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For many, studying leadership is about learning what it takes to be an effective manager. You’ll learn that in our Leadership concentration, and you’ll also explore the responsibilities corporations and managers have—to their employees, customers, communities, and the environment.
Why Study Leadership at MMC?
Our Leadership concentration is designed for students who want to combine their interest in doing good with business savvy. At MMC, we believe in developing the social leaders of the future. The Leadership concentration illustrates this mission with courses that will equip you with a depth of knowledge in social responsibility, global citizenship, ethics, and law to prepare you for a leadership role. Taking advantage of the abundant business opportunities in our Manhattan location, our students gain hands-on experience with prestigious internships at Madison Square Garden, Macy’s, and more. You’ll prepare for a range of careers from management and human resources positions to starting your own venture.
What You Will Learn
- You’ll learn foundational principles and skills across business disciplines, including courses in: Accounting, Marketing, Organizational Behavior, Strategic Management, and Information Technology.
- As a student in the Leadership concentration, you’ll graduate with: critical thinking skills, problem-solving creativity, cultural competency, and the vision to lead and implement change.
- You’ll explore the intersection of business with society, including courses in: Leadership, Business and Society, Business Law, Advertising and Society, and Management
On the whole, my internship experience increased my confidence in communicating my research to those outside my field and improved my intercultural skills. My experience of evaluating the financial and socio-economic impact of the beneficiary families has given me a real understanding of the practical applications of health policy on communities as well as its impact on the economy.Jennifer Acevedo’ 19
Class of 2019, Major: Business with a concentration in Leadership and a minor in Psychology
Marymount’s exemplary education in international business, marketing, and business organizations set me up for success in my current role.Michelle Rivera-Correa ’17
Class of 2017, Double major in Business with concentration in Leadership and Theater Arts with a concentration in Production Management.
Our Business major program gives you real-world experience in the industries that power NYC —arts, media, nonprofits, fashion, finance, and more. You’ll be ready to hit the ground running after you graduate. Below are just a few of the roles and places alumni of this program have landed.
Bring It to the Runway
The Department of Business and the Fashion Marketing Student Association host an annual fashion show. The 2019 show was produced alongside the Asian Students Association and it celebrated and honored the wide range of cultures in our campus community.