Abu Dhabi: New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) and New York University Stern School of Business (NYU Stern), one of the world’s premier research and teaching institutions, have introduced a one-year full-time MBA program.
With 54 credits, the program offers students the ability to complete a comprehensive MBA that includes knowledge and practical experience. Experiential internship projects are integrated into the curriculum, with modules designed to provide hands-on learning experiences with local organizations.
The addition of a full-time MBA program strengthens NYUAD’s academic offerings and underscores the UAE’s commitment to education as a national strategic priority.
Mr. Raghu Sundaram, Dean of NYU Stern School of Business, commented that “the introduction of this full-time MBA to the MENA region is groundbreaking for students who want to earn an MBA from one of the world’s leading business schools in just one year and build a career in a region that is seeing exponential growth. Through this pioneering collaboration with NYU Abu Dhabi, we have a wonderful opportunity to educate the next generation of leaders and enhance the talent pipeline in the UAE.”
Stern at NYUAD is scheduled to welcome its inaugural class in January 2025. Students will also benefit from industry expertise from a range of key UAE and global business leaders, ensuring graduates gain invaluable international exposure and have every opportunity to enhance their career prospects.
Ms. Mariet Westermann, NYUAD Vice Chancellor, remarked that “the partnership between NYU Stern School of Business and NYU Abu Dhabi marks a pivotal moment for education in the UAE, with far-reaching implications. As NYU Abu Dhabi remains committed to breaking new ground in global education, this collaboration is a remarkable milestone in our relentless pursuit of excellence, distinction, and service to society in the UAE and many other countries around the world.”