In 1957, Ming Chuan College was founded to fulfill a huge demand for a competent office workforce. The college offered applied programs in Secretary Science, Commercial Design, Banking, Insurance, Accounting and Electronic Data Management.
In 1990, with approval from the Ministry of Education, Ming Chuan College was promoted to Ming Chuan College, a co-educational senior college. It began to offer bachelors’ and masters’ degree programs in Management, Accounting, Economics, Finance, and Communication Management.
In 1997, Ming Chuan College was promoted to university status as Ming Chuan University. The name “School of Management” came into being in 1997, consisting of departments of Business Administration, International Business, Finance, Accounting, Risk Management and Insurance, Applied Statistics and Information Science, and Economics.
In Spring 2016, the Economics Department and the Applied Statistics and Information Department were transferred to the School of Social Science for better mission alignment.
The MCU School of Management was granted accreditation with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in July 2017.