HYPE Blog– Master degrees in Business Administration (MBAs) seem like they’re a dime a dozen. And if you look at any compiled list of colleges and universities that offer MBAs, it certainly looks like it. But there are a small number of schools that can boast their MBA return on investment (ROI) are “among the best in the country with affordable tuition and competitive base salaries”. Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could say you got your MBA from a school that ranks in the top 25 public universities by US News, or in the top 100 MBA programs by the Financial Times, or in the top schools by Forbes Magazine and Business Week?
For Third Consecutive Year, U.S. News Picks UConn MSA as Among Best Programs in Nation
U.S. News and World Report has ranked the School of Business’ online Master of Science in Accounting program (MSA) among the best in the nation, for the third consecutive year. Continue Reading
School of Business Adds 14 Professors to Ranks
An OPIM professor with a near-perfect student rating, an expert in entrepreneurship and startups, an MSA graduate who wants to help lead the program she loves, and a management professor who specializes in international business growth are among 14 new faculty members joining the School of Business for the Fall 2016 semester.
Our new faculty include: Continue Reading
U.S. News Ranks UConn’s Online Masters in Accounting Program as #2 in the Nation
A study released today by U.S. News & World Report ranked the UConn School of Business’ online Master of Science in Accounting Program (MSA) as No. 2 in the nation.
The highly competitive program, which typically draws 200 students each year, was touted as one of 2016’s Best Online Graduate Business Programs (excluding MBA programs). U.S. News focuses on course design, instructor qualifications, student/instructor interaction, student retention and more. Last year UConn tied for third place in the rankings.Continue Reading
Congratulations to our Instructor of the Year, Stephen Pedneault
Congratulations to Stephen Pedneault, who received the MSA Instructor of the Year award. Steve teaches our Forensic Accounting and Securities Fraud course (ACCT 5546) and has been with the program since 2008. Stephen is the principal of Forensic Accounting Services, LLC, a local CPA firm in Glastonbury, Connecticut specializing only in forensic accounting, fraud investigations, and litigation support matters. Congratulations Stephen!
Hartford Business Journal – Hartford area accounting firms say they are on a hiring spree to address a region-wide personnel shortage driven by heavy workloads, increased competition for talent, and professional burnout.
While accounting has historically been an in-demand profession, a few changes in recent years have amplified competition among firms and corporations recruiting talent, said Mohamed Hussein, a professor and head of UConn’s accounting department, which graduates over 100 accounting majors per year.
A study released today by U.S. News and World Report ranked the UConn School of Business’ online Master of Science in Accounting Program (MSA) among the top three in the nation.Continue Reading