University of Hawaii - Shidler College of Business

Shidler College of Business
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The Shidler MBA: Your Bridge to Global Business

AccreditationsFounded in 1949, the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa is a leader among U.S. business schools, offering a wide selection of degree programs in a multicultural learning environment. Shidler is the only AACSB accredited MBA program in Hawai‘i and has been consistently ranked among the top U.S. graduate business schools for international business by U.S. News & World Report.

A pioneer among U.S. business schools in international business, the Shidler College is renowned for its focus on Asia-Pacific business. Shidler offers students many opportunities to succeed in business and actively encourages students to participate in international and national competitions, internships, and study abroad programs throughout the year.

Don't be fooled by sun and surf. People in Hawai‘i work hard, and then play hard.

Strategically located between the East and West, Hawai‘i offers students a glimpse of the world through our multilingual population, internationally friendly environment, and prevailing Asian culture. Our students are multiethnic with a high concentration from Pacific Rim nations. Hawai‘i is one of the best places to broaden your international perspective.

What makes Shidler the best place to study international business?

  • Partnerships with Asian universities and institutes
  • Internationally accomplished faculty, 35% of whom are from Asia
  • Approximately 30% of the graduate student body are international students
  • Shidler alumni can be found in 37 countries with a large concentration living in Asia

Full-time MBA program: Scholarships available for international students!

Our Full-time MBA program has been designed with you in mind, offering diverse electives and the opportunity to work with people from various backgrounds. You’ll also learn from your fellow students, representing Hawai‘i, the U.S. mainland, and countries such as Japan, South Korea, China, India, Vietnam, Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand, Bhutan, Nepal, Germany, Israel, U.K., Indonesia and the Philippines.

Students in the Full-time MBA program will attend classes together as a cohort during their first year. First year core classes include finance, accounting, economics, statistics, marketing, supply chain, leadership and organizational behavior, ethics, IT management and corporate strategy.

The Shidler MBA is more than a degree - it's an international experience.

Application deadline: March 1st for international students

Other Master's programs of interest include:

  • Masters in Financial Engineering
  • Masters in Accounting

For more information please contact us:
phone: +1-808-956-8266


An aerial view of the Shidler College of Business (bottom right corner) on the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa campus.

Current Courses

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    • Type
    • Course Title
    • Duration
    • Location
    • MBA
    • Full-time MBA
    • 21 months
    • Honolulu, Hawaii
    • MA
    • Master of Accounting
    • 18-24 months
    • Honolulu, Hawaii
    • MA
    • Master of Financial Engineering
    • Intensive 12 month
    • Honolulu, Hawaii
    • Part Time MBA
    • Part-time MBA
    • 3 years
    • Honolulu, Hawaii
    • Executive MBA
    • Executive MBA
    • 22 months
    • Honolulu, Hawaii

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