Area of Interest Paths

Areas of Interest

All Stern students graduate with an MBA in General Management and can select up to three specializations or choose not to specialize at all. We offer one of the largest selections of elective courses among top business schools.

Consulting

Consultants need to be quick on their feet, combining sound analysis with an outside-the-box mindset. You’ll sharpen your problem-solving skills by analyzing real companies with real-time issues, in both your core and elective courses.

Explore Consulting

Entertainment & Media

Our Entertainment and Media curriculum pulls back the curtain, giving you an insider’s view of the strategy and operating principles that drive the industry. You’ll also explore cutting-edge innovations and analyze major players like Time Warner, Disney, Sony, Viacom and NBCUniversal.

Explore Entertainment & Media

Entrepreneurship

With a course of study that’s as agile and forward-thinking as you, you’ll develop a well-rounded understanding of all types of entrepreneurial functions and areas of interest, including venture capital, private equity, social entrepreneurship, and small business.

Explore Entrepreneurship
Double exposure of city and graph on rows of coins for finance and banking concept

Finance

Stern's Finance department, considered one of the finest in the world, offers unparalleled access to cutting edge research from our faculty and other leaders in the field while giving you unique insight into how financial markets function.

Explore Finance
people walking

Healthcare

With its numerous hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and laboratories, the greater NYC area is at the center of this growing sector. Deepen your knowledge of the market forces, corporate strategies, and entrepreneurial initiatives that are shaping the industry.

Explore Healthcare
Women in single-file line on a fashion show runway

Luxury & Retail

Enhance your business and management foundation and bolster your marketability with elective courses specifically tailored to careers in the luxury and retail sectors.

Explore Luxury & Retail

Marketing

Position yourself for success. Learn from one of the top-five-ranked marketing departments in the world, in the epicenter of the global marketing industry. Tap the genius of industry mentors and faculty at the forefront of cutting-edge marketing practices.

Explore Marketing
Assorted NYC buildings near body of water under cloudy sky

Real Estate

A rigorous general business core, in-depth electives in real estate investment, development, financing, and analysis, and hands-on industry work equip you with the knowledge and tools necessary to develop a career in real estate.

Explore Real Estate

Social Enterprise

At Stern, you can dial in your impact experience by selecting from a pool of over 200 electives in areas such as social entrepreneurship, venture philanthropy, and corporate social responsibility.

Explore Social Enterprise
Robo Advisor

Technology

Our technology curriculum is carefully curated to create tech leaders who understand business. Whether you are pursuing a career with a startup, a venture capital firm, or an establish tech company, you will have a broad selection of courses to get you where you want to go.

Explore Technology