MBA Curriculum – Zicklin School of Business | Baruch College

The Zicklin MBA curriculum gives you the flexibility to design a program that suits your career objectives regardless of pace, program, or professional experience.

Curriculum Highlights

Core Curriculum & Functional Skills

All MBA students complete the same required core curriculum to gain a strong foundation of business practices. Once you’ve completed the core curriculum, you can customize your educational experience by selecting from a variety of functional skills courses that build competencies in specific career-related disciplines.

Core Curriculum
Functional Skills

Strategy Management
Business communication
Global and economic perspectives
Legal, ethical, and social responsibilities
Managing people and organizations
Financial reporting
Corporate finance
Marketing management
Information technology strategy
Business analytics
Business operations


Through advisement from the Office of Graduate Programs, the Graduate Career Management Center (GCMC), and academic departments, students will discuss the skills required for the job, function, or industry they are aiming for, and then will select elective courses to pursue an interdisciplinary course of study. Students will graduate with a general MBA with a concentration/specialization of their own design.

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MBA Business Consulting Practicum

As an MBA student, you will complete a Business Consulting Practicum, where you will apply the concepts learned in the classroom and deliver a real business plan to a New York company.

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New York State CPA Accountancy

Students in the Full-Time MBA and Evening MBA, who do not have baccalaureate degrees in accounting, may complete the Accountancy program, which requires 61 – 73 credits. The program meets the educational requirements for the New York State Certified Public Accountant exam and conforms to the AACSB International standards for accreditation of accounting programs.

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Credit Requirements

Full-Time MBA
Evening MBA
MBA in Accountancy