Business Administration

University at Albany

M.B.A. On Campus
24 months
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
Tuition fee
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If you recently earned your bachelor's degree and want to enhance your knowledge before entering the workplace; or if you have been working and want to make a career change, the Business Administration program of University at Albany is the right program for you.


In your first year in the Business Administration program of University at Albany, you learn fundamental concepts in finance, accounting, marketing, operations, human resource management, organizational behavior, and information technology. You will also travel abroad and participate in an international consulting project.

During your second year, you work closely with research faculty and regional business leaders as you develop leading edge knowledge and practical skills in your concentration area through hands-on experiences in real business settings. 

Concentration options include cybersecurity, entrepreneurship, finance, human resource information systems, information systems and business analysis, and marketing.

Career Services for MBA students

The School of Business at the University at Albany maintains close ties with alumni recruiters working for regional, national, and international consulting firms, corporations, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies such as the NYS Office of the Comptroller.

To get the job you want, you can take advantage of services and recruitment events available through the business school’s dedicated career center – learn how to write a resume and cover letter, complete mock interviews, and get weekly updates on internship and job opportunities.

MBA graduates are regularly recruited to work at companies such as General Electric, Goldman Sachs, Northwestern Mutual, Macy's, and Big Four accounting firms (Deloitte, EY (Ernst & Young), KPMG, and PricewaterhouseCoopers).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Organizational Behavior and Managerial Skills
  • Quantitative Analysis for Business
  • Operations Management
  • Economic Analysis
  • Managing Information Technology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




56 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official Transcripts
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume
  • Statement of Goals
  • GMAT scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11550 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11550 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5655 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Business Administration
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