April 20, 2009 (Vol. 9, No. 7)
M.S. in Business Information Session April 27
The new program aims to satisfy the growing need in todayís business environment for professionals with the expertise, insight, and vision to tackle the technical, interpersonal, and conceptual problems specific to their field. Graduates also will be eligible to pursue higher academic or professional pursuits, such as earning a doctorate in business or law. Lehman is one of only two colleges within CUNY authorized to confer this degree.
To be eligible, applicants must hold a bachelorís degree from an accredited undergraduate institution in the U.S. or abroad and have earned a minimum Grade Point Average of 2.7 (B-) or its equivalent. For full admission, candidates must have completed the following undergraduate prerequisites: six credits in accounting, six credits in economics, and six credits in quantitative methods, including college mathematics, calculus, statistics, management science, econometrics, or operations research.
Also, applicants must submit their GRE or GMAT scores. This requirement is waived for applicants who have previously earned a masterís degree from an accredited institution or who hold a professional license, such as a C.P.A. or Series 7.
All applicants must submit a statement of career objectives and two letters of recommendation. International students must additionally obtain a satisfactory score on the T.O.E.F.L. and comply with the applicable financial and visa requirements. A minimum G.P.A. of B (3.0) is necessary to maintain enrollment in the M.S. program in business.