About The School of Business Administration

The University of Miami School of Business Administration, established in 1929, is a leader in preparing individuals and organizations to excel in the complex, dynamic, and interconnected world of global business. The School offers undergraduate, master’s, doctoral, and executive education programs, enrolling more than 3,200 students who come from nearly 90 countries.

There are 14 undergraduate majors and a master’s program portfolio that includes three full-time MBA programs; four Executive MBA programs, including one taught entirely in Spanish; two Professional MBA programs, including one delivered online; 10 specialized master’s programs, including two delivered online; and a PhD program with eight concentrations. The School also offers four joint degree MBA programs in partnership with the University’s School of Architecture, School of Law, and Miller School of Medicine.

Faculty and Research

The School’s nine academic departments include Accounting, Business Law, Business Technology, Economics, Finance, Health Sector Management and Policy, Management, Management Science, and Marketing. Over the past several years, more than 35 faculty have joined the School from institutions around the world, including Carnegie Mellon, Duke, IE Business School, Michigan, Northwestern, NYU, Penn, Stanford and Yale in the U.S.; CEIBS in China; IE in Spain; and the University of Toronto in Canada. The School has been cited as being home to the world’s most published scholar in the history of Journal of Consumer Research, the world’s No. 2 management researcher, and the world’s fifth most cited marketing scholar. The School is also home to the University of Miami Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), now one of just 17 such centers to be funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

Community Engagement

The School annually brings together thousands of people to share thought leadership on key business topics including the business of health care, commercial real estate, behavioral finance and others. Its 25-year old Mentor Program has paired nearly 1,400 undergraduate and graduate students with successful businesspeople who offer advice and help guide students on their career paths.


As the School has grown, so has its reputation. In 2016, the School’s undergraduate business program was ranked No. 31 in the U.S. by Bloomberg BusinessWeek and the full-time MBA program was ranked among the top-50 U.S. MBA programs by The Economist. Also in 2016, the leading Latin American business magazine, América Economía, ranked the School’s Executive MBA program as the No. 1 U.S. program for Latin Americans in 2016 and ranked the full-time MBA program as No. 7 among U.S. MBA programs for Latin Americans and No. 22 among all programs worldwide.