Unlike most business school structures, Stern only has four pre-set classes in its core. For the remainder of the core, students choose five to seven classes from a foundational menu. Students then fine tune their education by focusing in up to three of Stern's 22 areas of concentration, which range from global business to entertainment, media and technology. Up to a quarter of MBA credits can be completed in NYU's other graduate programs, or students can earn one of eight degrees concurrently with their MBA, including a dual MBA with the HEC School of Management in Paris.
Recruiters come to Stern from all over the country; but New York employers are particularly evident, and the school has a particular reputation for landing its grads spots on Wall Street. This success is partially due to Stern's location in Greenwich Village, from which student have easy access to Wall Street and Midtown offices as well as innumerable cultural offerings.