The Sykes College of Business draws together talented faculty, sophisticated technology and cutting-edge curriculum to provide students with the tools to succeed in a changing world. Highly qualified students of diverse ages and backgrounds receive advanced training in an array of disciplines from faculty members with a pulse on the business community.
At the Sykes College of Business, we are proud of the features that distinguish us among the world's top business programs, such as the following:
Highest Accreditation: AACSB International
The Sykes College of Business is an elite private school accredited at both the graduate and undergraduate levels by AACSB International (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).
The Princeton Review: 2020 Edition
UT's Sykes College of Business on-campus MBA program has been named as one of the best in the U.S. by The Princeton Review and recognized as one of the 248 best business schools in the world. The University of Tampa was also named as one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education. The rankings, listed in the book "The Best 385 Colleges," are based on surveys of 140,000 students at 385 top colleges.
Bloomberg Businessweek 2019-2020
For the fourth year, UT's Sykes College of Business full-time MBA program has been named to Bloomberg Businessweek's ranking of the best U.S. business schools of 2019-2020 at number 81. The list is based on data compiled from more than 9,000 students, 14,920 alumni, 900 corporate recruiters, and compensation and job-placement data from each school.
The Master of Science (M.S.) programs at the Sykes College of Business have been ranked in the TFE Times’ list of 2017’s Best Programs Rankings. Particularly, the master's in marketing and finance programs are ranked at 28 and 46, respectively. UT’s M.S. in Accounting program is also ranked at number 79.
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Our uniquely designed curriculum promotes business fundamentals with an understanding that tomorrow's innovation and technology are essential for business success.
Our highly respected faculty have achieved national and international reputations for academic and business success in their fields. Ninety-seven percent hold doctorate degrees and 80 percent have practical business experience.
The Sykes College of Business encourages real world learning. Each graduate business program features experiential learning through client projects, internships, case studies, consulting, strategic planning, and data collection and analysis. The college's robust international travel programs help students incorporate a global view into their studies.
From managing investments in our Huizenga Family Foundation Trading Center to hands-on training in SAP and other enterprise systems, our graduate business students access the most current technology through their coursework.
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