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Lauren Helvie

Lauren Helvie

MADMS

United States

“I was living in Hong Kong when I was accepted into the undergraduate program at HPU. I enjoyed the International Relations program so much that pursuing my master’s at HPU

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Joint Programs

Hawai'i Pacific University offers eight degree programs in the areas of business, information systems, human resources, global leadership, organizational change, nursing, and diplomacy and military studies.

Earning a joint degree offers graduates added advantage and expertise expanding career opportunities both in the United States and abroad.  Students may apply for a joint program either at the initial admissions stage or after enrolling.  Students who wish to enter a joint degree program while already in a degree program must do so in writing and prior to entering the capstone series of courses.  Moreover, students must complete the required courses of the joint program before beginning the capstone series. 

Joint Degrees Programs:

Organizational Change & Communication
The joint degree in organizational change and corporate communication is designed for students who wish to develop skills in change leadership and organizational development, while acquiring a broad and thorough understanding of communication.

Business Administration & Communication
A joint degree in business and corporate communication will prepare students for careers that integrate employee communication, media, public relations, promotion, and marketing.

Business Administration & Human Resource Management
This program is designed for students interested in Human Resources, but who also desire expertise in business and management.

Business Administration & Global Leadership and Sustainable Development
This joint degree in business and global leadership and sustainable development provides tomorrow's managers with today's leading edge business knowledge and management techniques necessary to compete effectively and profitably in a rapidly changing environment.

Business Administration & Organizational Change
Earning this joint degree will provide a unique set of skills and expertise in organizational change and business.  This program is designed for students who wish to develop skills in change management and organizational development, while acquiring a broad and thorough understanding of business.

Business Administration & Information Systems
Designed to provide the technological and management skills of information systems within the integrative MBA curriculum.

Information Systems & Diplomacy and Military Studies
This program is particularly attractive for military professionals who wish to acquire a background in information systems, diplomacy, and military affairs.

Information Systems & Human Resource Management
For students interested in acquiring degrees in information systems and human resource management, this joint degree will provide skills and knowledge in human resources as well as an in-depth study of information systems.

Information Systems & Global Leadership and Sustainable Development
For students interested in gaining a comprehensive knowledge of information systems and their application in today's global leadership and sustainable development challenges.

Information Systems & Organizational Change
For students choosing to develop expertise in the rapidly growing field of information systems and a thorough understanding of organizational change.

Nursing & Business Administration
In conjunction with the Nursing Program, students pursue a joint degree option that leads to the Master of Science in nursing and the MBA.  This program is designed for professional nurses who seek preparation for management positions in the health care industry.