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Mike Cottrell College of Business

Graduates of the University of North Georgia are expected to have the skills and traits necessary to become leaders in their future careers. Students in the Mike Cottrell College of Business develop these skills through academic experience, experiential learning, involvement on- and off-campus and professional development programming.

Our Vision

The Mike Cottrell College of Business builds strong graduates and strong communities.

Mike Cottrell College of Business

The Mike Cottrell College of Business builds strong graduates and strong communities.

Over 4,400
business students in fall 2017
Increase of 207%
in the number of internships since 2013
Named a Best
for Vets Business School in two of the past three years

Mike Cottrell College of Business Degrees and Programs

Associate Degrees may be started on any campus except Dahlonega and can be completed in Gainesville or Oconee (coded below). Read about UNG internal transfer policies.

Associate Degree(s) in Core Curriculum with pathway courses

Associate degrees in core curriculum require 18 credit hours in Area F (pathway courses) within the 60 credit hour degree.
Pathway Catalog Campus Colleges or Academic Units
Business Administration Pathway (A.A.) C G O Management and Marketing
Computer Science Pathway (A.S.) G Computer Science and Information Systems

Associate Degree(s)

Associate Degree Title Catalog Campus Colleges or Academic Units
Paralegal (A.A.S.) G Accounting and Law

The campus designation code indicates that the degree can be completed on that campus or online, as indicated.
*Degree requires visits to multiple campuses.

BBlue Ridge
CCumming
DDahlonega
GGainesville
OOconee
OnlineOnline

Bachelor’s Degrees may be started on any campus and can only be completed in Dahlonega or Gainesville (coded below).

Bachelor's Degree Title Catalog Campus Colleges or Academic Units
Accounting (B.B.A.) D G Accounting and Law
Computer Science (B.S.) D Computer Science and Information Systems
Cybersecurity (B.S.) D
Finance (B.B.A.) D G Economics and Finance
Information Systems (B.B.A.) D Computer Science and Information Systems
Management (B.B.A.) D G Management and Marketing
Marketing (B.B.A.) D G Management and Marketing
Paralegal Studies (B.A.S.) G Accounting and Law
Technology Management (B.A.S.) D G Management and Marketing

The campus designation code indicates that the degree can be completed on that campus or online, as indicated.
*Degree requires visits to multiple campuses.

BBlue Ridge
CCumming
DDahlonega
GGainesville
OOconee
OnlineOnline

Graduate programs at UNG have different admission requirements, application deadlines and tuition rates.  Select a program name or its catalog listing to learn more about UNG’s graduate offerings.  Contact Graduate Admissions if you have questions regarding the application process.

Program Name Catalog Campus Colleges or Academic Units
Cybersecurity Certificate C Computer Science and Information Systems
Entrepreneurship & Innovation Certificate C Management and Marketing
Technology Leadership Certificate G Master of Business Administration
Master of Accountancy G Accounting and Law
Master of Business Administration C G Master of Business Administration

The campus designation code indicates that the degree can be completed on that campus or online, as indicated.
*Degree requires visits to multiple campuses.

BBlue Ridge
CCumming
DDahlonega
GGainesville
OOconee
OnlineOnline
Minors may be only completed in conjunction with a Bachelor’s Degree.
Program Name Catalog Campus Colleges or Academic Units
Business Administration Minor Management and Marketing
Computer Science Minor Computer Science and Information Systems
Cyber Security Minor Computer Science and Information Systems
Entrepreneurship Minor Computer Science and Information Systems
Information Assurance & Security Minor Computer Science and Information Systems
Information Systems Minor
Mobile App Development Computer Science and Information Systems

The campus designation code indicates that the degree can be completed on that campus or online, as indicated.
*Degree requires visits to multiple campuses.

BBlue Ridge
CCumming
DDahlonega
GGainesville
OOconee
OnlineOnline

Professional Development

Beginning in fall 2015, all undergraduate students in the Mike Cottrell College of Business will participate in the Personal Roadmap to Ongoing Success (PROS) program as a requirement for graduation. This program provides a foundation of professionalism and interpersonal skills to help students succeed after graduation.

Accreditation

The following programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACBS).

  • Accounting (B.B.A.)
  • Finance (B.B.A.)
  • Information Systems (B.B.A.)
  • Management (B.B.A.)
  • Marketing (B.B.A.)
  • Technology Management (B.A.S.)
  • The Cottrell MBA
  • Master of Accountancy (M.Acc)
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation Graduate Certificate
  • Technology Leadership Graduate Certificate
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AASCB) Seal

The following programs are approved by the American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Paralegal Studies (A.A.S.)
  • Paralegal Studies (B.A.S)

Study Abroad

The Mike Cottrell College of Business offers a variety of study abroad opportunities through UNG’s Center for Global Engagement including the London Experience and Business & Culture in Italy trips annually.

Internships

Experiential learning through internship opportunities allow our students to apply and expand their academic learning in a real-world work experience. The internship program enables students to enter the business marketplace with real-world experience, ready to add immediate value to an organization. For more information on internships, contact the MCCB Director of Internships.

Blog

July 29, 2019
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June 24, 2019
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