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Business Administration

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Business Administration


Distinguished by the AACSB-accredition and ranked a "Best Business School" by the Princeton Review, our bachelor of science degree in business administration (with concentrations in finance, international business, management, management information systems and marketing), is committed to access and excellence. 

Check out the LIU Post Undergraduate Bulletin to learn about degree requirements, course descriptions, and more.


Admissions Requirements

  • Incoming freshmen must have a solid B average (3.0 or 82-85 grade point average) and an average SAT of 1000 (Critical Reading and Math combined) or ACT Composite of 20 or above.
  • Transfer students must have completed more than 24 college credits. A minimum college G.P.A. of 2.0 is required for application review. If you have completed fewer than 24 credits, you must also submit high school transcripts and SAT/ACT scores.
SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION

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Concentration in Finance

    

Our finance concentration is powerful and practical. It also affords a versatility that enables you to find work across nearly any industry and business size—from startups to nonprofits to government agencies to global corporations.

As a student, you will explore the pillars of the financial industry, including economic policy, commercial and investment banking, capital markets, global debt, private equity and venture capital, stock exchanges, corporate governance standards, securities regulation, and ethics.

Concentration in International Business

In this age of increasing globalization, graduates with a degree in business administration and a specialty in international business are in demand. If you love to travel and are curious about the world beyond America's borders, this 120-credit undergraduate program will prepare you for a career working for international corporations in the U.S. or working overseas for multinational corporations.

 

   Through classes such as "International Marketing", "Global Financial Markets","International Management" and "Cross Cultural Behavior", you will learn cutting-edge strategies for cross-cultural management, cross-border manufacturing and marketing to different cultures in today's globally competitive marketplace.

   

  The College of Management at LIU Post is known for its distinguished professors, state-of-the-art facilities and strong network of successful alumni. Business majors take classes in a state-of-the-art academic environment. The College's Center for Learning is equipped with wireless classrooms, two board rooms, a financial markets classroom, small seminar rooms and a student lounge. Students can increase their future job prospects by interning at corporations and organizations in New York City and on Long Island. Students have opportunity to study abroad through LIU Global in such countries as China, England and Australia.

 

    The Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration is accredited by the prestigious AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This means that your degree will be recognized around the world. The AACSB designation recognizes that you have received the highest quality preparation and skills in global management and business administration.

Concentration in Management

The undergraduate program in management combines liberal arts courses with professional education in business, leading to the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in management or management information systems. The 120-credit degree focuses on the roles and behaviors necessary to become an effective manager: planning, organizing, problem-solving, leading, operating and controlling. The program equips students with the professional skills to run a successful, competitive company, and to productively interact with customers, employees and shareholders. Through specialized courses in organizational behavior, human resource management and labor relations, business and society, international management and cross-cultural behavior, and creating and managing a small business, you will develop a broad knowledge of the inner workings of all types of commerce.

  

   The College of Management at LIU Post is known for its distinguished professors, state-of-the-art facilities and strong network of successful alumni. Business majors take classes in a state-of-the-art academic environment. The College’s Center for Learning, located in the campus library, is equipped with wireless classrooms, two board rooms, a financial markets classroom, small seminar rooms and a student lounge. Students can increase their future job prospects by interning at corporations and organizations in New York City and on Long Island.

  

   The B.S. degree in Business Administration is accredited by AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), the world’s leading business accrediting agency.

Concentration in Management Information Systems

The undergraduate program in Management Information Systems (MIS) combines liberal arts courses with professional education in business and MIS, leading to the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) with a concentration in MIS. The 120-credit degree focuses on the roles and responsibilities necessary to become an effective manager equipped with solid knowledge of information technology (IT), business intelligence, and through strategic information systems. Through specialized courses in MIS students will develop skills to manage IT and manage with IT effectively. After completing the program, students will develop a professional career related to IT/IS management in any organization – start-ups, small and medium size enterprises, large firms, multinational corporations, or not-for-profit organizations. Careers related to the MIS concentration include business analyst, IT consultant, data scientist, big data specialist, database analyst and database administrator, network analyst, network manager, IT project manager, information security manager, e-business manager, information privacy officer, chief information officer, and more. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s projections for 2020 and beyond, students with the MIS major are increasingly in demand not only for IT departments, but for all business units in all industries.

    

Double majoring in MIS with Accounting, Finance, International Business, Management, or Marketing substantially enhances employability significantly. If double majoring with MIS, three of the five courses can count towards required nine credits of business electives. In essence, a student has to take only two additional MIS courses to get a double major. Moreover, the best GPA achiever in the MIS concentration will be considered a candidate for the Dr. Shailendra Palvia Endowment Scholarship.

Concentration in Marketing

In today's fiercely competitive global economy, sophisticated marketing is often the key to the survival and continued growth of any business organization. The undergraduate program in marketing combines liberal arts courses with professional education in business, leading to the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in marketing. Within the 120-credit degree program, students learn to make strategic decisions regarding product design, product portfolio, distribution, pricing, advertising and promotion, sales, customer service, and other elements of the ever-changing marketing mix.

  

   The College of Management at LIU Post is known for its distinguished professors, state-of-the-art facilities and strong network of successful alumni. Business majors take classes in a state-of-the-art academic environment. The College's Center for Learning is equipped with wireless classrooms, two board rooms, a financial markets classroom, small seminar rooms and a student lounge. Students can increase their future job prospects by interning at corporations and organizations in New York City and on Long Island.

   

  The Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration is accredited by AACSB International. The AACSB designation recognizes that you have received the highest quality preparation and skills in basic and advanced concepts of marketing and business administration.

CONTACT

College of Management
Robert Valli, Dean
Library, Lower Level

516-299-3017
LIUPostbiz@liu.edu