There are few global cities with as much to offer Master’s in Management students as New York City, while the wider state of New York houses several excellent business schools.
NYC is a hub for commerce, finance, tech, entertainment, media and much more. So the opportunities for recruitment with top companies can be superb.
On the cultural front, NYC is a highly diverse city with a plethora of attractions to keep students entertained during their downtime. The cost of living can be high, but in the rest of the state it can be much more affordable.
In any case, students may decide the upside far outweighs the down: New York City is one of two US cities ranked as among the best globally by QS.
See below for a list of the best New York-based business schools offering Master’s in Management programs and other specialized business master’s degrees aimed at those early in their careers.
Columbia Business School is one of the finest business schools in the Big Apple, having been consistently ranked in the top tier of numerous league tables for decades. The school runs a raft of business master’s programs for those with little or no work experience. These include the MS in Business Analytics, MS in Financial Economics and MS in Marketing Science, among other courses.View School Profile
NYU Stern is another leading school based in New York City. It leverages its location and access to top executives for networking, lecturing and recruitment opportunities for its students. Stern offers a number of master’s programs for early career professionals: the MS in Accounting, MS in Quantitative Finance, MS in Data Analytics & Business Computing, and MS in Quantitative Management.View School Profile
Cornell is a member of the Ivy League, so its reputation among students and employers alike is strong. Cornell’s Johnson College of Business runs an MPS in Management for fresh undergraduates in Ithaca, New York State. Cornell’s Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management has an MS course in those subjects, while Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration houses a Master of Management in Hospitality program. All three business-focuses schools are under the umbrella brand of the SC Johnson College of Business.View School Profile
The Saunders College of Business at the Rochester Institute of Technology seeks to meld management science with technology, drawing on the strong innovation credentials of its host university, based in upstate New York. The Saunders College offers several reputed master’s programs, ranging from Human Resource Development and Finance to Business Analytics and Service Leadership & Innovation.View School Profile
The Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York uses technology-driven business education to produce leaders fit for the 21st century. The courses harness the power of data, technology and innovation to improve decisionmaking. Such programs include the MSc in Supply Chain Management, Business Analytics, Quant Finance and Risk Analytics, and Technology Commercialization and Entrepreneurship.View School Profile
Pace University’s Lubin School of Business is based in the Big Apple, and it integrates New York City into its syllabi through internships with Wall Street firms and other partnerships with NYC’s famous media, tech and advertising industries. Several graduate MS courses are available, from Accounting Data Analytics and Technologies, to Financial Management, Information Systems, and Marketing.View School Profile