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Educational Leadership, Master in Business Administration

Economics and Finance


The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in educational leadership prepares professionals to enhance their knowledge and skills in research and current trends in education, with a view to becoming administrative and policy leaders in the field of education. This program option provides educational leaders with a combination of technical and managerial coursework needed for dealing with future challenges in education.

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Applicants to The Tobin College of Business Graduate programs will automatically be considered for GMAT/GRE waivers for the 2022 and 2023 academic years.  Applications with a GPA below 3.25 may be strengthened by submitting a GMAT/GRE score. 

Students who earned their degree outside the United States must also submit a foreign credit evaluation and TOEFL/IELTS/DuoLingo scores. 


The MBA curriculum is designed to allow for innovative approaches to in-class learning and expands on the development of a real world skill-set that students can apply immediately to their emerging careers.

The MBA Structure is as follows:

8 Core Courses
(24 credits)

ACC 602: Global Financial and Managerial Reporting
DS 602: Business Analytics
ECO 606: Industrial Economics
FIN 607: Financial Management
LAW 600: Law, Ethics and the Principled Path in Business
MGT 601: Managing for Global Success
MKT 600: Decisions in Marketing Management
RMI 601: Risk Management

3 Concentration Field Courses
(9 credits)

Any 3 of the following:

EDU 5103 Educational Governance and Policy Issues
EDU 5571 Administrative Leadership and Planned Change
EDU 5741 Finance in Education
EDU 5761 School-Based Business Administration for Administration and Supervision

Maximum Courses & Credits: 12 Courses, 36 Credits (57 credits for the MBA in Accounting program)

Estimated Time to Complete



for part-time



for full-time


Application Requirements

All applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution or the international equivalent prior to enrollment at the graduate level. In addition to the application form and non-refundable application fee candidates should submit the following:

  • Statement of professional goals and resume which can be uploaded as part of the  application for admission
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate, graduate and professional schools attended. 
  • 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 with international credits must also submit a course-by-course foreign credit evaluation with GPA calculation from a NACES member

For additional information, please contact:
Office of Graduate Admission
The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
8000 Utopia Parkway
Suite 114
Queens, NY 11439
[email protected]

Career Outcomes

Program graduates advance in leadership roles in their respective schools and districts. They actively engaged in preparing future teachers and school leaders through teaching at colleges and universities, or administrative positions in governmental agencies or research organizations that play a role in education.  Graduates also participate at the state and national levels in conducting research and impacting educational policy and practice through engagement in professional organizations and agencies

Contact Us

For additional information on the Master of Business Administration, please contact the faculty program director:

K. Matthew Wong


Department of Economics and Finance
Tobin 345
[email protected]