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SUNY Geneseo and RIT Saunders College of Business 4+1 agreement

Five Years, Two Schools, Two Degrees.

After you complete your SUNY Geneseo undergraduate degree, you can now get your Master of Business Administration (MBA) in one year! See the courses at Geneseo that qualify for MBA core course waivers as long as they meet the following conditions:

  • B grade or better must be earned in courses reviewed for waivers
  • May waive up to 6 total core MBA courses
  • Courses for waivers must be taken within 5 years of matriculating into the MBA program

20% Scholarship Award for RIT and Partner Schools


Students from SUNY Geneseo receive special RIT Saunders partnership benefits including a waiver of the application fee and a minimum 20% scholarship award for students who meet the full admissions requirements to the MBA. Review of Saunders merit scholarships will take place along with department admission decisions.

SUNY Geneseo MBA Course Waiver Chart

Course Planning for Waivers

MBA Foundation Courses

  • ACCT 102 Intro to Financial Accounting and
  • ACCT 103 Intro to Managerial Accounting
  • ACCT-603 Accounting for Decision Makers
  • MGMT 355 Production & Operations Management
  • DECS-743 Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • ECON 110 Introductory Microeconomics and
  • ECON 112 Introductory Macroeconomics
  • ESCB-705 Economics and Decision Making
  • FNCE 311 Managerial Finance and choose one:
  • FNCE 312 Advanced Managerial Finance
  • FNCE 313 Security Valuation and Analysis
  • FNCE 316 International Finance
  • FINC-721 Financial Analysis for Managers
  • MGMT 300 Organizational Behavior and choose one:
  • MGMT 346 Human Resource Management
  • MGMT 347 Special Topics in Personnel and Human Resources
  • MGMT 360 Labor Relations
  • PHIL 237 Ethical Issues in Business
  • MGMT-740 Organizational Behavior and Leadership
  • MKTG 331 Marketing and choose one:
  • MKTG 333 Marketing Research
  • MKTG 334 Advertising and Promotion Management
  • MKTG 338 Internet Marketing
  • MKTG 341 Consumer Behavior
  • MKTG 342 Sales Management
  • MKTG-761 Marketing Concepts and Commercialization


To learn more about the 4+1 SUNY Geneseo and RIT Saunders College of Business Accelerated MBA program, please visit their website