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FAU College of Business Graduate Programs at a Glance

Please select up to five programs that you would like to compare side-by-side with our graphic program chart.

Full-time & part-time options Concentrations or specialization:

  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Health Administration
  • Information Systems
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Operation Management
  • Sport Management
  • Full-time & part-time options
  • Concentrations or specialization options
  • Average Class Size: 35
  • Median Work Experience: 6 years
  • Program Length: 23 Months
  • GMAT Required (Yes/No): No
  • Full-time & part-time options
  • Concentrations or specialization options
  • Average Class Size: 34
  • Median Work Experience: 12 years
  • GMAT Required (Yes/No): No
  • Full-time only
  • Student Faculty Ratio: 10:1
  • Average Class Size: 10
  • Median Work Experience: 2 years
  • Program Length: 2 years
  • Full-time & part-time options
  • Student Faculty Ratio: 35:1 or less
  • Average Class Size: 30
  • Median Work Experience: 1
  • Credits Needed to Complete: 30
  • Average GMAT Score: 500
  • Part-time only
  • Student Faculty Ratio: 30:1
  • Average Class Size: 25 - 30
  • Median Work Experience: 3 - 5 years
  • Credits Needed to Complete: 30
  • Program Length: 2 years
  • Average GMAT Score: 500
  • Full-time & part-time options
  • Student Faculty Ratio: 35:1 or less
  • Average Class Size: 20
  • Median Work Experience: 1
  • Program Length: 2 years
  • Average GMAT Score: 500
  • Part-time only
  • Student Faculty Ratio: 15:1
  • Average Class Size: 15
  • Median Work Experience: 3-5 years
  • Program Length: 2 years and 1 semester
  • Average GMAT Score: 500

Full-time & part-time options Concentrations or specialization:

  • General Economics
  • Financial Economics
  • International Economics
  • Information Technology & Management
  • Music Business Administration
  • International Business
  • Finance
  • Full-time or part-time, Evening only
  • Student Faculty Ratio: 35:1
  • Average Class Size: 30
  • Median Work Experience: 6
  • Program Length: 2 years part-time
  • Average GMAT Score Minimum: GMAT 500/GRE 1000
Graduate Programs at a Glance

FAU Ranks High in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Graduate Business Programs

FAU is ranked #32 in the latest ranking of Best Online Graduate Business Programs (non-MBA) from U.S. News & World Report.

Additionally, FAU’s Online MBA again made the list in the 2017 Best Online MBA Programs from U.S. News & World Report. Learn more.

FAU Ranks High in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Graduate Business Programs

Do you have a Game-Changing idea? Enter the 2017 FAU Business Plan Competition!

The annual FAU Business Plan Competition is hosted by the College of Business, Adams Center for Entrepreneurship, with support from local partners and sponsors. The competition encourages FAU students, faculty, staff and recent graduates to pitch their game-changing idea for a chance to fund their new ventures!

Deadline for applications is February 21, 2017.
Learn more.

BPC 2017 Application Deadline

FAU Study Shows Golf Courses Boost
Home Prices 

While golf courses around the country face an uncertain economic future, homes adjacent to them continue to command higher prices from prospective buyers, according to a new study of real estate transactions in South Florida by faculty at Florida Atlantic University College of Business.

Looking at more than 10,000 transactions from properties in Palm Beach, Broward & Miami-Dade counties that sold & closed in 2015, the researchers at FAU conclude that having a property adjacent to a golf course adds between 8% & 12% to property value on average. Read more.

FAU Study Shows Golf Courses Boost Home Prices and Provide a Positive Draw for Potential Property Buyers

Research Faculty at FAU Rank Among the Top 25
in the World 

Research faculty at Florida Atlantic University rank 24th in the world for their intellectual contributions to the real estate industry through their publications in top peer-reviewed journals, according to the Journal of Real Estate Literature.

“Real estate has long been an integral component of the economy in Florida, and FAU has made this an area of strategic emphasis and potential growth for the university,” said Daniel Gropper, Ph.D., dean of FAU’s College of Business. Read more.

Research Faculty at FAU Rank Among the Top 25 in the World for Intellectual Contributions in Real Estate

Florida Favors Sanctuary Cities, Sen. Nelson vulnerable in 2018

Floridians favor “sanctuary city” policies which “offers safe harbor for undocumented immigrants” according to a new poll released by the Business and Economic Polling Initiative at Florida Atlantic University.

The online survey, which polled 600 Florida residents from February 1-4, 2017, found that respondents currently disapprove of President Trump’s job performance by a 2:1 ratio (66% to 34%) but among Republicans, Trumps approval is at 73%, only 8% of Democrats approve. Learn more.

 

Florida Favors Sanctuary Cities, Sen. Nelson vulnerable in 2018

Internship Success Story: Fanessa Hilaire

College of Business student Fanessa Hilaire recently completed an internship with the Walgreen’s Community Internship Program. About the experience, Fanessa said, “I have leaned more in these 10 weeks than I ever would have expected. Having a great management mentor has allowed me to experience real life conflicts & how to solve them. Every situation is an opportunity to grow... thank you FAU Career Center for providing this opportunity."

For more information about internship & career opportunities through the College of Business, please contact Lauren Shalom Chorlog at lshalom@fau.edu & 561-297-4388 | fau.edu/career.

Internship Success Story - Fanessa Hilaire

Still need to add a class
for Spring 2017?
Check out our
Fast Tracks at FAU Davie!

Beginning in March at the FAU Davie campus, the College of Business is pleased to offer some classes in shorter, 8-week modular formats so you can start or finish at mid-term.

Register NOW at the Registrar's Office and learn more at business.fau.edu/fasttrack

 

Fast Track 2017 - FAU Davie classes 2

College of Business
Alumni Spotlight:
Avram Schlaks

Avram Schlaks is a 2004 graduate of the International Business & Trade program in the Department of Management.

Inspired by an FAU study abroad trip taken with Dr. Rupert Rhodd, Avram moved to China two years later. He currently works in Shanghai as the General Manager for Excel Network Limited, a
Hong Kong-based business.

Learn more about Avram.

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Dr. Richard Gendler, Professor, Accounting

2013-12-19 Faculty Profile Picture - Dr. Richard GendlerDr. Richard Gendler

Professor in the Department of Accounting, Richard Gendler, J.S.D, is making waves in the study of law and at FAU's College of Business.

Dr. Gendler is the senior shareholder of Richard S. Gendler & Associates, P.A.  His practice specializes in consumer backruptcy, in which Dr. Gendler is a credentialed expert.  

In October of 2013, Dr. Gendler successfully defended his dessertation, "Home Mortgage Cramdown in Bankruptcy", and was awarded the degree of Doctor of Science of Law from Thomas Jefferson School of Law.  He is only the second candidate to successfully do so at Thomas Jefferson School of Law.  Further, Dr. Gendler completed the degree while maintaining a thriving legal practice.

Dr. Gendler's particular degree is unique in that it is a research-based doctoral degree requiring three to five years of legal research and writing on a unique issue of law that makes a substantial and novel contribution to a field of study.

Learn More about Dr. Gendler

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