AACSB Accredited

The Barney School is located in West Hartford, CT, adjacent to the insurance and financial services centers in Hartford, CT. It is one of the seven colleges within the University of Hartford, and it is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Barney offers undergraduate degrees in Accounting, Economics & Finance, Insurance & Finance, Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurial Studies. An Actuarial Science minor is also offered. And the University has a Pre-Law advising program. At the graduate level, Barney offers an MBA, a Masters in Accounting & Taxation, dual degree programs such as MBA & MSAT and MBA & Master in Engineering, and post-graduate Certificates. Most of our MBA and MSAT courses can be taken totally online, totally in the classroom, or in any combination of both formats. Classroom courses are scheduled in the evenings so working adults can pursue their degrees as part-time students.

Mission

The Barney School of Business prepares individuals to be leaders and decision-makers who are globally aware and socially responsible. We do so by:

  • Creating a student-focused learning environment that emphasizes effective, high-quality baccalaureate and masters' level teaching and learning
  • Engaging in a broad range of scholarly activities to improve the practice of business, enhance and strengthen our teaching and provide intellectual stimulation to our faculty
  • Maintaining strong relationships with business, not-for-profit and government entities to facilitate their interaction with our students and faculty in a wide variety of activities

Vision

The Barney School of Business will be a leader in career-focused business education recognized for our global involvement and visible social engagement through our worldwide partnerships with educational and business organizations.

Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

Postgraduate Certificate

Barney School of Business

Financial skills are in demand in all industries. This concentration is essential for those who desire to acquire knowledge about how firms make financial decisions and h ... [+]

Financial skills are in demand in all industries. This concentration is essential for those who desire to acquire knowledge about how firms make financial decisions and how these decisions affect individual organizations and society as a whole. In addition to studying relevant trends and current issues, you are exposed to foundational level knowledge in the world of finance.

Students enrolled in the Barney School MBA program can earn a Finance concentration by completing four graduate-level finance courses (12 credit hours). The four courses will count toward the four elective course MBA requirement. Commonly offered finance courses include:

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Gain a solid understanding of the insurance industry by understanding risk and managing exposure. This certificate builds skills for professionals working in the local ma ... [+]

Gain a solid understanding of the insurance industry by understanding risk and managing exposure. This certificate builds skills for professionals working in the local market or the broader industry.

Students who have a graduate business degree from an accredited institution can apply to attend the Barney School of Business to earn a specialized certificate in Insurance by completing the following four courses (12 credit hours).

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This is an ideal concentration for anyone with a desire to manage people and processes. Our Management concentration provides flexibility in selecting courses that emphas ... [+]

This is an ideal concentration for anyone with a desire to manage people and processes. Our Management concentration provides flexibility in selecting courses that emphasize general skills for enhancing the performance of people and organizations. Whether you are initially hired into a technical position with aspirations to advance, have been promoted into a higher position with management responsibility, or are considering management consulting at some point in your career, this concentration provides opportunities to enhance your individual skill sets in managing individuals, teams, and organizations. In so doing you hone your expertise in leading an organization’s most important assets – its people.... [-]

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In today's fast-paced and ever-evolving marketplace, the knowledge and skills gained from an MBA concentration in Marketing can be used to help firms create value for cus ... [+]

In today's fast-paced and ever-evolving marketplace, the knowledge and skills gained from an MBA concentration in Marketing can be used to help firms create value for customers. Both national and international aspects of developing, distributing, pricing and promoting brands, products and services are covered in the marketing concentration. Analytic rigor is integrated with creative thinking to leverage effective use of website, social media, and other emerging marketing technologies.

Students enrolled in the Barney School MBA program can earn a Marketing concentration by completing four graduate-level marketing courses (12 credit hours). The four courses will count toward the four elective course MBA requirement. Commonly offered marketing courses include:... [-]

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