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With a business degree from Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY), you’ll have more than a job—you’ll have a purpose, too.

GIVE BACK,
WHILE
GETTING AHEAD

Accredited by ACBSP, and located in the heart of NYC’s financial district, the MCNY School for Business offers undergraduate and graduate business degree programs at both our downtown Manhattan Campus and Bronx Extension Center. All our programs are designed for working professionals with accelerated timetables, convenient scheduling option, online classes and a wealth of networking opportunities to help jump start your career. That’s the MCNY advantage.

NO MORE BUSINESS (school) AS USUAL

Our business school graduates go on to do great things: They not only lead corporations and are successful entrepreneurs; they are socially responsible, contributing members of our global community who give back … while getting ahead.

Welcome to the School for Business at MCNY! As you know, the world of business has changed dramatically over the past few years and our expert faculty continually updates our curricular to ensure that students graduate prepared with all the requisite skills and knowledge to succeed in the evolving business world. We continue to add exciting new courses that tie classroom learning to the workplace through A Purpose-Centered System of Education, and have secured ACBSP accreditation, a special business credential. Our program, unique among business schools, features:

  • Specialized Business Accreditation: School for Business has successfully completed the process to secure specialized business accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). This significant milestone became effective November 27, 2012. “An institution or program that has successfully completed an accreditation review has in place the needed instructional, student support and other services to assist students to achieve their educational goals” (ACBSP, 2012).
  • Practical Approach: Through MCNY’s Constructive Action teaching model you learn by doing in a program tailored to your educational needs. Traditional business core competencies, like economics, finance, accounting, marketing and management come to life as you go through the stages of researching, analyzing, planning, developing and implementing your own business.
  • Accelerated Timetable: Completion of all degree requirements in a shorter time frame: the BBA in Business Administration and BBA in Healthcare System Management can be completed in 2 years and 8 months, and our graduate degrees – MBA in Media Management, MBA in Financial Services, and MBA in General Management – can be completed in one year.
  • International Perspective: Our fabulous 10 day Study Abroad component is an intensive action oriented immersion experience where you work collaboratively in a global environment to develop an international strategy for your own business. (Travel costs are included in program tuition.) Prior destinations have included Zurich, London, Frankfurt and Paris.
  • Flexibility and Convenience: Our schedules accommodate your lifestyle, with a combination of online, evening, weekend or day classes. A full-time course load can be completed at either our downtown Manhattan Campus or Bronx Center. MCNY recognizes and awards college credits through the Life Experience Credit program.
  • Academic and Professional Networking: MCNY’s Business Advisory Board mentors students and works closely with faculty to ensure up to the moment relevance. A chapter of Sigma Beta Delta, the international honor society for business students, provides an opportunity for students to be recognized for their outstanding academic achievements and community service. Student chapters of professional associations such as Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), student organizations and a variety of events, including the MCNY Annual Short Film Festival, round out your student experience.

Located in the Heart of New York’ Financial District, and a short walking distance from the NYCSE the MCNY School for Business is leveraging new technologies and the ever-changing business environment to provide students a solid education together with opportunities for success through practical, nuts-and-bolts learning specifically focused on the needs of business students. Get down to business at MCNY and earn a degree that is both relevant and valuable.

Dr. Tilokie Depoo
Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs
Dean & Professor of Management
School for Business

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It all begins with MCNY’s unique Purpose-Centered Education model

It combines classroom instruction with applied knowledge and practice. During each semester or “purpose”, you take what you learned in the classroom and apply it in a Constructive Action (CA) project, creating – and analyzing the success of – a business or marketing plan that addresses an actual businesses-related challenge where you work or intern.
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International Field Study

  • Apply your MBA skills and knowledge in an international setting.
  • Work in a group setting within a multicultural global context.

  • Gain hands-on, practical experience solving real business issues and challenges.

The intensive 10-day Study Abroad component of MCNY’s MBA curriculum is an action-oriented immersive experience—included with program tuition—where you work collaboratively in a global environment to develop an international strategy for your own business. Designed to ensure that students have the opportunity to work collaboratively in a pan-cultural environment and explore new economic markets. During past study abroad trips, MCNY students have traveled to Zurich, London, Frankfurt and Paris.

During the international practicum course, students work in a consultative capacity with an operating enterprise to address existing business challenges. Partners include Language Study International (LSI), Berenberg Bank, Deutsche Bank, Ogilvy & Mather, AHK, Helab Landesbank, The CityUK, Soho Artists, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, and Regents College London.

At the trip’s conclusion, you’ll prepare a summary as well as comprehensive written report. Work from the trip also is included in your final Constructive Action project.

2015 MCNY MBA Field Study trip to Frankfurt and London

An accredited institution, all our programs are designed for working professionals with accelerated timetables and flexible schedules.

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