Barney School of Business

Experience the World of Business Before You Graduate

Studying at The Barney School of Business allows you to develop real life business experience while you’re still studying. With accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), Barney School is among the top five percent of business schools in the world. Through engaging classes and expert teachers, we will help you to develop the confidence to find success in whatever you chose to do.

Top Business School

Best Business Schools for 2021, The Princeton Review

91% of our graduates

are working or continuing their education six months after graduation

In the top


of best undergraduate business schools

(U.S. News & World Report, 2022)

Your Career Is Our Top Priority

Whether you have ambitions to work in finance, run your own company, or develop your management skills, we can help you get there. Our Career Ready program is integrated into our curriculum, to help you develop the necessary personal and professional skills to stand out in the competitive employment market.

Practical Experience Through Internships

One hundred percent of undergraduate Barney students complete an internship to ensure they develop practical skills in their area of interest. All bachelor's degree programs at the Barney School require at least one internship – with the opportunity to pursue additional internships.

Your professors and the Office of Career and Professional Development will help you to apply for your internship. Students have interned at companies like Aetna, Bank of America, Deloitte, Mass Mutual Financial Group, and Travelers Insurance. As well as gaining important practical skills, internships act as a great networking opportunity to meet possible future employers.

Find Your Mentor

Be inspired by a mentor in your field. Our mentorship program gives you the opportunity to develop a long-term, professional relationship with a trusted advisor. Working closely with a professional in your field will help you to build the confidence to succeed in your own ambitions. This unique relationship will enhance your success long after graduation.

Top Employers

Barney School graduates go on to do great things. The largest employers of Barney School graduates include:

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Deloitte
  • KPMG
  • LEGO
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC)
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • Stanley Black & Decker
  • Travelers
  • United Technologies

Begin Your Business Journey

You are able to join the Barney School of Business as an international student thanks to our International Pathway Program. Undergraduate students can study our International Year, while graduate students can choose the Master’s International Year. You may also apply for direct entry to your chosen program through our Direct Admission option.

Highlighted Progression Degrees

The Accounting Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) program prepares students for entry-level positions in public accounting, management accounting, and financial management. You will learn the basics of accounting theory and practice, as well as how it connects to other fields in business.

You will graduate with the knowledge needed for your first accounting job, and ready for the Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant examinations.

Accounting graduates from the University of Hartford are among the top 15% of highest paid graduates in their field (College Factual, 2020).

MBAs are popular and competitive degrees which can give you a head start in your career. The MBA at Hartford consists of 12 courses (36 credits): nine required courses and 3 courses in a chosen concentration. Possible concentrations include:

  • Accounting
  • Business Analytics
  • Finance
  • Healthcare Management
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain Management

This is a STEM Designated Degree Program which is designed to give students a strong understanding of the fundamentals of analytics. By studying Business Analytics, you will advance your career in the growing “big data” business culture.

At UHart, the degree is a 30-credit hour program consisting of 7 core courses, 2 electives, and an application-based, broadly integrated, capstone course.

More Progression Degree Choices From the International Pathway Program

  • Accounting BS
  • Business BS
  • Business Analytics and Applied Economics BSBA
  • Entrepreneurial Studied BS
  • Finance BS
  • Insurance and Risk Management BS
  • Management BS
  • Marketing BS
  • Business Administration MBA
    Available concentrations:
    • Accounting
    • Business Analytics
    • Finance
    • Healthcare Management
    • International Business
    • Management
    • Marketing
    • Project Management
    • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Administration/Accounting and Taxation MSAT & MBA
  • Business Analytics MS

“The reason why I picked this particular school is because the class size is really small. That means that I get a really close relationship with my professors. They give me specific feedback when I make an assignment and when I do something in classes.”

Jonas from Denmark
Studied MBA in Finance

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