Syracuse University's Martin J. Whitman School of Management and 2U Inc. announced the start of the inaugural class of students in MBA@Syracuse. The first MBA@Syracuse students, a group of more than 100 participants hailing from around the U.S. and five different countries, began their studies on January 9. MBA@Syracuse allows students from anywhere in the world to take part in the highly regarded Whitman MBA program – without having to relocate or put their careers on hold. Classes take place on a live, online platform taught by Whitman's award-winning faculty, connecting students with the comprehensive education and experience they need to succeed in today’s competitive business environment.
Forbes, Bloomberg Businessweek and Inc. featured research by Alexander McKelvie, chair and associate professor in the department of entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises, and J. Michael Haynie, Barnes Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, which examines why some entrepreneurs keep starting new businesses. Researchers looked at the underlying psychological processes that may motivate some entrepreneurs to repeatedly engage in new businesses, despite the possible risks to personal relationships and health. The paper, titled “Habitual Entrepreneurs: Possible Cases of Behavioral Addiction?” was published in the Journal of Business Venturing. Co-author was April Spivack (University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh).
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The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University’s MS in Finance Program is #40 in the country, according to The Financial Engineer’s annual ranking of graduate finance programs. Whitman’s MS in Finance program was chosen from the nearly 100 universities that offer a Master of Finance degree.
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Accounting@Syracuse is Whitman’s Master of Science in Professional Accounting program delivered online. In addition to training for traditional accounting roles, such as the CPA, Accounting@Syracuse graduates also will gain the skills required for roles such as financial analyst, corporate treasurer, controller, auditor or financial consultant.
The program offers three sequences of study based on a student’s prior undergraduate experience.
Whitman’s Goodman IMPRESS program gaining attention from leading mediums like Bloomberg Businessweek and Fortune for its innovative approach to solving the gap in professional preparedness of undergraduates as they enter the work force.
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