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 our society's many challenges. Students develop critical thinking skills and learn to understand how business and society are 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

National Recognition

The Zarb School is among an elite group of business schools that have earned dual AACSB accreditation in both business and accounting, with innovative programs nationally recognized by numerous organizations and publications.

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U.S. News & World Report: Best Grad Schools Business Part-Time MBA 2023-2024
The Princeton Review 2023 Top 50 Online MBA Programs

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.

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.


STEM Designated Graduate Programs

Our MBA core curriculum collectively offers a level of analytical and quantitative skills that are vital to career success. STEM-designated MBA and MS programs at Zarb include:

  • All 10 MBA concentrations
  • MS in Accounting
  • MS in Business Analytics
  • MS in Business Operations and Healthcare Analytics
  • MS in Cybersecurity
  • MS in Finance

For international students, a STEM-designated program allows extended opportunities in STEM-eligible roles at organizations. Students can extend their Optional Practical Training (OPT) by 24 months, for a total of three years without H1B employment visa sponsorship.

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, programs that provide international experience (by attending events that bring top CEOs to campus), and 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, JPMorgan Chase, KPMG, Northwell Health, The New York Mets, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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


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Average number of internships as an undergraduate


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Median annual starting salary with a BBA




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

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