Mercy College Expands its Graduate Business Programs

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Programs Now Being offered at the Bronx and Dobbs Ferry Campuses

Mercy College is expanding its Graduate Business Programs to the Bronx campus and the Dobbs Ferry campus. The following programs will be expanding due to high demand: Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Organizational Leadership (MSOL) and Human Resources Management (HRM). The expansion will begin this summer.

School of Business Graduate Program Chair Dr. Ray Manganelli said: “We believe that people think bigger and excel further when they are armed with a graduate business school degree. Our programs have been recognized for their quality and convenience and we have been asked for years to expand them to the Bronx and Westchester – today we are announcing that we are expanding.”

The most in demand feature of the Graduate Business programs is the MBA’s Turbo Program, which allows student to complete the degree in one year with an accelerated start. With Turbo, students attend classes, at no cost, in an integrated form for about a month and can earn class waivers totaling 21 credits.

New Turbo Programs will begin in:
June at Mercy College’s Dobbs Ferry Campus
July at Mercy College’s Bronx Campus
August at Mercy College’s Manhattan Campus

Mercy College President Tim Hall said: “This is an opportunity for residents of Westchester and the Bronx to be in the classroom learning about advanced business concepts in a setting that makes achieving the work/ life/ study balance a lot easier. We are excited to expand these programs and applaud the students who will be enrolling.”

When it comes to students, Mercy’s admission’s team is looking for the driven, unstoppable and the focused to apply to the Business Graduate School Programs. MBA Program alumnus Michael Zarrilli said: “I was a Mount Vernon Police officer before I enrolled in the MBA Program. A graduate business degree can jump start your career and give you more professional options. For me it was great to be around ambitious people, with different career pasts. We learned financial analysis and managerial analytics, and have discussed a rich array of business topics – the program completely changed the course of my life.”

Mercy College School of Business Dean Ed Weis said: “I’m proud of the dramatic enrollment growth of the MBA program in recent years which has been driven by our innovative approach. In addition to their terrific academic credentials, our professors have decades of professional leadership experience at top global companies. This allows our curriculum to be focused on high level consulting projects where the academic knowledge actually transfers to our students' desired corporate roles. We also offer students opportunities to network with Fortune 500 business leaders through our Advisory Board."

To future students Manganelli states that this is an opportunity for transformation: “No matter your age, your academic background, or your work history, the Mercy MBA/Graduate Programs provide you with the opportunity to transform yourself in one year affordably, conveniently and completely. We at Mercy believe that access to a transformative business education provides a lifetime of opportunity, benefit and return. We are now dramatically increasing your access in this exciting business expansion program.”

SIX REASONS TO APPLY TO MERCY’S GRADUATE BUSINESS PROGRAMS

1. The accelerated TURBO Program, which enables you to flexibly complete the MBA in one year on nights and weekends, is free
2. One year program available, affordable tuition, convenient hours and online classes to fit your schedule
3. Mercy’s MBA Program is on Crain’s New York Business’ list of the Top 20 Largest Programs in the Region for the fourth consecutive year
4. Graduate business classes offered in the heart of Manhattan, Westchester and Bronx, communities as diverse as the global economy itself
5. Business Professors from Fortune 500 companies, Wall Street finance, other prestigious industries and organizations
6. Personalized attention from our expert faculty and from our Executive Advisory Board for career networking and for building valuable business relationships

About Mercy College

Mercy College is the dynamic, diverse New York City area college whose students are on a personal mission: to get the most out of life by getting the most out of their education.

Founded in 1950, Mercy offers more than 90 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs within five schools: Business, Education, Health and Natural Sciences, Liberal Arts and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Mercy College challenges its faculty and staff to make higher education work for anyone hungry enough to earn a better place in life. With campuses in Dobbs Ferry, Bronx, Manhattan and Yorktown Heights, the vibrancy of the College culture is sustained by a diverse student body from around the region.

Committed to supporting students throughout their education, Mercy College offers a personalized learning experience that includes the College’s Personalized Achievement Contract (PACT) program. PACT is a nationally recognized mentoring program that serves as a model for student success. http://www.mercy.edu/ 877-MERCY-GO.

MERCY COLLEGE
For those with a passion to get ahead.

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