Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University

Introduction

Named for J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott, the Marriott School of Management shares many of the same values that have built one of the world's most successful hospitality companies.When founding his company in 1927, Mr. Marriott said, "success is never final." We follow in this spirit-encouraging innovation, watching the details, and pushing for perfection.

Mission

Education

  • To attract, develop, and place men and women of faith, character, and professional ability who will become outstanding leaders capable of dealing with change in a dynamic, global environment.
    Research
  • To advance knowledge by building on strong conceptual foundations to identify and solve critical management problems, focusing special attention on global, technological, and entrepreneurial drivers.

Outreach

  • To extend the blessings of management education to members of the worldwide Church.
    Friendship
  • To develop friends for the university and Church around the world through service in professional organizations and by collaborating in the development of management-education programs.

School

  • Brigham Young University's college of business became the School of Management in 1975. The school was named for Marriott Corporation founders J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott in 1988.
  • The Marriott School is housed in the N. Eldon Tanner Building, a seven-story, 120,000 square foot, granite building located on BYU campus in Provo, Utah.  

Students

  • Approximately 1,900 undergraduate students and 1,100 graduate students are enrolled in the Marriott School.
  • Nearly 75 percent of the students are bilingual, about 20 percent speak a third language. Most have lived abroad.
  • The school enrolls approximately 10 percent international students.

Alumni

  • The school has nearly 44,000 alumni.
  • More than 900 alumni actively advise students through the volunteer mentor program.
  • More than 500 alumni and friends are involved with the school's advisory council and program-specific boards.
     

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Programmes

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Master

Master of Accountancy

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Provo

The mission of the MAcc program is to achieve excellence in accounting education and to cultivate a passion for life-long learning. [+]

Program Purpose

 

The mission of the MAcc program is to achieve excellence in accounting education and to cultivate a passion for life-long learning founded on the values of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The core values of the program are:

Student focus - We view students as our primary customers and our partners in learning. Scholarship - We endorse a broad definition of scholarship as evidenced by quality and peer review.

 

Expected Learning Outcomes

 

The MAcc program is a program with a focus on accounting, builds on a broad graduate education in business, and finishes with a specific focus in accounting. The goal of the program is to help students build careers in public accounting, industry or government, financial services, corporate accounting or other private sector or accounting positions, and education through a Ph.D. preparation program. ... [-]


Master of Business Administration

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Provo

The BYU MBA combines high quality and low cost together and will offer you an outstanding management education of superior value. [+]

The BYU MBA program is largely funded by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Our Church leaders are eager to develop future leaders. Their sponsorship creates unique obligations and opportunities. In addition to producing outstanding graduates sought-after by leading corporations, we seek to advance the worldwide mission of the Church, which is to better lives through the teaching and application of the gospel of Jesus Christ. We believe that the development of globally-minded business leaders benefits the Church and the world at large. Likewise, we have found that managers enlightened by the truths of the gospel and inspired to share them are more effective in purely professional terms.... [-]


Master of Information Systems Management (MISM)

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Provo

The MISM blends information systems theory with a "hands on" approach to learning information systems design and implementation skills. [+]

The Master of Information Systems Management (MISM) degree is designed for students seeking professional careers in information systems. The MISM blends information systems theory with a "hands on" approach to learning information systems design and implementation skills. Management topics are particularly emphasized.

 

The MISM degree features a newly revised curriculum allowing students to develop a foundation of key ISys topics including management and strategy, people and organizations, IT architecture, and systems development.

 

Additionally, twelve hours of elective courses are required, giving students the flexibility to further study information systems and/or management topics of their choice. All MISM classes contain the underpinning themes of ethics, communication, professionalism, team dynamics, controls, risk management, project management, flexibility, and adaptability.... [-]