University of Hawaii at Manoa Shidler College of Business

Introduction

About the College

A leader among U.S. business schools in its focus on the Asia-Pacific region, the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa provides students with an in-depth understanding of the best business practices, an awareness of languages and cultures, and a solid comprehension of emerging technologies within today's complex global economic environment.

Founded in 1949, the College offers students a wide selection of degree, certificate and high-impact executive programs in a unique multicultural learning environment enhanced by collaborative learning, research projects, international speakers, internships, study abroad and career opportunities.

Ranked among the top 25 institutions for international business and the only AACSB accredited MBA program in Hawaii, the Shidler College of Business equips its graduates with the ability to learn and to lead throughout their professional lifetime.

Whether you're interested in doing business in the global economy or in becoming an entrepreneur, the Shidler MBA program will provide you with the skills and experience you will need to succeed.

Hawaii's diversity and strategic location at the crossroads of the Pacific will prove to be an asset as you develop your leadership skills learning to manage change, the one constant in today's global environment.

Our Mission


We are a multicultural academic community achieving international excellence in business education, research and practice utilizing Hawaii's unique advantages.

Background


Established in 1949 as the College of Business Administration, the College was named in 2006 after alumnus Jay H. Shidler, founder and managing partner of The Shidler Group. The Shidler College of Business is reknowned for its expertise in international management education and is consistantly ranked among the nation's top 25 graduate schools for international business by U.S. News & World Report. Long recognized for its Asia-Pacific focus, the College is a professional school, offering a wide variety of degree, certificate and executive programs. The College places a strong emphasis on the development of management skills, entrepreneurship and the management of business information technology. The UH Shidler College of Business is the only graduate program in the State of Hawai'i accredited by AACSB International.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Master

China International MBA (CHIMBA)

Campus Full time 21 months September 2016 USA Manoa

The 21 month China International MBA program at Shidler College of Business offers a comprehensive foundation in business fundamentals with an Asia-Pacific focus for students interested in doing business in or with China. [+]

The 21 month China International MBA program at Shidler College of Business offers a comprehensive foundation in business fundamentals with an Asia-Pacific focus for students interested in doing business in or with China. Students have access to a three month internship, a study abroad portion in China, career development assistance and strong networking opportunities with fellow students, alumni, and the business community at large.

 

The China International MBA program features a first-year cohort experience in Hawaii designed to help students learn the inner-workings of group dynamics crucial for the leaders of today’s organizations. The next 9 months are spent taking elective courses at Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) School of Business in Guangzhou, China, followed by a three month internship with a company in China. ... [-]


Executive MBA

Campus Part time 22 months September 2016 USA Manoa

For over 25 years, the UH Executive MBA program offered by the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawaii at Mânoa has afforded many business leaders the tools necessary to succeed in this fiercely competitive work environment. [+]

Re-focusing career directions

These are some of the reasons why experienced, successful managers - executives and professionals in a wide range of fields - make the decision to acquire their MBA degree through the Executive MBA program.

For over 25 years, the UH Executive MBA program offered by the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawaii at Mânoa has afforded many business leaders the tools necessary to succeed in this fiercely competitive work environment. Not only will the program challenge you to achieve your highest academic potential, but it will also provide you with vast opportunities to increase your professional network and earning potential.

Meeting the challenges of today's marketplace Maximizing leadership potential Becoming more valuable to their organizations and taking on a larger leadership role Having more opportunities to advance Re-focusing career directions ... [-]

Japan focused MBA

Campus Full time 21 months September 2016 USA Manoa

The 21 month Japan-focused MBA program at Shidler College of Business, in partnership with the Japan-America Institute of Management Science (JAIMS) , offers a comprehensive foundation in business fundamentals with an Asia-Pacific focus for students interested in doing business in or with Japan. [+]

The 21 month Japan-focused MBA program at Shidler College of Business, in partnership with the Japan-America Institute of Management Science (JAIMS) , offers a comprehensive foundation in business fundamentals with an Asia-Pacific focus for students interested in doing business in or with Japan.

 

Students have access to a three month internship, a study abroad portion in Japan, career development assistance and strong networking opportunities with fellow students, alumni, and the business community at large.

 

The Japan-focused MBA program features an 18-month cohort experience in Hawaii designed to help students learn the inner-workings of group dynamics crucial for the leaders of today’s organizations. ... [-]


Master's of Accounting (MAcc)

Campus Full time Part time 18 months September 2016 USA Manoa + 1 more

The Master of Accounting (MAcc) program is designed to provide the skills necessary to build a successful career in the multifaceted, dynamic practice of accounting. [+]

Program Overview

 

The Master of Accounting (MAcc) program is designed to provide the skills necessary to build a successful career in the multifaceted, dynamic practice of accounting. The program serves professionals entering public practice, business, non-profit organizations, and government. Completion of the MAcc degree fulfills the credit hour requirements to sit for the CPA exam. In addition, there are opportunities available to study abroad (Asian Field Study) as well as internship and career development services to further enrich and support your graduate accounting studies.

 

Shidler College of Business offers the only AACSB International accredited Master of Accounting program in Hawaii. The AACSB seal of approval guarantees students that their programs satisfy the expectations of a wide range of quality standards relating to strategic management of resources, interactions of faculty and students in the educational process, and achievement of learning goals in degree programs. There are less than 550 AACSB accredited institutions world wide, and Shidler College of Business is proud to be one of them.... [-]


Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM)

Campus Part time 18 months September 2016 USA Manoa

The Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) program is offered in an accelerated executive format for working professionals and is specifically customized to equip human resource managers with the tools necessary to effectively meet the challenges of an ever-changing business climate. [+]

In today’s highly competitive business environment, the roles and responsibilities of human resource professionals have become increasingly critical to corporate success. Human Resource Management (HRM) professionals must understand human resource issues and management trends in a competitive global economy as well as a broad spectrum of state and federal employment legislation.

 

The Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) program is offered in an accelerated executive format for working professionals and is specifically customized to equip human resource managers with the tools necessary to effectively meet the challenges of an ever-changing business climate.

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Neighbor Island MBA

Online & Campus Combined Part time 3 years September 2016 USA Manoa

The Neighbor Island MBA program offers participants a challenging, relevant and integrated course of study designed to meet the demands of a changing global business environment. [+]

The Neighbor Island MBA program offers participants a challenging, relevant and integrated course of study designed to meet the demands of a changing global business environment. The 48-credit hour program is geared toward individuals who have shown leadership or management potential. The goal of this program is to provide participants with a competitive edge in analytical and decision-making skills for a managerial position within today’s dynamic global economy.

 

Equally important, the program is designed to enable students to pursue a graduate degree with limited interruption to professional obligations and family life. Travel to the Manoa campus in Honolulu is not required. ... [-]


Part-time MBA

Campus Part time 33 months September 2016 USA Manoa

The convenient and flexible part-time MBA program offers busy students a way to leverage their education while maintaining full-time employment. [+]

The Part-Time MBA program at Shidler College of Business is the premier choice for working professionals in Hawaii. Shidler College of Business is the only AACSB International accredited institution in Hawaii, so students are guaranteed that their programs satisfy the expectations of a wide range of quality standards relating to strategic management of resources, interactions of faculty and students in the educational process, and achievement of learning goals in degree programs. There are less than 550 AACSB accredited institutions worldwide and the Shidler College of Business is proud to be one.

 

The convenient and flexible part-time MBA program offers busy students a way to leverage their education while maintaining full-time employment. The part-time MBA program features courses that meet one weekday evening per week per subject area, allowing students ample time to study and prepare for classes during the week. The Part-Time MBA program offers students a comprehensive foundation in business fundamentals with an Asia-Pacific focus. Students have access to internships and study abroad programs, career development assistance and strong networking opportunities with fellow students, alumni, and the business community at large. Throughout the program, students meet their personal and professional goals while preparing them for leadership in today’s global business environment.... [-]


Vietnam Executive MBA (VEMBA)

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Vietnam Hanoi

As Vietnam emerges fully onto the world economic stage, new and constantly-evolving demands are placed on business executives in all industries. To successfully manage these challenges, today’s executive must possess strong analytical skills, the ability to think strategically, and effective leadership capabilities. [+]

As Vietnam emerges fully onto the world economic stage, new and constantly-evolving demands are placed on business executives in all industries. To successfully manage these challenges, today’s executive must possess strong analytical skills, the ability to think strategically, and effective leadership capabilities.

 

To meet these challenges head on, the University of Hawaii, Shidler College of Business has partnered with the Hanoi School of Business, and most recently, the International University to deliver its first-rate Executive MBA program that will train, guide, and prepare Vietnam’s top executives who want to elevate their management skills.

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