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 SAT 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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    • Profs Goel and Pon with Digital Forensics student

      School of Business Named National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

      The School of Business has been recognized by the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as a “National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education" for its digital forensics program.The NSA and DHS already certified the School last fall as a “National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research."

    • students in cyber security classroom

      School of Business Launching Course on National Cybersecurity Challenges

      The School of Business is launching a course this fall that will help prepare students to tackle the nation’s most pressing cyber security issues.
      The experiential-learning class will allow students to work hands-on with technical leaders in government to solve cyber security problems. 

    • Authoring Our Success UAlbany Strategic Plan

      The Strategic Plan for the University at Albany: 2018-2023

      "This plan truly reflects the extraordinary minds, energy, and commitment of the UAlbany community. More than 1,000 faculty, staff, and students directly participated in the creation of this document. Their passion is captured in a mission that focuses on empowering our people to excel, and a vision that promises to harness our work to create a better world."

      - Havidán Rodríguez, President, University at Albany


    • students talking in the Blackstone Launchpad office

      Blackstone LaunchPad to Host Innovation Competition

      The Blackstone LaunchPad, the University’s campus-based innovation and entrepreneurship program, will host its third-annual Innovation competition on Friday, April 20 in the Massry Center for Business from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

      The deadline to apply is April 10. Students can register here.


    • UAlbany student emergency fund logo

      We’ve Got Your Back

      Unexpected financial emergencies can happen to anyone. UAlbany students experiencing unforeseen financial hardship can seek assistance through a new on-campus student emergency fund. 


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