An overview of business programs across the borough

Queensborough Community College

As part of the QCC Business Academy, the college participates in mock trials and supports Fed Challenge Teams that allow for students to play the role of monetary policymakers. The Business Administration Associate in Science Degree (AS) provides a strong background in liberal arts and sciences and a broad overview of the business field. It is designed for students intending to transfer to a four-year college to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Business.

Queens College

Queens College offers three majors that lead to a Bachelor of Business Administration. Students in the BBA program choose to specialize in Finance, International Business, or Actuarial Studies for Business. In addition to BBA major, students can choose to enroll in the Business and Liberal Arts (BALA) minor program, which promotes critical thinking, problem solving, and effective writing and speaking skills.

York College

At York College, the Business Administration major consists of five concentrations: Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, and International Business. Internships can be found through the Department of Career Development.

NY Automotive and Diesel Institute

The Institute strives to provide the highest level of instruction required, utilizing the finest, most up-to-date, training resources. Instruction is offered in the Automotive Technician Training Program, which is recognized by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles. During the student’s last course at NYADI, the Placement Department will begin assisting students in a search for an auto technician career, providing an automotive technician career development seminar, letters of recommendation, assistance in resume writing and job interview techniques.

St. John’s University

Business major have a wide choice in programs, including accounting, actuarial science, business, economics, finance, management, marketing, risk management and insurance.  The university gears its programs towards real-world applications through their credit internships, partnering with AXA Advisors, MSG, Pricewaterhouse Cooper, and Warner Music Group, to name a few. The Student Managed Investment Funds was created to give students experience managing a portfolio prior to entering the work force.

Plaza College

The Plaza College School of Business and Technology offers degrees in Business Administration, Associate of Applied Science, and Associate in Occupational Studies.  Each program specializes in and provides real-world application and gives students the confidence to lead the way post-graduation.   Regardless of what students choose to major in, Plaza College offers aid through Student Services and Career Services to guarantee the best experience.

LaGuardia Community College

The college’s program is ideal for students who want to receive a strong foundation in the basic areas of business.  LaGuardia offers course sequences in Business Administration, Aviation Management, and Healthcare Management.   Students will receive strong application in accounting, management, finance and marketing, then later complete an internship that will connect classwork to the business world.  LaGuardia’s advisement team helps students explore their majors and prepare a career plan.

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