The UNO College of Business Administration serves as the launching pad for some of the region's most acclaimed business and community leaders.
Accounting study at UNO provides the skills for many diverse career choices in the accounting field as well as an excellent foundation to pursue CPA and other certifications. Accounting career options include auditing and information systems, financial accounting, managerial accounting and tax accounting. UNO undergraduate students may earn an Accounting concentration for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree. Our Master of Accounting (MAcc) degree is a specialized graduate degree that many students can complete with 30 credit hours.
The Department of Accounting has earned specialized accounting accreditation by AACSB International for its undergraduate and graduate programs in accounting. This accreditation is in addition to the UNO College of Business Administration’s AACSB business accreditation.
The Department of Economics offers two graduate programs: Master of Science and Master of Arts in Economics. The department also offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Economics.
Three Finance and Banking concentrations offer a broad business background in combination with the study of practical financial knowledge mandatory for success in this dynamic profession. Challenges faced in the course of study develop conceptual, financing and communication skills.
The Real Estate and Land Use Economics concentration is dedicated to developing the highest-caliber and most qualified real estate professionals and future real estate industry leaders. Students learn via case studies, projects, classroom instruction and real world experience from job shadowing opportunities, internships and mentoring.
Be part of defining, managing and enhancing a client’s brand and image through strategic marketing. Your degree can be the stepping-stone to a role in advertising, public relations, marketing, promotions or branding. We’ll prepare you to lead, develop, sustain and continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of an organization.
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at UNO prepares students to contribute significantly to organizational productivity through learning experiences emphasizing the application of sound, innovative business techniques. In addition to developing a strong business background, the UNO MBA program focuses on developing essential leadership capabilities in its graduates. They will be well prepared for a management position and will have an understanding of the technological and global business environment.
In the UNO Executive MBA program, you will receive individualized attention from our faculty, develop an unparalleled business network and enjoy the convenience of attending classes at our state-of-the-art, LEED-certified College of Business Administration.
An Executive MBA provides the foundational knowledge and skills you will need to perform and compete at the senior management and leadership levels of your organization. Your investment of time and resources in the program will help forge the strategic perspective and hone the competitive edge you will need to rise to the top in your field.
The Master of Accounting (MAcc) program at UNO offers graduates an affordable, high-quality graduate education from an AACSB-accounting-accredited institution, one of only two such graduate programs in Nebraska.
The Economics Graduate Program is designed to provide a solid background in economic theory, develop strong quantitative skills, and demonstrate how theory and quantitative skills can be applied to meet the needs of domestic and international business, local, state, and federal governments, non-profits and other organizations.
CBA Dual Degree Programs
Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MBA - MIS)
In today's context of a globally integrated and interdependent businesses, ubiquitous information technologies and mobile workforce, it is critical that graduate education provide students opportunities to develop integrated business and technology skills. Thus, the primary purpose of this dual degree program is to provide this integration by enabling students to complete the MBA and the MS in MIS degrees simultaneously.
The MBA and Master of Public Health Dual Degree program (MBA/MPH) is designed for students who desire specialized expertise and training in public health management and administration. Graduates will be equipped to work in a variety of public interest arenas, commercial or industrial employment, hospitals or insurance settings, or in universities.
The UNO College of Business Administration offers several minors for non-business majors:
- Business Administration
- Business for Construction Management
- Supply Chain Management
For more information, please contact Undergraduate Advising in the College of Business Administration.
Graduate students may complete a graduate minor in Business Administration. The minor requires the approval of the MBA Director, completion of the MBA Foundation courses, and completion of 9 graduate credit hours of BSAD courses, at least 6 of which are in BSAD courses open only to graduate students, excluding courses which are Foundation courses for any degree program.
For more information, contact Lex Kaczmarek, MBA director.
Over the past 30 years, the largest area of job growth for biomedical Ph.D.’s has been in the private sector with positions in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and other industries.
Many of these jobs have business elements. However, the traditional training of a biomedical Ph.D. focuses on research and has no business training. This certificate program provides a basic understanding of business principles to biomedical Ph.D. students.
The purpose of the Graduate Certificate in Human Resources and Training is to help post-baccalaureate students and working professionals expand their educational background and enhance their knowledge in one of the two concentrations.
The first concentration, Human Resources, focuses on enhancing organizational effectiveness through employee recruitment, selection, placement, performance evaluation, motivation and retention. The second concentration, Training and Development, focuses on enhancing training skills including designing, implementing and assessing training programs.