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College of Business and Economics

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) logoThe Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) recognizes UH Hilo College of Business and Economics as an outstanding program that maintains a standard of excellence, ensuring that you are ready for the challenges of the business world.

The best employers and the best business recruiters in the world seek out schools whose programs have earned AACSB International accreditation, an accreditation awarded to less than 5% of business schools world-wide.

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Translate complex financial data into information that everyone can understand. A degree in Accounting opens the door to one of the highest demand areas of the business field.

Discover more about the Accounting (B.B.A.) program.

General Business

Hands on instruction in a UH Hilo Business Lab

Get trained to organize, plan and manage. An endless number of career opportunities are available to individuals with a good business education.

With a business degree you will always be in demand. As a General Business major you have the option of specializing in:

  • Marketing — The Power of Persuasion
  • Management — The Leadership of an Organization
  • Finance — The “Crystal Ball” of Business

Learn more about the Business Administration program.


Interaction in an economics class.

Take the economic theories and trends you learn and apply them to benefit many different organizations and industries. Be in one of the prime areas of the world to specialize in the economics of Asia and the Pacific.

Economics majors are successful in a wide variety of careers:

  • Law
  • Business
  • Medicine
  • International Relations
  • Government
  • Non-Profits
  • Academia

Learn more about the Economics program.