New York, NY/ Tuesday, June 30, 2015 — The METROPOLITAN COLLEGE OF NEW YORK (MCNY) School for Business is proud to announce the launch of a new Master’s degree in the field of Health Services. On June 5th, the New York State Education Department approved the College’s newest degree program, the Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Health Services and Risk Management.

The one-year accelerated MBA program will develop effective business professionals equipped to lead in a changing national and global healthcare business environment. Applications are being accepted now for Fall 2015 registration.

“The MBA in Health Services and Risk Management aims to prepare adult learners as leaders of the largest and fastest growing industry in the US – healthcare,” said Dr. Mohammad I. Bajwa, Professor and Program Director of Healthcare Management for the MCNY School for Business.

In the Health Services and Risk Management degree program, students will be preparing for a career focused on the business operations and management of healthcare organizations with emphasis on health services management, healthcare policy and law, healthcare technology management, healthcare quality management, healthcare data analytics, and healthcare project management.

Dr. Tilokie Depoo, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the School for Business explains, “Employment within the healthcare industry continues to demonstrate consistent and sustained growth, where all projections point to an increase in the demand for professional managers. This program will prepare competent, educated, and trained professionals to fill these areas of need within the industry.”

The new program is part of exciting changes at MCNY as the college prepares for future growth. “The development of this innovative program comes as MCNY is building new campuses in the Financial District and in the Bronx.  It reflects the vibrant growth of the College and our commitment to serving growing areas of New York’s economy,” says Dr. Vinton Thompson, President, MCNY.

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About Metropolitan College of New York

Audrey Cohen, educational visionary and activist, founded the Women’s Talent Corps in 1964. Through development and training for new professional positions, the Talent Corps created employment for thousands of people. It became The College for Human Services, later Audrey Cohen College, and today Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY). MCNY, for over 50 years, continues the tradition of offering highly motivated learners an education that combines applied skills and professional knowledge to effect personal transformation and positive change in the workplace and community. MCNY is a not-for-profit, accredited, independent college. Full year-round offerings accelerate degree completion, and a unique approach to learning permits close integration of workplace activities and study. MCNY is conveniently located in Soho/Tribeca at 431 Canal Street, New York, NY 10013 and in the Bronx at 529 Courtlandt Ave Bronx, NY 10451.  For more information on MCNY, visit or call 800.33.THINK.