Quinnipiac University School of Business Graduate Programs
Quinnipiac University School of Business delivers graduate professional education grounded in major business theories, principles and strategies needed for successful careers in domestic and international business venues. The graduate-level business programs, including the MBA and MS in Accounting, develop extraordinarily well-prepared professionals and industry leaders who can thrive in any business environment and corporate structure in the world. Located in the power corridor between New York and Boston, Quinnipiac offers a curriculum that combines foundational study with experiential learning opportunities and expansive relationships with top companies to help students build their expertise and their networks. The university’s graduate programs in business deliver market-driven knowledge and expertise.
Faculty: collaborative and highly credentialed
Quinnipiac faculty stand out with industry experience, knowledge and relationships. Through a combination of academic theory and market-proven expertise, Quinnipiac faculty teach and mentor students for the challenges of the global business environment. Quinnipiac professors regularly produce internationally recognized scholarship and are cited in prestigious publications, such as Financial Times, USA Today, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report and Psychology Today.
Quinnipiac School of Business holds accreditation from AACSB International — the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, a distinction held by the top third of U.S. business schools and 5% of international business schools. The university’s MS in Accounting is one of only a few programs in the region with AACSB accounting accreditation.
Professional resources and community
Graduate students at Quinnipiac’s School of Business utilize technologically sophisticated hands-on learning to analyze real-time economic data, develop financial models and run trading simulations in the Terry W. Goodwin ’67 Financial Technology Center, a state-of-the-art investment and trading center designed to incorporate both team-based and individual research and analysis featuring real-time access to financial market data feeds, including 12 Bloomberg Professional Terminals and unlimited access to S&P Capital IQ. Students also benefit from networking and career events that bring distinguished representatives from organizations such as Apple, GE, Goldman Sachs, Johnson & Johnson, JPMorgan Chase and others to campus.
Career support and opportunities
Students experience a culture of support with career resources ranging from on-staff career professionals to assistance with resumes and interview skills, guidance on LinkedIn, exclusive job postings, on-campus interviewing and career events. MBA students can build global awareness and skill working across culture through global immersion business trips, recent examples include China, Italy, Japan, Iceland and Peru. The university’s business-focused centers and institutes, including the People's United Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Alternative Investments Institute, People's United Center for Women & Business, and the Central European Institute, spotlight particular professional and scholarly areas. Quinnipiac in LA is a year-round program available to undergraduate and graduate students that incorporates an internship and course work in the business and entertainment mecca of Los Angeles.
The Quinnipiac MBA blends focus on decision-making models, financial analysis and organizational behavior with techniques for successfully leading, influencing and managing others. The flexible curriculum also allows students to tailor the MBA to meet their professional goals. Focused electives are available in CIS, finance, entrepreneurship, health administration, international business, management, marketing and strategy.
The Quinnipiac MBA – Finance Track combines the leadership and management aspects of the MBA with preparation for financial services credentialing to deepen understanding of global investment strategies, asset valuation and portfolio management. Completion of this track also prepares students for the first of three exams offered by the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA), the standard bearer of professional excellence within the global investment community.
The Quinnipiac MBA – Health Care Management Track combines the business and leadership skills of the MBA with advanced course work in health care policy, financial management, information systems and decision making. This combination of skills prepares graduates for jobs as practice managers and health care consultants, while opening the door to future careers such as a medical facility director, department administrator or hospital CFO.
The Quinnipiac MBA – Supply Chain Management Track blends core MBA skills with proficiency in logistics technology, analytics, global markets and team-based project leadership. Students learn to understand nearly every stage of a product’s life cycle to ensure that it makes it from source to consumer as quickly and efficiently as possible. This attention to detail makes graduates vital to companies in virtually every major industry, from retail to manufacturing, distribution and even banking.
Quinnipiac’s MS in Accounting prepares graduates for success on the Uniform CPA Examination and to begin productive, high-potential careers in the public accounting, management, finance or government sectors. The program provides the appropriate coursework to meet the 150-hour education requirement for CPA certification and is structured to maximize success on the CPA exam by presenting accounting theory and facilitating development of the advanced skills necessary to meet the challenges in dynamic and complex business, government and not-for-profit environments.
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Tuition & Fees
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|White or Caucasian||70%|
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|Focus of faculty research:||Financial markets and investments, consumer behavior, entrepreneurship, ethics in accounting, international business|
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