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Learning at Columbia

Overview

Our students are not only intelligent and accomplished — they thrive in our rigorous academic environment. Students and faculty members come from around the world to be a part of the Columbia Business School community and take the skills they've gained here back to every corner of the planet. In an increasingly global marketplace, the experiences and connections you make at Columbia will prepare you to take on any business challenge.

Be sure to check out some of our globally focused centers like the Chazen Institute, serving as the focal point for international programs and initiatives, or the Social Enterprise Program, which helps students develop a perspective on how to apply business skills that result in social benefits to a broader community.

From our versatile course selection to our clusters and learning teams and our close-knit and far-reaching alumni network, all the pieces for a successful future are right here.

MBA Academics>

Columbia Business School prepares its students not just to navigate change, but to use it to create new opportunities.

 

EMBA Curriculum>

Our program equips students with the tools they need to build, lead, and manage successful enterprises.

 

Alumni Benefits>

The benefits of being a Columbia Business School graduate never stop.

Full-Time MBA Program

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.

Full-Time MBA Program >

EXECUTIVE MBA PROGRAM

Executives who come to Columbia know they can learn more, achieve more, and are ready to put their careers on the fast track.

Executive MBA Program >

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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MBA
Entry: January '15
Final: 10/8/14

Entry: August '15
Early: 10/8/14
Merit Fellowship Deadline: 1/7/15
Final: 4/15/15

EMBA-Americas
Final: 10/29/14

EMBA-New York Saturday
Early: 1/12/15
Final: 3/2/15

EMBA-New York Fri/Sat
Early: 3/18/15
Final: 6/3/15

Did you Know?

38%

of the 2014 incoming class were non-US citizens

 

41,000

alumni in the Columbia Business School network

 

find out what the CBS community is thinking