Le Moyne College

Syracuse, NY

Le Moyne College

Syracuse, NY

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The Madden School of Business at Le Moyne College

As a leading business school centered within a Jesuit college, the Madden School of Business at Le Moyne College seeks to develop reflective individuals with innovative spirits who fulfill their potential as leaders, both locally and globally, embodying the Jesuit values of integrity, compassion, and service to others. Faculty members challenge and enable students to attain their full potential through experiential involvement, ongoing scholarship, current methodology, and global partnerships.

With an outstanding foundation of teaching, scholarship, and service, the Madden School of Business is poised for extraordinary advances in visibility and impact on the regional, national, and global stages. A new state-of-the-art facility features a live stock ticker in the Errico Family Trading Center, an analytics and marketing research lab, an accounting lab, and an information systems lab.

Madden’s accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) is a distinction earned by fewer than 5% of the world’s 13,000 business schools.

The Madden School of Business is home to eight undergraduate majors: Accounting, Business Analytics, Finance, Human Resource Management, Information Systems, Management and Leadership, and Marketing. Students have several opportunities to pursue two concurrent majors, or they can choose to supplement their major in Business with a minor in a different field. Minors offered include exciting areas of study such as Entrepreneurship and Sports Marketing.

Graduate students at Madden can choose among a master’s in Business Administration (MBA), a master’s in Information Systems (MSIS), a master’s in Taxation (MSTax), a five-year Accounting/MBA program, and a five-year Accounting/MSIS program.

Certificate programs are available in Accountancy, Government Contracting, Health Information Systems, and Human Resources.

In keeping with its Ignatian heritage, Madden is deeply committed to the Jesuit ideals of intellectual rigor, cura personalis (care of the whole person), and service to and for others. “Our aim is to develop men and women with an entrepreneurial spirit, a deep commitment to the highest standards of ethics, and the capacity to think beyond traditional borders,” said Jim Joseph ’83, Dean of the Madden School. “We are striving to reach that goal not just through our coursework but through a number of innovative new collaborations.”

Administrators and faculty members are preparing tomorrow’s executives by focusing on a global approach to business education, achieved in part by tapping into the network of nearly 200 Jesuit colleges and universities around the world. The benefits of these partnerships can be seen daily in the work that undergraduate students are doing. They are conducting research projects in places as diverse as Chennai, India; Seattle, Washington; Trondheim, Norway; and Fairbanks, Alaska. The topics they are addressing are as varied as the uses of wearable computing, logistics and supply chain modeling for oil spill response, risk advisory services in financial systems, white-collar crime in government accounting systems, and big-data analyses for cybersecurity systems.

With access to three Centers of Excellence, students at Madden gain valuable real-world experience during their time on campus and beyond. Home of the Madden Lectures Series, the Global Jesuit Case Series, and the Arrupé Program in Social Ethics for Business, the Donald J. Savage Center for Reflective Leadership introduces students to business thought leaders from around the world. In the Keenan Center for Entrepreneurship, students have the opportunity to meet leading innovators through the Famous Entrepreneurs Lecture Series, StartFast (the region’s leading business incubator), and the New York Family Business Center. Taking advantage of the school’s global connections, the Hetterich Center for Global Engagement and Impact is home to Formation Abroad, a short-term study abroad program offering work, study, and service opportunities around the world.

To learn more about the Madden School of Business, go to lemoyne.edu/madden.



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A Look at Madden Academic Programs

Undergraduate degree programs
• Accounting
• Business Analytics
• Finance
• Human Resource Management
• Information Systems
• Management and Leadership
• Marketing
• Risk Management & Insurance

Graduate programs
• Five-Year Accounting/MBA Program
• Five-Year Accounting/MSIS Program
• Master of Business Administration (MBA)
• Master of Science in Information
Systems (MSIS)
• Master of Science in Taxation (MSTax)

Undergraduate certificate programs

• Accountancy
• Government Contracting
• Human Resources

Graduate certificate programs
• Health Information Systems

All undergraduate Business majors in the school share a common liberal arts core and a common management core. Major requirements beyond the two cores vary from five to eight courses. Students have several opportunities to pursue two concurrent majors within the school. In addition, students can choose to supplement their major in Business with a minor in a different field.

A minor in Business Administration is offered for students who major in one of the liberal arts or sciences.

Graduate degree programs may be full-time or part-time. Traditional, online, and hybrid course options are available.

Collaborative or exchange agreements 
Collaborative or exchange agreements have been formed in every corner of the world. They include:

• Europe: ESADE (the third-highest-ranked business school in Europe); IQS in Barcelona, Spain; and the University of Warsaw and Stirling University in Poland;

• Asia: Fu Jen Catholic University of Taipei; Loyola College of Chennai, India (the second-ranked undergraduate and ninth-ranked MBA program in Asia); Sogang University in South Korea; and St. Aloysius College in India; and

• South America: Red Universitaria Mutis in Colombia; Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos in Brazil; and Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, Mexico.

Beyond that, the Madden School has existing agreements with the following regional colleges and universities. In addition to Syracuse University’s iSchool and Maxwell School, there are agreements with the following:

• 4+1 agreements with the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry and Cazenovia College, in which students earn a bachelor’s degree from ESF or Cazenovia and a master’s degree from Le Moyne;

• 4+1 agreement with Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, in which students earn a bachelor’s degree from Le Moyne and a master’s degree from Cornell; and

• 2+2 agreement with Onondaga, Cayuga, Monroe, Tompkins Cortland, and Mohawk
Valley Community Colleges, in which students earn an associate degree from any of the above schools and a bachelor’s degree from Le Moyne.

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