Frank G. Zarb School of


Educating Future Business Leaders

At the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, you will find an academic community that utilizes technology to address the many challenges facing our society. Students develop critical thinking skills and learn to understand how business and society are so often linked and interdependent. Our degree programs and initiatives focus on the topics that affect our communities next door, nationally and abroad including sustainability, entrepreneurship, finance, healthcare, big data, the role of women in business, and global leadership.

About Us

Academic Departments

Our five departments offer undergraduate majors and minors and graduate degree programs spanning all disciplines of business.


Study accounting to become CPA-licensed, prepare for law school, or jump off to any field of business.


Study finance a short distance from the financial capital of the world, New York City.

Information Systems and Business Analytics

Learn about big data, business analytics, cybersecurity, healthcare and enterprise systems, web and commerce, and more.

Management and Entrepreneurship

As a student in Management and Entrepreneurship, you will learn how to manage people and functions in all types and sizes of organizations.

Marketing, International Business and Legal Studies

Understand consumer behavior and learn how to use tactics to increase a company's or product's visibility through marketing in a global marketplace.

Executive MBA

Designed for experienced professionals, the 11 month EMBA is done through online courses and select on-site classes on Saturdays.

Online MBA

Designed for busy professionals who need a flexible option to advance their careers.

New York City MBA

This program can be completed in 16 months with a combination of online classes and on-site classes one night a week at Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC.

All Graduate Programs

Discover graduate programs geared toward personal achievement, ethical leadership, global awareness, creativity, and cultivating connections, including comprehensive career support services and employer networking opportunities provided to students and alumni by Graduate Business Career Relations.


Cooper Platt

A Career to Count On

Finance/Class of '19

California-native Cooper Platt loved life on the West Coast, but he knew that Hofstra’s proximity to NYC, the Financial Capital of the World, would give him opportunities for internships and networking that would launch a soaring career in business.

Here’s the scoop on Cooper

Resources and Facilities

At Zarb, students work with the same technology, software and real-time data that business professionals do, and they have access to facilities ranging from one of the largest academic trading rooms in the nation to high-tech classrooms, labs and centers dedicated to research and innovation in cybersecurity, entrepreneurship and consumer behavior.

Launch Experience

Cybersecurity Center


Our centers offer students opportunities to get practical, professional-level experience, both in class and outside the classroom setting:

  • Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • The Center for International Financial Services and Markets
  • The Cybersecurity Innovation and Research Center
Trading Room


Our students work in facilities and with equipment and technology that professionals would envy. You'll conduct research using eye-tracking and biometric response technology, create prototypes in a high-tech maker space, work on Bloomberg financial terminals, and explore cybersecurity simulation software, virtual and augmented reality.



Our professors are scholars, mentors and thought leaders who conduct research that shapes strategy for corporate leaders. Many continue to work at the highest level of industry themselves.

Get Involved

Student Experience

Build your resume and leadership skills by joining some of our more than two dozen student organizations, through internships at top companies in New York City and programs that provide international experience, by attending events that bring top CEOs to campus, and participating in community service projects connected to your major.

Undergraduate Outcomes

Zarb School of Business students get great jobs in their field, including places like Amazon, Bank of America, Citigroup, Estée Lauder Companies, JP Morgan Chase, KPMG, Northwell Health, The New York Mets, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Proud male student looking at NYC from a skycraper window

Job &/or grad school within 1 year of receiving a BBA


business student in NYC

Average number of internships as an undergraduate


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Median annual starting salary with a BBA




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Our Offices

Leo A. Guthart Hall for Innovation & Discovery
148 Hofstra University
Hempstead, New York 11549

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