Baruch College-Zicklin School of Business


Baruch College-Zicklin School of Business

New York Smart. World-Class Ready.

Baruch College-Zicklin School of Business

Located in the Heart of the Flatiron Neighborhood in New York City

Baruch College-Zicklin School of Business

Zicklin School of Business Campus

Baruch College-Zicklin School of Business

Zicklin School of Business Campus

Baruch College-Zicklin School of Business

Zicklin Campus - Student Courtyard

Baruch College-Zicklin School of Business
Zicklin is the largest AACSB accredited business school in the United States, and one of the most diverse. Located in the heart of New York City, our students are recruited by top Wall Street firms, major accounting firms, Fortune 100 corporations and startups. Zicklin is the largest of three schools within Baruch College - a senior college in the City University of New York.
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New York Smart. World-Class Ready.

At the Zicklin School of Business, we understand the transformative power of knoweldge and the crucial role education plas in shaping the future. The Zicklin School helps students and alumni reach new heights in their careers by providing the knowledge and skills required to thrive in an increasingly global marketplace. Our courses are taught by internationally-recognized faculty experts and experienced corporate executives.

Integrated both physically and philosophically into the fabric of New York City, the world's business capital, the Zicklin School is committed to delivering relevant, affordable, academically-rigorous business education that is both world-class in quality and reputation and worldwide in its impact. 

Zicklin Master of Science Degree Programs

  • MS in Accountancy
  • MS in Business Analytics
  • MS in Entrepreneurship
  • MS in Finance*
  • MS in Financial Risk Management*
  • MS in Information Systems*
  • MS in Marketing
  • MS in Quantitative Methods and Modeling*
  • MS in Real Estate*
  • MS in Statistics*
  • MS in Taxation

*Qualifies eligible international graduates for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) 24-month Optional Practical Training (OPT) visa extension. 

Zicklin Executive Master of Science Degree Programs

  • Executive MS in Human Resource Management
  • Executive MS in Finance
  • Executive MS in Information Systems

Zicklin At A Glance

  • #1 Best Business School in New York State (among public institutions) - U.S. News & World Report
  • #52 Best Business School Nationwide - U.S. News & World Report
  • Top 30 ranking in "Best Master's in Accounting Degrees" - College Choice
  • #2 in "50 Best Value Master's in Taxation Degrees" - Value Colleges

About Baruch College

A college of The City University of New York, Baruch has more than a 160-year history of excellence in public higher education, with its Zicklin School of Business being the largest of its schools. With a total enrollment of more than 18,000 students, who represent 164 countries and speak 129 languages, the College continually receives among the top rankings for academic quality and best value from such prominent organizations as U.S. News & World Report, Princeton Review, Forbes, and Money magazine. A few of Baruch's rankings are:

  • Ranked #1 Best Colleges for Your Money - Money Magazine
  • Named "Best Value Colleges 2018" - Forbes
  • Ranked as a "Top 100 Colleges and Universities" - College Choice

Explore our Master's Degree Programs

Program Overview

Zicklin’s MS degree programs offer concentrated, in-depth study for students who wish to maximize their expertise.

Program Format:

  • 30-credit minimum
  • Full-time and part-time evening courses
  • Typical two-year completion for full-time study
  • See our individual program descriptions below for more details

Master of Science in Accountancy
The MS in Accountancy is an AACSB-accredited and a New York State registered CPA program that prepares you for a successful career as an accountancy professional. With this degree, you can broaden your knowledge of accountancy theory and practice and enhance your skills with electives in data analytics, business modeling, valuation, or tax. 

Master of Science in Entrepreneurship
The MS in Entrepreneurship introduces you to the complexities, risks, and rewards of embarking on entrepreneurial ventures. It gives you the foundations  of entrepreneurial strategy and equips you with the skills required to build ventures and grow organizations. With an expansive list of elective courses to choose from, you can customize your study based on your career objectives and interests. 

Master of Science in Finance (STEM Certified)
Zicklin’s MS in Finance equips you with the advanced knowledge and analytical tools needed to successfully navigate today’s financial markets. You will learn the foundations of managerial finance, financial theory, and investments, while broadening your expertise in areas such as corporate finance, international markets, and mergers and acquisitions. With an expansive list of elective courses to choose from, you can customize your study based on your career objectives and interests.

Master of Science in Financial Risk Management (STEM Certified)
The MS in Financial Risk Management gives you a comprehensive foundational knowledge of current risk management issues, methodologies, and challenges. This degree positions you for a successful career in risk management at a variety of financial institutions and gives you an in-depth look at core areas of risk management, including interest rates, market risks, credits, foreign exchanges, and more. In this program, you will develop a strong understanding of derivatives, analytical and quantitative models, and methodologies in risk management. 

Master of Science in Information Systems (STEM Certified)
The MS in Information Systems (IS) gives you a strategic understanding of how technology impacts modern businesses and develops tech-savvy business leaders who are well-versed in both the managerial and technical aspects of organizations. It gives you the fundamental skills in IS strategy, database management, and systems analysis and design. A wide range of elective courses, and an optional concentration in data analytics, allows you to focus your study in areas such as data mining, cybersecurity, e-business, IT in financial markets, and IT sustainability. 

Master of Science in Marketing
The MS in Marketing gives you a strong foundation in marketing best practices, consumer-decision making, and strategic processes to prepare you for a successful career in marketing. The core curriculum helps you develop expertise in marketing research, management, and consumer behavior. Students may choose specialize their education with one of our four concentrations: Marketing Management, Digital Marketing, Marketing Analytics, and International Business. 

Master of Science in Quantitative Methods and Modeling (STEM Certified)
The MS in Quantitative Methods and Modeling equips you with a strong quantitative skill set that lets you take a large amount of data and transform it into simple and clear information necessary for organizational decision making. With the economy’s growing reliance on big data, the skills you will gain with an MS in QMM will help you stand out in the job market. You can customize your education with electives in areas such as operations research, statistics, and computer information systems. 

Master of Science in Real Estate (STEM Certified)
Zicklin’s top-ranked MS in Real Estate gives you the analytical and financial background necessary to succeed in the business of real estate. It exposes you to the major concepts, methods, and tools useful for making investment and finance decisions regarding commercial real estate assets. The program leverages its business relationships and industry-expert faculty to bring the New York real estate industry to the classroom. 

Master of Science in Statistics (STEM Certified)
The MS in Statistics trains you in the design and application of quantitative models for decision-making in business. The program provides you with the concepts and skills that form the fundamental knowledge essential for statistics professionals in today’s sophisticated business environment, including business analytics and data mining. 

Master of Science in Taxation
The Master of Science in Taxation prepares you to work in tax-related positions at accounting firms, corporations, government entities, or your own practice.  the program teaches you the foundations of corporate and federal tax policies and gives you the option to customize your studies with more advanced courses. You will gain the research and technical skills necessary to properly interpret industry trends and stay ahead of the curve in new developments.

Admissions Information

Application Deadlines

Spring 2019 Entry Term Deadlines
Round 1: October 1, 2018
Round 2: November 1, 2018
Round 3: December 15, 2018

Fall 2019 Entry Term Deadlines
Round 1: March 1, 2019
Round 2: April 1, 2019
Round 3: May 1, 2019

Admissions Process

Zicklin requires the following components to apply for admissions:

  • Online Application
  • $125 Application Fee
  • GMAT or GRE Scores
  • Resume
  • Essays
  • Letters of Recommendations
  • Transcripts

Find out more about Zicklin's Admissions Process here and visit Zicklin's Graduate Admissions page to get started. 


Explore our Executive Master's Degree Programs

Program Overview

Zicklin’s Executive MS degree programs offers a highly-concentrated, accelerated program for professionals looking to take their career to the next level. The administrative details, including course registration, materials, and meals, are handled through the program.

Program Highlights:

  • 30-credit minimum
  • Classes meet on evenings and wekeends to accomodate your professional schedule
  • Administrative details, including course registration, materials, and meals, are handled through the program
  • GMAT/GRE waivers available
  • Average work experience 5-7 years

Executive MS in Human Resource Management
The 20-month Executive MS in Human Resource Management transforms today's HR professionals into industry leaders. Our curriculum focuses on new technologies and data-driven trends, giving you the skills and insight to turn your organization's people strategy into a revenue driver. The cohort model and evening classes allow you to grow your professional network and learn alongside other HR professionals. 

Executive MS in Finance
Earn your degree in just 11 months with an Executive MS in Finance. The accelerated, cohort model is designed for finance professionals looking to take their career to the next level. The EMSF addresses current and future challenges facing the world's business environment and gives you the skills to navigate major practices and trends in finance like risk management, venture capital, and financial technology. 

Executive MS in Information Systems
Earn your degree in just 11 months with an Executive MS in Information Systems. The program provides comprehensive coverage of both the technical knowledge and strategic skillset that today’s executives need, while simultaneously offering a deep focus on the tools and methods of data analytics that will give you the skills necessary to initiate, run, and evaluate full-scale data analytics projects.

Tuition & Fees

MS Program Tuition
Estimated Total Tuition and Fees for the entire 31.5-42 hour program completed in 1.5 – 2 years
NY State Resident: $17,609 – $23,513 | Non-NY State Resident:  $29,684 – $39,578

Find out more about Zicklin's MS program tuition and scholarship information here

Executive MS Tuition
Learn more about the admissions criteria and tuition and fees for each individual the program below. 

Connect With Us

There are many ways to connect with the Zicklin Admissions Team. 

Attend an Information Session

We offer many on-campus and virtual information sessions.

Register for an Event

Inquiry Form

Request more information about our programs and subscribe to our mailing list. 

Meet With Us

Schedule a 1:1 Appointment with an Academic Advisor
These are useful for those who have specific questions about degree program or the admissions process. Appointments are availalbe in-person, by phone, and by Skype.

Contact Us 

Phone: (646) 312-1300


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