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History
We opened our doors when Florida International University did—in 1972. The graduate school was named formally in 2001 as the Chapman Graduate School of Business and the undergraduate school was named officially in 2004 as the Landon Undergraduate School of Business.

Location 
The College of Business, Florida International University, is headquartered at Modesto A. Maidique Campus, 11200 S.W. 8th Street, College of Business Complex, Suite 300, Miami, Florida 33199-0001. Phone: 305-348-2751, TDD via FRS 1-800-955-8771.

Faculty
Our faculty of 100+ scholars and business leaders, representing 38 nationalities, includes internationally known experts in international business, information technology strategy, operations research, knowledge management, e-business, entrepreneurship, real estate, international banking and trade, consumer marketing, customer relationship management, global marketing, and corporate responsibility. They offer a wealth of research and teaching experience and practical business savvy.

Alumni
A fifth of our more than 25,000 alumni own their own businesses. Some 70 percent work in Florida, in organizations that collectively represent a major part of the state's economy, and a large number work for international or multinational firms.

AACSB Accreditation 
The College of Business and the School of Accounting are accredited by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This accreditation was reaffirmed by a peer review team in 2013. 

SACS Accreditation
The FIU College of Business is accredited by SACS, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.  

CAHME Accreditation
The Healthcare MBA Program is accredited by CAHME—The Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education. The program's initial accreditation was approved by CAHME's Board of Directors in 2013.


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Employment
Approximately 84 percent of our undergraduate students work full or part time while attending school.

Top 10 Internship Providers Undergraduate students

Bank of America
BDO Seidman, LLP
Burger King Corporation
Caterpillar
Celebrity Cruises
Cordis Corporation, a Johnson & Johnson company 
Deloitte 
KPMG 
McGladrey & Pullen, LLP 
Merrill Lynch

Top 10 Employers Undergraduate Students

Bank of America
Deloitte
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Ernst & Young
KPMG 
Marriott International, Inc.
McGladrey & Pullen, LLP 
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency 
Rachlin LLP 
Target

Undergraduate Program Rankings

  • U.S.News & World Report's “America's Best Colleges” (2005-2012) ranked our undergraduate international business programs among the 20 best in the nation, three times in the top 10. In 2012, we ranked #16.

  • Our undergraduate business programs have been ranked byBloomberg Businessweek as #7 in the nation in sustainability (2010), in the top 25 in the areas of operations management and marketing (2010), in the top 50 in operations management and marketing (2011), #21 in international business (2011)) and #3 in the country in Return on Investment (2010).

  • Hispanic Businesshas consistently placed us among the top 10 business schools for Hispanics. In 2010, we were ranked #8.

  • AméricaEconomía ranks us among the top international business schools in the world for Latin American business students.  
  • Florida International University ranks #1 in the United States in conferring bachelor’s, master’s and doctorates to Hispanics according to Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education (2011).

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Degrees

Bachelor of Accounting

Bachelor of Business Administration (seven choices of major, several minors, and special tracks)

Value-added Programs

BBA Online, BBA+ Weekend and BBA+ Sunrise, International Business Honors

Chapman Graduate School

Florida International University ranks #2 in the U.S. in awarding master’s degrees and #16 in awarding doctoral degrees to Hispanics—Hispanic Outlook on Higher Education (2007).

Top 10 Internship Providers Graduate Students

Barclays Bank 
Caterpillar 
FedEx Express 
General Electric 
Johnson & Johnson 
Merrill Lynch 
Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 
Rohm and Haas 
Smith Barney 
UPS

Top 15 Employers MBA Students

Bacardi USA, Inc.
The Boston Consulting Group 
Burger King Corporation 
Ernst & Young 
Goldman Sachs 
Grant Thornton LLP 
McDonald’s 
Merrill Lynch 
Microsoft Corporation 
Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLP 
Nokia 
Ocean Bank
PricewaterhouseCoopers 
Royal Caribbean Cruises
Yahoo
United Capital Asset Management

Graduate Program Rankings

  • U.S.News & World Report’s has consistently ranked the Chapman Graduate School among the top 25 in the international specialty. In 2011, we placed 24th.
  • For the fourth time in a row (2002, 2004, 2006, and 2008),BusinessWeek has included the Chapman Graduate School of Business in its prestigious ranking. In the current ranking, we are among the top 72 graduate schools in the United States and in the top 33 among public business schools.

  • Hispanic Business has consistently placed us among the top 10 business schools for Hispanics. In 2010, we were ranked #8.

  • In its 2011 ranking of exceptional graduate programs globally and in Latin America, AméricaEconomía, the leading business magazine in Latin America, placed our Chapman Graduate School 27th among U.S. business schools and 48th in the world. In addition, nine of the top ten Latin American business schools are members of FIU’s Dual Degree network.AméricaEconomía has ranked FIU’s full-time International MBA program every year since 2004.

  • Our college is among the top international business schools included inLatin Trade's first-ever MBA ratings (October, 2006).

  • Florida International University ranks #1 in the United States in conferring bachelor’s, master’s and doctorates to Hispanics according to Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education (2011).

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Degrees

Master of Business Administration 
International MBA, Evening MBA, Executive MBA, Downtown MBA, Professional MBA, and Executive MBA-Jamaica.

Specialty Master's Degrees 
Master of Accounting (MACC), Master of International Business (MIB), Master of Science in Finance (MSF), Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MSMIS), Master of Science in Human Resources Management (MSHRM), Master of Science in International Real Estate, and Executive Master of Science in Taxation (EMST). International Dual Degree Program: MBA+MIB. Joint degrees: (MBA-JD); Finance (MBA-MSF); Information Systems (MBA-MSMIS), and Latin American and Caribbean studies (MBA-MALACS).

Doctor of Philosophy
Our doctoral students earn their PhD with a concentration in one of the following areas: accounting, finance, management information systems or international management.

Executive and Professional Education 
For working professionals, we offer a range of executive and professional education (non-degree) programs in accounting and finance, corporate strategy, general management, human resource management, leadership, marketing, professional development, project management, sales and negotiation, and real estate—to cite only a few. Seminars, customized programs, and programs in Spanish are also available.

Instructional Delivery
We offer instruction on site in traditional or web-assisted formats. We also offer fully online courses and programs, and courses that blend on site and online teaching in various ways.

Centers and Institutes 
We have five centers that focus research, teaching and service around specialized interests:

Campuses 
We're based in Modesto A. Maidique Campus in southwest Miami adjacent to the intersection of Tamiami Trail (S.W. 8th Street) and the Florida Turnpike. We also offer programs in the waterfront Biscayne Bay Campus in North Miami, our Broward Pines Center in southwest Broward County, and at FIU Downtown on Brickell.

Our Miami location lets students enjoy the international, urban, and ethnic richness of the area's diverse culture. It also places us in a major center of technology, finance and international commerce, travel and tourism, international banking and real estate, and a growing cable television and entertainment industry.

Upcoming Events

  • 2014 Business of the Year Awards
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  • Information Session: Master of Science in International Real Estate
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  • Spring 2014: Entrepreneurship Empowerment Workshop: Introduction to Franchising
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  • Graduate Open House
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  • Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Goals Conference 2014
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In The News

  • FIU Center for Leadership Ranked #1 in the Country for Leadership Development by HR.com
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  • State Farm Financial Literacy Lab Weekly Market Wrap Up, April 15, 2014
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  • Faculty Notes March 2014
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  • Alumni Notes: March 2014
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  • Academy of Finance students receive iPads for winning essays.
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