Top Ranked Programs
Thank you for your interest in the Henry W. Bloch School of Management. The Bloch School is AACSB-accredited, the highest standard of achievement business school education—fewer than five percent of business schools worldwide hold this accreditation. Our public administration programs are also accredited by NASPAA (Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration).
The Bloch School is also nationally and globally ranked in our entrepreneurship, accounting executive and public affairs programs.
Undergraduate and Graduate Entrepreneurship Programs
The Bloch School's undergraduate and graduate entrepreneurship programs each moved up two spots in the 2012 Princeton Review rankings, ranking No. 11 and No. 20 respectively.
Nonprofit Management Emphasis
The nonprofit management emphasis in the Henry W. Bloch School of Management’s Master of Public Administration program is ranked No. 15 in the nation, jumping 10 spots from its former ranking at No. 25 in the U.S. News & World Report “Best Graduate Schools in 2013.”
The Bloch School accounting program CPA pass rate is ranked among the top 5 in the nation in the category of medium-size programs by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy CPA Candidate Performance Book, surpassing both Georgetown University and Cornell University (at No. 7 and No. 6, respectively). The average national pass rate for the CPA exam is 45%. The average pass rate for Bloch students is 73%.
The Bloch School’s M.B.A. entrepreneurship emphasis area was named the national model program by the United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE).
Driven by research from Bloch’s outstanding entrepreneurship faculty, UMKC is ranked No. 1 in the world for innovation management research by a study in the Journal of Product Innovation Management, and is home to the No. 1. and No. 4 innovation management scholars in the world.
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
The Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation earned two top awards (out of only five total awarded) from the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (a global panel of entrepreneurship program and institute peers) for: Exceptional Activities in Entrepreneurship across Disciplines and Outstanding Contributions to Enterprise Creation.
Opening August 2013! A $32 million dollar gift from Henry Bloch propels Bloch School into future of innovative teaching and learning. A major differentiator for the Bloch School is the construction of the Henry W. Bloch Executive Hall for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, a brand new model educational facility that will house graduate, executive and entrepreneurship programs. Students will have the opportunity to work in design-led innovation, behavioral and finance labs as well as flexible classrooms for collaborative and participative learning. Inspired by the world’s most innovative workspaces, the building’s space architecture and alignment with 21st century teaching innovation will further elevate the Bloch School as a world leader in educating future generations of innovative leaders.
Bloch provides the MOST relevant curriculum for shaping tomorrow’s innovative leaders in a wide variety of fields, including a rich menu of graduate programs.
- M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration)
- E.M.B.A. (Executive Master of Business Administration)
- M.P.A. (Master of Public Administration)
- E.M.P.A. (Executive Master of Public Administration)
- M.S.A. (Master of Science in Accounting)
- M.S.F. (Master of Science in Finance)
- M.E.R.E. Master of Entrepreneurial Real Estate
- Master of Science in Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation*
- Executive Education (non-degree)