Lebanese American University

Introduction

The Lebanese American University is a leading, nonsectarian, private higher education institution in Lebanon. It operates under a charter from the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

In the fall 2013 semester, LAU had more than 8,100 students enrolled.

School of Arts & Sciences

Mission

In keeping with the Mission of the University, the School of Arts and Sciences offers a rigorous and high quality education that emphasizes student research and inquiry while upholding the tradition of liberal arts education. The School strives to promote excellence in teaching and to nurture creative, scholarly endeavors. The School aims at developing informed citizens who will leave a mark as scholars and leaders in a complex word.

Objectives

The objectives of the School of Arts and Sciences are to:

  • Integrate and synthesize knowledge across disciplines;
  • Encourage and foster research, discovery and independent inquiry;
  • Prepare competent, inquisitive, life-long learners, and critical thinkers;
  • Inculcate an understanding of scientific and quantitative, as well as qualitative, principles;
  • Foster respect for diverse viewpoints;
  • Celebrate diversity;
  • Respond to local and global needs by modifying existing programs and developing new ones that are in line with the needs and requirements of the communities that it serves;
  • Instill high standards of integrity and ethics.

School of Engineering

Mission

To educate students, to provide them with abilities for success in their lives as engineers and as responsible citizens, and to graduate them with distinctive skills that are sought after in the professional world and by graduate schools.

Core school values

  • Integrity: To deal honestly and fairly with the public and one another, and to be transparent in our dealing with the public and one another.
  • Commitment: To be committed to our students and to our school, and to conscientiously strive for excellence in our work.
  • Responsibility: To be accountable for our actions towards ourselves, others and the community, and to be accountable for our performance and committed to shared governance.
  • Respect: To value self and others and to respect the rights and dignity of others.
  • Courage: To face difficult situations with confidence and determination, and to promote intellectual freedom and stand up for one’s convictions.

School vision

To advance a distinctive and innovative environment for engineering education.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

EMBA

Executive MBA

Campus or Online Part time 1 - 2 years October 2017 Lebanon Beirut USA New York Byblos + 3 more

The Executive MBA program at LAU allows professionals to earn top executive training and education while holding senior positions at their respective organizations. The program is developed to enhance students’ managerial as well as leadership skills. The program offers courses and seminars in all areas of business at flexible times to suit students’ busy life style. All courses are offered during the weekend. [+]

The Executive MBA program was the first to be offered in Lebanon and the Middle East. It started in February 2000. Since then dozens of executives graduated from the program and hold top management positions at several institutions. The Executive MBA program at LAU allows professionals to earn top executive training and education while holding senior positions at their respective organizations. The program is developed to enhance students’ managerial as well as leadership skills. The program offers courses and seminars in all areas of business at flexible times to suit students’ busy life style. All courses are offered during the weekend. The program is very rich in its diversity of the student body. Executive MBA students join the program with different backgrounds. They hold degrees in engineering, pharmacy, law, business, and other areas. This diversity will h cultivate students exposure and allow them to share their experience with their colleagues. Joining the Executive MBA at LAU will give you the privilege of enrolling in a rewarding endeavour. You will be taught and trained by a team of highly experienced faculty and professionals with a significant experience. The faculty will teach and expose you to the latest theoretical and practical managerial techniques to be applied on the job managerial situations. Program objectives and philosophy Executive training at the Lebanese American University is built on the philosophy that learning is a continuous process throughout individuals’ careers. The purpose of the Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) is to allow experienced professionals in... [-]


MBA

Master of Business Administration

Campus Full time Part time October 2017 USA New York Lebanon Beirut Byblos + 3 more

In support of the School of Business mission the MBA program provides students with high quality education that managers seek to be able to solve complex problems in their organizations in a global business environment. [+]

In support of the School of Business mission the MBA program provides students with high quality education that managers seek to be able to solve complex problems in their organizations in a global business environment. The MBA program graduates business professionals with solid analytical, communication and leadership skills in an ethical framework. The program is developed to expose students to all functional areas in business such as management, finance, accounting, economics, statistics, MIS and marketing covered in six core courses and seven elective courses. Since 1981, LAU has prepared men and women for key roles in managerial and professional positions in business and public organizations. In offering the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, LAU draws on a substantial and growing experience in undergraduate business education to provide a significant opportunity for advanced education to seekers of a business career from business or non-business background. Thus, the curriculum has been adapted to meet their diverse needs. In order to make the program accessible to those already active in management, a provision has been made for part-time students with classes at conveniently scheduled times. MBA Students must complete a total of 39 credits (21 credits for the core and 18 credits for the elective and research requirements). Students with non-business background are required to take remedial courses as decided by the school. MBA: MAJOR LEARNING GOALS Graduates in the Master in Business Administration will be able to: • Utilize modern techniques and technologies to effectively deal with the complex managerial issues... [-]