The best and brightest students seek out University at Albany School of Business majors and minors in business, accounting and digital forensics. Freshmen with high GPA and GMAT scores enter the School of Business through the Direct Admit program. There is also the option to begin an undergraduate program in junior year. Graduate programs in business and accounting round out our offerings.

We offer a rigorous program and amazing job prospects upon graduation.A recent study found that 82% of our undergraduates are employed within five months of graduation.  The MBA Class of 2016 boasts a 98% job placement rate.

  • U.S. News & World Report ranks our business program in the top 3 public colleges and universities in New York State.
  • The School of Business houses research centers in finance, social entrepreneurship and digital forensics. Faculty have received more than $10 million in grants and funded research – the highest among all business schools in the U.S.
  • The University at Albany School of Business holds dual accreditation in business and accounting from AACSB, a distinction shared by fewer than 2% of world's 13,000 business schools and only three universities in New York State.
  • The Massry Center for Business, opened in 2013, houses technologically advanced classrooms, a trading room, state-of the art computer labs, a career services center, advising and faculty offices,research centers, meeting rooms for the entrepreneurial Blackstone Launchpad, a café and the open and interactive environment of the Standish Living Room, where students meet for group projects, studying and just hanging out. 

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    • UAlbany Weekend MBA team photo

      MBA Entrepreneurs Raise $10K for Charity in 3 Weeks

      Weekend MBA students concluded their 22 month academic program by giving back to the community. They raised more than $10K for local charities while learning how to develop new social ventures. The hands-on approach allows students to gain appreciation for what it is like to be an entrepreneur. 

    • MBA Students in G3

      MBA Students Solve Sustainability Issues for Business

      Going Green Globally celebrates its 10th anniversary this spring. G3 began as a result of brainstorming between Clinical Professor of Business Linda Krzykowski and Associate Professor of Management Paul Miesing.

      The cornerstone program for first-year MBA students evaluates green concerns from a business perspective. Teams of students work together as consultants to solve 21st century problems for local clients. It is just under two weeks of intensive experiential learning, capping a semester-long course.

    • Valiue College Top MS Tax Programs logo

      Top 10 Program: MS Taxation

      The University at Albany Master’s in Taxation program was named #9 in the country by Value Colleges. Graduates of the one-year program can expect higher salaries than other entry level accounting professionals. They work at Big Four accounting firms, small and mid-size firms, for New York State government and in private practice. Their skills also support the unique needs of small entrepreneurial firms. 


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