The Department of Economics and Finance at the University of New Orleans offers a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Financial Economics. The innovative curriculum incorporates both contemporary economic and financial analysis into a program that reflects the growing integration of these two disciplines. It is one of the first programs to formally respond to the substantial demand for financial economists in research and policy making positions in universities, business and government.
The department offers a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, providing study in financial and managerial accounting, auditing, taxation, and accounting systems. The program prepares students for careers in public, industrial, and not-for-profit accounting, and in financial management. The program also provides a foundation for entrance into graduate programs in business and accounting and is excellent preparation for the study of law. There are approximately 500 undergraduate accounting and pre-accounting majors enrolled.
In today’s ever-changing economy, jobs and the need for certain talents evolve quickly. The successful businessperson therefore has to be a knowledgeable generalist as well as a field-specific expert. The UNO’s Bachelor of Science degree in business administration will train you to be both.
The undergraduate program is designed to teach the foundational concepts of finance. Students will demonstrate the ability to solve problems in finance using basic and intermediate concepts as well as the ability to integrate those concepts to solve advanced problems. Concentrations are offered in Financial Analyst, and Financial Planning.
The BS in Healthcare Management has been carefully designed to meet and exceed the national accreditation standards of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the national certification standards of the Association of University Programs in Healthcare Administration (AUPHA).
Our undergraduate degree program provides students with the foundations of business that will enable them to pursue a broad spectrum of opportunities.
The general management major provides a broad-based education about the practice of management in typical business or non-profit organizations. Development of managerial skills, including both analytical and interpersonal, enables students to succeed in a competitive international workplace. The broad understanding of the enterprise will serve students interested in either the corporate or small business environments where an overall strategic perspective is needed. Analytical skills help students understand how to drive business processes at optimal levels, rather than just incrementally improving them, while interpersonal skills help students understand the human factors in keeping an organization working together.
The Department of Marketing and Management offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing, preparing students for careers in both the private and public sectors as well as graduate programs in business and marketing. The degree program provides students with a thorough study in marketing with an emphasis on the development of skills in a variety of marketing areas study such as consumer behavior, strategy, and research.
Seeking an advanced degree is a serious commitment of time and effort. At UNO, we believe that our Executive track MBA program can leverage your time and effort to their fullest advantage. Consider the following attributes that are the foundation of our Executive track MBA – putting theory into practice and quality.
The MBA Program, fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB), is designed to prepare students for superior managerial positions in both the private and public sectors. Emphasis is placed on the development of analytical abilities and written and oral communication skills. Students are provided with a broad preparation in business administration while being allowed to focus on a variety of concentrations in specific business areas. A student can pursue their MBA Degree on a full-time basis or a part-time basis.
This program prepares students for careers in various areas of professional accounting. It also helps persons already employed in accounting positions to advance in their careers. The program also serves as a foundation for more advanced studies, such as the Ph.D. degree. For students desiring a greater specialization in accounting information systems auditing, or finance, concentrations in these areas are offered within the Master of Science in Accounting program.
The Master of Science in Finance provides a focused education that puts you on pace with the constantly evolving global economy. Our faculty works to provide students with a broad and deep exposure to finance and financial markets. We focus on skills which are valued by employers such as quantitative methods, economics, financial reporting and analysis, corporate finance, equity investments, fixed income, derivatives, alternative investments, and portfolio management.
Quality and Efficiency – The program is structured to provide a quality program while avoiding significant interruption of daily work responsibilities. UNO’s Office of MBA & Health Care Programs strives to make the EMSHMC convenient for, responsive to, and supportive of students while maintaining a focus on quality. This is achieved by holding classes on alternating weekends and providing students with an unprecedented level of service. By assisting students with administrative details, we free up more time for our students to concentrate on what’s important – their education.
Career health care professionals who want to improve their prospects for advancement, network with other health care professionals, and improve their understanding of this dynamic industry can study business fundamentals in the health care industry. This program is designed to prepare health care professionals to prosper in the 21st century. The curriculum provides students with a unique blend of knowledge that bridges the world of health care and the world of finance, marketing, accounting, and management.
Developed for working professionals, the Executive Online Master of Science program builds upon your industry experience in a condensed year-long course of study. This program is best suited for you if you want the convenience of an online program or need to finish your degree in a short amount of time.
This degree option offers on-campus courses that take place primarily in the evenings. Some online courses are available, but this option is best for you if you want more in-person guidance from your professors. You'll also have access to the Hospitality Research Center, where state-of-the-art training labs simulate real-world issues in the field.
This program is a specialized Master of Science degree program that is designed to provide a high degree of concentration in the tax area. The taxation degree provides in-depth technical and comprehensive study for persons planning careers in taxation accounting or who are already employed in this area and wish to expand their knowledge of the field. The taxation program also serves as a foundation for more advanced studies, such as the Ph.D. degree.
The course is an introduction to the design and operation of high-performing, innovative, sustainable and resilient businesses, hospitals, schools and government agencies.
The Human Capital Management (HCM) certificate provides students with the "strategic" foundation to advance HCM to new heights within your organization, and to advance yourself within the evolving human resources profession. This non-credit, non-degree certificate easily transfers from the classroom to the workplace. Get the knowledge and skills you need to help boost your job performance and advance your career opportunities.
This course is a practical approach to the import and export business. It will be extremely useful for those interested in starting their own international business or working for international organizations/companies, and students interested in working with organizations involved in international trade.
The Department of Accounting at the University of New Orleans offers the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Endorsed Internal Auditing Program. The program is offered at only a few universities in the United States. Upon completion of the program, IIA will issue a certificate of completion.
UNO's Accounting Department provides a CPA preparation program to enable individuals who have degrees in areas other than accounting to obtain the necessary course work to qualify to take the CPA exam. The program requires 27 hours of accounting courses and 24 hours of business courses.
Students may earn a minor in accounting by completing 19 hours of accounting courses with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in all accounting courses attempted. Twelve hours of these accounting courses must be completed at UNO with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better.
Non-business students wishing to minor in Business Administration may do so by completing the following courses with a minimum letter grade of C or better in each course.
Students wishing to minor in Economics may do so by completing the following required courses and electives in Economics with a grade of C or better in each course: Economics 1203, 1204, and 2221 plus nine hours of electives from economics courses at the 3000 or higher level.
Students wishing to minor in Finance may do so by completing the following required courses and electives with a grade of C or better in each course: Finance 3300, 3302, ECON 2221 plus nine hours of Finance electives - one of the electives must be at the 4000 level.
Students must complete 18 credit hours in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Administration with a letter grade of C or better in all courses as follows: Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism 2000 and choose six credit hours from HRT 2020, 2030, 2050, and 2070. In addition, students must have nine credit hours at the 3000 or 4000 level.