The University at Albany School of Business
Position yourself at the forefront of global advances in business, accounting, finance, information technology, marketing, and entrepreneurship through outstanding instruction from dedicated faculty and our commitment to cutting-edge industry topics. We are one of only three universities in New York and only 260 universities in the world to hold dual AACSB accreditation in business and accounting.
The new, high-tech, state-of-the art Massry Center for Business, designed to deliver the best business education, serves as the new home for the UAlbany School of Business. The vibrant University at Albany campus is located in New York State’s fast-growing Tech Valley, the new epicenter of the global semiconductor industry and a hotbed of R&D, business, and entrepreneurial activity.
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As a student in our programs, you will learn critical business skills alongside motivated, career-minded peers and gain access to our network of partner companies and alumni for invaluable internships, special projects, and excellent job placement. Choose an undergraduate or graduate program that is right for you. A University at Albany School of Business degree will give you the skills you need to begin or enhance your business career.
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The Latest News from the School of Business
Accounting Chair Ingrid Fisher ’79, ’82,’02, has been named associate dean of the School of Business, succeeding Hany Shawky who is serving as interim dean.
Professor Hany Shawky is serving as interim dean of the School of Business as former dean Donald Siegel has stepped down to work on grants, his scholarship and a new book contract. Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost James Stellar said, “An accomplished administrator in his own right, Dr. Shawky has been a true citizen of the University at Albany for 38 years.”
Professor of management and former dean of the School of Business, Donald Siegel, has been elected a Fellow of the Academy of Management, an honor bestowed on fewer than 1% of the academy’s 20,000 members.
Weekend MBA students in a four-week Entrepreneurship and Creativity course have created new ventures to benefit nonprofit organizations. Patches4Vets raises funds for Honor Flight, bringing WWII vets to a memorial site. The profits from Out of the Pits go to a pit bull dog rescue organization. Trinity Summer Prints, benefits the Trinity Alliance of the Capital Region summer camp. The projects conclude on June 4.
Six teams of MBA students present sustainability-themed recommendations to clients to "green" the management of their organizations, with strategies that include marketing initiatives, infrastructure renovations, employee engagement plans, and the implementation of new technologies. G3 pairs students with local clients, including businesses, non-profits, even city governments, to strategize on reducing costs and enhancing revenues through sustainable business practices.
The first class of digital forensics majors graduates this spring.
UAlbany Advantage, the analytics and personalized support system designed to enhance the University’s overall enrollment and retention strategy, will roll out in May.
Given the explosive need for cybersecurity across virtually all industries, MSN-Money recently named digital forensics as one of America’s “7 cutting-edge college majors.” The first program mentioned on their short list? UAlbany’s digital forensics program.
The Blackstone Charitable Foundation expanded its Blackstone LaunchPad initiative across the state of New York partnering on a three-year, $4.5 million grant with the University at Albany, Cornell University, New York University, Syracuse University, and the University at Buffalo.
The new School of Business building has been named the "Massry Center for Business," in honor of the Massry family's longstanding support of the university. Their $5.25 million gift will ensure that the new building remains state-of-the-art, and will fund the Massry Community Fellows Program, the Massry Lecture Series, conferences and visiting faculty to enrich the academic experience of School of Business students.
School of Business News from the UAlbany News Center
How did a college dean find time to be the University’s most oft-cited scholar?
How is one UAlbany military veteran giving a career boost to another?
UAlbany Weekend MBA students developed new social ventures in their final course before graduation this summer. Each team saw success, raising $1,000 or more for a charity of choice.