University description (as per official university website)
In 1999, a group of professors from the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), driven by an academic perseverance, he decided to come together to create an institute that would keep businesses of excellence in higher education in various forms of education. Appeared in this year's New Horizons Institute of Higher Education and Research, which maintains the future New Horizons School, which in April 19, 2001, upon receiving authorization from the ECM to run the courses of Business Administration and Accounting, he began his first semester school.
In 2004, MEC recognized undergraduate courses in Business Administration and Accounting from New Horizons. Along with this achievement, the FNH celebrated the formation of the first classes and permission to open new courses: Technology in Business Management and Technology in Cooperative Management.
Consolidating with a higher education institution of excellence, in 2005 the College was authorized by the MEC to offer a law course at the same time that it reached a rare achievement for IES: In just 04 years of activities, structured courses post Postgraduate Sensu Lato and recommendation received from CAPES for the Master's Program in Academic Administration. Two years later, in addition to the graduates of undergraduate and postgraduate broad sense, the New Horizons graduated its first class of Masters in Business Administration.
Today, at 09 years of history, the New Horizons School is in two units, St. Augustine and Barreiro, offering courses in Administration, Accounting, Law, Social Work, Technologists in Business Management in Cooperative Management, Quality management Management and Private Security. It also has an Academic Master Program in Business Administration with more than 180 teacher graduates and high recognition performance and quality, a qualified faculty combined with a modern and updated Teaching Project, two research groups that are part of the directory of CNPq (NURTEG and NUPEC), the Practice Firm project, partnerships with FIEMG, FAPEMIG and CAPES for the provision of research fellowships and undergraduate research, Center for Legal Practice in law school, extension activities aligned with the exercise of social responsibility. These and many other points are reflected in the quality of teaching of the New Horizons School.