Rockhurst University Students Lead Region in Latest CPA Exam Results

June 9, 2015

Rockhurst University is listed near the top of the nation and at the top of the region in terms of summary performance on the latest published CPA examination results, according to the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy.


Choosing a Graduate Business Program

Each level of business education has its respective goals. An MBA works toward business fluency and strategy. An executive education focuses on business mastery and organizational achievement. Learn more about each program to help determine which one is best for you.

Helzberg MBA


Specialty Masters

  • Ideal for
  • College seniors
  • Recent grads
  • Working professionals
  • Ideal for
  • High-potential managers
  • Experienced executives
  • May or may not have a business background
  • Ideal for
  • Early- to mid-level professionals
  • Current or aspiring managers
  • Specialists in fields such as health care, IT, human resources, law education or nonprofit
  • About the program
  • Integrated program
  • Course work supplemented by coaching sessions and workshops
  • Focus on business knowledge, personal and professional development, and real-world application
  • About the program
  • Cohort program
  • Students work in groups to tackle real-world challenges for their firms and community organizations
  • Focus on organizational transformation, networking, mentorship and connecting to the greater community
  • About the program
  • Integrated program
  • Coursework supplemented by coaching sessions and a captsone project in partnership with a local business
  • Concentration options include organizational leadership and development, health care management, or nonprofit administration
  • Focus on managerial issues such as leadership, team dynamics, ethical decision-making and more.
  • No prerequisites required.
  • Curriculum consists of 35-37 credit hours.
  • Time commitment
  • Five, eight-week terms per year
  • Most classes held in the evenings
  • Can be completed in as little as five terms, but most students take two years
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  • Time commitment
  • Meet every other Saturday and two Fridays per semester
  • 21 months to complete
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  • Time commitment
  • Five, eight-week terms per year
  • Classes offered in the evenings
  • Can be completed in about two years
See a sample schedule

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97.9% of Helzberg undergrads are employed or accepted into graduate school within six months of graduation.

Undergraduate Programs

Get the strong communication, teamwork and leadership, knowledge and skills that employers want. The Helzberg School of Management is the Jesuit, Midwest-college experience that puts you on a path to succeed in the real world. Learn the business knowledge and skills to capitalize on your talents and shape your career with a Helzberg School of Management undergraduate degree or minor.

Explore undergraduate degrees and minors

The Helzberg School brings the business community environment to the classroom to fully prepare you for your career. Our undergraduate programs give you experience partnering and working with businesses in the Kansas City community. See some of our real world projects.

Exceptional Students, Exceptional Company

Graduates of Rockhurst's Helzberg School of Management find themselves in high demand, and for good reason. Being Kansas City's only private AACSB International accredited institution places the Helzberg School in elite company with the top five percent of the world's business schools who achieve this distinction. That's the Helzberg difference. Learn more about the importance of AACSB accreditation