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Academic Programs

JU Davis College of Business offers a broad slate of academic programs for every stage from pre-college to experienced executive. We empower leaders with the skills and experience to foster innovation, solve complex business problems, and change the world.

DCOB Majors & Programs

Undergraduate

Formats

  • Accounting Major Minor

    Provide accounting majors with core accounting knowledge and the necessary problem solving and critical thinking skills to develop successful careers in the field of accounting.​ Accounting students also become excellent candidates for management positions in such areas a banking, investment houses, and brokerage firms.

  • ​Business Analytics​​ Major Minor

    Business a​​​nalytics majors ​will apply descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics to transform data into actionable information. Majors expect to study advanced statistics, data visualization, time series analysis, forecasting, optimization simulation, decision analysis, database analysis, competitive intelligence and econometrics.​​ These skills are highly sought after in companies across the nation in terms of analyzing​ "big data."

  • ​Business Information Systems Major

    The Business Information Systems major (BIS) is designed for students who want to be at the intersection between business and technology. BIS majors develop the technical knowledge necessary to supply organizations with the information needed to make crucial strategic decisions. The BIS curriculum teaches students effective strategies and techniques to analyze, design, and implement information systems to solve organizational problems effectively. This major provides students with the background they need to give informational support for decision-making in organizations and to understand the impact that information systems have on the business enterprise.

  • ​Economics Major Minor

    Upon completion of this degree, students will be able to apply economic concepts and tools to research and analyze real world microeconomic and macroeconomic problems and evaluate alternative economic policy proposals. Students learn how economics affects our whole world – from government and public policy, to banking, private industry, politics and labor relations.

  • ​Entrepreneurship Minor Certificate
  • Finance​ Major Minor

    Students will gain an awareness and unde​rstanding of financial theories, responsibilities and practices as applied to decision-making to acquire and manage real and financial assets for the purpose of creating and maintaining economic (market) value. The finance major includes a broad introduction to business fundamentals, including courses in ethics, communication and leadership​.

  • ​​General BusinessMajor Minor

    The mission of the general business major is to provide students with a broad overview and cross-section of functional business knowledge and skills. No matter what industry a student desires to pursue, students shall be prepared with skills which will be beneficial to their advancement in their career.

  • International Business Major

    Our goal is to develop a global awareness of business issue​s and dynamics, and the competencies essential to successful functioning within the global environment. Students to expand their education and skills, receive exposure to real-life experiences, and experience how business works globally.

  • Management Major Minor

    The mission of the Davis College of Business management major is to develop skilled and competent managers who are able to successfully lead and compete in a global busin​ess environment. The courses in this major are designed to provide the student with an understanding of the application of management concepts from the basic principles to the development of the organizational objectives and the strategies necessary to achieve these objectives.

  • Marketing Major Minor

    The marketing major is designed to provide students with an understanding of professional practices and techniques applied in the major areas of marketing management.​ Engaging with faculty and businesses, the marketing program is focused on applying marketing theories and building marketing strategies for business.

  • Professional Sales Minor
  • Sport Business Major Minor

    Sport Business prepares students for leadership positions in community, school, collegiate and professional environments. The curriculum presents core busine​ss and sport management knowledge augmented with interdisciplinary topics., which commences with a real-world sports project.

Graduate

Master of Business Administration

Full-Time MBA
  • Designed for recent graduates and career-changing adults
  • Daytime c​oursework / twice-a-week courses
  • Schedule flexibility to allow for internships or part-time work while enrolled​
  • Full-time, 12-month program, begins each spring and fall 
Part-Time MBA
  • Designed for working professionals
  • Evening coursework / once-a-week courses
  • Hybrid coursework (in-class meetings and online assignments)
  • Weekend course offerings
  • Live classes offered at two locations, the main campus and the downtown campus
  • Classes begin every 8 weeks
Online MBA
  • Designed for working professionals
  • Fully online program
  • Classes begin every 8 weeks
Available Concentrations

CEO Magazine ranked our MBA in Tier 1

Executive MBA

  • Intended for mid-management to senior leaders
  • Once per month, weekend cohort format
Available Concentrations
Leadership Development
  • 19-month program, begins each fall
  • 10+ years professional experience preferred
Consumer Goods & Services Marketing
  • 19-month program, begins each fall
  • 5+ years professional experience preferred

Master of Science in Organizational Leadership

  • Intended for working professionals
  • Designed for people wishing to enhance their leadership skills
  • 2+ years of progressive work experience preferred
  • Begins every 8 weeks
Available Formats
Hybrid MSOL
  • Evening coursework/once a week courses
  • Part-time coursework​
Online MSOL
  • Fully online format

Master of Science in Applied Business Analytics

  • Intended for working professionals
  • Designed for people with a strong background in the technical areas of business, such as computer science, information technology, and engineering
  • Begins every 8 weeks
  • Fully online program

Online MS Applied Business Analytics

Joint Programs

  • MBA / MSN with Jacksonville University’s College of Health Sciences
  • MBA / MPP with Jacksonville University’s Public Policy Institute
Coming Soon

These joint programs are pending SACSCOC approval and will be launching soon:

  • MBA / Sport Management
  • MBA / Master of Science in Health Informatics
  • MBA / Master of Science in Organizational Leadership
  • MBA / Master of Science in Applied Business Analytics
  • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership / Master of Science in Applied Business Analytics

Joint Programs

Doctorate

  • Doctor of Business Administration

    A 3-year program using analytical tools to solve current work problems and challenges. Ideal for executives, aspiring consultants, policy makers, or “clinical” or applied faculty desiring positions in schools of business nationally and internationally.

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