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About the College

The remarkable growth in economic and business activity in the Arabian Gulf region over the past decade has greatly stimulated the demand for skilled and competent business graduates. The College of Business Administration has built up a reputation for providing high quality teaching and training programs to equip its students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes they need to effectively address the challenges and opportunities of today’s business environment.

The College offers four bachelor programs and three MBA tracks, providing students with the theoretical and practical backgrounds that form an excellent foundation for satisfying career requirements or for future study. The department's undergraduate programs have been reaccredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and the MBA is under eligible status.

The four bachelor degree programs require four years of study:

  • Management
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Finance

The Master of Business Administration program has three tracks, each of which takes two years of study:

  • HR Management
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing


The college adheres to the fulfillment of AU’s overall mission, which seeks to meet the educational needs of local, regional and international students. As such the college philosophy is grounded in finding practical and scientific solutions to contemporary organizational and business problems through the BSc degree programs offered in four areas of specialization:  Management, Accounting, Marketing, and Finance and the Master of Business Administration degree program in three areas of specialization: HR Management, Financial Management and Marketing.

54 Stemming from this underlying  philosophy, the college’s strategic focus is to enhance the intellectual, professional and behavioral development of its students to meet the managerial challenges of the 21st century.