Undergraduate Program

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A degree in business prepares you to be an effective decision-maker and leader in both the private and public sectors through a strong practical business education coupled with a comprehensive liberal arts education. As a business major, you will concentrate in accounting, finance, marketing, or management. Our programs strengthen your skills in critical thinking, problem solving, effective communication, flexible managerial perspective, and information technology. A capstone internship connects you with companies in New York City to give you hands-on experience. Our alumni work in areas such as banking, brokerage firms, corporate financial management, international business, securities market operations, marketing research, advertising, sales, management, and management information systems in both small and large companies. Wagner is nationally accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs and is a member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB).

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Undergraduate Program of Business Administration is to provide an education that develops effective decision-makers and leaders in both the private and public sectors through a strong practical business education as well as a comprehensive liberal arts education. The undergraduate programs of Business Administration focus primarily on strengthening students’ critical thinking, problem-solving, effective communication, flexible managerial perspective, and information-technology skill, all of which are highly required of effective leaders in the challenging world of modern business.

Expected Student Learning Goals

By graduation, a Business major should know or have demonstrated:

  • An enhanced knowledge of the relationship between business and economy
  • Mastery of key concepts and skills in business areas: accounting, finance, management, marketing, and international business
  • How to use quantitative methods to analyze and describe major business issues
  • How to conduct empirical study and report the results effectively and professionally

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Cathyann Tully

Professor, Business Administration

718-390-3439 cathyann.tully@wagner.edu Campus Hall 224 Professor of Finance & Director of Undergraduate Business Program