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    No. 1 Part-Time MBA Program in New York State

    Simon’s Part-Time Professional MBA Program is New York State’s No. 1 part-time MBA program, according to Bloomberg Businessweek’s latest rankings. The program is ranked No. 35 is the US.

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    The Simon Games

    The revamped Simon Games competition focuses on disruptive technology - 3D print production and e-commerce. The grand prize winner earns a full-tuition scholarship to the Professional MBA program. Compete to see what it's like to run your own business. Past winners include (left-to-right):

    • David Kish from
    • Patrick Johnson from Enterprise Rent-A-Car
    • Carter Middleton from Greater Rochester Enterprise
    • Nick Garofoli from The Hartford Financial Services Group
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    The Simon Community

    We provide a number of unique opportunities to learn from the exceptional faculty, business leaders, alumni, and other students. Simon alumni hold key positions in various organizations around the globe. Nearly 15,000 Simon alumni offer knowledge, connections, and resources that can help create opportunities in your career, long after you’ve completed your degree.

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Accelerate Your Career With The Part-Time Professional MBA Program

Top organizations are looking for professionals who can solve unstructured business problems and present workable solutions. With a Simon MBA, you’ll acquire in-demand skills through a challenging academic curriculum. Professional MBA students can also choose from numerous areas of concentration to specialize their education. If you would like to enhance your professional prospects, now is the time to consider the Simon Professional MBA program.

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Start Dates: September or March

The Professional MBA Program allows working professionals to maximize their learning with manageable part-time studies, while benefiting from the same curriculum as our Full-Time MBA program.

We accept applications on a rolling basis and Professional MBA students are eligible for scholarship consideration. Contact our Admissions experts to take your next step.

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"My studies helped me analyze complex business problems in my current job at Harris RF, and will continue to help me accelerate my career and prepare me for greater responsibilities in the future."

Hironori Sasaki

Part-Time MBA, Class of 2013

Product Line Manager,

A Day in the Life of a Simon Professional MBA Student

At Simon, you will develop the analytical skills needed for a career of smart, economics-based problem solving. Our hands-on approach to learning prepares you to be an effective leader in a competitive marketplace.

"Simon is one of the most distinguished business programs in the region with a world-renowned reputation," Andrew says. "I chose the Professional MBA program because of a busy, travel-infused work schedule, and it allowed me to tailor my class schedule around my work schedule."

Andrew Colaruotolo
MBA Candidate, Professional MBA Program
Program Manager,
L-3 Communications, GCS Division

A Global Alumni Network

Simon prepares its graduates for personal and professional success. From innovative entrepreneurs, to corporate leaders and brand management executives located around the world. Our alumni are a testament to what you can do with a Simon MBA.


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Andrew Colaruotolo

Part-Time MBA, Class of 2015

Program Manager, L-3 Communications, GCS Division

“Simon is one of the most distinguished business programs in the region with a world-renowned reputation. I chose the Part-time Flexible MBA program because of a busy, travel-infused work schedule, and it allowed me to tailor my class schedule around my work schedule."

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Matt Legere

Professional MBA, Class of 2015

Harris RF Communications

"The accelerated pace of the PMBA program is a perfect fit for my schedule; it allows me to not only continue working, but also immediately apply concepts covered in the classes to my position at Harris.”

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Linh Phillips

Part-Time MBA, Class of 2013

Constellation Brands

“My goals are to continue to advance and leverage the qualitative and quantitative skills I acquired in the program to become into a best-in-class leader.”

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Elizabeth Schirmer

Part-time Flexible MBA Program, Class of 2011

Sweetwater Energy

"My time at Simon prepared me for a career in an entrepreneurial environment. The core focus on a curriculum rooted in framing, analyzing, and effectively communicating business initiatives enabled me to be a valuable contributor to Sweetwater from day one."

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