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William Paterson University, Cotsakos College of Business

The Cotsakos College of Business aims to increase student success with an enhanced focus on technology, globalization, professional enrichment and stakeholder engagement. Guided by the University's 2012-2022 Strategic Plan, the College continuously strives to elevate the quality of its programs and develop new offerings to meet the needs of emerging professional fields of study. Our goal is to become New Jersey's best industry connected college of business.

The College offers baccalaureate degrees in Accounting, Finance, Financial Planning, Global Business, Marketing, Management, and Professional Sales. Our graduate business programs include an MBA Pathway Certificate, MBA degrees, a MS in Applied Business Analytics, and an Executive MS in Sales Leadership. The college is a signatory to the UN's Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME) compact and is growing its commitment to sustainability in business through new curriculum in the area, faculty research, increased community initiatives and new stakeholder reports.

Enrolling in the Cotsakos College of Business undergraduate business program provides students with the opportunity to become enlightened and active participants in their own success. Our programs are specifically aimed at preparing graduates for advanced academic study or professional careers.

Students who enroll in the Cotsakos College of Business join the multitude of graduates who have utilized their business degrees to obtain careers in their professions of choice or become entrepreneurs, joining some of their successful predecessors who went on to become CEOs of corporations or non- profit entities, or create highly successful businesses creating employment and economic development around the country.


  • Accounting
  • Data Analytics
  • Economics/ Managerial Economics
  • Entrepreneurship/ Small Business Admin
  • Finance - incl Banking
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing

Other Disciplines:

  • Sales


  • Private

  • Public


  • Full-time

  • Part-time

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* Tuition and fees are displayed in US dollars for ease of comparison, and are accurate as of July 1, 2016. A currency converter is available here, if you wish to see the rates in a different currency.

This profile was updated on July 01, 2020.