College of Business and Economics, Koleke Pāʻoihana a Kālaihoʻokele Waiwai

About the College

UH Hilo's College of Business and Economics is an AACSB accredited business school, offering a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with personal attention to students. Prospective students count on receiving a quality business education at UH Hilo. Our three main subjects of study are listed below. You can also review the available degree and certificate programs or read a welcome message from the Dean.


Spreadsheets and calculators Translate complex financial data into information that everyone can understand. A degree in Accounting opens the door to one of the highest demand areas of the business field.

Discover more about the Accounting program.

General Business

Open Sign Get trained to organize, plan and manage. An endless number of career opportunities are available to individuals with a good business education.

With a business degree you will always be in demand. As a General Business major you have the option of specializing in:

  • Marketing — The Power of Persuasion
  • Management — The Leadership of an Organization
  • Finance — The “Crystal Ball” of Business

Learn more about the Business Administration program.


Illustration of Chart, Coins, Notes Take the economic theories and trends you learn and apply them to benefit many different organizations and industries. Be in one of the prime areas of the world to specialize in the economics of Asia and the Pacific.

Economics majors are successful in a wide variety of careers, including:

  • Law
  • Business
  • Medicine
  • International Relations
  • Government
  • Non-Profits
  • Academia

Learn more about the Economics program.