Executive Management, Masters in Business Administration

36 Credits
The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
Queens Campus, Staten Island Campus


To meet the technological, global and ethical challenges of the marketplace and society at large, the Management Department provides management education in a climate conducive to scholarship in managerial decision-making and human relation skills. The Department's objectives make the student aware of business' place in contemporary society, emphasizing the scope and responsibilities of business, the sociopolitical milieu in which it operates and the economy from which it derives. Students learn to develop intellectual competence and basic managerial skills in such functional fields as materials and operations management, personnel management, methods improvement, the management of information systems and international management.

This concentration takes an integrated approach to business management and is aimed at those students interested in the general management of the enterprise. The program is designed to provide students with the flexibility to meet their individual needs. Specifically, by choosing an appropriate course from the list of courses listed below, students can acquire expertise in such specialized areas as:

  • E-Business Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Operations/Supply Management

Or, students can choose a general approach to executive management. This program synthesizes the following general and specific aspects of modern management: strategic management, global management, managerial problem-solving and decision-making, management information systems, entrepreneurial management, organizational behavior, human relations, corporate social responsibility and management of change.

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All applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution or the international equivalent prior to enrollment at the graduate level. Applicants to the M.S. in Accounting program must have been an undergraduate business major.

In addition to the application form and non-refundable application fee candidates should submit the following:

  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate, graduate and professional schools attended
  • Official Graduate Management Admission test (GMAT) scores, taken within the last five years*
  • Typewritten statement of professional goals
  • Current resume
  • Two letters of recommendation, obtained from professional or academic references
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores are required for applicants whose native language is not English

*Students applying to the M.S. in Management of Risk, M.S. in Enterprise Risk Management and M.S. in Investment Management programs may submit the official results from either the GMAT or the GRE. The GRE is not accepted for admission to any other graduate program within the Tobin College of Business.

**Applicants to the M.S. in Taxation program who have passed the CPA exam are permitted to waive the GMAT requirement.

For additional information, please contact:

The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
Office of Graduate Admission
8000 Utopia Parkway
111C Bent Hall
Queens, NY 11439

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Career Outcomes

The goal of this program is to expand the learning experience of our students beyond traditional problem-solving and decisionmaking methods, to include the examination of the impact of the global business environment, information technology and the social  system on the operations of the business firm.

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Additional Information

The Department of Management also offers the Colman Mockler International Responsible Corporate Leadership Program. This program brings distinguished business leaders to give talks and workshops for students and faculty and to visit classes. Past speakers include Warren Buffett, Al Zeien, Chairman and CEO of Gillette and Patrick Purcell, President, Publisher and Owner of The Boston Herald and Jobfind.com.

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