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EMBA Student Body

Students in the Executive MBA program come from a wide variety of professional backgrounds. One of the strengths of the program is the diversity of the work and professional experience that the students bring to the program.

Executive MBA Students

Students in the Executive MBA program come from a wide variety of professional backgrounds. One of the strengths of the program is the diversity of the work and professional experience that the students bring to the program. The typical EMBA student can not be easily categorized by what they do or where they work. A more accurate description of the student would be an individual who is mature, focused and motivated.

The 2014-2016 entering student cohort features:

Gender Breakdown

Males: 80%
Females 20%

Age Data

Average Age: 36
Age Range: 27 years to 48 years

Undergraduate Educational Background

Business & Economics 69%
Science, Engineering and Computer Science 10%
Humanities and Social Sciences 21%

Companies and Organizations

Students and graduates of the Executive MBA program can be found at diverse companies and organizations in the New York metropolitan area.

EMBA students come from work environments as diverse as large financial services companies, multinational corporations and Fortune 500 companies, the not-for-profit sector, government, health care, innovative technology companies, real estate development and management, the hospitality industry, telecommunications, as well as entrepreneurs.

Our graduates can be found at companies and organizations that are leaders in their field. Current students and recent graduates, while students worked for or can currently be found at:

Finance and Banking

Bank of America, UBS, Bloomberg LLC, Citigroup, HSBC, JP Morgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, Smith Barney, Wachovia, and Brown Brothers.

Multinationals and Fortune 500 companies

American Standard, Bechtel, Hoffman-Laroche, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Meade, Pfizer, Hewlett-Packard, Hilton Hotels, and Cable & Wireless.

Health Care, Government, Education and Not-For-Profit

US Department of Labor, US Patent Office, HIP Health Plans of NY, Rockefeller University, NY Legal Aid Society, Mercy Hospital, Metropolitan Hospital, NYU Hospital, The United States Foreign Service, New York City Government, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the YMCA. Several alumni also hold positions for governments of other countries.

Media and Entertainment

Disney, Nickelodeon, New York Times Company, Scholastic Publishing, Time Warner, and United Media.

Entrepreneurship

Many students come to the program owning and operating their own business, seeking to learn how to grow their venture. Other students have used their experiences in the Executive MBA program to create and start their own businesses.

A team of students from the Executive MBA Program placed first the 2007-2008 Baruch College and Merrill-Lynch IPO Challenge. A team of Executive MBA students also placed first in the 2004-2005 competition.

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