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Did the SOM achieve AASCB accreditation yet?
Answer: Yes ! :-)
First Name: Shridevi
Question: I'm interested in NYIT's MBA program - can I substitute my GRE score for the GMAT for admission purposes? Also, what are the admission deadlines for international applicants for Spring entry?
Answer: Currently there are no requirements for the GRE or GMAT. Admission deadlines for all applicants are on a rolling basis.
First Name: Elle
Question: For the Hospitality Management Program, is an externship required to complete the degree or are the externships considered electives? And can a student defer enrollment for a year even if she is not an international student?
Answer: Elle, the Hospitality Management Program requires new students to perform at least 800 hours of intership(s) while transfer students are expected to perform at least 400 hoursof internship(s). As for enrollment deferment, once a student defers enrollment for one year or more, that student must then reapply in order to be readmitted to the program.
First name: Tarandeep
Question: Is there any assistance available for students in the MBA Program with Accounting Concentration? Also - what is the most effective way to get all the necessary skills needed for a career in accounting?
Answer: If you are an NYIT alum, you may be eligible for the Presidential Scholarship. For more information on that and other possible options, I would suggestion you contact the Financial Aid Office http://www.nyit.edu/financial_aid/. As for acquiring the necessary skills for an accounting career, I would recommend that you speak to the department chair for the Accounting and Financial Studies Department, Dr. J.K. Yun. Dr. Yun will be able to guide you towards the best courses as well as the most helpful extracurricular activities that will enhance your accounting skills.
First Name: Allen
Question: Hello Dean, I want to know the average length of time it takes MBA students to finish their course. How many courses may be taken in one semester?
Answer: Full-time student may take up to nine credits per semester.
First name: Afsaneh
Question: I am an MBA- Management graduate of 2008 from NYIT. I do remember that there were some certificate programs that we had there. I tried my best to find them on line but I could not. Will you please send them to me or tell me how I can get it online?
Answer: Currently, the School of Management offers an Advanced Certificate in Human Resource Management. Students are required to complete a minimum of seventeen credit hours with an option of matriculating into the Master of Science in Human Resource Management and Labor Relations. For more information, you may contact Dr. Maya Kroumova at email@example.com or go to http://catalog.nyit.edu/management/certificate_hr/.
First name: Ramki
Question: I am going to join the Fall 2013 MBA Finance program in Old Westbury campus. Will my degree be AACSB accredited by the time I finish in 2015?
The School of Management is currently in the candidacy phase of AACSB accreditation and anticipates that accreditation will be achieved by late 2014 or early 2015. Once achieved, all degrees subsequently awarded will come from an AACSB accredited institution.
First name: Jasmeet Singh
Question: I'm looking forward to joining the MBA program in January 2013. Is the MBA program at the Vancouver campus AACSB accredited?
Answer: Jasmeet, welcome to NYIT! Currently the School of Management is under consideration for AACSB Accreditation. That means that our application has been accepted and that we are currently working with an assigned mentor to develop our AACSB Standards Alignment Plan. The MBA program at all our global campuses are included in this consideration. It is expected that we will reach accreditation in the next two to three year. The MBA program in Vancouver is currently DQAB Accredited.
First name: Sean
Question: How many years does it take to be an analyst in a investment bank?
Answer: Hello Sean! That’s a simple question with a not-so-simple answer as there are a lot of factors involved. First – different banks will have different hiring practices. Second – your work experience, academic experience, and aptitude will impact the qualifications required for the specific position. If you hope to be an analyst in an investment bank, I would strongly suggest that you meet with the faculty in the Accounting & Finance department to plan your course of study and discuss your plans for internships and experiential education in order to get a solid start. You should start by meeting with Dr. J.K. Yun (firstname.lastname@example.org).
First name: Joel
Question: Dean Boronico, I am a marketing major in the SOM. I hope to become a marketing account executive upon graduation from NYIT. In the week of Oct 1-5, you gave me and 19 other students the opportunity to go the NYC for Advertising Week, free of charge. I truly cannot thank you enough! I was able to meet marketing executive of major companies and I believe the networking event will lead to a summer internship. Thanks again! Student Marketer, Joel Mercedes.
Answer: Joel, that's wonderful news! I think it's important to provide students with these opportunities and other Student Advancement initiative and when students have experiences like the one you had at Advertising Week, it's worth all the effort!
First name: Sean
Question: What courses should I take in order for I to be an investment banker. Should I major in finance if I want to be an investment banker? Is accounting an important course related to investment banking?
Answer: Sean, I believe you’re on the right track! I would definitely recommend that you study finance if you want to become an investment banker. Accounting is indeed important in the study of finance and you will see that the finance concentration in our BSBA program includes a few accounting courses such as Managerial Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis. Good luck! http://www.nyit.edu/management/undergraduate/business_admin/finance/
First name: Syed
Question: Hello, I obtained my undergraduate degree from overseas. I started studying for my MBA at Adelphi University. I took four courses such as Math for Manager (Grade A), Persuasive Communication & Negotiation (B), Statistical Method (B+) and Microeconomics (B). I have chosen to transfer to your school. I am a US citizen. Am I eligible for FAFSA or can I apply for a private loan? Do you accept the courses I have completed from Adelphi?
Answer: Hello Syed! I happy you have considered NYIT for your MBA studies. At a glance of the courses you have taken, it looks like some of those courses may be accepted. To find out for sure, I’d suggest that you contact Dr. Diamando Afxentiou (212-261-1602 or email@example.com), our Executive Associate Dean and Director of Experiential Education or Ms. Yu Sze Ang (212-261-1595 or firstname.lastname@example.org). As for the FAFSA or private loan eligibility, the following link might be of some help: http://www.nyit.edu/admissions/financing/graduate/
First name: Eric - Class of 2007
Question: Is the MBA program accredited yet? Working on it...if so, is there a time frame when it will be completed?
Answer: Hello Eric! The MBA program (as well as the BSBA and the MS) is under review for AACSB accreditation. The accreditation application for these programs has been accepted and is all goes well, the three programs should be accredited within three years.
First name: JJ
Question: Where do you stand in the AACSB process?
Answer: The School of Management’s application for AACSB Accreditation has been accepted and we have been assigned a mentor, Dr. Joyce Elam to help us create an accreditation plan. Currently our BSBA, MBA, and MS programs are included in the accreditation plan. If all goes according to the accreditation plan, we should achieve accreditation within three years. You can track our progress at: http://nyit.edu/management/accreditation/aacsb/.
First name: Wasif
My BBA major is HRM. I want to know about the MBA program and its cost. May I get a scholarship? My BBA CGPA is 3.52 out of 4.0. Can you help me?
Answer: Congratulations, Wasif on achieving your BBA and attaining a high GPA. You will find our various graduate programs including both the MBA and the MS in Human Resource Management on the webpage with this link: http://www.nyit.edu/management/graduate/. The Financial Aid Office can help with your questions of available scholarships. Their scholarship page is provided with this link: http://www.nyit.edu/financial_aid/scholarships/. Tuition questions are best directed to the Bursar’s Office. A quick look at their fees can be viewed on the page at this link: http://www.nyit.edu/tuition/.
First name: Shahad
Questions: Next year i'm going to college so i want to ask about something confusing me what is the different between banking and finance and international business, and which better these days . Thank you!!
Answer: Shahad, that’s a great question that you might want to direct to some of our highly qualified faculty in the Finance discipline. Dr. Raja Nag (email: email@example.com; phone: 516.686.7679), Dr. Paul Kutasovic (email: firstname.lastname@example.org; phone: 516.686.7739), or Dr. Steve Shapiro (email: email@example.com; phone 646.273.6086). They should be able to provide a good start!
First name: Omar
Question: Can a person apply to NYIT with only a GED?
Answer: Hello Omar, depending upon the program you are planning to apply to, there are different application requirements. The attached link allows you to chose as to which category you would describe yourself. Each path will list any additional application requirements. Good luck!
First name: Ahmad
Question: How many days do I need to change from MBA concentration finance to MBA general?
Answer: Ahmad, there is no deadline to change you concentration. You may want to give thought to the impact the change my have on classes you choose - my suggestion is that you meet with your advisor as soon as possible. You can then plan your class schedule so that your concentration change will minimally impact your anticipated date of graduation. Your advisor can help to ensure that you are able to get the courses you need.
First name: Abdulrahman
Question: I would like to study a Master degree in Management Information System (MIST). I have a Bachelor degree in Computer Information System with a GPA of 4.03 out of 5. I've read in NYIT website that you don't require GRE for this program. I just want to make sure if that's right, and when can I apply.
Answer: Abdulrahman, you are not required to take the GMAT if you have a 3.0 or higher out of 4.0 for your GPA. It looks like you qualify! As for the Master's Programs, the School of Management offers an MBA with concentrations in Marketing, Finance, or the Decision Sciences. You may apply at any time.
First name: Sreeja
Question: Hi. I started my MPA degree at another college, and realized that I wanted to concentrate on Human Resources. I finished 6 credits, and I wanted to know, would I be a transfer student or graduate student? Are you accepting students on rolling admissions or is there a deadline for the Master in Human Resources?
Answer: Hello Sreeja, If you have already earned your undergraduate degree and have been enrolled in a graduate degree program, you would be eligible as a graduate student in our MS in Human Resource Management program. You would have to contact Dr. Maya Kroumova, the Chair of the Department of Human Resource Management (firstname.lastname@example.org, 516-686-7722 or 212-261-1667) to determine whether the credits you earned in your previous MPA program could be transferred. Admissions are on a rolling basis – there are no deadlines. Good luck!