Lifelong Learning

As an Eller College alum, you are part of an extensive community of lifelong learning opportunities.

Learn more about our additional academic programs:
 

Eller Executive Education

The Eller Executive Education program offers open enrollment programs such as Business Leadership Competencies and Foundations of Public Sector Leadership, as well as custom programs built to help solve organizational challenges from the ground up.


 

Eller MBA Programs

Each Eller MBA program is a long step beyond the ordinary. As an Eller student, you'll benefit from a small and close-knit community, personal interaction with faculty, and a demanding curriculum that pushes you to become a more-skilled leader and professional. Our programs differ in many ways, to meet the needs and demands of a wide variety of professionals. Learn more:


 

Other Master's Programs

The Eller College offers several master’s degrees through six departments. The College is also home to the top-ranked McGuire Entrepreneurship Program, open to students of all degrees.

The College currently offers the following master's programs:

Master of Accounting
With tracks in audit, management information systems, tax, and entrepreneurship, the Master of Accounting (MAcc) meets diverse needs.

Master of Science Accounting
The Master of Science Accounting (MSA) program prepares students for a career in professional accounting and consulting and focuses on international students and their diverse needs.

Master of Science in Finance
A program designed to help students develop the advanced analytical and technical financial skills needed for careers in finance and for financial decision making.

MS in Management Information Systems
The Master's in MIS (MS MIS) is designed to prepare students for challenging careers involving the design, analysis, implementation, and operation of computer-based information systems.

MISonline
The online Master's in MIS (MS MIS) enables students to bolster their management, technical, and analytical skills while benefitting from the MIS Department's top-five ranking, world-renowned faculty, and cutting-edge curriculum.

Master's in Marketing
With options for a 12- or 16-month program and dynamic curriculum taught by award-winning faculty, students gain the foundational skills necessary to have a successful career in marketing.


 

Doctoral Programs

The Eller College of Management offers a Ph.D. in Management with six concentrations or a Ph.D. in Economics, designed to prepare candidates for faculty positions in academia, or for research in government or industry.

Each of these departments is individually responsible for admittance and funding decisions for its Ph.D. program:

Accounting
You will focus on a substantive area — managerial accounting, financial accounting, auditing, or tax — then employ an analytical method such as mathematical modeling or archival data analysis to develop your own original research. You will also take core courses to develop expertise in economics, behavioral sciences,, and quantitative methods, and gain a detailed knowledge of contemporary accounting research.

Economics
After completing comprehensive coursework in modern concepts and techniques of economic theory and econometrics, you will choose a faculty mentor and area of specialty. Faculty research strengths include microeconomic theory, industrial organization, econometrics, experimental economics, labor economics, economic strategy, natural resource economics, economic history, and financial economics.

Finance
You will complete coursework in areas including microeconomic theory and quantitative methods in finance before presenting a dissertation proposal to a faculty committee. Eller College faculty expertise includes corporate finance and investments, financial institutions and market microstructure, and pricing of financial securities. The doctoral degree in finance also requires a minor in economics.

Management and Organizations
You will learn to apply theories and methodologies from psychology, sociology, political science, and management to study areas such as organizational behavior, organizational theory, and judgment/decision making. In the process, you will develop an in-depth understanding of individual behavior, small group and team behavior, and organizational structure and processes.

Management Information Systems
The doctoral program in MIS begins with a solid foundation in research methodology. You will complete courses that combine hands-on and theoretical work as you learn to implement, deploy, and evaluate management information systems. The approaches and technologies include artificial intelligence, computer science, computer-supported collaboration, economics, behavioral science, and management science.

Marketing
You will become proficient in marketing and master the tools and methods of empirical research through required coursework before selecting an area of specialized study such as consumer behavior, retail strategy, relationship marketing, marketing strategy, or branding. The program takes an interdisciplinary approach and is adaptable to your professional interests.


 

UA Graduate Studies

If Eller's programs don't meed your needs, then check out the University of Arizona Graduate College for all of UA's graduate studies: