University of Michigan-Dearborn, School of Management

Introduction

Our mission is to be the school of choice for quality business education in greater metropolitan Detroit.

Since 1959, the School of Management at the University of Michigan-Dearborn has been committed to providing practice-oriented business programs that address the needs of business, industry, and government.  Our undergraduate and graduate students are taught by faculty that not only have close ties with the business community, but also have expertise from participating in the business, professional, and academic realms.

The exceptional performance of our faculty has provided that the School of Management is one of only 900 schools worldwide to be accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This accreditation not only speaks to the quality of the faculty but also to the relevancy and practical nature of the courses offered in the School.

When students graduate from the School of Management, they take with them the skills and knowledge to lead in a rapidly-changing business environment, both regionally and nationally.  Whether it is through their participation in our internship program or their experiences in iLabs, the School’s Center for Innovation Research, our students gain real experience and are positioned to immediately contribute to their employers’ success and advance their career.

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Master Of Business Administration

Campus Full time 2 years January 2017 USA Dearborn

the program emphasizes development of the ability to analyze decision problems, to make decisions with respect to the problems, and to implement the decisions made. [+]

Program Philosophy and OrientationThe essence of management is making and implementing appropriate decisions. Therefore, the program emphasizes development of the ability to analyze decision problems, to make decisions with respect to the problems, and to implement the decisions made. Decision problems, and the environment in which they are imbedded, are in a continual state of transition. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program is committed to the task of preparing a student for such change. This commitment finds expression in the search and organization of knowledge relative to theoretical structures, which provide a framework for comprehending and mastering the flow of the future. An effective manager must be equipped with a working knowledge of the fundamental operations and techniques of management and of their interrelationships. A manager must understand the organizational environment within and on which the organization operates. As an implementor, the manager is required to draw upon knowledge of human behavior and skills in communication. In the role as a problem analyst, the manager must be prepared to distill the useful information from great quantities of data, a task facilitated by the grasp of accounting, computational, finance, and quantitative systems and techniques. Further, the successful manager must be able to assimilate the forces associated with the changing economic and social environment that bears on the domain.Program GoalsSpecific goals of the Master of Business Administration degree program are to provide each candidate with: - the ability to analyze decision problems, to make decisions with respect to the problems, and to implement the decisions made; - a framework for comprehending and mastering the flow of future environmental decisions by seeking an organizing knowledge relative to theoretical structures; - a working knowledge of the fundamental operations and techniques of management and of the interrelationships; - the facility to work and communicate effectively with others; - the capacity for continued growth through self-instruction in a dynamic and ever-changing environment; and - a heightened awareness of the opportunities for developing ethically responsible organizations and management. Program Descriptions Courses are offered during the Fall (Sept. - Dec.), Winter (Jan. - April), and Summer (May - June/ July - August) terms. To accommodate the schedules of working professionals, the program is offered in the early evening, with some opportunities to take courses on Saturdays as well. Part-time students who are employed full time are encouraged to take no more than six semester hours during any four-month term. Qualified students are admitted at the beginning of the fall, winter, or summer term. CONCENTRATIONS MBA concentrations are available to students wishing to specialize their coursework in one of the following areas. Concentrations are not required, but are selected at the student’s option. - Accounting - Finance - International Business- Management Information Systems- Marketing- Workforce Management [-]

MBA and MHSA Dual Degree Program

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Dearborn

This program takes advantage of many areas of overlap between the two curricula, and allows admitted students to receive both degrees upon completion of a minimum of 81 graduate credits. [+]

The School of Management and the School of Public Health on the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor campus offer a jointly administered Dual Degree program leading to the Master of Health Services Administration (MHSA) and the Master of Business Administration (MBA). This program takes advantage of many areas of overlap between the two curricula, and allows admitted students to receive both degrees upon completion of a minimum of 81 graduate credits.The UM-Ann Arbor MHSA has been the top-ranked program of its kind by US News every year since 1994.Admissions and Administration Students must apply and be accepted by each school to pursue the dual MHSA and MBA. Students already enrolled in either degree may apply for the second degree before completing one-half of their degree requirements. Applicants submit either GMAT or GRE test scores in support of their applications. The Dual MHSA and MBA program is co-directed by the Director of the MHSA residential program and the Director of Graduate Programs for the SOM. Students will have an advisor in each school.CurriculumThe courses taught for the MHSA are tailored to the health care industry, while MBA courses generalize to a broader range of business and industry. For three areas of study -- organizational behavior, information systems, and microeconomics - dual MHSA and MBA students may choose either the relevant MHSA course or the MBA course. Students take MHSA courses in the areas of law, operations, managerial accounting, and advanced finance; and take MBA courses in the areas of advanced statistics, financial accounting, marketing, and finance. The rest of the curriculum includes courses offered solely by the SOM (e.g. strategy, strategic innovation), or solely by the SPH (e.g. health services systems, epidemiology).Depending upon where students choose to take their three "either-or" courses, the curriculum allows from one to four MBA elective courses, and from zero to three MHSA elective courses. To earn both degrees, students must complete at least 36 credits from the SOM and 45 credits from the SPH (note that 4 of the 45 SPH credits are for basic statistics, which is an admission prerequisite for the MBA). [-]

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Master of Science in Accounting

Campus Full time January 2017 USA Dearborn

The Master of Science in Accounting at Dearborn serves professionals in public accounting, controllership, corporate accounting, and taxation. [+]

The Master of Science in Accounting serves professionals in public accounting, controllership, corporate accounting, and taxation. It provides those with bachelor degrees in accounting with the appropriate number of business and accounting credits required to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Exam in Michigan. University of Michigan-Dearborn students who are close to finishing a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting, and have been admitted to the MS-Accounting program, may take up to six graduate credits during their final term of undergraduate coursework. The Master of Science in Accounting program consists of 30 credits of accounting and elective courses. Students must choose one of two tracks within the MS-Accounting degree - the Financial Accounting track or the Taxation track. CurriculumThe Master of Science in Accounting program consists of 30 credits of accounting and elective courses. Students must choose one of two tracks within the MS-Accounting degree - the Financial Accounting track or the Taxation track. Courses Required for Both Tracks (15 credits) ACC 600 Seminar in Financial Accounting TheoryACC 601 Advanced Accounting Information SystemsACC 608 Financial Statement AnalysisACC 605 International Accounting and TaxationACC 630 Communication for the Tax ProfessionalCourses Required for the Financial Accounting Track (15 credits) ACC 603 Controllership ACC 604 Issues in Auditing and Assurance Services plus nine graduate credits from the School of Management Courses Required for the Taxation Track (15 credits):ACC 635 Advanced Corporate Taxation ACC 636 Flow through Entities ACC 637 Small Business and Estate/Trust Taxation ACC 638 State/Local Taxation and Emerging Issues plus three graduate credits from the School of Management [-]

Master of Science in Engineering Management

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Dearborn

The MS in Engineering Management is co-directed by the Department Chair of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering and the Director of Graduate Programs for the SOM. Advising, academic records, and student services for the MS-Engineering Management are handled by the Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department. [+]

The Master of Science in Engineering Management degree is jointly offered by the School of Management, and the College of Engineering and Computer Science, through the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies.Admissions and AdministrationThe MS in Engineering Management is co-directed by the Department Chair of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering and the Director of Graduate Programs for the SOM. Advising, academic records, and student services for the MS-Engineering Management are handled by the Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department. CurriculumThe M.S. in Engineering Management requires a minimum of 36 credits. There are 13 required courses for a total of 31 credits, plus 5 credits required for the degree that may be completed with the election of a thesis option which integrates and applies the knowledge of technical management to an engineering project in the student\'s particular engineering discipline. Students not electing the thesis option are required to take the Capstone Project for 2 credits, plus 3 credits of electives from a set of approved courses.Courses taken from the School of Management (13 credits) EMGT 510 Managerial Finance and Economics 2 EMGT 515 Corporate Strategy 2 EMGT 535 Marketing Management and Policy 2 EMGT 541 Accounting Fundamentals for Decision Making 3 EMGT 545 Organization Behavior and Human Resource Management 2 EMGT 550 Business Ethics/Law 2 Courses taken from the College of Engineering and Computer Science(18 credits)EMGT 500 Managing the Engineering Function 2 EMGT 505 Systems Engineering 3 EMGT 520 Production Management 3 EMGT 525 Total Quality Management 3 EMGT 530 Information systems for engineering Management 3 EMGT 560 Engineering Management at Upper Levels 1 EMGT 580 Management of Product and Process Design 3 Thesis or Project and Elective Credits (5 credits) Students are required to do either (a) A master\'s thesis for five credits or (b) EMGT 591, Capstone Project, plus three credits of approved electives. EMGT courses do not carry credit toward program for students enrolled in the MBA, MBA/MSE-I&SE, MBA/MHSA, MS (Accounting, Finance) degree programs. [-]

Master of Science in Finance

Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year January 2017 USA Dearborn

The program was built with input from numerous sources in the finance community and parallels much of the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) body of knowledge. [+]

The Master of Science in Finance serves professionals in corporate finance, financial institutions, and the investment fields. The MS-Finance program builds upon a long tradition of excellence in finance education. The program was built with input from numerous sources in the finance community and parallels much of the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) body of knowledge. CurriculumThe Master of Science in Finance program consists of 30 graduate credits, including up to 6 graduate transfer and/or graduate waiver credits. At least 15 of these 30 graduate credits must be from Finance courses.Required Finance Courses (18 credits)BE 530 Economic Analysis: Firm and Consumer DS 520 Applied Statistical Modeling FIN 531 Financial Management I FIN 581 Financial Management II FIN 651 Investment Analysis and Management Choose one of the following coursesACC 608 Financial Statement Analysis ORBE 580 Economic Analysis: National and InternationalElective Finance Courses (12 credits)FIN 650 Corporate Financial Applications FIN 652 Derivatives and Risk Management FIN 653 Current Issues in Investments and Capital Markets FIN 654 Financial Intermediation FIN 655 International Financial Management FIN 656 Fixed Income Securities ACC 608 Financial Statement Analysis ACC 555 Cost Management ACC 603 Controllership BE 580 Economic Analysis: National and International A maximum of three credits of Business Internship (BI 500 or BI 560) may count as elective credits, by petition. [-]