Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business

Introduction

Baruch College is ranked among the region's and nation's top colleges by U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, Princeton Review, and others. Baruch is within easy reach of Wall Street, Midtown, and the global headquarters of major companies and non-profit and cultural organizations, giving students unparalleled internship, career, and networking opportunities. The College's more than 17,000 students, who speak more than 110 languages and trace their heritage to more than 170 countries, have been repeatedly named one of the most ethnically diverse student bodies in the United States.

The Zicklin School of Business is the largest collegiate school of business in the U.S., offering a full range of business degree programs that are nationally accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Accreditation by this body means that the School is committed to excellence, and to the strategic planning and decision making that support excellence. The mission of the Zicklin School of Business is to create and disseminate knowledge, to facilitate student learning, and to promote ethical business practices, while capitalizing on the School’s diversity and location in New York City.

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Master of Science in Accountancy

Campus Full time Part time August 2017 USA New York

The Master of Science in accountancy is designed for students with bachelor’s degrees in business areas, including accounting. It meets the August 1, 2009 [+]

The Master of Science in accountancy is designed for students with bachelor’s degrees in business areas, including accounting. It meets the August 1, 2009, 150 credit hour requirements to sit for the NY State CPA exam. Students with non-business undergraduate degrees can also apply, but are encouraged to consider the MBA accounting major, which also meets the CPA requirements. The MS in accounting program equips students with the necessary tools to effectively interpret and use accounting and financial information. It meets the standards adopted by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business for special accreditation of accounting programs. Students with many course waivers must complete a minimum of 30 credits overall to receive the MS degree. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS - $125 Application Processing Fee (submit check or money order made out to "Baruch College") - Current Resume (submit online): We expect to see professional work experience from all candidates applying. - Application Essays.  Contact us for more information. - Official University transcript(s): Submit official transcripts from ALL post-secondary institutions attended, including summer study and transfer credits. Official transcripts must be in a university sealed envelope from the issuing institution. Official transcripts should arrive and be postmarked before or by the application deadline. 
Please be sure your official undergraduate transcript shows the completion of your degree requirements and arrives by the application deadline. - Standardized Examination score report: All applicants are required to take either the GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test) or the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) and submit official scores for admissions consideration. The exam must be completed within 5 years of the beginning of the term for which you are applying. All sections of the exam are considered when reviewing candidates for admissions. Please schedule examination at least 15 days BEFORE the deadline. - Two professional letters of recommendation: We require two letters of recommendation from those that can provide insight as to how well suited you would be for a Graduate level business degree.  - English Language Proficiency: Applicants educated outside the United States, whose first language is not English are required to submit scores from the TOEFL iBT, the Pearson Test of English (PTE) or the IELTS. [-]

Master of Science in Entrepreneurship

Campus Full time August 2017 USA New York

Entrepreneurship is a major aspect of our economy that offers many employment opportunities as well as income and wealth accumulation for diverse groups [+]

Entrepreneurship is a major aspect of our economy that offers many employment opportunities as well as income and wealth accumulation for diverse groups within our population. The MS in entrepreneurship is designed to meet the needs of students who have varied or limited backgrounds in entrepreneurial ventures, are part of family businesses, or are interested in starting or growing their own businesses when they graduate. Students in the program are required to take a minimum of 30 credits. All MS students take five required courses, as well as choose five electives in the finance, information systems, law, management, human resources management, marketing, public affairs, and real estate areas. Application Requirements - $125 Application Processing Fee (submit check or money order made out to "Baruch College") - Current Resume (submit online): We expect to see professional work experience from all candidates applying. - Application Essays.  Contact us for more information. - Official University transcript(s): Submit official transcripts from ALL post-secondary institutions attended, including summer study and transfer credits. Official transcripts must be in a university sealed envelope from the issuing institution. Official transcripts should arrive and be postmarked before or by the application deadline. 
Please be sure your official undergraduate transcript shows the completion of your degree requirements and arrives by the application deadline. - Standardized Examination score report: All applicants are required to take either the GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test) or the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) and submit official scores for admissions consideration. The exam must be completed within 5 years of the beginning of the term for which you are applying. All sections of the exam are considered when reviewing candidates for admissions. Please schedule examination at least 15 days BEFORE the deadline. - Two professional letters of recommendation: We require two letters of recommendation from those that can provide insight as to how well suited you would be for a Graduate level business degree.  - English Language Proficiency: Applicants educated outside the United States, whose first language is not English are required to submit scores from the TOEFL iBT, the Pearson Test of English (PTE) or the IELTS. [-]

Master of Science in Finance

Campus Full time Part time 1 year August 2017 USA New York + 1 more

Innovations in financial markets, institutions, and securities present significant opportunities and challenges to financial managers on a daily basis [+]

Innovations in financial markets, institutions, and securities present significant opportunities and challenges to financial managers on a daily basis. The MS in Finance, offered by the Zicklin School of Business, is a highly focused program designed to equip professionals with the advanced knowledge and cutting-edge analytical tools they need to successfully navigate today’s financial markets. The 30-credit program is ideal for professionals interested in upgrading their technical training and knowledge in finance as well as for individuals with strong quantitative skills seeking a career change. Students interested in taking the CFA or FRM certification exams can significantly cut the need for additional preparation by taking the appropriate electives. The program can also serve as a stepping stone for those interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in finance or a related field. The MS in Finance is offered as a Zicklin School flex-time program, allowing students to take courses primarily in the evenings, on either a part-time or full-time (9 or more credits per semester) schedule, depending on their needs each semester. Highly motivated full-time students with waived preliminary course requirements will be able to complete the program in as little as one year (two semesters plus summer session). Application Requirements - $125 Application Processing Fee (submit check or money order made out to "Baruch College") - Current Resume (submit online): We expect to see professional work experience from all candidates applying. - Application Essays.  Contact us for more information. - Official University transcript(s): Submit official transcripts from ALL post-secondary institutions attended, including summer study and transfer credits. Official transcripts must be in a university sealed envelope from the issuing institution. Official transcripts should arrive and be postmarked before or by the application deadline. 
Please be sure your official undergraduate transcript shows the completion of your degree requirements and arrives by the application deadline. - Standardized Examination score report: All applicants are required to take either the GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test) or the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) and submit official scores for admissions consideration. The exam must be completed within 5 years of the beginning of the term for which you are applying. All sections of the exam are considered when reviewing candidates for admissions. Please schedule examination at least 15 days BEFORE the deadline. - Two professional letters of recommendation: We require two letters of recommendation from those that can provide insight as to how well suited you would be for a Graduate level business degree.  - English Language Proficiency: Applicants educated outside the United States, whose first language is not English are required to submit scores from the TOEFL iBT, the Pearson Test of English (PTE) or the IELTS. [-]

Master of Science in Information Systems

Campus Full time Part time August 2017 USA New York

Today’s competitive business environment requires technologies that provide companies a strategic edge and enable businesses to run at maximum efficiency. The information systems majors provide students with the managerial and technological skills that support these goals.Two degree programs are [+]

Today’s competitive business environment requires technologies that provide companies a strategic edge and enable businesses to run at maximum efficiency. The information systems majors provide students with the managerial and technological skills that support these goals. The MS program is a concentration of 30 credits in major-related courses. It provides the concepts, strategies, and techniques necessary for this dynamic field. The program focuses on business areas driven by information technologies, including database management systems, e-business development, and analysis and design. The MS also provides study in other areas of interest, such as information technology in the financial markets and IT project management. Also, the MS features an abbreviated business core curriculum of up to six credits (waive-able in full or in part, for students with prior academic background). Application Requirements - $125 Application Processing Fee (submit check or money order made out to "Baruch College") - Current Resume (submit online): We expect to see professional work experience from all candidates applying. - Application Essays.  Contact us for more information. - Official University transcript(s): Submit official transcripts from ALL post-secondary institutions attended, including summer study and transfer credits. Official transcripts must be in a university sealed envelope from the issuing institution. Official transcripts should arrive and be postmarked before or by the application deadline. 
Please be sure your official undergraduate transcript shows the completion of your degree requirements and arrives by the application deadline. - Standardized Examination score report: All applicants are required to take either the GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test) or the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) and submit official scores for admissions consideration. The exam must be completed within 5 years of the beginning of the term for which you are applying. All sections of the exam are considered when reviewing candidates for admissions. Please schedule examination at least 15 days BEFORE the deadline. - Two professional letters of recommendation: We require two letters of recommendation from those that can provide insight as to how well suited you would be for a Graduate level business degree.  - English Language Proficiency: Applicants educated outside the United States, whose first language is not English are required to submit scores from the TOEFL iBT, the Pearson Test of English (PTE) or the IELTS. [-]

Master of Science in Marketing

Campus Full time Part time August 2017 USA New York

The Master of Science (MS) in Marketing program is shorter and more focused than an MBA (30 credits instead of 57). Students take 4 core courses providing [+]

Master of Science (MS) in Marketing is a 30-credit program. Students take 4 core courses providing a solid basis of consumer decision making/insights and the strategic process. Then, they can concentrate in an area of interest. For instance, students interested in Digital Marketing or Marketing Analytics can take electives in those areas. Required Courses - Marketing Research - Marketing Management - Consumer Behavior - Marketing Strategy Elective Courses Choose a total of 18 credits from any 9000-level courses in the Department of Marketing and International Business (MKT/IBS). In addition, Statistics and Information Systems (STA/CIS) courses are allowed as electives. Application Requirements - $125 Application Processing Fee (submit check or money order made out to "Baruch College") - Current Resume (submit online): We expect to see professional work experience from all candidates applying. - Application Essays.  Contact us for more information. - Official University transcript(s): Submit official transcripts from ALL post-secondary institutions attended, including summer study and transfer credits. Official transcripts must be in a university sealed envelope from the issuing institution. Official transcripts should arrive and be postmarked before or by the application deadline. 
Please be sure your official undergraduate transcript shows the completion of your degree requirements and arrives by the application deadline. - Standardized Examination score report: All applicants are required to take either the GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test) or the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) and submit official scores for admissions consideration. The exam must be completed within 5 years of the beginning of the term for which you are applying. All sections of the exam are considered when reviewing candidates for admissions. Please schedule examination at least 15 days BEFORE the deadline. - Two professional letters of recommendation: We require two letters of recommendation from those that can provide insight as to how well suited you would be for a Graduate level business degree.  - English Language Proficiency: Applicants educated outside the United States, whose first language is not English are required to submit scores from the TOEFL iBT, the Pearson Test of English (PTE) or the IELTS. [-]

Master of Science in Quantitative Methods and Modeling

Campus Full time Part time August 2017 USA New York

The MS in quantitative methods and modeling program is designed to provide a broad spectrum of basic quantitative [+]

The MS in quantitative methods and modeling program is designed to provide a broad spectrum of basic quantitative skills; thus, the required specialization courses span the areas of operations research, statistics, and computer information systems. The flexible elective requirements permit the creation of a four-course quantitative sequence tailored to a student's professional and/or educational objectives. Students also have the option of doing a graduate internship. Application Requirements - $125 Application Processing Fee (submit check or money order made out to "Baruch College") - Current Resume (submit online): We expect to see professional work experience from all candidates applying. - Application Essays.  Contact us for more information. - Official University transcript(s): Submit official transcripts from ALL post-secondary institutions attended, including summer study and transfer credits. Official transcripts must be in a university sealed envelope from the issuing institution. Official transcripts should arrive and be postmarked before or by the application deadline. 
Please be sure your official undergraduate transcript shows the completion of your degree requirements and arrives by the application deadline. - Standardized Examination score report: All applicants are required to take either the GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test) or the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) and submit official scores for admissions consideration. The exam must be completed within 5 years of the beginning of the term for which you are applying. All sections of the exam are considered when reviewing candidates for admissions. Please schedule examination at least 15 days BEFORE the deadline. - Two professional letters of recommendation: We require two letters of recommendation from those that can provide insight as to how well suited you would be for a Graduate level business degree.  - English Language Proficiency: Applicants educated outside the United States, whose first language is not English are required to submit scores from the TOEFL iBT, the Pearson Test of English (PTE) or the IELTS. [-]

Master of Science in Real Estate

Campus Full time Part time August 2017 USA New York

Students who earn the MS degree in real estate complete a 30-credit curriculum consisting of 18 credits (6 courses) of required study and 12 credits [+]

Students who earn the MS degree in real estate complete a 30-credit curriculum consisting of 18 credits (6 courses) of required study and 12 credits (4 courses) of elective study. The 30-credit MS Program in Real Estate is available as a Zicklin School flex-time program, which allows candidates to take courses on either a part-time or full-time schedule, depending on their needs each semester. The MS Program in Real Estate delivers not only core business knowledge and management skills but also knowledge and technical training specific to the real estate industry. The result: Graduates are positioned for many varied and lucrative positions with real estate development firms, appraisal and consulting firms, accounting firms, insurance companies, pension funds, banks and financial institutions, investment banks, real estate investment trusts, mortgage security underwriters, commingled real estate funds, regulatory agencies, and firms with large real estate holdings. MBA or MS? How to Choose: You want the MBA if you want training in a complete set of management skills, while also obtaining some advanced knowledge in real estate. You want a generalist program. You want the MS if you have decided you want a career in real estate as a high-level manager, analyst, or real estate entrepreneur. You want training in the use of advanced analytical tools and cutting-edge knowledge as applied to real estate fields. You want a specialist program. Application Requirements - $125 Application Processing Fee (submit check or money order made out to "Baruch College") - Current Resume (submit online): We expect to see professional work experience from all candidates applying. - Application Essays.  Contact us for more information. - Official University transcript(s): Submit official transcripts from ALL post-secondary institutions attended, including summer study and transfer credits. Official transcripts must be in a university sealed envelope from the issuing institution. Official transcripts should arrive and be postmarked before or by the application deadline. 
Please be sure your official undergraduate transcript shows the completion of your degree requirements and arrives by the application deadline. - Standardized Examination score report: All applicants are required to take either the GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test) or the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) and submit official scores for admissions consideration. The exam must be completed within 5 years of the beginning of the term for which you are applying. All sections of the exam are considered when reviewing candidates for admissions. Please schedule examination at least 15 days BEFORE the deadline. - Two professional letters of recommendation: We require two letters of recommendation from those that can provide insight as to how well suited you would be for a Graduate level business degree.  - English Language Proficiency: Applicants educated outside the United States, whose first language is not English are required to submit scores from the TOEFL iBT, the Pearson Test of English (PTE) or the IELTS. [-]

Master of Science in Statistics

Campus Full time Part time August 2017 USA New York

The statistics specialization is designed to train students in the design and application of quantitative models to decision making in business, finance [+]

The statistics specialization is designed to train students in the design and application of quantitative models to decision making in business, finance, pharmaceutical and other industries, and government. The MS program is offered through the Department of Statistics and Computer Information Systems. It provides students with the concepts and skills that form the fundamental base of knowledge essential to statistics professionals in today's sophisticated business environment. The MS program is designed to provide a concentrated, in-depth study of the field for those who wish to be technical specialists in statistics. The program consists of 30 credits of mostly statistics, and some related courses. The MS is offered as a full-time and as a part-time program. Application Requirements - $125 Application Processing Fee (submit check or money order made out to "Baruch College") - Current Resume (submit online): We expect to see professional work experience from all candidates applying. - Application Essays.  Contact us for more information. - Official University transcript(s): Submit official transcripts from ALL post-secondary institutions attended, including summer study and transfer credits. Official transcripts must be in a university sealed envelope from the issuing institution. Official transcripts should arrive and be postmarked before or by the application deadline. 
Please be sure your official undergraduate transcript shows the completion of your degree requirements and arrives by the application deadline. - Standardized Examination score report: All applicants are required to take either the GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test) or the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) and submit official scores for admissions consideration. The exam must be completed within 5 years of the beginning of the term for which you are applying. All sections of the exam are considered when reviewing candidates for admissions. Please schedule examination at least 15 days BEFORE the deadline. - Two professional letters of recommendation: We require two letters of recommendation from those that can provide insight as to how well suited you would be for a Graduate level business degree.  - English Language Proficiency: Applicants educated outside the United States, whose first language is not English are required to submit scores from the TOEFL iBT, the Pearson Test of English (PTE) or the IELTS. [-]

Master of Science in Taxation

Campus Full time Part time 1 year August 2017 USA New York + 1 more

This program provides concentrated training in taxation. The goals of the program are to prepare graduates for responsible positions in the area of taxation [+]

This program provides concentrated training in taxation. The goals of the program are to prepare graduates for responsible positions in the area of taxation and ultimately for leadership in the marketplace. To accomplish these goals students are provided with the advanced technical and research skills necessary to operate effectively as tax professionals and industry leaders. The program also gives students the necessary background to interpret new developments and remain in the vanguard of the profession. Students can complete the program on a full-time (one-ear) or part-time basis by taking a carefully chosen sequence of 10 courses (30 credits) in cohort groups. Admission is in the fall and spring semesters. Applicants are not required to possess an accounting or general business background. Courses are taught by members of the distinguished faculty of the Zicklin School of Business, experienced practitioners in the field of taxation, and Inernal Revenue Service senior managers. Candidates with an undergraduate degree in accounting and an MBA or MS in taxation may, with certain additional courses meet the NY State CPA 150 credit academic requirements and be eligible for a one year reduction in the professional experience requirement satisfactory to the State Board of CPA Examiners. The Stan Ross Department of Accountancy CPA advisor can provide students with the necessary information. Application Requirements - $125 Application Processing Fee (submit check or money order made out to "Baruch College") - Current Resume (submit online): We expect to see professional work experience from all candidates applying. - Application Essays.  Contact us for more information. - Official University transcript(s): Submit official transcripts from ALL post-secondary institutions attended, including summer study and transfer credits. Official transcripts must be in a university sealed envelope from the issuing institution. Official transcripts should arrive and be postmarked before or by the application deadline. 
Please be sure your official undergraduate transcript shows the completion of your degree requirements and arrives by the application deadline. - Standardized Examination score report: All applicants are required to take either the GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test) or the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) and submit official scores for admissions consideration. The exam must be completed within 5 years of the beginning of the term for which you are applying. All sections of the exam are considered when reviewing candidates for admissions. Please schedule examination at least 15 days BEFORE the deadline. - Two professional letters of recommendation: We require two letters of recommendation from those that can provide insight as to how well suited you would be for a Graduate level business degree.  - English Language Proficiency: Applicants educated outside the United States, whose first language is not English are required to submit scores from the TOEFL iBT, the Pearson Test of English (PTE) or the IELTS. [-]