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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    • Dr. Havidán Rodríguez, the 20th president of UAlbany

      The School of Business Welcomes President Rodríguez

      Dr. Havidán Rodríguez has been named the 20th president of UAlbany. He has a 25-year career in higher education in the University of Texas system, the University of Delaware and the University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez.

      Rodríguez was born in Puerto Rico and grew up in the Bronx; his mother supported the family by driving a taxi in Manhattan. He said, "Today, by being honored with this very prestigious position, the board is honoring all those hardworking men and women throughout our country who sacrificed day in and day out, and who tell their sons and daughters, 'Si se puede, yes you can do it.'"


    • MBA student field project

      Bridging the Gap Beween Education and Industry

      Salim Kaddo Mouawad was kneeling on the floor performing chest compressions on a CPR training manikin. Little did he know that his MBA field placement with DAVIN Healthcare Solutions would include CPR basics and biometric screening.

      UAlbany has been bridging the gap between education and industry for over 30 years with the field project requirement, one of the hallmarks of the full-time MBA program

    • Business student scholar athletes Heuser and McClancy

      High-Scorers in Business

      Two business majors were among the four UAlbany players named American East Conference Scholar-Athletes of the Year, signifying the best scholar-athletes in their sport among the seven schools in the conference. Field hockey midfielder Paula Heuser '17 and lacrosse midfielder Kyle McClancy '18 are at the top of their games on the field and in the classroom.

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      Undergraduate Recognized for Her Work in Cyber Security

      Digital forensics undergraduate Elisabeth Dubois '18 was awarded a scholarship from the Hudson Valley Chapter ISACA for her work in cyber security. This summer she is researching training techniques for use in teaching cyber-attack defense, allowing students to learn from the hacker point of view, for the cyber innovation lab of the UAlbany Center for Forensics, Analytics, Complexity, Energy, Transportation and Security. Dubois began her studies as a freshman in the School of Business through the direct admit program.

    • Smiling MBA students standing on staircase

      SHRM Recognition and 100% Job Placement

      100% of the 2017 graduates of the MBA concentration in Human Resource Information Systems have obtained professional employment. In addition, the MBA HRIS has again been recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management. 


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