Business School

School of Business

Business students presenting in Mercy trading room

About the School of Business

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


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


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


    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 麻豆精品 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.听

    Business Honors

    Build Your Career Path

    麻豆精品 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.听

    Dean Gibson

    Message from the Dean

    Hello, I am Dr. Lloyd Gibson, Dean of the School of Business. On behalf of our faculty and staff, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our School.

    At the School of Business, we are committed to student success. We help our students succeed by providing experiential, hands-on learning opportunities, by building career readiness into our courses, and by having professors who are experienced business professionals. We do all of this with undergraduate programs that include Business Administration with eight different specializations, Accounting with four different programs including a CPA track BS/MS that is licensure-qualifying, and a degree completion program in Organizational Management for experienced students. In addition, we offer five graduate programs including an MBA with nine concentration options and four MS programs in Business Analytics, Organizational Leadership, Human Resource Management, and Public Accounting. Our programs not only help you get a job, but they also help you prepare for or advance your career.听

    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.听听

    Department of Graduate Business

    Our degrees in business administration, leadership听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.听

    Department of Accounting听

    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.听听

    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


    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


    The Excel Certification Program:听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


    The Bloomberg Certification Program:听Students are provided access to Bloomberg terminals across the听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.

    Students learning in Mercy trading room

    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.听听

    Our Active Learning opportunities include:听听

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

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

    • 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听

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


    Contact the School of Business

    Lloyd Gibson, DSc听
    Dean, School of Business听
    (914) 674-7159听听
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    Victor Petenkemani, MBA听听
    Associate Dean
    (914) 674-7137听听
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    Sofia Cialicu
    Associate Director, Business Operations
    (914) 674-7632
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    Mahmud Wazihullah (Wazi), MBA
    Director, Business Honors Program

    Denise Stefano, CPA, MBA
    Chair, Undergraduate and Graduate Accounting

    Abdel-Kader Ben-Mohamed, Ph.D.
    Chair, Undergraduate Business Program

    John Fuller
    Assistant Professor
    Chair, Graduate School of Business

    Mary Keiling
    Administrative Assistant, UG Business

    Valerie Peattie
    Administrative Assistant, Accounting & Graduate Programs