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Zicklin School of Business – Baruch College

Baruch Executive MBA Program Structure

Students in the Baruch Evening MBA have the option to alter the structure of the program according to their own schedule, opting to take classes in a part-time or full-time format. Those who opt for the part-time method must take two or three classes per semester, worth six credits. Those who take the program in the full-time format can earn up to nine credits per semester. Select courses are also available during the summer and in January.

Most students complete the Evening MBA in three years. Classes are held in the evening, mostly two nights per week on either a Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday schedule from 5:50 to 7:05 p.m., or from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. Some daytime and Friday classes may also be available.

Curriculum

The Baruch Evening MBA program requires the completion of 48 credits, of which includes 18 credits worth of core foundational courses, a minimum of four functional skill courses worth 12 credits, a three-credit capstone experience, and 15 credits worth of electives.

Class Profile

The most recent cohort of students entering the Evening MBA program at Zicklin are 35-years old, on average, with around 57 percent students that identify as female. About 40 percent of students in the program earned undergraduate degrees in various business fields, like accounting and economics, while the majority previously earned degrees in various science, humanities, and liberal arts fields, among others.

Careers

The Graduate Career Management Center helps Zicklin graduate students find employment and develop their careers. Resources offered by the center include workshops, one-on-one career advising, mock interviews, and online databases and career tools.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Like the Zicklin full-time MBA program, New York state residents pay $7,685 per term for the Evening MBA, while out-of-state residents pay $1,050 per credit. For NY residents, this total comes to $38,425, with out-of-state-residents paying $44,100.

Students must also pay an academic excellence fee of $1,000 per semester, an activities fee of $39.60 for the fall and spring terms and $14.45 for the summer term, a technology fee of $125 per semester, and a consolidated services fee of $15 per term.

All applicants to any Baruch undergraduate or graduate program are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships from Baruch College of up to 50 percent of tuition. Graduate students at Zicklin may also apply for external fellowships through organizations such as the American Association of Hispanic Certified Public Accountants, the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, and USA Education/USA Funds.

Zicklin graduate students are eligible for Federal Direct Loans and in some cases may be eligible for Federal Work Study. Students can also explore private loan options.

Admissions Guidelines

Admissions standards are the same for all MBA applicants at Zicklin, regardless of program choice. Applicants must submit an online application form, a current resume, two essays (plus one optional essay), official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended, GMAT or GRE score reports, two professional letters of recommendation, and a $125 application processing fee. Applicants who attended a non-U.S. college and whose first language is not English must also submit scores from the TOEFL, PTE, or IELTS.

Application Deadlines

Round One – November 1
Round Two – December 1