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MBA with Rochester Institute of Technology (4+1)

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

212 Dunn, (315) 267-2219,

The State University of New York at Potsdam and Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) College of Business have established an agreement which allows qualified students who have earned a Bachelor of Science degree to accelerate their progress through the RIT College of Business MBA program. Waiver of selected MBA common body of knowledge courses is granted based upon completion of certain undergraduate courses. Refer to equivalency courses below. Students may be able to complete the MBA program in as few as four or five academic quarters. Applicants should demonstrate an overall strong potential for success in graduate business study based on their GMAT scores and their undergraduate academic performance. Only grades of ?B? or better in the designated undergraduate courses are acceptable for waiver of graduate level coursework.

SUNY Potsdam Course Equivalents Rochester Institute of Tech. Courses
ACCT 201/202 - Principles of Accounting I and II plus Financial Accounting
ACCT 385 - Managerial Accounting

MGMT 310 - Organizational Behavior and Ethics

Organizational Behavior and Leadership
Plus one of the following:
EMRE 330 - Human Resource Management
EMRE 432 - Organizational Development
MGMT 301 Principles of Management
MGMT 420 Leadership in Organizations


ECON 380 Introduction to Statistical Analysis for Decision Making* Econometrics (lecture/recitation) and MATH 126 Probability and Statistics II or

Statistical Analysis for Decision Making *
MATH 461 Probability and Mathematical Statistics I and MATH 562 Probability and Mathematical Statistics II

ECON 105 - Principles of Microeconomics and

Economics for Managers
ECON 110 - Principles of Macroeconomics
MKTG 301 - Principles of Marketing Marketing Concepts
Plus one of the following:
MKTG 320 - Principles of Advertising and Promotion
MKTG 330 - Marketing Research

MGMT 410 - Operations Management

Operations Management

FINA 301 - Finance and

Financial Analysis for Managers
FINA 410 - Investments and Portfolio Analysis

*Students must also successfully pass statistics portion of Grad Math/ Grad Stat exam offered at orientation.