Florida Gulf Coast University Lutgert College of Business

Introduction

The Lutgert College of Business completed the first decade in the history of Florida Gulf Coast University, it's an exciting time in the life of our college. We continue to move forward with the design and construction of Lutgert Hall, the future home of the College of Business. We are forging important academic and business community relationships at the local, regional, and international level that exposes our students, faculty and staff to contemporary business practices across different economies and cultures. Most importantly, we continue to attract high quality faculty dedicated to teaching and scholarship that highlight vibrant, relevant business education at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. 


Our accreditation by AACSB International, the "gold standard" for U.S. business schools, assures current and future students of our commitment to providing a quality business educational experience that will serve them well in the 21st century global economic environment. We are energized by the opportunity to enhance the professional workforce for Southwest Florida, and beyond. 

Mission

The Florida Gulf Coast University Lutgert College of Business is dedicated to providing technologically progressive educational programs and services designed to enhance the skills and competencies of university students and working professionals in the five-county region of Southwest Florida. We achieve this through a variety of flexible partnerships, programs, and scholarship within a 'second circle' international partnership model that bridges the university and the domestic and international community in a technologically advanced and rapidly changing global economy.

Vision

The Lutgert College of Business will help set new standards of excellence with its academic programs, faculty accomplishments, and student success, while continuously reflecting the dynamic environment of modern business opportunities. The college's model of partnership with its external business constituents will be a national benchmark that will constantly bring powerful new knowledge into our undergraduate and graduate learning. The college will be an international leader in innovative ways of integrating technology and global awareness into the business education experience.

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Programmes

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MSc

Master of Science in Accounting and Taxation

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Fort Myers

The Master of Science in Accounting and Taxation prepares students for careers in accounting and taxation. [+]

Program Information

 

The Master of Science in Accounting and Taxation prepares students for careers in accounting and taxation. The program focuses on advanced technical competence in accounting and/or taxation, the effective use of technology in research and practice, effective communications with clients and other stakeholders, ethical responsibilities, and the development of life-long learning skills to maintain professional competence. Students may select either an accounting or tax track. The accounting track includes courses in accounting theory, international accounting, and accounting information systems. The tax track includes coverage of entity taxation, international taxation, tax research, and the taxation of estate and gifts.... [-]


Master of Science in Computer Information Systems

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Fort Myers

The Master of Science in Computer Information Systems program prepares graduates for leadership positions in the information technology field. [+]

The Master of Science in Computer Information Systems program prepares graduates for leadership positions in the information technology field. The program emphasizes the management of computer information systems and networks. The program is designed to provide a solid background in information systems management, systems analysis and design, database management and administration, project and change management, electronic commerce, and contemporary business practices.

 

Course waiver. The computer information systems program is divided into 9 credit hours of business foundation courses, 18 credit hours of required information systems core courses, and 12 credit hours of approved elective courses. Up to a maximum of 9 credit hours of foundation courses may be waived by equivalent undergraduate or graduate courses completed at a regionally accredited institution within the last five years with a grade of C or higher. Without waivers, the program length is 39 credit hours.... [-]