The Milgard School of Business offers programs of study leading to a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (BABA), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Accounting (MAcc), and launched in Autumn 2014, the first Freshman Direct class. The undergraduate curriculum focuses on the learning outcomes of communication, quantitative analysis, financial skills, strategic thinking, ethics and business in society, global awareness, teamwork, technology, and professionalism--competencies identified by South Sound business leaders as essential to a successful career in business. Internship opportunities allow students to apply the skills learned in class to real-world work situations while gaining valuable experience. The MBA curriculum provides current and future managers with the knowledge necessary to succeed in an increasingly dynamic and complex 21st-century business environment. The program integrates leadership, technological, analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills. Students learn to assess trends in today's fast-paced business environment and to develop and implement change effectively. The part-time evening program is designed for working adults with busy lives and the need to balance school, work, and personal life. The Milgard School offers a world-class education that is tailored to the work force in this region and beyond.