January 18, 2022

SUNY Empire Ranked #1 in Capital Region MBA Enrollment

SUNY Empire State College increases enrollment by 3% for its Master of Business Administration program

(SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY – January 18, 2022) SUNY Empire State College’s Master of Business Administration program was ranked number one for enrollment during the Fall 2021 Term, according to a comparison of Capital Region programs by the Albany Business Review.

The ranking was published January 7 and showed SUNY Empire had 397 students enrolled in its fully online MBA programs, approximately a 3% increase over the previous year.

SUNY Empire’s MBA in business management program offers concentrations in:

  • Management 
  • International Business  
  • Human Resource Management  
  • Marketing  
  • Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship  
  • Healthcare Management  
  • Nonprofit Management  
  • Project Management  
  • Information Technology Management  
  • Global Finance and Investment  

SUNY Empire’s MBA also offers a program in health care leadership, which is fully online and includes executive retreats, and a fully online master’s degree in finance.

SUNY Empire’s online master’s in finance degree was recently recognized as among the best in the country by ZDnet.com.

SUNY Empire State College Officer in Charge Nathan Gonyea, Ph.D., said, “This ranking speaks to the real-world relevance of SUNY Empire’s MBA in Business Management program to the Capital Region workforce. Not only is the program affordable and flexible, but it is applicable to in-demand jobs in our local economy, making the MBA in business management program an ideal option for ambitious Capital Region professionals.”

SUNY Empire State College Dean of the School for Graduate Studies Brian Carolan said, "It’s no surprise that our MBA programs are ranked number one in the Capital Region for enrollment. With 10 specializations, our MBA in business management is tailored to meet the demands of today’s employers and provide students with the skills they need to excel in a rapidly evolving environment. And our MBA in health care leadership delivers the broad knowledge students need to oversee an increasingly complex health care system that is evidence based and patient centered. SUNY Empire’s graduate programs offer a flexible, affordable, and high-quality experience with top notch faculty. This is what distinguishes our program from its many competitors.”