Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University
The curriculum at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University is designed to teach students how to use collaboration to solve business challenges. Leadership is emphasized through the Johnson Leadership experience, a required course for all incoming students.
Johnson's Performance Learning experiences require students to deliver results in real business environments. Students apply the theoretical frameworks in business settings as they learn them while receiving continuous feedback from business experts. Performance learning experiences are customized according to career goals and interests. Johnson students can also gain hands-on experience through projects and clubs including: BR Consulting, BR Venture Fund, The Park Fellows Program, and the MBA Stock Pitch Challenge.
Of the 275 students in Cornell's two-year MBA class of 2012, 29% are women, another 29% are minorities and 31% are international students. The average student has 5 years of work experience. The median GMAT score is 700 and the median GPA is 3.3.
85% of two-year MBA graduates from the Johnson's class of 2011 received job offers within 3 months of graduation. The average base salary was $103,600. The most popular job functions for the class of 2011 are finance (39%), consulting (28%), and marking and business development (16%). Famous alumni include: Procter & Gamble CFO Jon Moeller, SC Johnson CEO & Chairman H. Fisk Johnson, Kraft Foods CEO Irene Rosenfeld, and Sprint Nextel CEO Daniel Hesse.
Johnson's 21-month full-time MBA program is designed for students who value collaboration and are looking to improve their leadership abilities. Performance learning experiences allow students to apply what they learned, and include an immersions experience designed to prepare students for their summer internship.
Johnson's Accelerated MBA Program is designed for students with clearly defined career goals, whether it's working on the business side of their current field or changing careers entirely. The program begins in the summer and students complete their core courses by the end of the fall semester.
Johnson's 22-month Executive MBA program features integrated courses where you learn theories and application within the same context you apply them to your organization. Each semester begins with a residential on the Cornell campus in Ithaca, followed by alternate weekend classroom sessions held 12 miles outside of New York City.
Offered in conjunction with the Queen's School of Business, the Cornell-Queen's Executive MBA program combines interactive video-conferencing sessions with residential sessions. This 16-month program offers a general management curriculum in a team-based learning environment.
Johnson's Dual Degree MBA programs include:
- MILR (Industrial and Labor Relations) / MBA
- MBA/MPS (Real Estate)
- MBA/MHA (Health Administration)
Palisades, NY (EMBA)
Los Angeles (Cornell-Queen's EMBA)
New York (Cornell-Queen's EMBA)
San Jose (Cornell-Queen's EMBA)
San Ramon (Cornell-Queen's EMBA)
Portland, OR (Cornell-Queen's EMBA)
Atlanta (Cornell-Queen's EMBA)
Washington, DC (Cornell-Queen's EMBA)
Houston (Cornell-Queen's EMBA)
Dallas (Cornell-Queen's EMBA)
Austin (Cornell-Queen's EMBA)
Seattle (Cornell-Queen's EMBA)
Salem, NH (Cornell-Queen's EMBA)
Toronto (Cornell-Queen's EMBA)
Montreal (Cornell-Queen's EMBA)
Vancouver (Cornell-Queen's EMBA)
Edmonton (Cornell-Queen's EMBA)
Ottawa (Cornell-Queen's EMBA)