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Founded in 1941, the UConn School of Business has evolved into one of the most comprehensive business schools in the nation. The School of Business has established a strong reputation for high quality research and academic programs, spanning a wide array of functional disciplines

Located in the heart of downtown Stamford, the UConn Stamford School of Business offers undergraduate, graduate, and non-degree programs in business. Considered the fastest growing economic base in the Northeast, students at UConn Stamford benefit from the close association and partnerships with many of the leading corporations in Fairfield County.

Undergraduate Programs

Business Administration

The program objective of the major in Business Administration is to prepare business leaders who are effective general managers with expertise in managerial communications, finance, management and marketing.

Business Data Analytics

The program objective of the major in Business Data Analytics is to provide a business degree with a special emphasis in the application of information technology. Functional area concentrations (three courses) are also possible in selected areas based on the availability of courses.

Digital Marketing & Analytics

Coming Fall 2015. Highlights of the Digital Marketing and Analytics major will include a comprehensive and integrative approach to digital marketing and analytics that includes digital products and services, dynamic pricing, and online distribution, as well as social media and digital communication.

Financial Management

The Financial Management major offered only at the UConn Stamford campus is specifically designed to prepare students for careers in corporate money management and investment. The curriculum is closely tied to professional financial services practice.

The School of Business also offers other undergraduate degrees in business at its campuses in East Hartford and Waterbury, Connecticut.

Graduate Business Programs

Part-time MBA

UConn’s Part-time MBA Program is designed for students with backgrounds in liberal arts, engineering, natural sciences and social sciences as well as business administration. While providing a thorough grounding in contemporary management, it blends and balances technical rigor, management theory, practical application, generalization and individualized areas of concentration. The overall objective of the UConn MBA Program is to educate students to make well-informed and responsible decisions.

MS in Financial Risk Management (MSFRM)

The MSFRM program is designed for business professionals who want to enhance their careers by fully understanding how to identify and manage various types of financial risk. The program will provide a unique blend of theory and practice designed for financial professionals who develop and direct investment strategies and/or manage the financial risk of firms, institutions, and private clients. While the theoretical component will be analytical and quantitative, the practice component will emphasize the behavioral issues and human factors in the design and implementation of internal control, communication and governance of exposure to risk.

Stamford area residents may also be interested in the School’s online MS in Accounting program or taking MBA courses as a Non-Degree student. The School of Business also offers other graduate business programs at other locations across the state.

Centers and Initiatives

Connecticut Information Technology Institute (CITI)

Offering additional professional development resources in information technology for the business community.

Stamford Learning Accelerator (SLA)

The SLA serves as a collaborative, multi-disciplinary learning space where programs from many UConn colleges and schools will share space and resources to foster a very wide range of student team projects.