International Graduate Students

Binghamton University's School of Management values the diverse backgrounds and perspectives of our graduate students. We believe they enhance the overall experience and curriculum of our programs and open us and other students up to new considerations and ideas.

Our world-class faculty is dedicated to helping students enhance vital skills such as critical thinking and effective communication, building the confidence needed to support future career goals.

Our graduate programs provide motivated individuals from all over the globe with the necessary skills, experiences and insights to emerge among the future leaders of business.

Deemed the "public ivy," our internationally recognized university is honored to have received eight U.S. national awards for internationalizing the campus and its coursework.

Wherever you are from, we are confident you'll feel at home here at Binghamton University.

Graduate program options

Our programs are carefully designed to help you save both time and money on your academic journey.

Four-Semester MBA option - available to students of all undergraduate majors
One-Year MBA option - available to students with prerequisite coursework in statistics and economics
Management fast-track MBA - available to students who have earned a bachelor's degree in business or accounting from an AACSB-accredited school within the last five years
MS Accounting program - available to students with or without an undergraduate accounting degree, with an optional concentration available in taxation

Reputation

The School of Management has a reputation of success, and has been recognized with a number of accolades:

#8 best value public university and #15 overall
- Forbes India, 2016
#5 out of the 50 best-rated most affordable colleges for international students
- Great Value Colleges, 2016
#15 on list of "A-list" MBA Programs in U.S.
- CollegeAtlas.org
• #43 top public school MBA program and #76 overall
- U.S. News & World Report
#7 best business school with least debt for full time MBA students
- U.S. News & World Report
• #29 on list of Best Business Schools for Avoiding Massive MBA Debt
- Student Loan Hero

Experiential Opportunities

We believe that learning doesn't just happen in the classroom. By providing high-impact, experiential learning opportunities, our students are able to develop the hands-on skills needed for their future career before they graduate.

Opportunities include:

  • Create a comprehensive media campaign for Zenith, one of the largest media marketing agencies in the country, in the Strategic Media Planning course.
  • Consult with regional and local organizations on strategic leadership and change management practices in the Strategic Leadership course.
  • Develop industry reports with a team of equity research analysts in New York City through the Jefferies Externship Program.
  • Analyze supply chain efficiency and make management recommendations for real-world companies like Mazda Motors in a supply chain management project course.
  • Manage the Binghamton University Investment Fund portfolio worth $300,000 and gain invaluable experience in following the financial markets and valuing companies.

There is a plethora of opportunities here that go beyond just your classes, and I think getting involved with them is a vital part of your overall education. And these opportunities can then lead to even more opportunities.

Karan Sharma, MBA '18

Professional Development

School of Management Career Services

Our professional development courses cover topics that include job search strategies, network development and interview skills, and give students the opportunity to interact with employers and real-world professionals.

The School of Management Career Services office works closely with international students to ensure they are prepared for job interviews within the United States.

Services include:

  • One-on-one resume critiques
  • Mock interviews
  • Career advising
  • Workshops
  • Numerous events with the Big 4 Accounting firms
  • Industry visits to New York City, Washington D.C., Boston and the U.S. west coast

All students are encouraged to check the SOM Career Services events calendar daily for important announcements, workshops and events.

Resources

The Graduate School

For more information on Binghamton University admission requirements or to begin your application, visit the Graduate School website.

Office of International Students and Scholars Services

Binghamton's Office of International Students and Scholars Services (ISSS) staff connects new and current international students and helps them make a comfortable transition to the University. Staff members also provide continuous immigration guidance and support services throughout the duration of an international student's program.

International Student Orientation

International student orientation is designed to introduce you to the Binghamton University Campus and to provide you with answers you may have as a new student. During International Student Orientation, you will receive information on: U.S. immigration regulations, health insurance, course registration and cultural adjustment.

Learn more about international student orientation.

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Contact

For more information on the School of Management's graduate programs, contact: