University of Phoenix - Hawaii

University of Phoenix

You work hard. A college degree does too.

With convenient class locations as well as online learning, University of Phoenix makes quality higher education highly accessible for working students. Whether you're seeking an associate's, bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree, we can help you reach your goal--and sooner than you may think.

About University of Phoenix

Higher Education. Highly Accessible
At the largest private university in North America, you can attend classes at one of our more than 190 convenient locations. Or learn online--on your schedule. Regardless of where or how you attend class, you'll receive a real-world education with real value.
  • Earn your degree sooner than you think.
  • Attend class at times and places that fit your schedule.
  • Learn from instructors who have substantial experience in the fields they teach.
  • Receive personal attention in small, interactive classes.
  • Acquire the knowledge and skills that are in high demand.
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How It Works

Earn your degree when, where and how you want.
University of Phoenix fits your lifestyle and learning style. Depending upon the degree program you select, you can attend class on campus or online. Some campuses offer a combined campus-based and online learning format. While widely available, not all learning formats are offered at all locations.

Campus-Based Learning Format

Providing the convenience of attending classes near your home or workplace.
  • Attend class just once a week. Classes are offered in the evening or on weekends. Some campuses offer day classes.
  • Complete homework assignments on your own, as well as with your learning team.

Online Learning Format

Providing the flexibility of a 100% online education.
  • Complete coursework through electronic forums
  • Download lectures and assignments from your student website and study them at your convenience.
  • Login to class at least four days per week for University of Phoenix or three days per week for Axia College of University of Phoenix. You choose the days and times.
  • Build teamwork skills by collaborating on learning team assignments.

Finance Options

Your degree is within reach.
University of Phoenix strives to make higher education highly accessible. Finance options, including financial aid, are available for those who qualify. Options include:

Financial Aid

Several low-interest financial aid options are available. University of Phoenix participates in many federal student aid programs, including the Stafford Student Loan, PLUS Loan and the Pell Grant.

Financing Options

University of Phoenix offers numerous options for financing your education. Our cash-paying plans let you pay for one course at a time rather than an entire semester or year at once. Alternatively, pre-paying tuition will guarantee that your rate will not increase for the duration of your program.

Company Funding

University of Phoenix is eligible for most company reimbursement programs.


Get a real-world education.
Whether you're seeking an associate's, bachelor's or advanced degree, University of Phoenix can help. Program availability varies by location and format.

Bachelor of Science in Business

The Bachelor of Science in Business program is designed to prepare graduates with the requisite knowledge, skills and values to effectively apply various business principles and tools in an organizational setting. The Bachelor of Science in Business entry sequence exposes students to valuable theoretical knowledge and best practices in the areas of management, organizational behavior, research and evaluation, and critical thinking and problem solving. In all program course work, the curriculum addresses critical business issues in the areas of diversity, globalization, ethics, technology and e-business.
The Bachelor of Science in Business offers the following concentrations:


The Bachelor of Science in Business degree program with a concentration in Accounting promotes identification with and orientation to the accounting profession. Core competencies in technology, critical thinking, and communication are emphasized throughout the curriculum. Students also have broad exposure to varied business disciplines, including management, organizational behavior, economics, statistics and finance.


The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Communications promotes the knowledge and skills needed for effective communication within the business environment. The curriculum emphasizes professional competencies and values in such areas as public relations, communications theory, communication law and ethics, mass communication, media and advertising, and electronic publishing.


The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in e-Business focuses on the theory, skills and values associated with a business environment that increasingly depends on Internet technology. Students learn the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively integrate e-business tools, models, and best practices within various types of organizations.


The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Finance emphasizes financial concepts, theories, and practices to promote well-informed financial decision making. Coursework within this concentration examines the areas of risk management, business law, global finance, and investment analysis and portfolio management. Students integrate advanced topics in financial management through real-world business application.

Global Business Management

The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Global Business Management examines the dynamic nature of global business realities. Emphasizing fundamental principles and practices of conducting global business activities, the curriculum within this concentration includes international marketing, international trade and investment, global finance, global human resource management and global value-chain management.

Green and Sustainable Enterprise Management

The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Green and Sustainable Enterprise Management will prepare students for management careers based on sustainable business practices. The program emphasizes the development of skills in operating standards, enterprise planning, social responsibility, sustainable management techniques.

Hospitality Management

The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Hospitality Management develops students' knowledge and skills in lodging management, food and beverage operations management, facilities management, and events and recreation planning. Students learn about the impact of travel and tourism while examining hospitality issues and trends, e-business implications and operational structures.

Information Systems

The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Information Systems focuses on the role and implementation of information systems in today's business environment. Students learn the fundamentals of business systems development and project planning and implementation, as well as concepts in software programming, database analysis and design and telecommunication systems.

Integrated Supply Chain & Operations Management

The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Integrated Supply Chain and Operations Management highlights the important role a supply chain plays in satisfying customer demands and expectations. This concentration's coursework focuses on strategic performance improvement of all business planning, global sourcing and procurement, production, and logistical activities that make up an organization's supply chain.


The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Management focuses on managing human and fiscal resources within the structure, culture and mission of any organization. The curriculum stresses skill development in the areas of critical thinking and decision making, organizational behavior, global business strategies, quality management and productivity, human resource management, and employment law.


The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Marketing is designed to develop students' creative, analytical and leadership skills. Coursework within this concentration examines sales management, buyer behavior, advertising, market research, and marketing to the international arena. Students learn to identify customers and customer needs, communicate product and service information, and develop and use marketing strategies.

Organizational Innovation

The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Organizational Innovation encourages students to bridge the gap between traditional business thinking and an innovative, design-focused philosophy. In this concentration, students learn to apply design principles, innovative practices, and creativity to develop business processes, strategies, services and products.

Public Administration

The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Public Administration focuses on the efficient and effective utilization of public resources to achieve the public purpose within a dynamic environment. The curriculum within this concentration emphasizes the foundations of public administration, public policy formulation, program development, implementation and valuation, human resources and labor relations and public finance.

Retail Management

The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Retail Management focuses the student on the retail management environment, from the beginning to the end of the retail value chain. The concentration courses in this program emphasize skill development in strategic management, marketing, supply management, product and brand management, retail operations, merchandising, and personnel management unique to the retail industry.

Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship

The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship provides students with a course framework built around small business planning, financial management, and integrated business topics on entrepreneurship and small business management. Within the concentration, students can elect to study advanced concepts in small business marketing, leadership, family business management, operations management, and business law for entrepreneurs. They may also elect to explore in more depth either small business management or entrepreneurship studies as a function of their concentration electives. Students graduating with the Small Business/Entrepreneurship concentration will be prepared to address the challenges and opportunities specific to small business management and entrepreneurship.

Bachelor of Science in Management

The Bachelor of Science in Management degree program is designed to develop students' professional knowledge and skills for improving organizational effectiveness. The concentration courses in this program emphasize an understanding of the skills necessary to manage human and fiscal resources within the structure, culture and mission of any organization.

Bachelor of Science in Organizational Security Management

The Bachelor of Science in Organizational Security Management degree program is designed to meet the national and international need for greater professionalism and managerial skill in the security industry. The curriculum addresses the entire spectrum of the security profession, from criminology and threat management to physical and personal security, while emphasizing the managerial skills critical to professional and organizational success. The program also includes in-depth examination of the issues of homeland security, terrorism, and global security.

Master of Business Administration

The Master of Business Administration program is designed to enhance the management skills students need to function effectively within an organization. Students will create and defend their solutions to problems of crisis management, profitable growth opportunities, and change leadership. Throughout the program, students gain experience in distilling a situation into a well-defined problem; applying tools and concepts to analyze a variety of alternative solutions; and selecting and defending their recommended course of action. The Master of Business Administration program at University of Phoenix utilizes problem-based learning where students refine their problem solving skills along with their communication, creativity, information utilization and critical thinking skills.

Master of Management

The Master of Management program is designed to enhance the management skills needed to function effectively within an organization. Students focus on leadership and management--the human side of an organization. This program emphasizes emerging management theory, techniques and practices, and incorporates feedback and key competencies from senior business executives, curriculum-design experts and university academic professionals.
The program develops management skills in defining business problems, assessing information, considering alternatives and choosing the best solutions. Graduates attain the skill sets necessary to evaluate and manage the challenges facing contemporary organizations.
The Master of Management program offers the following concentrations:

Human Resources Management

The Master of Management/Human Resources Management examines the evolving human resources function within today's organizations. Students learn to design, implement and evaluate human resources strategies and functions, including employee recruitment, selection, retention and development.

Public Administration

The Master of Management/Public Administration introduces students to public policy analysis, policy research and formulation, and public financial management. The courses enable students to learn how to negotiate varying stakeholder needs and develop creative solutions to public sector needs in an environment of limited resources.

Online Programs

University of Phoenix offers the following online business programs:


  • Human Resources Management
  • Project Management
  • Visual Communication

Graduate Certificate

  • Accounting
  • Human Resources Management
  • Marketing

Associate of Arts

  • Accounting
  • Communications
  • Foundations of Business
  • Hospitality, Travel and Tourism

Bachelor of Science

  • Accounting
  • Business/Accounting
  • Business/Administration
  • Business/Communication
  • Business/e-Business
  • Business/Finance
  • Business/Global Business Management
  • Business/Green and Sustainable Enterprise Management
  • Business/Hospitality Management
  • Business/Human Resource Management
  • Business/Information Systems
  • Business/Integrated Supply Chain and Operations Management
  • Business/Management
  • Business/Marketing
  • Business/Organizational Innovation
  • Business/Project Management
  • Business/Public Administration
  • Business/Retail Management
  • Business/Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship
  • Communication/Communication and Technology
  • Communication/Culture and Communication
  • Communication/Marketing and Sales Communication
  • Human Services/Management
  • Management
  • Organizational Security and Management

Master of Business Administration

  • General
  • Accounting
  • Global Management
  • Health Care Management
  • Health Care Management/Master of Science in Nursing
  • Marketing
  • Technology Management

Master of Management

  • General
  • Human Resource Management
  • Public Administration

Master of Public Administration

  • General

Master of Science

  • Accountancy

Doctoral Degree

  • Business Administration
  • Management in Organizational Leadership
  • Management in Organizational Leadership/Information Systems and Technology
One university understands how you live today. And where you want to go tomorrow. University of Phoenix. Thinking ahead.


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