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DEFINITION of 'Haas School of Business'

The business school at the University of Berkeley. It offers a wide variety of programs, including an MBA degree, master's program in financial engineering, Ph.D. and undergraduate studies. The school's programs are usually ranked among the top in the country.

BREAKING DOWN 'Haas School of Business'

The Haas School of Business was originally founded in 1898 as the College of Commerce of the University of California. The current campus was designed by architect Charles Moore and completed in 1995. One of its notable alumni is Michael Milken, the junk bond guru who was jailed in the late 1980s.

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