School of Business Academic Departments
The UAlbany School of Business academic programs are organized around five dynamic academic departments.
The Department of Accounting and Law prepares undergraduate (BS) accounting and graduate (MS) accounting students to begin or continue careers in public accounting. Our graduate accounting program can also allow students to meet the 150-hour CPA education requirement. Our dedicated faculty actively pursue research in the field and bring a wealth of experience as practitioners into the classroom.
Undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in the fundamentals of valuation models, financial statement analysis capital leveraging and management and a host of other topics of interest on Wall Street and throughout corporate America can study with well-respected faculty at the University at Albany School of Business. Top undergraduate Business Administration students can join our Financial Analyst Honors Program and prepare for exciting careers in finance. The Full-time MBA program offers a concentration in finance. Evening MBA students can choose an elective track in Finance to prepare them for a career in the corporate sector.
Information Technology is critical to every corporate enterprise. B.S.in Business Administration students can concentrate in Information Technology Management. Full-time MBA students with an interest in information systems can take a concentration that specializes in Information Systems. Evening MBA students with an interest in information systems can choose an elective track to help them focus on this interest. All students will study with faculty whose experience in business and professional contacts in the field are outstanding.
A newly created B.S. In Digital Forensics builds the skills and experience to answer the who, what, where, when and why of cyber incidents including cyber attacks and cyber crimes.
The Management Department is a multi-disciplinary department comprised of four critical areas of business: business strategy, entrepreneurship, human resources, and management.
- Our undergraduate combined concentrations in entrepreneurship and management enhance your potential to start a business, launch a new initiative or to reach senior management positions in your chosen business discipline, such as finance, information systems, or marketing.
- With our undergraduate and graduate courses in management, you can study topics such as implementing a global business strategy, motivating and leading people, using technology to source, develop, and compensate global talent, managing organizational change, engaging in sustainable business practices, developing entrepreneurial skills, and more.
- At a graduate level, faculty teach courses in our trail-blazing full-time MBA concentration in Human Resource Information Systems and in our part-time evening and weekend MBA management and new ventures elective tracks.
Students with an interest careers in advertising, product development, channel relations can look to the School of Business Marketing Department to provide them with a firm foundation in the field. Undergraduate Business Administration students can choose a concentration in marketing to help them understand buyer behavior and overall marketing strategy. They can also combine a marketing concentration with one in finance or management. Evening MBA students can choose an elective track that focuses on marketing that will help them begin a career in marketing or enhance the one they already have.
Find out more about our School of Business faculty and their individual research interests, or take a look at the undergraduate and graduate opportunities available to you.