their current jobs, the MNA degree features on-site summer courses as well as fall and spring e-learning courses. The total time commitment on campus is 10 weeks over a two to four summer timeframe. During the first summer, four weeks of core courses are taken; during subsequent summers, courses are taken in two-week blocks. Distance learning courses are offered in the fall and spring semesters. The degree includes 42 credit hours (30 core credits, 9 elective credits, and 3 credits for the field project) in a core curriculum that includes the fundamentals of managing or leading nonprofit organizations – from small community-based initiatives to large national organizations – and the exploration of critical strategic issues facing nonprofit leaders today. Classes range from economics and human resource management to ethics, marketing and board development. In addition to the core curriculum, students have many elective choices to customize their educational experience. These include leadership, investment, entrepreneurship, tax policy, and e-commerce. For the individual seeking career development, whether in a nonprofit, government, social service, or advocacy organization, Notre Dame blends a world renowned tradition of academic excellence with a deep commitment to positive change in a program that allows degree completion in 14-50 months. Core courses Accounting for the NFP Board Relations & Management Decision Analysis & Statistics Economics of NFP Enterprises Ethics in Nonprofit Organizations Field Project Financial Management Human Resource Management Legal Environment Management Communication Marketing for Nonprofits Nonprofit Management Planning & Policy Admissions The Master of Nonprofit Administration (MNA) program in the Mendoza College of Business welcomes qualified applicants who possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. The following items are required for a complete application: The Notre Dame MNA Program now offers qualified applicants the opportunity to apply for a GRE waiver. A completed application form Official TOEFL or PTE Academic score report (international students only) A non-refundable application fee in the amount of $60.00, made payable to the University of Notre Dame Official academic transcripts A personal essay Two completed recommendation forms A current resume Official GRE* scores (code 0883) Though not required, we strongly encourage a personal interview with our program manager *Note: Effective Aug. 1, 2011, the official GRE test will be revised. However, scores from GRE tests taken prior to Aug. 1, 2011 will be accepted during the yearlong rollout phase of the new exam. All GRE test scores are valid for five years from the date taken. [-]

MSc

MS in Accountancy

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 USA Notre Dame

The Master of Science in Accountancy program has consistently been ranked in the top ten in the nation. Currently, it is ranked nationally as the sixth “Best Accountancy Program” for 2012 by Public Accounting Report and is open to domestic and international applicants who hold a bachelor’s degree (or its international four-year equivalent) from an accredited college or university with an accounting concentration... [+]

MS in Accounting The Master of Science in Accountancy program has consistently been ranked in the top ten in the nation. Currently, it is ranked nationally as the sixth “Best Accountancy Program” for 2012 by Public Accounting Report and is open to domestic and international applicants who hold a bachelor’s degree (or its international four-year equivalent) from an accredited college or university with an accounting concentration. The AACSB accredited M.S. in Accountancy program satisfies the 150-hour educational requirements adopted by more than 48 states and jurisdictions for certification and licensure as a CPA. The M.S. in Accountancy program is a one-year, two-semester (30-hour) degree program, which is offered on a full-time, traditional academic year basis. Admission is granted on a rolling basis for fall or spring semester entry. Looking for an opportunity to study abroad? During each semester, a two week International Interterm study abroad course is offered. In the fall or spring semester, students have the opportunity to study abroad in China. Objectives These courses have four components: seminars and lectures, field trips (heritage and cultural visits), dialogues and exchanges, and introduction to local language. To learn about the latest political, economic and social developments from experts operating in these regions To have a contextual experience of living and studying in China Financial Reporting and Assurance Services Track The Financial Reporting and Assurance Services Track provides depth in the areas of financial reporting and assurance services, as well as finance. This track is ideal for those preparing for a career in public accounting, especially in the audit area. Students interested in corporate finance or in careers with financial institutions will also benefit from this specialization. Core Courses: Financial Management or Financial Policy Negotiation Taxes and Business Strategy Tax Services Track The Tax Services Track equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to confront the increasing complexity of tax laws and to meet the growing demand for highly trained tax professionals. This track provides an in-depth study of taxation issues in the context of today’s business environment while improving students’ problem-solving skills. The Tax Services Track is designed to prepare students for a variety of professional opportunities in the taxation area, including careers with public accounting firms, business enterprises, and governmental agencies. As a result of industry input, students choosing the Tax Services Track have the ability to complete 21 credit hours of tax related courses. Core Courses: Financial Management or Financial Policy Negotiation Taxes and Business Strategy Admissions The M.S. in Accountancy program welcomes qualified applicants who possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Applicants should have at least a major in business with the required accounting courses. Students lacking a sufficient business and/or accounting background may need to complete additional coursework to enroll in the M.S. in Accountancy program. Candidates may apply to the M.S. in Accountancy program at the completion of their junior year in college. Personal interviews will not be scheduled until a completed application is on file. The Admissions Committee seeks to admit motivated applicants with superior intellectual ability, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the potential for a successful career as a professional accountant. The Admissions Committee evaluates applicants based on the following criteria: Undergraduate academic record including: GMAT score GMAT code is XM72D73 Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended Course descriptions from accountancy and business coursework Proficiency in the English language** TOEFL code, if required, (sent by ETS) is 2456. Personal statement* Professional, community and extracurricular activities Personal interview (if requested by the Admissions Committee) Two letters of recommendation *Applicants to the M.S. in Accountancy program must submit a personal statement which details the applicant’s personal characteristics which will enrich the University of Notre Dame. Your personal statement should be typed, a maximum of two pages, and double spaced. Please put your name at the top of each page. The personal statement should include as many of the following components as apply: Significant life experience and/or challenges overcome Ethnicity/cultural heritage Educational attainment of parents and grandparents (i.e., whether you are a first generation college student) Unique background or special talents Community service Goals and achievements How past leadership experiences have prepared you for active involvement in the University of Notre Dame M.S. in Accountancy program. **TOEFL: All non-U.S. citizen applicants (and U.S. citizen applicants, who have lived/studied extensively in other countries) must submit scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL®). The (TOEFL®) may be waived for applicants who have completed a minimum of six full-time semesters or nine full-time quarters in a U.S. university or for applicants who have completed at least six full-time semesters or nine full-time quarters from an approved university. Applicants seeking approval must submit (1) official documentation from the Registrar’s office of their undergraduate institution showing that the primary method of instruction was English and (2) receive M.S. in Accountancy Admission Committee consent. [-]

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Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame,
Notre Dame

Notre Dame, Indiana, 46556-5646 US