Curriculum

Our One-Year MBA curriculum is thoughtfully designed for you if you already have an advanced scientific or technical degree, strong quantitative skills, and proven leadership abilities. It provides fast-track preparation to advance your career by combining these elements:

  • Core Courses provide a solid knowledge foundation in all the functional areas of business.
  • The Management Practicum builds on core learning with a course focused on real business projects with major companies.
  • Electives from Johnson and all across Cornell University provide opportunities to tailor your curriculum to an unusual degree.
  • Performance Learning experiences are embedded throughout our One-Year MBA program, from orientation through graduation. You'll apply theory and models to gain intensive, hands-on experience in teamwork, leadership, ethical decision-making, and strategic thinking.
  • Immersion Learning Options provide a unique combination of course and field work in a specific industry or career interest.

Samantha Ngu, MBA ‘15

"There is more to an MBA than finance and accounting. Johnson provides adequate opportunity to develop soft skills in addition to technical finance skills."

Samantha Ngu, MBA ‘15