Prepare for success in the world of business with us
At the Milgard School of Business, we believe business has the power to transform lives and communities to positively impact societal change. Our undergraduate program focuses on cultivating compassionate leaders who better the world one step at a time and inspire change and lifelong learning. We offer an undergraduate degree program in Business Administration, with options in Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing or General Business. This degree program is designed to prepare students for entry into professional positions in business and government. The curriculum emphasizes critical learning outcomes needed to succeed in the business environment of the 21st century.
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BUSINESS DEGREE OPTIONS
The Milgard School of Business offers one major-Business Administration. Your diploma will say Bachelor of Arts Business Administration. Students chose one of five study options: Accounting, Finance, General Business, Management, or Marketing. The formal study option is noted on the transcript, for example, an accounting graduate's transcript will say Bachelor of Arts Business Administration (Accounting). Business students may only have one transcripted option.
Accounting focuses on recording and reporting financial transactions and students in this option develop the financial and quantitative skills necessary to succeed in today’s fast-paced business environment.The MSB accounting option provides a pathway to a great career in accounting with the potential for students to become Certified Public Accountants (CPA). Milgard also offers a specialized Master of Science in Accounting degree for students looking to continue their accounting education.
The Milgard School of Business at UWT can open the world of finance for you and, thereby, the world itself. Whether you are managing your own money or other peoples, whether you are running your own business or involved with the financial affairs of a corporation, whether you work at a bank or the loan department of a car dealership, a comprehensive understanding of finance together with the ability to apply it in your decision making is critical to your future wellbeing.
The General Business option is designed for the student interested in a broad perspective that draws from multiple disciplines. Combining courses from management, marketing, economics, finance, and business data analytics you have flexibility in course selection allowing you to customize your skill set. Upon completing this option, you will be prepared to do anything from running your own business, to leading in a large organization where your expertise will provide support for cross-functional projects and teams.
The Management option enhances your ability to get work done with and through other people in a variety of workplaces. This program is designed to equip you with skills and prepare you to meet the managerial responsibilities and challenges of the 21st century more effectively.
Marketing is about fulfilling customer needs. The Marketing option examines the dynamic world of consumer and organizational buyer behavior, and the impact of economic, technological, legal, and social changes on buyer behavior.
Join us for a live, online information session offered via Zoom to learn more about UW Tacoma and the business degree options and resources offered by the Milgard School of Business. We will also walk through the Milgard admission requirements and application process, and there will be time to ask any questions you might have about becoming a business major at UW Tacoma.