The University of Michigan-Flint business programs have received national recognition from Colleges of Distinction, an online college student guide that recognizes colleges and universities across the United States for excellence. In addition to the 2022-23 College of Distinction recognition, UM-Flint received special recognition for business.
According to COD, the specialized business support is designed to champion schools “whose undergraduate experiences are grounded in a philosophy of well-rounded, individual engagement.” Among these institutions, “UM-Flint excels in bringing students into the workforce with solid, well-developed critical thinking skills and the ability to adapt to an ever-changing society.”
Schools were evaluated based on criteria, characteristics, and student benefits, including stability, accreditation, multidisciplinary, hands-on experience, collaborative learning, business ethics, dedicated guidance and counseling, impactful practices, and industry connections.
“We conduct a thorough review of eligible programs before awarding the awards,” said Colleges of Distinction chief operating officer Tyson Stepper. “We look for qualities such as accreditation, breadth of programs, guidance and mentoring, integration of career services, and successful student outcomes. It’s wonderful to see how UM-Flint really exemplifies these qualities in this area.”
UM-Flint’s Bachelor of Business Administration is offered entirely online with synchronous and asynchronous options. A Hyperflex option that allows students to meet face-to-face in the classroom, synchronously join online via Zoom, or asynchronously join classes online is also available.
In addition, the university offers a variety of undergraduate concentrations, including accounting, entrepreneurship and innovative management, finance, general economics, international business, marketing, operational and supply chain management, and organizational behavior and human resource management.
Master’s degree options include Accounting, Business Administration, and Leadership and Organizational Dynamics; In addition, there are eight dual courses and certificates for bachelor’s and master’s courses.
“The School of Management and I are particularly pleased to receive this recognition from the Colleges of Distinction,” said Aneil Mishra, Dean of the School of Management. “At SOM, we have made it a priority to closely integrate our academic curriculum, academic counseling and career development program at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, knowing that such integration is critical to undergraduate and graduate success alumni is crucial.”
Visit the Colleges of Distinction website for more information on the awards.
To learn more about UM-Flint’s business degree options, visit the School of Management website.