Undergraduate and graduate programs are available through certificate and degree programs in management or with a focus on business management. Some schools offer flexible scheduling options and specialized concentrations. Students may need to complete an internship or co-op education program.
Bernard M. Baruch College
New York City's Bernard M. Baruch College offers management degrees at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Undergraduate students can pursue a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management or Operations Management. Common business courses cover topics like accounting, business policy and management fundamentals. Each concentration has its own requirements. The B.B.A. requires completion of 124 credits, including major-specific and general education courses.
Graduate students can pursue a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Management in one of three management-related concentrations: management/entrepreneurship, management/operations management, and management/organizational behavior- human resource management. Each concentration has its own requirements, but common courses include financial accounting, marketing management, financial decision making and information systems for managers. MBA degree programs require completion of 24 courses, or 57 credits.
Borough of Manhattan College
Students at this 2-year community college in Manhattan with an interest in business management can pursue an Associate of Applied Science in Business Management with an option to emphasize general management. Required courses introduce students to concepts in accounting, business law and management decision making. To complete the general management option, students take nine credit hours in business organization, human resources and entrepreneurship. In addition to major-specific courses, students take general education classes to complete the 60-credit-hour degree program.
In New York City, Columbia University offers a Master of Business Administration (MBA) an Executive MBA (EMBA), and a Doctor of Philosophy with two concentrations in management. The MBA degree program is interdisciplinary. Students explore topic areas like leadership, organizations and strategy; they can choose from four elective courses including leadership, power and influence, decision making or entrepreneurs and equity in emerging markets. In the MBA degree program, students enroll in groups of 65-70.
In the EMBA degree program, which requires employer sponsorship, students can choose from three schedules - an every other Friday/Saturday option that takes five semesters to complete, a weekly Saturday-only program that takes six semesters to complete, or the EMBA-Americas degree program which is designed for executives in multiple countries and includes weeklong meetings in a variety of locations. The EMBA-Americas requires five semesters to complete the program.
Students in the Ph.D. program can choose from concentrations in micro organizational behavior or macro organizational behavior and management. The micro organizational program includes study of motivation, psychology, bargaining, power and influence. The macro-organizational behavior and management concentration includes study of economic sociology, employment relations and organizational performance.
While Excelsior College is located in Albany, degree programs are offered via distance learning. The School of Business and Technology offers an Associate of Applied Science in Administrative/Management Studies, or a Bachelor of Professional Studies in Business and Management and a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) with two concentrations: human resource management and operations management. Students take courses online or on CD-ROM.
The A.A.S. is a 2-year degree program that requires completion of 20 credit hours in business, including a capstone course. Students can choose their business courses, but must complete an online portfolio development course. In this course, students create an online portfolio, then spend the remainder of the semester to create a business management and assessment report that incorporates the student's profile work with materials from their studies.
The Bachelor of Professional Studies includes 45-credit hours in core courses and professional electives. Core courses include study of accounting, computer applications and leadership concepts. The professional electives depend on a student's chosen concentration. In the B.S. in Business and Management, students take courses in business law, human resource management, marketing and a business strategy capstone that includes a case study and online 100-question multiple choice exam.
LaGuardia Community College
In Long Island City, students at LaGuardia Community College can complete an Associate of Applied Science in through the school's Business and Technology Department. Students choose from three concentrations in business management: general business management, entrepreneurship and small business management or international business.
The A.A.S. in Business Management includes study of accounting, computers and applications, and data center operations. Students also complete a cooperative education experience. These degree programs are offered in two formats- daytime and extended day (also known as evening and weekend), and while internships are required for daytime students, those enrolled in extended day programs aren't subject to that requirement.
The A.A.S. in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management includes study of entrepreneurial strategy, launching new startups, business law and case studies involving New York businesses. Daytime students in this degree program are required to complete an internship, while those in the extended day program can complete an internship or additional electives. The A.A.S. in International Business introduces students to concepts related to international business, managing imports and exports, and global marketing.
New York University
Students at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York's New York University can pursue business degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels. At the undergraduate level, students can pursue a Bachelor of Science in multiple concentrations, including Organizations and Management. Business core courses include study of finance, accounting, and analysis of management and operations. The school encourages students to study abroad, and during the final two years, students complete an international business focus that includes an overseas trip during junior year with other students.
At the graduate level, students can pursue a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Management. This 2-year degree program includes study of organizational theory, team management, and strategic analysis. Students can participate in a 2-week introduction to the NYU Stern MBA program, called LAUNCH. The program includes presentations by a variety of speakers and a panel of speakers on global business.
St. John's University - New York
Located in Queens, St. John's University - New York offers a Bachelor of Science in Management through the Peter J. Toobin School of Management. Required management courses include strategic management and personnel administration, in addition to 15-credit hours in major-specific courses like management of operations, decision support systems, research methods in management and supply management.
Stony Brook University
This Stony Brook-based university offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. Individuals complete core courses in economics, ethics and decision sciences. Students can choose from multiple concentrations, including management and operations. In this concentration, courses include a required course in information systems and three electives. Those electives come from a list that includes supply chain management, lean practices in operations, project management and quality management.
Suffolk County Community College
Selden's Suffolk County Community College offers a Certificate in Business Management, designed for individuals in middle management, or those who seek management positions. The 32.5 - credit hour program is comprised of 11 courses in topics like supervision, marketing and human resource management. Students also study communication, accounting and business principles.
At this Syracuse-based 4-year university, students can pursue a Bachelor of Science in Management or Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Management. In the undergraduate program, students complete four specific courses in organizational behavior, strategic management, organizational change and management and ethics. Other required courses include strategic human resource management, accounting and management in a global setting.
The Ph.D. curriculum includes four seminars in management along with nine credit hours in a support field and 12 credit hours in research. Students also complete a summer research project that culminates in a publishable paper. Three of the management seminars cover topics like organizational management, strategic management and organizational theory. The fourth is one that students can select from their major area.
School Comparison: At a Glance
|School Name||School Type & Setting||Management Degree Programs and Certificates Offered||Tuition & Fees 2018-2019|
|Bernard M. Baruch College||4-year, public; large city|| Bachelor of Business Administration in Management with multiple concentrations,
Master of Business Administration in Management with multiple concentrations
|$7,262, in-state; $14,932, out-of-state*|
|Borough of Manhattan Community College||2-year, public; large city||Associate of Applied Science in Business Management||$5,170, in-state; $8,050, out-of-state*|
|Columbia University||4-year, private not-for-profit; large city|| Master of Business Administration,
Executive Master of Business Administration
|Excelsior College||4-year, private not-for-profit; large city|| Associate of Applied Science in Administrative/Management Studies,
Bachelor of Professional Studies in Business and Management,
Bachelor of Science with multiple concentrations
|LaGuardia Community College||2-year, public; large city||Associate of Applied Science in Business Management with multiple concentrations||$5,218, in-state; $8,098, out-of-state*|
|New York University||4-year, private not-for-profit; large city||Bachelor of Science with multiple management concentrations,
Master of Business Administration with multiple business concentrations
|$51,828, undergraduate; $45,426, graduate*|
|St. Johns University - New York||4-year, private-not-for-profit; large city||Bachelor of Science in Management||$41,760*|
|Stony Brook University||4-year, public; large suburb||Bachelor of Science in Business Management||$9,625, in-state; $27,295, out-of-state*|
|Suffolk County Community College||2-year, public; large suburb||Certificate in Business Management||$5,792, in-state; $11,012, out-of-state*|
|Syracuse University||4-year, private not-for-profit; midsize city|| Bachelor of Science in Management,
Ph.D. in Management
|$51,853, undergraduate; $38,708, graduate*|
Source: *NCES College Navigator