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Baylor University Hankamer School of Business

Waco, TX
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Baylor's fully integrated MBA curriculum incorporates multidisciplinary theory and application throughout its core semesters fulfilling three objectives to: • DEFINE • DISCOVER • DELIVER

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Some students begin the MBA program by taking the Integrated Management ...
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Baylor University, a popular Southern institution located halfway between Dallas and Austin, appeals to those looking for “a small program” with “a cozy atmosphere” and “a lot of emphasis on ethics.” With both a concentration and a dual degree program in healthcare administration, Baylor is also a... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

One Bear Place #98013

1311 S. 5th Street

Waco, TX 76798-8013

United States

Phone: 254-710-6281

Fax: 254-710-1066


Degrees / Programs
Academic Experience Rating: 87
Concentrations: Entrepreneurship, Healthcare Administration, Finance, Information Systems/Information Technology, International Business, JD/MBA - Dual Degree
Centers of Research: The state-of-the-art Southwest Security Financial Center in the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University, is designed to create a boardroom type atmosphere, but have the functionality of a classroom, a videoconferencing suite and a place for students to conduct financial research. Center uses include: • Designed to bring the markets to students and the students to markets • Classroom for the Practicum in Portfolio Management course for the student managed Philip M. Dorr & Alumni Endowed Investment Fund, currently valued at approximately $6 million • Resource for real-time financial market information from around the world • Resource for equity market analytics • Hands-on financial market training and accounting and finance labs • Meetings and small conferences requiring the latest in audio-visual capabilities including video conferencing • Treasury workstation simulations • Currency and/or derivative trading simulations
Part Time Program: No
Evening Program: No
Executive MBA Program Offered: Yes
Other Advanced Degrees Offered: MBA 16 to 21 months; MS in Information Systems is 12 to 16 months; MS-ECO is 12 months; MACC is 12 months; MTAX is 12 months.
Joint / Combined Degrees Offered: MBA/MSIS is 2 years; MBA/Master of Engineering is 3 years for both degrees; JD/MBA, JD/MTax, and MBA/Master of Social Work are 4 years for both degrees.
Study Abroad Options: France, China, England, Costa Rica
Other Programs: 1. The Intergrated Management Seminar (IMS) is a unique one-semester seminar that satisfies all business prerequisites. It is offered for students without previous business training. 2. The Focus Firm serves as a special program within Baylor's MBA program. Each semester, one company serves as the MBA's "Focus Firm." Its core issues become the center piece of the MBA curriculum. The focus-firm approach to learning provides you real-time delivery of theoretical applications, technological advances, global awareness, functional intergration, and team-centered learning. 3. Baylor MBA students in the Portfolio Practicum class manage the $6 million Philip M. Dorr & Alumni Endowed Investment Fund in a new state-of-the-art Southwest Securities Financial Markets Center. Through the Center, students access the latest tools and data used by finance practitioners around the world, including: Bloomberg Professional Service - a global data, news and analytics information resource covering the following market sectors: Government, Equity, Mortgage, Money market, Municipal, Commodities, Indices, Currencies, and Derivatives. Thomson ONE Analytics - a suite of integrated financial tools, providing access to highly rated equity research, market data, news and analytics. It includes access to quotes, monitors, news, research, notes, tickers and charting packages from highly respected sources. Morningstar Research Reports - Morningstar provides independent research reports on most large-cap and many mid-cap stocks. CFA Institute webcasts - the webcasts allow students to keep up with current best practices in the investment industry, and gain access to leading investment practitioners, innovators, and thinkers. Barra on Campus - provides portfolio risk management software that allows students to analyze and understand the variables contributing to a portfolio's risk and return, generate expected returns based on macroeconomic forecasting, and use screening criteria to build optimal portfolios.
Academic Calendar: semester
Online Course Catalog: http://www.baylor.edu/business/grad/index.php?id=43730
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Student Faculty Ratio: 14:1
Total Faculty: 100%
Full-Time Faculty: 100%
Part-Time Faculty: 0%
Focus Firm Project: www.baylor.edu/mba/FocusFirm
Financial Markets Center: www.baylor.edu/business/financial_markets/
Healthcare Administration Specialization: www.baylor.edu/mba/healthcare
Integrated Management Seminar: www.baylor.edu/mba/IMS
Entrpreneurship Specialization: www.baylor.edu/business/mba/index.php?id=11417
Notable Faculty:
Name:John Martin
Title:Carr P. Collins Chair in Finance
Department:Finance, Insurance and Real Estate
Course:Economic Policy
Name:Blaine McCormick
Title:Assistant Professor of Management
Course:Economic Policy
Name:Earl Grinols
Title:Distinguised Professor of Economics
Course:Economic Policy
Name:Patsy Norman
Title:Assistant Professor of Management
Course:Economic Policy
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Academic Services Offered
Academic Prep Programs for Incoming Students:Yes
Peer Tutoring Programs:Yes
Minority Support Groups:No
Women Support Groups:Yes
Description:Baylor Business Women is an organization of graduate and undergraduate women in the Hankamer School of Business. The organization sponsors events such as the "You're Hired" evening in which four successful business women gave advice to Baylor students about: Knowing the rules in job interviews Finding an employer with a culture for success Balancing work demands and a personal life Aligning your values and your work See: http://www.baylor.edu/business/index.php?id=43316
Non-US Student Support Groups:Yes
Description:Center for International Student and Scholar Services. See http://www.baylor.edu/cie/index.php?id=1802
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups:No
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