Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship Assurance of Learning

The learning goals for the Entrepreneurship Ph.D. program is for its graduates to possess the following attributes:

  • An understanding of the general principles of scientific research
  • The ability to design valid measurement tools
  • The ability to teach entrepreneurship
  • The possession of current knowledge of entrepreneurship as a field of research
  • The ability to complete doctoral level research in entrepreneurship
  • The ability to identify and respond to ethical issues in entrepreneurship
MBA Programs

The learning goals for our MBA programs are common to all programs, with the exception of a sixth goal for students in the internship track of our Full Time MBA program and a sixth goal for students in the Entrepreneurship MBA pursuing the business plan competition path.  Graduates of the MBA programs should possess the following attributes:

  • Be Knowledgeable in Functional Areas
  • Be Problem Solvers
  • Be Effective Communicators
  • Be Team Players
  • Have an interdisciplinary & global perspective

And as applicable:

  • Have a meaningful professional work experience (Full-Time MBA – Internship Track)
  • Compete in local, regional, national, and global business plan competitions (Entrepreneurship MBA Business Plan Competition track)
Master of Accountancy

The goal of the MAC program is for its graduates to possess the following attributes:

  • Graduates will possess sufficient technical accounting knowledge to prepare for and pass the CPA exam.
  • Graduates will have a framework for dealing with ethical dilemmas, demonstrate an understanding of the profession’s code of conduct, and apply major statutory and common law principles to professional liability.
  • Graduates will be able to identify business, professional, accounting, or tax problems and formulate solutions, using research skills and appropriate technology, for complex, multidimensional, real world, factual situations.
  • Graduates will be able to communicate both orally and in writing, complex business, professional, accounting, and tax issues, to diverse business audiences.
  • Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of the general business environment and business concepts necessary to understand the underlying business reasons for and accounting implications of transactions and the skills necessary to apply that knowledge.

Undergraduate Learning & Program Goals

B.S.B.A. Degree

The goal of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration is for its graduates to possess the following attributes:

  • Be competent in their discipline
  • Be able to apply critical thinking skills in making decisions and solving problems
  • Have an awareness of ethical issues
  • Be effective communicators
  • Be knowledgeable of business disciplines
  • Be competent with technology
  • Have awareness of the global business environment
B.S.E./B.A. in Economics

The goal of the Bachelor of Science in Economics and Bachelor of Arts in Economics is for its graduates to possess the following attributes:

  • An awareness of economic institutions, concepts, and problems; and the ability to think like an economist when making decisions. This implies the following student outcomes:
  • To be competent in their discipline.
  • To be problem solvers.
  • To be effective communicators.
  • To be competent with technology.
  • To have an understanding of the global economy.



University of Louisville
College of Business
Harry Frazier Hall
Louisville, KY 40292
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The UofL College of Business is separately accredited by AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). Visit our Accreditation page for details.

University Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)



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