The USF Muma College of Business boasts one of the nation’s best accounting schools, a top-ranked entrepreneurship center, a nationally-ranked MBA program, and world-class research faculty. The USF Muma College of Business and Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy are separately accredited by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The hallmark of excellence in business education, AACSB’s Board of Directors reaffirmed USF’s accreditation in 2013, one of just 185 institutions worldwide certified for quality in both overall business and accounting programs. Overall, Bloomberg Businessweek ranked USF’s part-time MBA program 32nd in the nation among both private and public universities in 2016. The USF Muma College of Business is ranked No. 16 nationwide in Military Times’ Best for Vets roster in 2016 for business education. Our Center for Entrepreneurship is ranked No. 10 nationwide by Entrepreneur magazine and the Princeton Review, naming the center the best graduate program in the Southeast in 2016-2017.
General Business Administration: The general business major provides students with substantial preparation in two functional areas of business and prepares them for positions in a business world that is increasingly interdisciplinary and values cross-functional abilities.
Accounting: The objective of the baccalaureate program in accountancy is to provide students with accounting and business knowledge that will serve as a basis for careers in industry, government, non-profit organizations and public accountancy.
Advertising: The advertising major in the Muma College of Business is unique in that it is a collaborative effort of the Zimmerman School of Advertising & Mass Communications in the College of Arts and Science and marketing department in the Muma College of Business. The major complements an existing advertising track in the mass communications major and provides students the opportunity to combine the aspects of advertising with crucial business skills.
Business Analytics and Information Systems: The Business Analytics and Information Systems major provides the skills and knowledge necessary for business and data analytics, information systems development and support positions in both business and non-business organizations.
Finance: The finance major provides a broad-based, analytical program for students anticipating a career in the management of both large and small organizations. Finance provides a good background for students seeking general careers in business.
Global Business: The Bachelor of Arts in Global Business provides students with the knowledge, skills and experience necessary for successful careers in the global business environment.
Management: The undergraduate major in management prepares students to manage and lead all aspects of organizations. It also prepares students for graduate study in business and other fields.
Marketing: Marketing majors find career opportunities in a wide variety of diverse and dynamic industries. The marketing curriculum has been designed to give you more flexibility in helping to prepare for specific marketing-related jobs in professional sales, product management, advertising, and marketing research.
Management Information Systems: The management information systems major provides the skills and knowledge necessary for information systems development and support positions in both business and non-business organizations.
Personal Financial Planning: Invest in one of the nation’s fastest growing professions.
Pre-med dual degree with Biomedical Sciences: Graduates of this dual-degree program will be educated about the business of medicine, which is useful to both physicians and administrators in the health care sector.
2. Graduate Programs:
Master of Business Administration: The USF MBA program is designed with the full-time working professional in mind. Most of our students continue in their professional careers while completing the MBA program. Students come from all over the Tampa Bay region and they appreciate our accelerated calendar and the availability evening courses. USF’s part-time MBA is ranked No. 11 among part-time programs in the United States.
Executive MBA: While demanding, the program is designed for executives who need to balance their work and family lives. This part-time program curriculum equips students with the fundamental skills, leadership qualities and international perspective needed to advance into the corporate C-suite.
Sport & Entertainment Management: The USF MBA in Sport and Entertainment Management emphasizes business fundamentals of sports: management, marketing, finance, economics, and accounting. It is a dual-degree program and is USF’s only full-time, lock-stop, cohort based MBA program.
Online Master of Business Administration: This MBA combines the quality and rigor of USF’s face-to-face program with the convenience of learning anytime, anywhere. Choose your electives according to your career aspirations, or pursue a concentration in cybersecurity, data analytics or compliance, risk and anti-money laundering.
Master of Accountancy: This program is designed to meet the increasing needs of business, government, and public accounting. Students entering the MAcc program must already have the equivalent of an undergraduate degree in accounting from an AACSB accredited school. The program may also be structured to satisfy the requirements to sit for the CPA Examination in Florida.
MS in Business Analytics / Information Systems: The MS in Business Analytics / Information Systems meets the needs of the marketplace for expertise in both information technology and management. Highly qualified individuals with motivation for leadership in information technology fields are encouraged to apply for admission to this program.
Weekend Executive MS in Business Analytics and Information Systems: The professional Master of Science in Business Analytics and Information Systems is designed for working professionals who wants to move into management positions in the information systems and information technologies arenas. This is a business degree, which covers both the technology related to business intelligence and the managerial aspects of implementing these technologies in organizations.
Master of Science in Finance: The Master of Science in Finance is a specialized degree that emphasizes finance and economics. This program offers an advanced education for people who want to pursue careers in corporate finance, investments, financial services, and related areas. Full-time students can complete the program in three semesters; part-time students can finish in six (or fewer) semesters.
Master of Science in Management: This is an progressive, dynamic program where students learn about interpersonal and organizational dynamics, planned change, and implementation. Leadership, teamwork, communication skills and organizational change are emphasized.
Master of Science in Marketing: The Master of Science in Marketing is a specialized graduate degree.Students will choose a specialization in Marketing Analytics, Digital Marketing & Brand Management, or Supply Chain Management. For the professional currently employed in marketing, it offers the opportunity to enhance overall knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and Applied Technologies: The Master of Science in Entrepreneurship in Applied Technologies integrates the principles for successful opportunity recognition, technology and market assessment, product commercialization, new venture formation, and new venture financing into a single interdisciplinary curriculum.