Barney School of Business

University of Hartford

Introduction
AACSB Accredited

The Barney School is located in West Hartford, CT, adjacent to the insurance and financial services centers in Hartford, CT. It is one of the seven colleges within the University of Hartford, and it is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Barney offers undergraduate degrees in Accounting, Economic & Finance, Insurance & Finance, Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurial Studies. An Actuarial Science minor is also offered. And the University has a Pre-Law advising program.

At the graduate level, Barney offers an MBA, a Masters in Accounting & Taxation, dual degree programs such as MBA & MSAT and MBA & Master in Engineering, and post-graduate Certificates. Most of our MBA and MSAT courses can be taken totally online, totally in the classroom, or in any combination of both formats. Classroom courses are scheduled in the evenings so working adults can pursue their degrees as part-time students.

Mission

The Barney School of Business prepares individuals to be leaders and decision makers who are globally aware and socially responsible. We do so by:

  • Creating a student-focused learning environment that emphasizes effective, high quality baccalaureate and masters' level teaching and learning
  • Engaging in a broad range of scholarly activities to improve the practice of business, enhance and strengthen our teaching and provide intellectual stimulation to our faculty
  • Maintaining strong relationships with business, not-for-profit and government entities to facilitate their interaction with our students and faculty in a wide variety of activities

Vision

The Barney School of Business will be a leader in career-focused business education recognized for our global involvement and visible social engagement through our worldwide partnerships with educational and business organizations.

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Dual Degrees, MBA and Masters in Engineering

Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA West Hartford

This program is the first dual degree program in Connecticut in engineering and management, enabling full- and part-time graduate students to earn both a Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) and a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) by taking a total of 63 credits. This is 18 fewer credits than if the degrees were pursued separately. This program is called Excellence in Engineering and Management, E2M... [+]

This program is the first dual degree program in Connecticut in engineering and management, enabling full- and part-time graduate students to earn both a Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) and a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) by taking a total of 63 credits. This is 18 fewer credits than if the degrees were pursued separately. This program is called Excellence in Engineering and Management, E2M. This is a unique, three-way partnership between the Barney School of Business and the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture, and extends to third party-businesses in Greater Hartford. Coursework includes applied projects, for which students formulate marketing and business plans for area companies. Applicants must apply and be accepted to the graduate programs of both schools to participate in this program. Also, once enrolled, students must complete all coursework in both schools in order to obtain the the degrees. The degrees are not awarded separately if the coursework of one of the schools is completed before the other. See the links on the right for details about the Barney School MBA part of this program. Click here for details about the Masters in Engineering part of this program. Engineering and Management Curriculum THE E2M CURRICULUM - EXCELLENCE IN ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT E2M Curriculum Mathematics Methods of Applied Mathematics Core courses Quantitative Decision Making Accounting Concepts Economic Analysis for Managers Corporation Finance Marketing Management Operations Management Breadth I - Core courses will be taken before these courses (no waivers) The Global Business Environment Leadership and Management Managing... [-]

Dual MSAT/MBA Degree

Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA West Hartford

Students who wish to earn both the Master of Science in Accounting and Taxation degree (MSAT) and the Master of Business Administration degree (MBA) may apply to be admitted to the Dual MSAT/MBA degree program. Upon completion of all degree requirements, students will be awarded both the MSAT and MBA degrees... [+]

Students who wish to earn both the Master of Science in Accounting and Taxation degree (MSAT) and the Master of Business Administration degree (MBA) may apply to be admitted to the Dual MSAT/MBA degree program. Upon completion of all degree requirements, students will be awarded both the MSAT and MBA degrees. Students must apply to each program separately and meet the admission criteria for each program. Students then complete the degree requirements in the usual manner, with the exception of the number of electives and certain prerequisite overlap. A student who meets all the accounting prerequisites and is waived from the MBA core classes can complete the dual degree with 54 credit hours. Students who need to complete the accounting prerequisites and/or the MBA core classes will add them to their program. With more employers requesting that students have both financial and management background, the Dual MSAT/MBA degree provides an opportunity to earn both degrees in an efficient manner. Students should refer to the bulletin descriptions for the individual MSAT and MBA programs, adapted as follows: Dual MSAT/MBA Program MSAT Required Classes Choose either the Financial/Assurance or the Taxation Track FINANCIAL/ASSURANCETRACK Taxation of Business Organizations Financial Reporting and Analysis Advanced Auditing Seminar in Managerial Accounting Control Systems Seminar in Financial Reporting TAXATION TRACK Taxation of Business Organizations Advanced Taxation of Pass-Through Entities Advanced Corporate Taxation Research in Taxation Seminar in Taxation MBA BREADTH AND CAPSTONECOURSES The Global Business Environment Leadership and Management Innovation and Project Management Managing Customer Relationships and... [-]

Master of Accounting and Taxation

Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 5  September 2017 USA West Hartford + 1 more

The University of Hartford, Barney School of Business offers a variety of programs for students seeking advanced education in the fields of Accounting and Taxation. Students can earn the master’s degree in as few as seven months, or at their own pace, and meet the 150-hour CPA licensing requirement... [+]

The University of Hartford, Barney School of Business offers a variety of programs for students seeking advanced education in the fields of Accounting and Taxation. Students can earn the master’s degree in as few as seven months, or at their own pace, and meet the 150-hour CPA licensing requirement. Our programs are taught by full-time resident faculty and adjunct faculty who have a wealth of knowledge in the field. Students can choose from online and in-class options and our rolling admissions process allows new students to enroll in the fall, spring, and summer terms. For students seeking certificate programs, our accounting certificate provides students who have an undergraduate degree in a field other than accounting the opportunity to take a series of essential undergraduate accounting courses. Students with a master’s degree in accounting, a JD degree, or who are current CPAs may take a series of graduate taxation courses in the Post-Graduate Taxation Certificate program. Master of Science in Accounting and Taxation – Financial/Assurance and Taxation Tracks The MSAT program is designed for students who seek to develop or advance a career in professional accounting or taxation in industry, public accounting, government, or not-for-profit organizations. The program of study meets the needs of students with undergraduate degrees in accounting who wish a fifth year of study to meet CPA licensing requirements, as well as those students with non-accounting or nonbusiness undergraduate degrees. This program offers a traditional course format in the evening that can be done at one’s own pace.... [-]

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