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General Business APC Requirements

Pre-Admission Requirements

All Advanced Professional Certificate (APC) applicants must have:
  • A bachelor's degree
  • Two years of work experience by the time they start the program
Please review the selection criteria and application components for all APC applicants. 

There are no pre-admission course requirements for the APC in General Business.

Program Requirements

Students in any APC program must adhere to the following requirements:
  • The APC program cannot exceed 15 credits.
  • Nine credits maximum may be taken in a given semester.
  • The APC program must be completed in two years.
Students pursuing the APC in General Business may customize the five courses, or 15 credits, to meet their specific academic goals. While there are no specific course requirements, students pursuing the APC in General Business must:
  • Meet the pre-requisites or co-requisites for any course in which they plan to enroll.
  • Take a maximum of six credits (typically two courses) in a given academic area. Core courses do not count toward this maximum. 
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Use your APC credits toward an MBA

Prior to completing your APC program, you may apply to the NYU Stern Langone Part-time MBA program. If admitted, you can apply your APC credits toward the MBA degree.

The Urbanization Project

APC: Paul Romer
Professor Paul Romer is the founding director of the Urbanization Project, which focuses on the world's urban areas as units of analysis.