The Division of Business Administration and Economics’ mission is to develop intellectual capacity and skills, advance knowledge, and foster leadership abilities requisite for excellence in business practice, graduate studies, and beyond. Students who graduate from the Division of Business and Economics find careers in public and private sectors, such as Fortune 500 Corporations, as entrepreneurs, in government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. In addition, they often attend prestigious graduate schools like the University of Chicago, Harvard Law School, and Columbia University. The Division of Business Administration and Economics has AACSB accreditation.
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The finance concentration is designed to prepare students for the exciting and lucrative field of financial services. Many of our alumni go on to work in banks, private equity, hedge funds, corporate finance and wealth management. The concentration requires 15 hours of finance courses beyond the business and general education core requirements. Finance concentration students take Advanced Corporate Finance to learn more about finance in corporations, Management of Financial Institutions to learn more about banking, and Investments to learn more about the various securities markets.
Accounting is the language of business. A student choosing the accounting concentration is choosing to prepare himself for any field of business by having a deep and thorough understanding of the foundation of businesses. Many of our alumni from accounting go on to work in the top four public accounting firms but just as many or more move into other fields, like banking, consulting, or technology. Accounting concentration students learn not only how to maintain the financial records of an organization but also how leaders use accounting information to make decisions. Students are also expected to recognize the high ethical standards required of the accounting profession. A graduate of the accounting concentration at Morehouse has a solid foundation to pursue the CPA designation and is encouraged to do so. Many of our alumni earned the CPA title.
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Businesses of all types, sizes, and industries use marketing in their local, national, and global operations to get their products and services to consumers. Career pathways in the marketing industry include management, sales, merchandising, communications, and research. Pursuing a career in marketing will give you the opportunity to use your creativity and analytical skills to have a far-reaching impact.
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