The Co-op MBA Program at the Zarb School of Business prepares the highly-motivated, qualified candidate for today’s ever-changing and challenging business world.

The Zarb Co-op MBA Program was ranked 79th by Bloomberg Businessweek.

  • Zarb is the only Long Island school listed and one of only three business schools in the New York City metropolitan area.

The Co-op MBA Program is cohort-based.

  • Each cohort class starts the two-year program in September and completes the core competency courses in lockstep.
  • By learning, working and studying together, each class builds its own identity and networking opportunities.

CO-OP Experience

  • CO-OP program provides students with the opportunity to work full-time in a paid position within their field of study while obtaining their degree. Both domestic and international students are eligible.


  • Merit-based scholarships are available to qualified students

Professional Development Opportunities

  • The Zarb Graduate Executive Speakers Series and interaction with the Zarb Alumni Association offer opportunities for students to learn from experts and grow their professional network.
  • Co-op MBA students enjoy full access to career counseling and job search services offered by Graduate Business Career Services.


  • Zarb offers graduate students the opportunity to learn using the highest-rated, state-of-the-art technologies such as the Martin B. Greenberg Trading Room which contains 34 Bloomberg terminals.
  • A new, state-of-the-art 52,000 square foot building, to be completed in 2018, will be equipped with a comprehensive behavioral science (market research) lab, an enhanced start-up business incubator, and faculty offices in addition to multiple areas for student independent and collaborative study space, as well as lounge areas.

The concentrations available to full-time MBA students are:

  • Accounting
  • Business Analytics
  • Finance
  • Health Services Management
  • Information Systems
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Professional Accountancy
  • Quality Management
  • Sports & Entertainment Management
  • Taxation


Student Qualifications:

  • 3.2 GPA or higher
  • Must have completed the first year of MBA program

Length of Employment:

  • Minimum six months to a maximum of eight months
  • Co-op start date: June 2017

Wages, Work Hours, and Employee Benefits:

  • Recommended $20/hour
  • Full-time employment during co-op term
  • Work must be related to the MBA student’s major
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