The Online MBA program has two mandatory residencies where you will meet the other students that you will be working with, complete course related work, network with alums and build business relationships. You will also meet the various dedicated and engaging faculty members who will be teaching the program in addition to Zarb School administrators.
1st Residency: Orientation and The Local Connections
This residency, scheduled in late August for the cohort starting in the Fall semester, is a two-day residency on the Hofstra campus. Activities and sessions during this residency introduce you to the program. Multiple workshops and sessions will familiarize you with the online learning environment and will prepare you for a successful start to the rigorous curriculum of a highly ranked MBA program. In addition, you will get networking opportunities with industry executives and notable alums from the program.
2nd Residency: Capping the Program and Celebration
The second residency, conducted at the end of the cohort-based program, will consist of an intense two day on-campus learning in the capstone integrative course. There will be interaction with industry panels, graduation events and activities, and local visits to companies in the New York area. This residency is designed to provide you with an outstanding experience of the on-campus culture and graduation events as you complete the program.