Learn more about UNM Anderson!
The Anderson School of Management is a world-class business school with award winning faculty and programs, offering a wide array of degree programs for a diverse student population. The faculty have developed a cutting edge curriculum, providing students opportunities for experiential education and making Anderson classrooms far beyond ordinary. With a keen focus on skills needed in the modern workplace, Anderson builds competency and opportunity for its students with local impact and global relevance.
The Anderson School of Management is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business International (AACSB), a prestigious designation that the top 20% of business schools have earned.
UNM Anderson's faculty has a wide range of experience and expertise. Learn about our faculty accomplishments here: http://www.mgt.unm.edu/news/MediaGuide.pdf
As the flagship university in the largest city in the state, UNM is situated in the diverse and colorful cultural center of Albuquerque. With over 300 days of sunshine per year, Albuquerque is an ideal location for all outdoor activities while also playing host to a multitude of multi-cultural opportunities. For more information about Albuquerque, visit http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/.
Over $240,000 is awarded annually from 169 scholarship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate-level students. Learn more about Anderson scholarships here.
Anderson also awards approximately 70 graduate assistantships per year, which pays up to 6 credit hours in exchange for up to 10 hours of work per week. Learn more about Anderson assistantships here.
Anderson is dedicated to enriching the experience of students with a diverse student population of nearly 2,500 undergraduate students and 600 graduate students.
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program incorporates core business courses and a selection from 12 focused concentrations.
MBA Concentrations Include:
Accounting | Entrepreneurship | Financial Management | Information Assurance | International Management | International Management in Latin America | Management Information Systems | Management of Technology | Marketing Management | Operations Management | Strategic Management & Policy | Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
The Master of Accounting (MACCT) program offers four different tracks tailored according to student interest and accounting background.
MACCT Program Tracks Include:
Professional – for non-accounting bachelor students |
Advanced | Tax | Information Assurance
The Master of Science in Information Systems and Assurance (MS-ISA) program integrates student experience in the fields of accounting, computer engineering, computer science, and information systems (IS) or information technology (IT).
Curriculum in the MS-ISA is tailored to student interests and career goals and is focused in the areas of: Cybersecurity and Information Assurance | Data Analytics | Database Management and Data Warehousing | Fraud, White Collar Crime and Digital and Financial Forensics | Information System Acquisition | Development and Management | System and Network Administration and Security
Anderson’s flagship offering focuses on developing personal leadership skills, applying business theories to real-life situations, and learning through group collaboration. We offer corporate tuition rates to organizations who have three or more students join the program. Learn and apply business theories and best practices from your professors and accomplished classmates Immerse yourself in an expansive network that connects you to New Mexico’s top business leaders Complete an accelerated 2-year program designed to accommodate your professional schedule.
New classes begin each year in June and applications are accepted year round.
Anderson offers many established dual degree programs, or you can customize your own dual degree with the permission of both department chairpersons. Established Dual Degrees include:
MBA, Management Information Systems
"After graduating from Anderson with my bachelor’s degree, my next stop was an internship with Southwest Airlines. And interns can fly for free! I flew 15,000 miles that summer. My Southwest internship, in addition to my MBA in Management Information Systems, helped me land my dream job working at Microsoft!"
MBA, Marketing & Operations
"The Anderson School of Management provides a combination of high-quality education, enriching student organizations and accessible scholarships that helped me and my peers grow into young professionals. I graduated from Anderson with concentrations in Marketing, Operations and Interdisciplinary Film and Digital Media. The unique curriculum made me marketable in the workforce and assisted me in landing my dream job after graduation!"
MACCT, Information Assurance
"After completing my bachelor's degree at Anderson, I pursued a Master of Accounting degree in hopes of working for the federal government. My journey began with an internship at the Department of Justice and now I'm headed to Arlington, VA to work for the Department of Homeland Security and I am excited to be on my way to achieving my dreams!"
MBA, Management of Technology
"The opportunities provided to me have allowed me not only to have a highly valuable, but also an incredibly unique and customized experience throughout my graduate school career. I will be graduating from Anderson well positioned for success in the real world!"
MACCT, Information Assurance
"The Anderson School is a place where if students put in the time and investment into themselves, the returns they will receive are enormous. Anderson prepared me well and has opened up countless doors of opportunity for me. The accounting program here is top of the line. You could not pay for a better accounting education. Thanks to Anderson, I was able to receive full time employment offers before graduating with my BBA and secure an internship with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Denver, Colorado."
MACCT, Information Assurance
"In summer of 2014 I was able to travel toWashington D.C. for the Annual Convention of ALPFA, which is a Latino organization for business professionals and students, thanks to UNM Anderson. I was able to obtain an Internship with my ideal company of Deloitte & Touche LLP in their Advisory Services Practice. I’ve always had an interest in helping people and I look forward to being able to do so in a more professional atmosphere and on a larger scale."
What is Brand You? The Anderson Career Services team is ready to help undergraduate and graduate students connect to their dream careers and internships. Each Anderson student makes advances in their professional development to become employable, retainable, and promotable. Early in the curriculum at Anderson, students focus on developing personal branding, resume building, and networking approaches that positively impact their marketability among top employers locally, nationally, and internationally. 42% of MBA’s and 55% of MACCT’s complete an internship while at Anderson. Learn more about Anderson's Career Services Office.
UNM Anderson programs are well-suited for students who are interested in foreign cultures and globalization. At Anderson, we provide the opportunity to interact with a diverse array of cultures on campus – or through international excursions. Anderson graduates experience a rich set of interactions with global leaders to prepare them for leadership roles in our rapidly changing world.
International Exchange Opportunities
Anderson students may study for a semester or academic year at a wide variety of international partner universities while paying UNM tuition. Partner universities include top schools around the globe. Options include extensive English-language and foreign language programs, as well as internships and faculty-led programs. UNM scholarships are available to assist students in funding their trips. Visit http://www.mgt.unm.edu/studyabroad for details.
International Students at Anderson
Each semester, more than 80 international students attend courses at Anderson as part of their international exchange experience. The start of the semester kicks off with a traditional welcome breakfast to learn more about each student, their educational and professional pursuits, and some of their cultural background. Each of these students add richness and diversity to Anderson classrooms that engage students in dynamic discussions about global applications of concepts. International students interested in attending Anderson can get more information through UNM's Global Education Office (GEO)
Student organizations at Anderson promote connectivity and achievement to make a greater impact on local and global communities. Students engage in leadership development, community outreach, business ethics advocacy, professional networking, and the opportunity to attend national career fairs to gain broader exposure to employers. Learn more about student organizations here.
Undergraduate tours are led by the Department of Admissions on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Tours start at 9:00am or 1:00pm from South Campus at the Student Support & Services Center at 1155 University Blvd SE. Sign up for a tour here.
Attend an Open House where you can meet faculty, current students, alumni, student organization leaders, career services, advisors and staff. Dates coming soon for Open Houses in conjunction with Senior Day & Fall Preview Day.
Sign up for a Graduate Program Information Session before the October 1st application deadline. To sign up for an info session, please call (505) 277-3290. All sessions are held at the Anderson Advisement Center.
Anderson School of Management will be attending many regional events. Visit our booth at one of the upcoming recruitment events.
|August 27||Westin Galleria Houston||6:00pm-9:00pm||Forte Forum|
|September 15||NM Tech Fidel Ballroom||9:30am-2:30pm||Career & Graduate School Fair|
|September 17||UNM SUB||11:00am-4:00pm||Business & Accounting Career Fair|
|September 24||West Texas A&M University||10:00am-1:00pm||Graduate & Professional School Fair|
|September 29||New Mexico State University||10:00am-2:00pm||Graduate & Professional School Fair|
|October 1||UNM SUB||9:00am-2:00pm||Graduate & Professional School Fair|
|October 7||Colorado Mesa University||11:00am-1:30pm||Graduate School Fair|
|October 10||Hyatt Regency Chicago||12:00-6:30pm||LGBT MBA Admissions Fair|
|October 21||Denver, CO||4:30pm-9:00pm||QS World MBA Tour|
|November 3||Northern Arizona University||11:00am-3:00pm||Career & Graduate School Fair|
|November 4||University of Arizona||1:00pm-4:00pm||UA Graduate School Day|
|November 5||Arizona State University||12:30pm-3:30pm||ASU Graduate School Fair|
If you cannot attend an Info Session or Open House, please contact the Anderson Advisement Center to schedule an appointment to speak with the student recruitment specialist in person or on the phone at (505) 277-3290.