Welcome to the School of Business

About the School of Business


The School of Business at LIU has witnessed significant growth in the last five years, and gained a leading position among the several educational institutions offering similar programs of study. In addition, the SoBU has adopted up-to-date, rich, and profound curricula, offering the Lebanese and regional job markets business graduates who are realistic, practical, eager to learn, and radiating good citizenship values.

The SoBU currently comprises more than 10,000 students majoring in eight undergraduate business disciplines and an MBA program with eight different emphases. The Faculty is supported with a rich body of instructors who are in their majority experienced educators and working professionals.



A Message from the Dean of the School of Business


At LIU School of Business, we are committed to developing values-centered business leaders for contemporary business practice through education that is entrepreneurial in spirit, ethical in focus, and global in orientation. Our focus on leadership, grounded in such core values as integrity, stewardship, courage, and compassion, has been an integral part of our growth and guides us today as one of the largest graduate business schools in Lebanon.

Study Plans are designed to prepare students to serve effectively in the various business domains, and to provide a foundation that will enable them to assume higher levels of responsibility as they gain experience and demonstrate ability. The School of Business prepares students in the fundamentals of business and provides an excellent steppingstone to a specialized business degree program. Earning your Master's or Bachelor's degree at LIU School of Business will challenge you, inspire you, and ultimately enable you to achieve your potential for both personal and professional growth. We invite you to join us as we continue to distinguish ourselves as one of the leading business schools in the region.

Welcome to the School of Business.
Muhieddine Ramadan, Ph.D.
Dean of School of Business



Historical Review


As one of the LIU’s fundamental pillars, the SoBU has evolved and developed in accordance with the growth of the university. Since the establishment of the SoBU, the curricula have undergone several adjustments to meet recent market trends and requirements.

In tandem with curricula development, the SoBU has improved its physical facilities, increased the pool of qualified faculty members, and adopted systematic procedures to achieve excellence in education as stated in the Institution’s mission statement.

The School of Business constitutes close to one third of LIU’s student population.



Vision and Mission

SoBU Vision

To play an effective role in developing a generation of future business leaders capable of exerting a significant influence on policy, practice, and people.



SoBU Mission

To provide Lebanese and International students with an affirmative and career-focused education, upholding analytical and critical thinking, ethical apprehension, and cultural conscientiousness in expected global business leaders.

We are also committed to delivering teaching, research and learning opportunities of the highest quality that combine academic excellence with impact upon business and society, through curricula aligned with the latest trends in Business industries.



Graduation Requirements

In the Bachelor of Business Administration programs, students must successfully complete a minimum of 99 credit hours, as indicated below:

1-A minimum of 24 credit hours of General Education Required courses.
2-A minimum of 42 credit hours of Core Business Required courses (Minimum 40% of total credit hours requirements) with a minimum GPA of 2.0
3-A minimum of 33 credit hours of Major Required courses (minimum 25% of total credit hours requirements) with a minimum of 2.00 in both the Major GPA and the Cumulative GPA.

In the Master's Degree of Business Administration programs, students holding a Bachelor degree in Business Administration related majors must successfully complete 39 credit hours (500 or above Business courses) as indicated below:

1-A minimum of 21 credit hours of Core Required courses
2-A minimum of 12 credit hours of Major Required courses
3-A minimum of 6 credit hours of Major Elective courses

For more details, or for any other inquiries: sob@liu.edu.lb



Undergraduate Of Business

The Business undergraduate program usually lasts for 3 years. The below are the documents needed, the contract sheet, the plan of study, and the course descriptions for the majors you would like to apply for.

Requirement

To apply to LIU as a bachelor student, you will need to prepare the below documents:

Certified copy of the Lebanese Baccalaureate Degree (BACCII) or Technical Baccalaureate degree (BT3) or their equivalence (Foreign Baccalaureate)
TOEFL (International IBT) or IELTS score, if available, or must sit for the LIU English Placement Test.
1 copy of the identification card
1 copy of family civil status record
1 recent passport sized colored photograph
All Lebanese applicants must submit their national social security papers (daman), if available, or must pay $135 and fill the appropriate papers at the social security office.
30$ non-refundable application fees
20$ for each Entrance exam


If you are in need of financial assistance to attend the university, > pick up an "Application Form for Financial Aid" from the Public Relations Office.


Major Title Credits Contract Sheet Plan of Study Course Description
Accounting Information Systems 99
Economics 99
Banking & Finance 99
Hospitality Management 99
Business Management 99
Management Information Systems 99
Marketing 99
International Business Management 99
LIU-Worms International Business Management 101
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Still need help? Contact admissions@liu.edu.lb or sob@liu.edu.lb



Graduate

LIU offers several graduate degrees in the School of Business.
The degree usually lasts for 2 years.

Requirement

Certified copy of the Lebanese Baccalaureate Degree (BACCII) or Technical Baccalaureate degree (BT3) or their equivalence (Foreign Baccalaureate)
Certified copy of the university Degree
Certified copy of the university transcript
1 copy of the identification card
1 copy of family civil status record
1 recent passport sized colored photograph
All Lebanese applicants must submit their national social security papers (daman), if available, or must pay $135 and fill the appropriate papers at the social security office.
50$ non-refundable application fees
20$ for English Entrance exam
If you are already an LIU student, you will need to pass by the admissions office to fill out an application form and pay the $50 non-refundable application fees.

If you are in need of financial assistance to attend the university, > pick up an "Application Form for Financial Aid" from the Public Relations Office.


Major Title Credits Contract Sheet Plan of Study Course Description
Master's of Business Administration 39
LIU-Worms Master's of Business Administration 56
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Still need help? Contact admissions@liu.edu.lb or sob@liu.edu.lb



Transfer

LIU has a number of different transfer and study abroad programs that gives you the opportunity to be exposed to a new culture, lifestyle and different academic experience.
LIU welcomes all students from around the world to transfer and to have the chance to obtain an American style education.
All transfer students transcripts will be reviewed to see which courses maybe transferable towards their program of study at LIU.
There are a number of majors you can transfer to.

If you are transferring from another university the below documents are required.

Certified copy of the Lebanese Baccalaureate Degree (BACCII) or Technical Baccalaureate degree (BT3) or their equivalence (Foreign Baccalaureate)
Certified copy of the university transcript + course description
1 copy of the identification card
1 copy of family civil status record
1 recent passport sized colored photograph
All Lebanese applicants must submit their national social security papers (daman), if available, or must pay $135 and fill the appropriate papers at the social security office.
30$ non-refundable application fees
20$ for each entrance exam


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