Study with Industry Leaders. Become One Yourself.

Columbia is the place for motivated thinkers poised to lead the next wave of business breakthroughs. Built on the foundation of our core curriculum and refined through our elective offerings, the skills you gain here will pave the road to success in any industry. Our world-renowned faculty members are influential figures in their fields who will inspire and challenge you. Our courses are taught holistically, connecting with real-world business, and are designed to prepare you for your next step and beyond.

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Open Doors to Success

Business leaders need more than just a functional set of tools to make an impact in today’s complex and competitive marketplace. Our graduates are uniquely poised to disrupt old ways of thinking and create new opportunities for a successful and impactful future. With passionate teaching from leading scholars and practitioners, access to the insights of industry trendsetters, and collaboration with high-achieving classmates from around the world, you will gain the foundation for a career that will transform your life.

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Your Place at the Very Center of Business

When you get your MBA at Columbia, you get access to the time, advice, and resources of top talent from multinational companies. Plus, our Career Management Center is ready to help with job-search strategies both while you are a student and long past graduation. What’s more, our accessible alumni are thriving in a variety of fields and locations around the world. At Columbia, the opportunities are as endless as your ambition.

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The Diverse Columbia Community

Our students come to us from around the world and from nearly every background imaginable. When they arrive on campus, they become part of a vibrant, entrepreneurial-minded community that values the open exchange of ideas. You’ll work hard at Columbia, but you’ll also have more fun than you ever imagined.

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Like a perfectly cut key, your Columbia MBA will open doors. Employers know that Columbia graduates are ready to hit the ground running with the practical skills and strategic thinking they learned from our transformative curriculum. Our students thrive in collaborative settings, are driven to delve deep into challenges, and always seek to solve problems in unconventional ways.

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Enhance your career with an MBA from Columbia Business School. Executives who come to Columbia know they can learn more, achieve more, and are ready to put their careers on the fast track. Employers who sponsor Executive MBA students get an instant return on their investment as you bring new skills and knowledge back to the office each week.

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Entry: January '16
Final: 10/7/15

Entry: August '16
Early: 10/7/15
Merit Fellowship Deadline: 1/6/16
Final: 4/13/16

Final: 10/28/15

Applications for EMBA-NY Sat and EMBA-NY Fri/Sat will become available in early August.

Doctoral Program

Shape the future of research, management, and business with a doctorate from Columbia Business School.

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Master of Science Program

For students who want to deepen their knowledge and expertise in a targeted area of study.

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At the Very Center of Business

See how Columbia Business School puts you at the very center of business, where chances for success revolve all around.

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Since 1916, Columbia Business School has lived at the heart of the business world, New York City, building symbiotic relationships with leading innovators and global trendsetters and offering students exposure to the very pulse of industry.

Today, we continue to enjoy daily insights from the influential figures driving current practices. Our renowned faculty members are leaders in their fields, producing groundbreaking research across areas, and our worldwide alumni network continues to grow and impact change. At the Business School today, we’re celebrating our place at the very center of it all.

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Surf the Social Stream

Follow the School's social conversation on our Connect Online page, which puts #CBSAtTheCenter of social media.

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The strength of our School lies in our community, and the community connects online. Our Connect Online page makes it easy to see what the community says about what puts #CBSAtTheCenter of so many lives.

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The Core: Experience the Impact of Knowledge

The Columbia Core Curriculum imparts unparalleled perspectives that inspire and challenge, and connect the dots to success.

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The Columbia Core Curriculum is informed by thought leadership from the world’s leading-edge business environment. Our faculty's groundbreaking research influences business practices in every sector while our curriculum develops leaders who can create opportunity in any situation.

In an MBA program at the very center of business, you’ll learn to respond dynamically to any challenge. You'll gain the skills you need to succeed in a fast-moving, competitive business environment and see how to create opportunities where they once seemed impossible. At Columbia, at the heart of New York City, you’ll learn it all from the most influential figures in industry today.

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