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Graduate Programs


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The HPU College of Business takes this responsibility seriously in its provision of excellent graduate programs. We also recognize that graduate students often work full time or have family responsibilities in addition to school.

To accommodate, we offer degrees are designed specifically for the graduate student of today – with flexibility on scheduled courses and multiple modalities to accommodate the varying lives and responsibilities of our students.

There are two available degree programs: The Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) and the Master of Science Degree in Business Analytics and Information Security (MSBAIS). 

Graduate students, for example, seeking a traditional MBA or MSBAIS degree program can find a full course curriculum with all supportive student activities and organizations. Professional students can enhance their school experience with integrated learning and activities from their work environment, and the online options provide the most versatile learning.


Graduate Assistantships


Graduate Assistantships are available for incoming College of Business graduate students. Assistantships are available to domestic and international students.

A Graduate Assistantship is a merit-based tuition scholarship for eligible graduate students to work directly with a business faculty member and perform academic research.

HPU’s Graduate Assistantship program offers a limited number of graduate assistantships each year to qualified students. In the College of Business, students apply for assistantships for the duration of their degree (limited to 2 years – fall/spring semesters only).



• Students must be applying to a COB degree program (graduate certificate students are not eligible to receive assistantships).

• Assistantships are available to domestic and international students.

• Be in good academic standing and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.50 from an accredited university.

• Have earned a minimum GMAT score of 550 or minimum GRE score of 154 in verbal and 155 quantitative reasoning

• Full-time course enrollment required during Fall and Spring semesters. Exceptions may be considered for highly qualified candidates.


For more information about graduate assistantships contact us at (808) 544-0283 or e-mail busadmin@hpu.edu 

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