BS in Leadership and Management Studies

Overview

This multifaceted, business-oriented degree provides students with knowledge and skills that can be applied across numerous industry sectors. Students develop core competencies to take advantage of the opportunities of a continuously evolving global economy.

Applied Skills

Develop a strong foundation in core management principles with an emphasis on leadership development, cross-cultural communication, quantitative reasoning, and team-building.

Faculty Contact

Dr. Kofi Afriyie
(212) 992-8399
kafriyie@nyu.edu

FLEXIBILITY FOR SPRING 2021

The BS in Leadership and Management Studies can be completed online or on-site in New York City. If you are unable to attend on-site in NYC for spring, you can start this degree remotely and join us on campus in Fall 2021.
NOTE: Certain restrictions and requirements may apply for international students.

Program Structure

Core Courses

Core courses provide an in-depth exploration of the liberal arts that expands your critical thinking and analytical skills, increases your knowledge, and develops your intellect.

Concentrations

Students can choose concentrations in Human Resource management; International Business and Global Management; Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations; and Organizational management and Development.

Electives

Students select elective credits from DAUS course offerings in consultation with their advisor.

Capstone

Work in close consultation with a faculty advisor on a senior thesis or project in your field of study.

Internships

Earn academic credit while gaining industry experience. Work with coaches at the Wasserman Center to learn how to land an internship that will let you put what you have learned in the classroom into action.

 

Concentrations

Students select one of the following concentrations:

Human Resources Management

Marketing, Advertising, and Public Relations

International Business and Global Management

Organizational Management and Development

Core Requirements

The degree is a 128 credit program consisting of a required set of core courses (32 credits), liberal arts electives (8 credits), required courses (60 credits), electives (8 credits), concentration courses (16 credits), and a graduation project (4 credits).

Writing

The following courses may be required based on a writing placement assessment, and should be successfully completed within the first three semesters.

Critical Thinking

Students are required to take the following course.

Quantitative Reasoning

Students, in close consultation with their advisor, select Math 1 and Math II or one of the following other courses based on a math placement assessment.

Scientific Issues

Students select one of the following courses in consultation with their advisor.

Historical Perspectives

Students select one of the following courses in consultation with their advisor.

Literary and Artistic Expressions

Students select one of the following courses in consultation with their advisor.

Liberal Arts Electives

In addition to the core curriculum requirements, bachelor of science degree students select an additional eight credits of liberal arts courses in consultation with their advisor.

 

 

Graduation Project

Students select one of the following courses in consultation with their advisor.

Admissions Criteria

Applications will be reviewed for evidence of:

  • Academic preparedness suggestive of success at the baccalaureate level

  • Rationale for desire to pursue selected academic subject of study

  • Personal attributes that predict readiness for advanced college-level work (e.g., motivation to learn, time management, personal responsibility, maturity)

  • Self-reflection on work or life experiences that shape one’s educational and career goals

  • Leadership skill or potential demonstrated through community service, volunteer positions or other activities

Associates degree or equivalent of 45 transferable college credits required

Recommended minimum 3.3 (B+) GPA

Domestic Application Deadlines

Fall Semester

Early Decision:   July 1

Final: August 1

 

Spring Semester

Early Decision:   November 1,

Final: January 1

 

International Application Deadlines

Fall Semester

Early Decision:   February 1

Final: April 15

 

Spring Semester

Early Decision:   August 1

Final: October 1

 

Required Documents

Personal Statement

Resume

Two Letters of Recommendation (1 required)

Official transcripts from all colleges attended

Standardized Tests (If required by Admissions team)

 

Fees

Application Fee $0

International Students

TOEFL scores are required for applicants who did not complete an undergraduate degree in the United States or in a country where the only primary language is not English.  Successful candidates achieve a minimum score of 100 on the Internet-based test.

For the IELTS, a minimum overall band score of at least 7 is recommended.

NYUSPS does not prohibit applicants with lower TOEFL/IELTS scores from applying for admission since many factors influence the admissions decision. 

Financing Your education

We know that financial planning for your education is of the utmost importance. We want to support you. Click the link below to learn about financial aid opportunities or download the financial aid guidelines document.