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MBA with Alfred University (4+1)


Contact Person: Joe Timmerman, Business Administration Chair/Associate Professor

212 Dunn, (315) 267-2219, timmerja@potsdam.edu


The College of Business, Alfred University and SUNY Potsdam have established an agreement which allows qualified students who have earned a Bachelor of Science degree to accelerate their progress through the Alfred University College of Business MBA program. Waiver of selected MBA common body of knowledge courses is granted based upon completion of specific undergraduate courses. Students may be able to complete the MBA program in as short as one calendar year.


Applicants should demonstrate an overall strong potential for success in graduate business study based on their undergraduate academic performance and GMAT scores. Grades of ?B? or better in the designated undergraduate courses are acceptable for waiver of MBA foundation coursework.



SUNY Potsdam Courses Alfred University Courses
ACCT 201/202 Principles of Accounting I and II ACC 215 Financial Accounting
ACCT 385 Managerial Accounting ACC 216 Managerial Accounting
ECON 105 Principles of Microeconomics ECO 201 Introduction to Economics and Markets
ECON 110 Principles of Macroeconomics ECO 202 Principle of Macroeconomics
ECON 300 Statistical Methods in Economics and Business BUS 113 Business Statistics
FINA 301 Finance FIN 348 Managerial Finance
CMPT 301 Introduction to Business Applications MIS 101 Business Perspectives Computer Applications
MGMT 410 Operations Mgt. BUS 260 Operations Research
MGMT 310 Organizational Behavior and Ethics or MGT 328 Management and Organizational Behavior
MKTG 301 Principles of Marketing MKT 321 Principles of Marketing

Students must submit an application for admission into the MBA program. Minimum GMAT score and undergraduate GPA as specified by AACSB International are required.


The faculty at SUNY Potsdam and the faculty at the Alfred University College of Business will be advising SUNY Potsdam students in this agreement.