Business School

School of Business

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About the School of Business

The School of Business at 91女神 prepares students for careers in business and accounting related fields. The School offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs across Mercy鈥檚 three campuses, located in Westchester and New York City, and via the university鈥檚 distance learning platform.


THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FOUNDATION FOR SUCCESS

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1:17 STUDENT RATIO

Solid foundation in core business specialties taught by faculty with decades of corporate experience
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EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

Focused on technical and soft skills to give a well-rounded education not found at other institutions
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CAREER READINESS

Interact with prospective employers from day one, secure internships including at Fortune 500 companies

Check out the School of Business in Action

High School leadership academy

Summer Leadership Academy

Rising high school seniors experience university first-hand during this week-long, action-packed summer program, learning from Executive Faculty who have worked at top global companies.

Executive Speaker Series

Executive Speaker Series

Thanks to the 91女神 School of Business, our students have the opportunity to learn business skills from some of the most prestigious leaders in their fields. Take a look at some of the distinguished speakers we have hosted. 

Business Honors

Build Your Career Path

91女神 School of Business graduates go on to work for some of the biggest names in business, finance and consulting, including many Fortune 500 companies. Take a look at some of the top companies where our graduates have gone on to work. 

School of Business Departments

Department of Undergrad Business

Our Undergraduate programs are taught by experts in their field, with real-world practical knowledge, so that when you graduate you will be prepared to succeed in a business.  

Department of Graduate Business

Our degrees in business administration, leadership and analytics can help you take your career to the next level. Our executive faculty support your learning, both in and out of the classroom. 

Department of Accounting 

Accounting forms the foundation for any successful business. At Mercy you will gain a firm understanding of accounting principles and practice as well as the skills you need to succeed in the field.  


Business Honors Students

Business Honors Program

A challenging 4-year curriculum hosted on our Dobbs Ferry campus. Open to incoming freshmen with outstanding scholastic performance and a passion for business, this program often leads to greater prospective career outcomes.

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School of Business Degrees & Programs

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Technical & Soft Skills

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The EPIC Program: You build the fundamental skills set for success in job interviews through-out your undergraduate experience. E= Explore, P=Prepare, I=Implement, C=Career Launch

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The Excel Certification Program: Undergraduate students prepare for the certification exam through a Semester long 3-credit course. Graduate students are also provided the opportunity to become certified as a non-credit granting program

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The Bloomberg Certification Program: Students are provided access to Bloomberg terminals across the Dobbs Ferry, Manhattan and Bronx campuses. Training is embedded in the undergraduate curriculum and offered as a non-credit granting opportunity to students in our graduate programs. The trading room and the finance and analytics lab are also fitted with state-of-the-art equipment and software, providing access to highly marketable skill sets.

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Soft Skills: To be a prime job candidate today, it takes far more than what you can learn from a textbook. Our faculty with real-world experience in their fields will share with you everything they know about how to be successful in business.

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Active Learning

We know learning happens in so many more ways than by just sitting in a classroom. We designed our programs to provide hands-on experience while still in school.  

Our Active Learning opportunities include:  

  • 颁辞苍蝉耻濒迟颈苍驳:鈥Where you get to lead a real project for a real company 

  • Entrepreneurship:鈥疻here you get to operate a student-run business 

  • 滨苍惫别蝉迟颈苍驳:鈥Where you manage real money in the student fund in our state of the art trading room鈥 

  • 尝别补诲别谤蝉丑颈辫:鈥Where you set a master goal, achieve it one step at a time, and do it as a team 

  • International Business:鈥Where you travel and learn about doing business abroad 

  


Contact the School of Business

Victor Petenkemani, MBA  
Interim Dean
vpetenkemani@mercy.edu
(914) 674-7137  
Victory 100B

Sofia Cialicu 
Associate Director, Business Operations
scialicu@mercy.edu
(914) 674-7632 
Victory 100E

Emily Goldman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Interim Associate Dean

egoldman@mercy.edu
(914) 674-7159
Victory 100A

Tom Gates
Assistant to the Dean, School of Business
tgates@mercy.edu
(914) 888-5291

John Power, DBA
Chair, Graduate School of Business
jpower@mercy.edu

Mahmud Wazihullah (Wazi), MBA
Director, Business Honors Program
mwazihullah@mercy.edu

Denise Stefano, CPA, MBA
Chair, Undergraduate and Graduate Accounting
dstefano@mercy.edu

Abdel-Kader Ben-Mohamed, Ph.D.
Chair, Undergraduate Business Program
abenmohamed@mercy.edu

We want to hear from you!
You can reach out to the
Dean of the School of Business by emailing 

deanofsbus@mercy.edu

Barrie Shackman
Director, Job Placement, Graduate School of Business
bshackman@mercy.edu 

Mary Keiling
Administrative Assistant, UG Business
mkeiling@mercy.edu

Ronnie Rivera
Administrative Assistant, Graduate Programs
rrivera64@mercy.edu

Naushad Kollikkathara Ph.D. and MBA 
Program Director Data Analytics, Assistant Professor
nkollikkathara@mercy.edu