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School of Business Administration

Widely recognized by students and employers for producing job ready graduates

The School of Business Administration at AUD is widely recognized by students and employers for producing “job ready” graduates with the broad range of skills and professional knowledge needed in a competitive business environment.

Providing students with a forward-thinking, career-oriented business education, we foster critical thinking, ethical awareness and cultural sensitivity in future global business leaders.

Known for combining academic rigor with practical applications in both teaching and research, the School has four departments which offer a range of courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

  • Decision Sciences and Economics
  • Finance and Accounting
  • General Business and Management
  • Marketing

The School of Business Administration offers three programs:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) – Majors in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Marketing, and Advertising and Integrated Marketing Communications.

Further students can pursue an IAA Certificate in Marketing Communications and a Certificate in Management Accounting

  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) – Concentrations in Finance, Management and Marketing
  • Executive Master of Business Administration (E.M.B.A)

Our faculty members are highly qualified professionals, in regular contact with the business community through research, consultancy, and professional associations. Their knowledge and experience translates into a demanding yet intellectually rewarding environment for students.

In all undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs , the curriculum is rich in content with an emphasis on equipping students with the applied skills and professional ethics necessary for success in the global marketplace.


  • The School of Business Administration are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). 

  • All programs of the School of Business Administration is accredited by The UAE Ministry of Education.
  • AUD is accredited in the USA by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees.