The Business Management major, offered at Stony Brook since 1988, is designed for students who wish to enter the business arena with substantial knowledge and skills across the full spectrum of business disciplines. The major will prepare you for diverse and innovative managerial and professional positions in all areas of business. Career opportunities include management positions in manufacturing companies, business and management consulting, financial planning and banking, sales management, marketing, international business and human resource management. Enrollment in the major has grown steadily since its inception, and it is now the third largest undergraduate major at Stony Brook. Leaders in all economic sectors urge business students to broaden their understanding of the world by exploring non-business subjects; the Business Management major, combined with Stony Brook's liberal arts education, prepares you to manage effectively in the world's competitive marketplaces.Students have the opportunity to specialize in one of six major business areas: accounting, entrepreneurship,finance, international business, management & operations, or marketing. Students will also take classes in business statistics, decision sciences, and general management.
One of the following specializations must be chosen at the start of the junior year.
The major in Business Management leads to the Bachelor of Science degree. Completion of the major requires 49 credits.
Each university in the Unites States of America sets its own admission standards so there isn't the same criteria for all the students and the university can decide which applicants meet those standards. The fee for each application is between $35 to $100.
After the selections of the universities you want to attend, the best of all would be to contact each university for an application form and more admission information for the international students. Moreover, for a graduate or postgraduate program it's necessary to verify the admission requirements. Some programs require that you send your application directly to their department.
Admissions decisions are based on students's academic record and different test scores, such as TOEFL, the SAT or ACT (for undergraduate programs) and GRE or GMAT (for graduate programs). Admission decision is based on your academic results and motivation.
IELTS: Overall score of 6.5, with no subsection recommended to be below 6 TOEF iBT: 85*
*In addition to the minimum overall score of 85 on the Internet-based exam, students must score at least 22 on the speak subsection.
International students are not eligible for Federal or State aid.The only form of aid available to an international student is a private/alternative loan. This is a loan offered through a lending institution of your choice. You must apply directly with the lender. The lender may require that you have a co-signer. Some may require that the co-signer is a permanent resident, others require US citizenship.
Fall Admission: June 1 for MALS, MPS and MS* applicants; March 1 for the MA in Higher Education Administration
Spring Admission: October 1