World-Class Education Designed for Future Business Leaders

The University of Michigan-Flint’s School of Management (SOM) is committed to helping students grow and excel in the business world as creative problem solvers, responsible leaders, and innovative strategists.

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Businesses today operate in a global environment that is constantly evolving and changing. The key to success is the ability to adapt and respond quickly. Companies cannot rely solely on developing competitive advantages in new markets, technologies, and products without employing top-quality professionals who have the knowledge, skills, values, and attitude to succeed. Through team-based projects, lectures, assignments, case analyses, and class discussions, the School of Management prepares students to meet today’s challenges and shape tomorrow’s opportunities.

The UM-Flint’s School of Management offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional certificate programs in various disciplines of business and management including accounting, marketing, entrepreneurship, finance, supply chain, and beyond. Whether you are a recent high school graduate looking for a bachelor’s degree program or a working professional wanting to advance your career with a higher degree, the SOM has what you need to achieve your goals.

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University of Michigan-Flint School of Management endeavors to empower students from around the globe to achieve their academic success and become highly skilled leaders who can shape the future landscape of business. Join us by submitting an application to your desired program, or requesting information to learn more about the School of Management.

Accelerated Online Business Degree
Earning the No. 1 ranked online Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Michigan just got easier. New for fall 2023, the UM-Flint BBA will be offered in the Accelerated Degree Completion format! That means accelerated, seven-week courses offered totally online asynchronously, meaning you don’t have to give up the other important aspects of your life to earn a world-renowned degree. Scholarships of $1,000 are available now!

Learn more about the Accelerated Online BBA.

Bachelor’s Degrees

The School of Management bachelor’s degree programs help students build a solid knowledge foundation in business principles and theories. Our robust Bachelor of Business Administration program also offers eight major options that enable students to specialize their business degree to their career interests.


Non-business students have the ability to add a business specialization

Joint (4-1) Bachelor’s + Master’s

Qualified undergraduate BBA students can complete an MBA degree with up to 21 fewer credits than if the MBA degree were pursued separately. Interested students should apply to the MBA program in their junior year.

Master’s Degrees

The master’s degree programs at the School of Management are designed to make you a better leader by sharpening your knowledge and skills in solving real-world business challenges. Advance your career trajectory with a master’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or Leadership & Organizational Dynamics.

Doctoral Degree Program

Dual Degrees

Encouraging interdisciplinary learning, the SOM also provides a wide range of dual degree programs. Enrolling in a dual degree is a great opportunity to increase your competitive advantage in careers that greatly intersect between disciplines.


Earning a certificate can highlight your expertise in a specific area and help you stand out in the job market. The School of Management offers twelve certificate programs that can boost your expertise in your desired field over a short period of time.

Why UM-Flint’s School of Management?

Prestigious Business Education – AACSB Accreditation

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the School of Management is committed to quality education, expert faculty, and challenging curricula. AACSB International accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in management education, and only 5% of business schools are qualified for this accreditation.

Learn more about SOM’s rankings and recognitions.

Real-world Education

At UM-Flint’s School of Management, we are dedicated to developing skills and knowledge that students can apply to their current or future careers. Through team projects and case studies, the University of Michigan-Flint immerses students in real-world learning experiences that can deepen their understanding of the concepts learned in the classroom. In addition, the UM-Flint’s School of Management offers a Business Internship Program (BIP) that helps students find internship placements to gain professional experience before graduation, while also offering career services for students and alumni.

Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Innovation is key to business success. In order to cultivate business leaders who can drive changes in organizations, the School of Management established the Hagerman Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (HCEI). As the heart of innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Michigan-Flint, the Hagerman Center provides ample opportunities and resources for students to develop their own businesses and ignite new solutions to address emerging challenges in different industries.

Learn more about the Hagerman Center, its entrepreneurship competitions, and scholarships.

Flexible Part-time Learning

All programs at the School of Management offer flexible class schedules. According to your need and preference, you may choose to complete your degree on a part-time or full-time basis, with our 100% online option, or add daytime, evening, or hybrid classes to your schedule.

New for fall 2023, UM-Flint business students have the option to complete their BBA in General Business in the Accelerated Online Degree Completion format. Earn your degree while taking two seven-week courses at a time in an online, asynchronous format. See if an AODC program is right for you.

Student Organizations

Besides providing unparalleled academics, UM-Flint’s School of Management encourages students to explore their interests and pursue their passions outside of the classroom. As a University of Michigan-Flint business student, you can meet like-minded peers and further develop your leadership potential by joining one of the many student organizations advised by our outstanding faculty members such as Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Entrepreneurs’ Society, Financial Management Association, International Business Student Organization, Marketing Club, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Women in Business, and more.

SOM’s student clubs go above and beyond representing UM-Flint and were recently awarded titles such as Global Chapter of the Year or 3rd Runner Up in a National Finance Case Competition.

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Free Tuition with the Go Blue Guarantee!

UM-Flint students are automatically considered, upon admission, for the Go Blue Guarantee, a historic program offering free tuition for high-achieving, in-state undergraduates from lower-income households. Learn more about the Go Blue Guarantee to see if you qualify and how affordable a Michigan degree can be.