Jake Jabs College of Business & Entrepreneurship

Daniel A Miller, Ph.D., Dean

The mission of the Jake Jabs College of Business & Entrepreneurship is to inspire innovation, creativity, and growth. We accomplish this through a personalized learning environment that challenges students to deeply engage in their education and take initiative for their own success in school and life. The College’s mission is embodied by Jabs Hall, the College’s home which opened in summer 2015. Jabs Hall offers students an energy-efficient building with cutting-edge classrooms, student work rooms, and many collaboration and social areas. To learn more about Jabs, please visit our website:https://www.montana.edu/business/index.html We offer two masters degrees: Masters of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) and Masters of Science in Innovation Management (MSIM).

Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc)

This highly regarded program, in which students consistently pass the CPA exam at rates above the national average, should be considered by students who are interested in pursuing CPA certification or advanced financial positions. When students enter our program, they will have the opportunity to work closely with our nationally-recognized accounting and business faculty, using state-of-the-art technology. With the assistance of the Director of the MPAc program, students will formulate a graduate program of study that will integrate their educational background, areas of interest, and career path.

This emphasis on excellence has created a strong demand for our accounting graduates. Companies from most states in the western United States recruit on campus. Our graduates are employed by international public accounting firms, regional and local public accounting firms, corporations, and federal and state government entities.

To learn more about the MPAc program, please visit our website: https://www.montana.edu/business/accounting/MPAc/index.html

Master of Science in Innovation & Management (MSIM)

The MSIM is a 30-credit, non-thesis one-year graduate program is open to all degree backgrounds, and especially helpful for recent STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) graduates. The goal of the program is to provide early-stage professionals with a set of skills that will enable them to be more effective leaders, innovators, and team members in their respective careers along with a sense of professionalism and the ability to apply knowledge across a broad context.

To learn more about the MSIM program, please visit our website: https://www.montana.edu/business/ms-innovation-management/index.html

Refer to The Graduate School's Policies and Procedures webpage for additional degree requirements at: http://www.montana.edu/gradschool/policy/index.html. Students are expected to be familiar with the degree requirements of both the Jake Jabs College of Business & Entrepreneurship (Jabs) and The Graduate School.