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.
We are a multicultural academic community achieving international excellence in business education, research and practice utilizing Hawaii's unique advantages.
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 renowned for its expertise in international management education and is consistently 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.