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Consulting Program

About the Consulting Program

Columbia Business School has a strong presence in consulting. Three of our top six new MBA employers are consulting firms, with McKinsey alone offering positions to 60 new graduates in 2012.

Over 30% of our graduates choose a career in consulting. Our Consulting Track is a demanding, integrated curriculum that provides MBA students with the skills needed to succeed in consulting, and is led by a faculty renown for cutting-edge research that shapes the thinking in the industry.

The Consulting Program at Columbia Business School provides an intellectual forum for students, alumni, faculty, and the consulting industry. We support outreach initiatives that work to make us a focal point for the global consulting community.

Samit Shah ’13: CBS Consulting

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