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Strategic Management, Master in Business Administration

Management

Overview

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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Applicants to the Tobin College of Business Graduate programs* will automatically be considered for GMAT/GRE waivers for the 2021 academic year.   Applications with a GPA below 3.2 may be strengthened by submitting a GMAT/GRE score. 

*M.S. Finance and M.S. Actuarial Science program applicants may request a waiver to [email protected] after submitting their application, resume, and transcripts.  Students who earned their degree outside of the United States must also submit a foreign credit evaluation and TOEFL/IELTS/DuoLingo scores.

Courses

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.

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

1 Required Capstone Course (3 credits)

  • MGT 700: Seminar in Business Policy

3 Concentration Field Courses (9 credits)

  • MGT 600 Contemporary Issues in Management
  • MGT 621 Decision Support Systems
  • MGT 622 Theory and Applications of Management Information Systems
  • MGT 623 Management of Human Resources
  • MGT 628 Operations Management and Management Systems
  • MGT 631 Leading Modern Organizations
  • MGT 632 Organizational Theory
  • MGT 640 Seminar in Entrepreneurship
  • MGT 645 Management of Creativity and Innovation
  • MGT 650 Managing a Web-based Entrepreneurial Business
  • MGT 651 Creating an E-Commerce Business
  • MGT 652 Seminar in International Management
  • MGT 653 Managing for Sustainability
  • MGT 654 Global Information Systems
  • MGT 659 International Business Policy
  • MGT 661 Compensation, Training and Development and Labor Relations
  • MGT 662 International Human Resource Management
  • MGT 663 Strategic and Risk Human Resource Management
  • MGT 680 Organizational Development: Managing Change
  • MGT 685 Managing and Staffing Virtual Organizations
  • MGT 690 E-commerce Impacts on Organizations
  • MGT 699 Management Internship

Admission

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. 
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores, taken within the last five years*
  • 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

* Applicants to the Tobin College of Business Graduate programs** will automatically be considered for GMAT/GRE waivers once they submit their application, transcript, and resume for the 2021 academic year. International Students should also submit the foreign credit evaluation and TOEFL/IELTS scores.  Once complete, please email [email protected] to request waiver consideration.

** MS Finance and MS Actuarial Science applicants are required to submit the GMAT/GRE

For additional information, please contact:

The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
Office of Graduate Admission
8000 Utopia Parkway
Suite 114
Queens, NY 11439
718-990-1345
[email protected]

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.

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.

Department Faculty

Please see a list of our Management faculty.

Contact Us

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

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K. Matthew Wong

Professor, Department of Economics and Finance

Tobin 345
[email protected]
718-990-7359