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Program Structure

The Langone Part-time MBA Program requires students to earn 60 credits within 6 years as follows:
  • Stern Core: 28.5 Credits*
  • Langone Core: 3.0 Credits 
  • Electives: 28.5 Credits
  • Total: 60 Credits
*Any Stern Core course in which you establish proficiency will be replaced by elective credits. 

60 Credit Breakdown Details

Course Type Course Title Credits
Basic Stern Core:
12 credits
COR1-GB.1302 Leadership in Organizations
COR1-GB.1303 Firms and Markets 
COR1-GB.1305 Statistics and Data Analysis
COR1-GB.1306 Financial Accounting and Reporting 
  • Washington Square weeknight students must enroll in a Core Group section Leadership in Organizations in their first term.
  • The Basic Core must be completed in the first two terms of the program.
  • The Basic Core courses must be completed along with the core in the discipline before electives are taken.
  • Students may not take electives in the first two semesters. Any Core course in which you establish proficiency must be replaced by another Core course.
Remaining Stern Core:
15 credits
COR1-GB.2103 Strategy I
COR1-GB.2104 Strategy II
COR1-GB.2303 The Global Economy
COR1-GB.2310 Marketing
COR1-GB.2311 Foundations of Finance
COR1-GB.2314 Operations Management
  • Core courses are pre-requisites for higher level electives of academic discipline. As such, the Core for a discipline must be completed before electives in that discipline may be taken. For example, Foundations of Finance must be completed before registering for a Finance elective.
Capstone Stern Core: 1.5 - 3.0 credits (to be taken at the end of the program) COR2-GB.3101 Professional Responsibility or
BSPA-GB.3101 Ethical and Legal Challenges of the Modern Corporation

Langone Core:
3.0 credits
MCOM-GB.2105 Business Communication
MGMT-GB.2159 Collaboration, Conflict and Negotiation
  • Courses in this category figure into the 24-credit maximum per course designator and may be applied towards specializations.
Elective Courses:
28.5 credits
  • Elective courses may be taken from any of our academic disciplines. In addition, students may take up to 15.0 credits within other NYU graduate schools. 

Additional Program Progress Requirements

Stern MBA students must complete the following:
  • At least one course in the semester for which they are admitted; those who do not, must reapply for admission in a subsequent semester.
  • At least 6 credits each academic year.
  • At least 24 credits within the first three years.
  • All requirements for the degree within the maximum of six years from initial enrollment in the program.
Students who are unable to maintain this pace are not permitted to continue in their degree program. Note that, although students are required to meet only these minimums to remain in the program, it is not possible to complete the MBA degree requirements within the six-year limit at the minimum rates of progress.