Our Research Centers & Trading Room

Connecting students, faculty and members of the local community, the research centers and trading room at Florida Atlantic University -- College of Business offer educational opportunities, research and business support and outreach programs on topics such as entrepreneurship, economics, services marketing, investment trading and the film industry.

 

Adams Center for Entrepreneurship

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The Adams Center for Entrepreneurship brings students, faculty and the community together in the spirit of entrepreneurship through its education programs, yearly business plan competition, mentorship program, and student-led community consulting projects.

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Career Development Center

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The Career Development Center is dedicated to providing students and alumni with access to internship and job placement opportunities. Students can enhance their academic studies through degree-related work experience.

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Center for Economic Education

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The Center for Economic Education provides area K-12 teachers with new and innovative ways to teach economics in the classroom through free, in-service workshops on a variety of subjects. Since 2002, the center has served more than 1,000 teachers.

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Center for Services Marketing and Management

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Since 1991, the Center for Services Marketing and Management has encouraged scholarship and research in the field of services marketing through industry and university partnerships, academic conferences, research support and local community workforce development.

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Center for Forensic Accounting

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FAU’s Center for Forensic Accounting is the only active university center with this title. It complements FAU’s two existing graduate programs in Forensic Accounting and in Digital Accounting Forensics and Data Analytics. The director of the Center is Dr. Michael Crain, forensic accounting expert and FAU faculty member since 2008. Dr. Crain has over 30 years of experience as a practicing Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and specializing in forensic accounting, economic damages, and business valuation.

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Phil Smith Center for Free Enterprise

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The Phil Smith Center for Free Enterprise supports the vision and strategic plan of the College of Business to advance thought leadership in business, adding chaired professorships and supporting research and educational programs for faculty members and students. The Center also supports distinguished visiting faculty along with a lecture series and other educational programs focused on the principles of free enterprise and how those principles affect growth and prosperity.

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Trading Room

FAU Trading Room

The FAU Trading Room brings Wall Street to Boca Raton, offering students a chance to learn real trading techniques and financial market principles through realistic exercises and simulations using the same technology employed by professional investors and money managers.

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Accreditation & Rankings

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AACSB Accreditation

Proud member of AACSB, the premier accreditation agency for business schools

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Top-50 in Entrepreneurship

Third consecutive ranking from The Princeton Review

Best International Business Undergrad Program

Best International Business

#19 undergrad. by U.S. News & World Report

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Best Undergrad. Business

Recognized for best undergrad. business

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Best Part-Time MBA

Ranked among the best part-time MBA programs

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Best MBA in Sport Management

Top-20 in the world according to SportBusiness

Best Online Bachelor's in Business

Best Online Bachelor's in Business

#27 for best online bachelor's in business

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Best Online Grad. Business

Selected among the best online master's in business (non-MBA)

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Best Online MBA

Ranked for best online MBA programs

Online Veterans MBA

Best Online MBA for Veterans

Honored as a best online MBA program for veterans

ACTA Oases of Excellence

ACTA Oases of Excellence

Phil Smith and Adams Centers named ACTA Oases of Excellence

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FT Executive Education Rankings

#11 (U.S.) and #1 (Florida) in the Financial Times rankings

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