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This presentation provides a compelling overview of what the graduate programs at the University at Albany's School of Business have to offer. From an executive-level MBA to accounting and tax …

This presentation provides a compelling overview of what the graduate programs at the University at Albany's School of Business have to offer. From an executive-level MBA to accounting and tax programs!

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  • 1. January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business the power of choice INFORMATION SESSION › Business Administration Room 220
  • 2.
    • Why choose the University at Albany?
    • MBA Programs
    • Accounting Programs
    • Admissions Requirements
    • How to Apply
    • Your Questions Answered
    A January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business Agenda
  • 3.
    • AACSB accredited since 1974.
    • Affordable, flexible and personable.
    • Global, team-based approach.
    • Information technology advantage.
    • Career development.
    • Our award-winning school, students, faculty and staff.
    January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business Why choose the University at Albany School of Business?
  • 4.
    • AACSB accredited in business and accounting. Only 2% of business schools worldwide have earned this dual distinction.
    • U.S. News & World Report recognition
      • as a top tier Best Business Program .
    • European CEO Magazine recognition as the Most Innovative Business School in the Northeast Region of the U.S.
    January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business The best at what we do: School of Business awards
  • 5.
    • The Princeton Review ranks our MBA #2 in the U.S. for Opportunities for Women .
    • The Princeton Review Student Opinion Honors for Business Schools found that the UAlbany MBA ranks with Harvard, Dartmouth and Stanford for general management.
    • National recognition for the MBA Human Resource Information Systems concentration from the Society for Human Resource Management , the premier human resource association
    January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business The best at what we do: MBA awards
  • 6.
    • Two-Year Program
    • Fall Entry Only
    • Focus: Recent College Grads
    • Program Highlights
      • Cohort
      • Affordable (assistantships)
      • Concentrations
      • Field Projects (internships too!)
    January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business Full-Time MBA
  • 7.
    • Cohort 35 to 40 students
    • Tuition
      • In State: $10,210 per year
      • Out of State: $16,650 per year
    • Graduate Assistantship opportunities
    January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business Full-Time MBA
  • 8. Full-Time MBA January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business
    • Human Resource Information Systems
    • Information Technology Management
  • 9.
    • CONCENTRATION
    • Information Technology Management
      • Links managers with technical staff who understand and control system hardware and software
      • Business problem-solving
      • Consulting
    January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business Full-Time MBA
  • 10.
    • CONCENTRATION
    • Human Resource Information Systems
      • The only program recognized by SHRM which focuses on HRIS.
      • Managing not only people, but also information and information systems
      • Competent in traditional HR skills and in the use of leading-edge information technology
      • Positions: Generalist, Specialist, Analyst
    January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business Full-Time MBA
  • 11.
    • Field Projects
    • Albany Medical Center
    • Improve admission and clerkship evaluation process
    • New York State Department of Health
    • Create decision support system for emergency preparedness program
    • Living Resources
    • Creation of wellness program
    January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business Full-Time MBA
  • 12.
    • 48 credits over 2-6 years
    • Fall/spring/summer entry
    • Focus: working professionals
    • Classes meet once per week
      • Monday-Thursday, 5:45-8:35pm
    • Tuition: $425 per credit hour
    January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business Evening MBA
  • 13.
    • Take your MBA to the next level with
    • Optional Elective Tracks
    • Nanotechnology
    • Information Technology Management
    • Tax
    • New Venture Development
    • Management
    • Finance
    • Marketing
    January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business Evening MBA
  • 14.
    • Research Forum
    • Opportunity to showcase the final masters research project (698) to employers, friends/family, and the local business community
    January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business Evening MBA
  • 15.
    • Why the Evening MBA Program?
    • Our students consistently rate the professional classroom environment, faculty knowledge and understanding, and flexible schedule as the most impressive features of the Evening MBA program.
    January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business Evening MBA
  • 16.
    • 48 credits over 22 months
    • Cohort structure
    • Fall entry only
    • Focus: Executives/rising professionals
    • Classes held every other weekend
      • Friday, 2:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. & Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    • Executive Education Center – Clifton Park, NY
    • GMAT waiver is available to qualified applicants
    • Investment: $40,800
    • Includes tuition, all course materials, textbooks, fees, meals, and international trip
    Weekend MBA January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business
  • 17.
    • University at Albany Weekend MBA Program $40,800
    • Binghamton University Executive MBA Program (Binghamton) $41,850*
    • Binghamton University Executive MBA Program (NYC) $43,160*
    • University at Buffalo Executive MBA Program $50,000**
    • Rochester Institute of Technology Executive MBA Program $58,500**
    • University at Rochester Executive MBA Program $86,500
    • Fordham University Executive MBA Program $87,550**
    • Rensselaer Institute of Technology Executive MBA Program $88,580**
    • (moved to RPI’s Hartford, CT campus February 2011)
    • Cornell University Executive MBA Program $145,380**
    • New York University Executive MBA Program $149,000**
    • Columbia University Executive MBA Program $154,320**
    Unsurpassed Value! January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business * doesn’t include int’l trip ** doesn’t include airfare as part of int’l trip
  • 18.
    • Eight days
    • Seven site visits
    • Optional cultural trips
    • Last year in Munich, visited/heard from BMW, SAP Deutschland, German American Business Association, Nokia Siemens, Volvo Trucks, Faurecia, Mummert & Company, with optional trips to Salzburg, Austria, BMW World, and Dachau!
    Weekenders Travel Abroad! January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business
  • 19. 2012 will lead us to … January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business
  • 20.
    • Cohort structure
    • All-inclusive program investment is value leader among New York State executive-level MBA programs
    • Incredible student diversity
    • International travel
    • Dedicated, full-time staff who are committed to facilitating the best possible educational experience
    • Enjoying most prolific 4-year stretch in program history!
    Why Weekend? January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business
  • 21. Weekend vs. Evening January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business
  • 22. Accounting January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business
      • YES
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      • NO
      • 30
      • 30
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      • 60
      • 30
  • 23. NYS CPA Requirements January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business
    • “ Sit” Requirement: 120 semester hours includes:
      • Financial accounting
      • Cost accounting
      • Taxation
      • Auditing.
    • “ Licensure” Requirement: 150 semester hours incl:
    • - 33 semester hours of accounting courses
    • - 36 semester hours of general business
  • 24. Professional Accountancy January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business
    • BS Accounting - required
    • 30 graduate credits required for completion
    • Covers accounting and auditing areas in depth, builds on knowledge obtained during Undergraduate Accounting program
    • Suitable for a wide range of careers in accounting
    • Strong performance in the CPA exam
  • 25. Forensic Accounting January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business
    • BS Accounting - required
    • 30 graduate credits required for completion
    • Information System Focus
    • Covers forensic analytics, digital forensics, corporate fraud and governance as well as conducting interviews, and preparing and collecting evidence
    • Courses bring in guest speakers directly from the field
  • 26. Taxation January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business
    • BS Accounting - required
    • 30 graduate credits required for completion
    • Starting salaries typically higher than other accounting areas
    • Strong interest in Taxation required
    • Heavy emphasis on reading and understanding US Tax Code– coursework is challenging and trains students to use appropriate resources to analyze current tax issues faced by the modern business world
  • 27. Accountancy January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business
    • BS degree (in any subject)- required as well as 3 semester hours in: Financial Accounting, Economics, Computer Science and Statistics
    • 60 graduate credits required for completion
    • Graduates are CPA eligible
  • 28. Tax Practice January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business
    • BS degree (in any subject) - required
    • 30 graduate credits required for completion
    • Program is same program plan as MS Taxation Program, however graduates of the Tax Practice program are not CPA eligible
    • Directed towards the working tax professional
  • 29.
    • Program Directors
    • Full-Time Academic Advisor
    • Full-Time Career Services Director
    • Professional and Social Networking Opportunities
    School of Business Additional Features January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business
  • 30. Accounting Admissions Policies January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business
    • Official Transcripts required (3.5 GPA avg.)
    • GMAT score (600 average)
    • 3 Letters of Recommendation
      • minimum of (1) academic reference
      • (2) academic references preferred
    • Resume
    • Statement of Goals
  • 31. Full-time MBA Admissions Policies January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business
    • Official Transcripts required
          • 3.5 GPA avg. / 3.0 min.
          • (talk to us if you fall below this)
    • GMAT score (580 average)
        • GMAT must be taken unless equal supplement (e.g., GRE, LSAT) is approved for special exception by administration
        • A GMAT waiver is available for Fall 2012 for current UAlbany undergraduates and students graduating from AACSB accredited schools with a 3.6 GPA.
    • 3 Letters of Recommendation
        • Minimum of (1) academic reference
        • (2) academic references preferred
    • Resume
    • Statement of Goals
  • 32. Evening MBA Admissions Policies January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business
    • Official Transcripts required
          • 3.5 GPA avg. / 3.0 min.
          • (talk to us if you fall below this)
    • GMAT score (580 average)
            • GMAT must be taken unless equal supplement
            • (e.g., GRE, LSAT) is approved for special exception by administration
    • 3 Letters of Recommendation
    • Resume – 3 years work experience
    • Statement of Goals
  • 33. Application Process January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business
            • *Evening MBA only
  • 34. GMAT Information January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business
    • Computer Adaptive, Standardized Assessment Test
    • Measures basic verbal, mathematical, and analytical writing
    • skills
    • Local testing center:
    • 1365 Washington Ave, Albany, NY
    • Cost: $250
  • 35.
            • *Evening MBA only
    How can I get started? January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business
  • 36. Questions? January 10, 2012 / Albany.edu/business