SC Johnson College of Business

SC Johnson College of Business

Top reasons to study here

  • Learn beyond your school with courses and projects in other business areas, and apply your knowledge to innovation in your chosen field.
  • Plug into a powerful global network of Cornell SC Johnson and Cornell University alumni where you’ll find collaborators, mentors, advisors, and friends.
  • The recognition of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business name when you explore career opportunities in the future.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (9)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Medicine & Health (1)
Social Sciences (1)



With many opportunities to collaborate across schools, our faculty work and innovate together in targeted disciplines through faculty areas. 

These are disciplines that are key to any business, and are taught at different course levels by expert faculty in each of our three schools—areas such as finance, marketing, and operations.

Faculty in one faculty area may work together on research, discuss and create more efficient teaching methods, and hold or attend seminars and workshops to deepen their understanding. 


Interdisciplinary themes serve as a critical hub for the research and networking of expert faculty and industry leaders within the SC Johnson College of Business, across Cornell University, and beyond.

  • Ideation: Themes provide a truly interdisciplinary academic perspective on the challenges facing our society today.
  • Collaboration: Esteemed faculty, industry experts, and interested internal and external affiliates connect to form a vast and unparalleled network of thought leadership.
  • Innovation: The integration of research, teaching, and public engagement programs create opportunities for new insights and innovative solutions.


Success in business is never static. We want to help you throughout your career.

Each and every Johnson alumni is part of a powerful network of fellow business and thought leaders, both from the school and Cornell University. Explore the benefits you've earned.

You have access to programming, tools and resources and limited advising.  Alumni are eligible for 3 advising sessions within a 12 month period.  A curated listed of executive and career coaches is available upon request.  

Career Coaching includes:
  • Advice about all career-related resources, the alumni network, and on-line tools available
  • Guidance in researching potential careers, industries and job markets.
  • Advice on effective networking strategies.

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Student services

Centers & Institutes

  • Behavioral Economics and Decision Research
  • Center for Hospitality Research
  • Center for Real Estate and Finance
  • Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise
  • Cornell Institute for China Economic Research
  • Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures
  • Cornell Center for Innovative Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations
  • Emerging Markets Institute
  • Food Industry Management Program
  • Institute for Behavioral Economics and Consumer Choice
  • Institute for Behavioral and Household Finance
  • Parker Center for Investment Research
  • Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship
  • Smith Family Business Initiative

Housing services

The housing and rental markets in Ithaca are fast-moving and competitive. Start your search early and explore your options.

  • University Housing

Limited university graduate housing is available.

  • Off Campus Rental Housing

Most Cornell graduate students choose to live in nearby apartments and rental complexes.

Library services

The Management Library offers an extensive range of services, including consultations and workshops, which will help you become familiar with the many excellent business research resources here at Cornell. Our resources will save you time throughout your Executive MBA journey and are available for you on or off-campus.

Student Life

Campus life

Located at 616 Thurston Ave., the Martin Y. Tang Welcome Center is designed to welcome and inform prospective students, parents and thousands of Ithaca area visitors. Visitor Relations student and professional staff are on hand to greet, provide information and lead general campus tours.

At Cornell you'll experience the traditional college campus: eateries, residence halls, academic buildings, libraries, and research facilities. But its natural beauty—the nearby lake, natural waterfalls, and gardens—set the campus apart from others in the Ivy League. If you're looking for a city-campus feel, Cornell offers that, too. Collegetown is a short walk away and boasts award-winning restaurants and shops of all kinds.

Student clubs

A sampling of current clubs:

  • Black Graduate Business Association
  • Consulting Club
  • General Management Association
  • Healthcare Club
  • High Tech Club
  • Human Capital Association
  • Latin American Business Association (LABA)
  • Marketing Association
  • Old Ezra Finance Club
  • Retail and Luxury Club
  • Sustainable Global Enterprise
  • Women's Management Council
  • Investment Management Club

Ithaca, New York, United States