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About the UAEU

The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is the first and foremost comprehensive university in the UAE. Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, emerging research-intensive university enrolling approximately 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs through nine colleges, including the College of Business and Economics, one of the largest academic units. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the-art new campus, and a full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

About the CBE

The College of Business and Economics (CBE) at the United Arab Emirates University has offered business programs with a strong tradition of quality teaching, research, and service since 1977. The CBE has incorporated standards set by AACSB International into its strategic planning since 1993. As a result, the CBE was the first college of business in the Middle East to be accredited by AACSB in 2000. In 2012, the accounting program achieved distinctive accreditation allowed by AACSB. Today, the CBE has the global distinction of being the only business unit in the Middle East accredited in both business and accounting. As of 2015-2016, the CBE includes four academic departments (Accounting, Business Administration, Economics and Finance, and Statistics) with more than 75 full-time faculties and 20 full-time staff supporting more than 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of degree programs taught in English. The CBE offers 10 bachelor’s degrees on the main campus in Al Ain in accounting, economics, finance and banking, management information systems, and statistics as well as business administration with majors in entrepreneurship, human resource management, and development, marketing, supply chain management or a combination of two of these disciplines. The Master of Business Administration is available in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and Dubai, and the Master of Professional Accounting is offered in Abu Dhabi. A Doctorate in Business Administration is also available in Abu Dhabi.

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United Arab Emirates University, College of Business and Economics

As part of its mission to become a world-class university, the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is expanding its graduate program offerings at both Masters and Doct ... [+]

As part of its mission to become a world-class university, the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is expanding its graduate program offerings at both Masters and Doctoral levels. The accounting department is launching the first AACSB-accredited MPA program in the region to meet local demands for practitioners and managers alike. The Accounting Department has obtained (in 2012) the first AACSB-accounting accreditation in the GCC and MENA region, and the tenth worldwide outside North America.

As the professional accounting field is highly needed in the country, this program was considered to attract top businesses and companies from around the world. The MPA program caters for practicing accountants and managers who have chosen the professional path, and would like to further their education with a post-graduate degree in accounting. The degree will also be a natural route to a Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA).... [-]

United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Dubai Al Ain
September 2019
3 semesters