The graduate degrees you want. The connections you need.
When eighty percent of jobs today are landed through networking, it's difficult to overestimate the importance of connections. Who you know is almost as important as what you know, so we make it a point to grow your "persons-of-interest" list.
It starts with our active, involved, and extremely loyal alumni. With first-hand experience in how well the UNH College of Business prepared them for success, our alums naturally look to their training ground for new talent. We also bring in some of the foremost business leaders in the area on a regular basis to share their insights and do some serious networking with our students.
The Degrees You Want.
The Executive MBA program — a pioneer in providing executive education in the region for over 35 years — is designed for the experienced professional employed full-time in a managerial role. It offers one of the few integrated learning experiences for those looking to access the executive ranks in business. Real-world driven and theoretically grounded, the program integrates strategic thinking with a strong emphasis on global brand strategies and their implementation. Executive coaching is a major benefit of the program.
The MBA program is for both seasoned professionals and those with little-to-no business experience. Presented as a part-time program, it is built on a series of foundational courses in core business subjects like finance, marketing, and economics, followed by a series of advanced courses and a selection of electives or courses in a concentration area. This year, students can opt to start their degree by taking some of their foundational courses on-line and starting their on-ground experience in Orange.
The M.S. in the Management of Sports Industries is the oldest sports management program in the U.S. that has been continuously housed in a college of business. As a business-based program, it focuses on hard-core business skills, which can be applied to any potential career choice.
The M.S. in Healthcare Administration program arms you with the skills necessary to identify challenges in the health care system and help practitioners effectively address these issues. Varied program concentrations allow you to specialize in healthcare marketing, health policy and finance, human resource management in healthcare, long-term care, managed care, or medical group management.
As a management and behavioral science discipline, Labor Relations is concerned with all aspects of the employment relationship. Our M.S. in Labor Relations program comprises 10 courses that cover a broad spectrum of topics in collective bargaining, economics of labor relations, human resource management, organizational change, personnel administration, and more.
The Master of Public Administration (MPA) program is designed for both new graduates and those already employed in the public sector seeking advancement. The interdisciplinary program provides students with the opportunity to increase knowledge and gain the skills necessary to take on challenging assignments in budgeting, planning, public policy formulation, public finance, public personnel administration, and collective bargaining.
The M.B.A./M.P.A. dual degree program is designed for those whose interests or career objectives are focused on both the public and private sectors of the economy. The program broadly stresses the use of management skills and analytic techniques applied to business, industrial, governmental, and not-for-profit organizations.
The M.S. in Taxation at UNH attracts a wide range of accountants, attorneys, executives, and government employees, but it¹s an even bigger draw for those hoping to become CPAs. Connecticut law requires CPA candidates to complete 150 academic credit hours of coursework in order to sit for the CPA exam.