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Relevant skills. Real experience.

Earn an Online MBA Degree With an NYC Edge

There are millions of business people in the world. Thousands of them want the same job as you, and many have powerful connections or flashy certifications to flaunt on their resume. In a job market as competitive as this, how can you start to stand out?

Empower your next career move with a degree built in the center of start-ups, tech, finance and more. AACSB-accredited Yeshiva University arms you with the multifaceted business knowledge, faculty support, and extensive network to stay one step ahead of the competition. Through expert instruction and unparalleled hands-on opportunities, the online master’s degree in business administration from Yeshiva’s Sy Syms School of Business shapes you into a true leader. After graduation, you’ll be ready to thrive in the business hub of New York City or anywhere across the globe.

As a Syms online MBA student, you’ll join a powerful community of innovators, entrepreneurs, and values-driven professionals. No matter where you are in the world, you will receive the unique insights our deeply experienced faculty have honed over decades launching and guiding successful business ventures wherever you are in the world, and you’ll enjoy the freedom to complete your coursework on your own schedule through our flexible digital interface.

Apply today to connect to the heart of innovation at Yeshiva University’s Sy Syms School of Business.

Program Details

  • 42 credits
  • 15-16 courses
  • 9 core courses, 5-6 electives
  • Optional residency in New York or Israel or culminating Innovation Lab capstone experience
  • Three 14-week terms per year
  • All courses are 7 weeks in length except the capstone, which is 14 weeks in length
  • The flexibility to complete in as little as 24 months
  • Three opportunities to start per year
  • Fall 2022 Application Deadlines:
    • Priority Application Deadline: June 16, 2022
    • Final Application Deadline: August 22, 2022
    • Summer 2022 Term Start: September 16, 2022
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Are you ready to accelerate your career or take on a new challenge with a master’s degree? Yeshiva University’s Sy Syms School of Business offers an innovative online MBA program designed for busy professionals.

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Connect directly to global start-ups.


While the roots of the online MBA program are firmly planted in New York, its reach spans the globe.

All online MBA students complete a unique capstone project through the YU Innovation Lab, a student-driven international business accelerator housed within the university. The Innovation Lab brings together startup companies from the United States, Israel, Canada and Argentina and allows online MBA students the rare opportunity to experience the work on the frontlines of a new company striving to break into markets around the world.

You will also enjoy the option to participate in a five-day residency with an Israeli or New York-based tech company. Through this elective course, you will encounter issues surrounding innovation, product development and scaling for a global marketplace.

Gain a community with your coursework.

Connections are at the core of the business education offered at YU Sy Syms, and the online master’s degree in business administration has been designed to uphold this commitment. While learning online at Syms, you will forge meaningful bonds with your tight-knit cohort in our small virtual classes and enjoy the personalized attention of our accessible and involved business faculty.

As an online MBA graduate, you will also join the Yeshiva University and Sy Syms School of Business alumni communities. Both of these groups are known for their inclusiveness and responsiveness to the needs of their members, and they can serve as effective springboards toward new professional opportunities throughout your career.

Pursue business as a human enterprise.

At YU Sy Syms, we believe the numbers on the bottom line are only as meaningful as their impact on the people who helped get them there. Even the most quantitative courses in the online MBA program adhere to the ethos that, at its heart, business is a human experience. Every transaction is structured by competing goals and desires, every new venture is launched to improve real lives, and every accomplishment and challenge affects people both within the company and beyond its walls.

The approach to business leadership you will hone as an online MBA student takes people into account at every step. The relationships you’ll form will be founded on mutual understanding rather than pure utility; you will manage your team and interact with your colleagues with respect and decency; and you will define business success as an outcome that first and foremost improves lives and strengthens communities.

David Weinstein
I gained a lot in terms of soft skills: a deeper understanding of how business relationships work, the effect that companies have on their employees, how to hire and identify opportunities. I'm definitely more knowledgeable, more aware of impacts.
David Weinstein, MBA '21

The Online MBA from the Sy Syms School of Business

We understand that choosing to pursue an MBA degree is a significant decision that impacts both your personal and professional life. After all, your future is not something to be taken lightly. As an AACSB-accredited business school, Yeshiva University’s Sy Syms School is intimately familiar with the standards and principles required to achieve excellence in graduate-level education, and we leverage that experience to invest as much in your success as you do.

With your future in mind, every aspect of our online MBA program is carefully designed and implemented to guarantee student success. From your day-to-day coursework, to personalized mentorship, to unique career opportunities, we hold great pride in helping some of the brightest minds become some of the boldest leaders. Learn more about how we structure our online program to help you reach your goals.

Learn From Our Leaders

The online MBA faculty comprises experienced, successful professionals and published researchers who take pride in fostering an intellectual and ethical community of graduate business students. Our faculty have worked for major corporations and successful startups, been published in award-winning journals, and appeared in major business media outlets, and they are deeply familiar with what it takes to succeed in 21st century business.

Mentorship is at the core of the faculty’s approach to education in the online MBA program. With our small class sizes, all students will enjoy a significant amount of face time with their professors. Faculty members take pride in being flexible and accessible to engage in one-on-one consultation with even the busiest of online students. The close relationships you will form with these innovators and experts can be the foundation on which your success is built.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is an online MBA degree worth it?

On all accounts, an online master’s degree in business administration offers the same progressive course content, one-on-one faculty support, and exceptional professional benefits as our on-campus degree, but with the added flexibility and freedom of a digital learning system. With these advantages, as well as the ability to continue working while you earn your degree, you’ll find that an online MBA from Yeshiva University is well worth your time.

What GPA do I need for an MBA?

The minimum cumulative GPA requirement is a 3.0 across all of our online master’s programs. However, candidates with a cumulative GPA lower than 3.0 are still encouraged to speak to an admissions advisor and apply.

How is a Yeshiva Sy Syms online MBA different from other degrees?

With an emphasis on relevant and real coursework from one of the world’s largest business centers, Yeshiva University is perfectly positioned to offer an online master’s degree in business administration with immediate professional impact. Our AACSB accreditation, in addition to being the #28 Best College for Business in New York, solidifies the YU Sy Syms online MBA as one of the top master’s degrees available today.

What are the admission requirements for the program?

We’re proud to welcome students from around the world to experience the career-changing power of a Yeshiva University education. You can find out more about our admissions requirements, as well as download a free application checklist, by visiting our Admissions page.
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