Mercy College School of Business To Offer New Three-Year Undergraduate Degree and One-Year MBA Degree

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Mercy College continues to expand its program offerings with two new degree programs in the School of Business: a three-year Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.) and one-year Master of Business Administration (MBA). Applications are being accepted for both degrees for fall 2013.

“Students will learn from faculty who are leaders in the business world, benefit from our executive network and gain challenging real-world experience through projects in our institutes," said Dean Ed Weis, Ph.D., School of Business at Mercy College.

Mercy College continues to expand its program offerings with two new degree programs in the School of Business: a three-year Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.) and one-year Master of Business Administration (MBA). Applications are being accepted for both degrees for fall 2013.

“Mercy College offers a high-quality private education to competitive students through innovative programs, enabling graduates to achieve their academic and career goals. The new three-year and one-year programs afford our students exceptional resources and tools to succeed in the business world,” said Mercy College President Dr. Kimberly R. Cline.

The programs aim to provide students with access to business executives through the Executive Faculty network, networking opportunities in Manhattan and real-world experiences through internships and projects.

“The new business degree programs give students the opportunity to accelerate studies and experience all of the advantages of Mercy College’s School of Business,” said Dean Ed Weis, Ph.D., of Mercy College’s School of Business. “Students will learn from faculty who are leaders in the business world, benefit from our executive network, gain challenging real-world experience through work in our institutes and be prepared for a successful future.”

Three-Year Undergraduate Degree

With the Three-Year Degree, Mercy College has developed an undergraduate curriculum that condenses a full 120-credit Bachelor of Science business degree, which typically requires four years to complete, into a fast track three-year program.

The degree is offered as part of Mercy College’s nationally-recognized and award-wining Honors program. Mercy College Honors classes average less than 20 students in a collaborative environment that focuses on personal attention.

As part of the Three-Year Degree program, students will participate in Business in Action, a noncredit mini-seminar prior to the first semester of enrollment. The Three-Year Degree provides students a valuable credential and a head start on beginning their careers, and earning a salary, a year before their peers.

Applicants should have a high school grade point average of 3.2 or above in a challenging, college-preparatory curriculum and demonstrated leadership and service. Submission of SAT and ACT scores is optional for admission.

For more information and to apply, visit http://www.mercy.edu/threeyearbusiness.

Accelerated MBA

The One-Year MBA offers an accelerated and reinvigorated graduate degree presented in a new format for today’s busy students and working professionals. The GMAT-optional program accepts business and non-business majors. For non-business majors, the program offers a one-of-a-kind, one-month, quick-start immersion program that will fulfill all prerequisites.

Offered over four quarters—fall, winter, spring and summer—students will combine the knowledge and skills they gained through their undergraduate major with business fundamentals in a way that creates a unique personal brand.

Open to Mercy College and non-Mercy College graduates, competitive scholarships will be awarded to exceptional students.

“Mercy College’s MBA offers a fast-track business program and career connections,” said Executive Dean Ray Manganelli, Ph.D., director, MBA Program and Strategic Consulting Institute at Mercy College. “Our faculty is comprised of executives from top global companies and includes managing directors from Merrill Lynch, CEOs from Swiss Re Consulting and directors at Goldman Sachs. We will introduce you to more people in one year than you will meet in ten years otherwise—an additional return on your educational investment.”

Mercy College is the most cost-effective major Manhattan college or university to offer the MBA degree, and the only major Manhattan college or university to offer a one-year program. Classes are offered on weeknights and weekends.

The One-Year MBA can be combined with the Three-Year Degree.
For more information and to apply, visit http://www.mercy.edu/oneyearmba.

Mercy College: Redefining Business Education

Mercy College is transforming the business school model with a team of executive faculty that includes top-ranked professionals who understand firsthand what employers want – and how to give students the skills they need to stand out in the job market. This new paradigm for business education synthesizes top-tier instruction with a broad spectrum of opportunities for learning outside the classroom through networking, internships, mentoring and skills development.

With an emphasis on “learning by doing,” outside of the classroom the School of Business offers seven institutes to engage students and provide unparalleled experience in the business world. Mercy College is the only college or university in the nation to offer a Strategic Consulting Institute.

For more information, visit http://www.mercy.edu/business and visit one of our upcoming open
houses:

April 11--Dobbs Ferry - Vitale Life Skills Lab--MBA Open House--5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
April 18--Manhattan - Room 704--MBA Open House--5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
May 8--All Campuses-http://www.mercy.edu for local details--Graduate Open House--5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
June 5--Dobbs Ferry - Vitale Life Skills Lab--MBA Open House--5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
June 12--Manhattan - Room 704--MBA Open House--5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
July 10--All Campuses - http://www.mercy.edu for local details--Graduate Open House--5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

About Mercy College

Founded in 1950, Mercy College is a private, not-for-profit higher education institution that offers more than 90 undergraduate and graduate programs within five prestigious schools: Business, Education, Health and Natural Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Liberal Arts. Mercy College offers an engaging and personalized learning experience that includes the College’s revolutionary Personalized Achievement Contract (PACT) program. The Mercy College PACT is the first program of its kind and now serves as a nationally recognized model for mentoring. The PACT program was featured as a “Best Practice” for retention and career services by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). http://www.mercy.edu/ 877-MERCY-GO.

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