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The Online Experience

Our 100% online program is designed to accommodate the needs of experienced working professionals from diverse business and cultural backgrounds while still maintaining the excellent academic experience for which Howard is known. Our online curriculum will provide you with a hands-on educational experience that will help you build your network and make lifelong connections with your peers and our top faculty, to help you excel in the business world. You will learn the latest in business, finance, and management through interactive live lecture series and engaging classroom discussions.

Online Classroom

Asynchronous coursework and synchronous classes give you the best online learning experience. You have the flexibility to view classwork on your own time and the benefits of connecting with faculty and peers during live, instructor-led discussion sections.

Class Size

Our online format offers small intimate classes and direct contact with your professors through live classes, breakout rooms with your fellow classmates, and faculty office hours for one-on-one conversations.

Class Format

The online format allows you to become a part of the Howard University legacy by completing the 42 credit course EMBA curriculum or 48 credit course Online MBA curriculum in a way that works best for your learning and lifestyle.

Faculty Connections

Office Hours

Our faculty members come from a variety of different fields including, International Business, Information Systems, and Finance. This diversity of background reflects the interdisciplinary nature of coursework that faculty will love to discuss with you. Whether it’s learning about faculty research or better understanding class-related topics, you have ample opportunity to connect with faculty on a personal level.

Faculty Experience

Our faculty and teaching staff have expertise in a wide variety of fields in the business world. They actively work to create inclusive learning environments for all students, echoing Howard’s overarching commitment to diversity and inclusion. Their vast experiences, paired with our diverse student body, create rich and meaningful class discussions to encourage critical thinking and engage students to solve business challenges.

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Online Technologies

Our online curriculum utilizes a variety of technologies that make up our learning stack. Whether it be a learning management tool like Canvas or a social learning platform like Yellowdig, this stack seamlessly operates to make for a quality online experience. It powers both our asynchronous and synchronous platforms that you will utilize to enhance your learning experience.

Canvas is a web-based learning management tool that allows students to easily access all course materials in one place and interact with their peers and professors.

Zoom provides students with live face to face learning experiences through high quality video calls. Calls facilitate peer-to-peer collaboration via the breakout sessions and allow students to connect one-on-one with faculty from anywhere in the world.

Yellowdig is a digital social learning community that enables students to engage in learning by sharing and commenting on written or media content and also provides access to a point system that motivates student participation and engagement in the classroom.

Qualtrics is an online survey tool that enables schools to build, distribute, and analyze surveys sent out to members of the school community, such as students, faculty, and alumni, to increase satisfaction and better relationships through data informed decisions.

Turnitin provides faculty with technology to promote academic integrity across educational levels. This technology helps prevent plagiarism, deliver feedback to educators, and investigate academic misconduct where appropriate.

Career Services

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A Career Center for Career Excellence

Howard’s Career Center provides you with superior career and professional development that includes partnerships with leading corporations, startups, and nonprofit organizations. The Center will also provide you with networking connections and resources to help you transition into a new position or advance within your current role.

Recruiting and Networking

The Howard University School of Business is highly sought after by recruiters from leading corporations, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. You will also have ample opportunity to network with the extensive HU Alumni network as well as faculty and business professionals through a variety of virtual activities and lecture series offered throughout the duration of the program.

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