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.
For the 13th year in a row, The University of Tampa’s Sykes College of Business has been named as an outstanding business school by the Princeton Review — and recognized as one of the 294 best business schools in the world. The Princeton Review features the school in The Best 294 Business Schools: 2018 Edition.
The University of Tampa’s Sykes College of Business has been named for the second time as a best graduate business school by Bloomberg Businessweek in its annual ranking of 78 full-time U.S. MBA programs.
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.
Marketing Program Rankings
Finance Program Rankings
Accounting Program Rankings
College Choice has ranked UT among the Best Master's in Marketing programs.
Tampa Bay Business Journal
The University of Tampa's MBA program was listed as the "Favorite MBA program" in the second annual Tampa Bay Business Journal Best in the Biz: Readers' Choice Awards.
Ranked behind UT were MBA programs from the University of Florida (No. 2), the University of South Florida Executive MBA (No. 3), USF-St. Petersburg and St. Leo University.
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.