Master of Business Administration
A Career Focused MBA

Over 90% of our MBA graduates are in management and leadership positions six months after graduation.

A Cutting Edge Curriculum

Innovative courses that broaden your perspective.

Global Perspective

Learn from experienced global faculty representing more than 20 countries.

A Customized Experience

Choose from six specialized areas of concentration including accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, general MBA, marketing, and music management.

Leadership Opportunities

Our goal is to bring out the executive in you and expand your leadership horizon.

Graduate MBA Open House

The MBA at William Paterson

If you’re seeking to advance your leadership skills, gain advanced business acumen, and accelerate your career, then pursue your master of business administration (MBA) at William Paterson University’s Cotsakos College of Business – AACSB Accredited.

Here you will benefit from a cutting-edge curriculum that emphasizes pragmatic coursework and features innovative and future-oriented business practices and strategies. Additionally, the Cotsakos College of Business offers challenging and rewarding degree paths in a wide range of in-demand concentrations to enhance your career:

Accounting Entrepreneurship Finance
General MBA Marketing * Music Management

Find out why William Paterson’s MBA program is gaining recognition by employers in the metropolitan area as one of the best developers of successful business professionals. Our newly redesigned curriculum is geared to meet current industry demands and brings a wealth of business knowledge and perspectives to the classroom to help our students succeed.

Choose from One of Four Unique MBA Study Options Below

Michael Yakubov
MBA Director
Phone: 973-720-2678
Fax: 973-720-2809
CCOB-MBA@WPUNJ.edu
Cotsakos College of Business
1600 Valley Road, Office #4056
Wayne, New Jersey, 07470

Mailing Address:
William Paterson University
300 Pompton Road
Wayne, New Jersey 07470

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Annual MBA Student Networking Event

MBA students network and connect with future employers at the annual MBA Meet and Greet Networking event in Historic Hobart Manor. Each year MBA students are invited to this networking evening to help them make connections with peers, alumni, and business owners in the metropolitan area.

William Paterson MBA Students Attend Invite-Only Meeting with Warren Buffet

Eleven MBA students were selected to take part in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spend the day with Warren Buffett, the billionaire magnate and investor. During this visit they took part in a two-hour question and answer session and toured several subsidiaries of Berkshire Hathaway Read More Here

MBA Students Tour Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission

Students take advantage of several trips offered as part of the MBA program, including a visit to the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission in Newark, NJ. The goal was to learn how the State runs and operates a $60 million facility. Students asked questions about regulation, energy sufficiency, budgeting and technology to attain a glimpse into business on the public service side.

MBA Music Management Students Visit Atlantic Records

Several MBA music management students took part in an exclusive insider’s view at how Atlantic Records runs its music industry operation. Our MBA students also take advantage of several internship opportunities with Columbia Records, Warner Music Group, Sony and Atlantic to gain an in-depth look at the management side of the music business.

Dean Shojai Holds International Student Reception to Recognize our Global Diversity

Cotsakos College of Business Dean Siamack Shojai welcomed MBA international students to a special reception in recognition of their contributions to and academic success in the MBA program at William Paterson University. .

L.A. Reid Visits William Paterson University

MBA music management student Charles Potenza and others had the unique opportunity to meet L.A. Reid, the well-regarded music producer, talent guru, and entrepreneur. Reid is currently speaking in promotion of his new book, Sing to Me: My Story of Making Music, Finding Magic, and Searching for Who's Next.