UIBS Partners with MCNY for Dual Degree Programs, Study Abroad, and Further Education Opportunities
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Posted by: Melinda Dorning
Managing Director of United International Business Schools (UIBS), Mr. Thierry Kirschstein, and Chief Academic Officer of Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY), Dr. Tilokie Depoo, signed articulation agreements [in February] for dual degree programs and further education opportunities for UIBS students. Located in downtown Manhattan, MCNY is a private non-profit institution offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the field of business, among others.
The partnership with MCNY provides UIBS students with dual degree opportunities to graduate with a US-accredited degree in addition to their UIBS degree, and with further education opportunities to continue in an MCNY Master program upon graduating with a UIBS Bachelor degree.
“We believe this agreement is perfectly aligned with what is happening in the world today and what we are teaching our students: far-reaching globalization and cross-cultural integration”, says Mr. Kirschstein. “This partnership not only expands furher education opportunities for our students, but also redefines our Global Bachelor and Global Master degree programs whereby if students decide on MCNY as their destination of choice, students will automatically earn a second degree from MCNY and have a truly unique and intercontinental study abroad experience.”
To earn a Global Bachelor or Global Master degree from UIBS, students are required to have earned a minimum number of credits at the UIBS campus in Tokyo, Japan, a minimum number of credits at the UIBS campus in Zurich, Switzerland, and to have studied abroad at an American partner institution after completing the Bachelor or Master program requirements at UIBS.
Undergraduate degree opportunities
Undergraduate students and alumni who have earned 180 quarter credits at UIBS with a GPA of 3.0 or higher can go on to complete another 2 semesters for a minimum of 30 semester credits and earn a second Bachelor degree from Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY). Students who continue at MCNY and who, during their studies at UIBS, also earned credits at our campuses in Tokyo, Japan and in Zurich, Switzerland, qualify for a Global Bachelor degree from UIBS in addition to their MCNY qualification.
180 quarter credits at UIBS
30 semester credits at MCNY
2 Bachelor degrees
Graduate degree opportunities
Graduate students and alumni who have earned 60 quarter credits at UIBS with a GPA of 3.0 or higher can go on to complete 1 additional academic year for a minimum of 39 American semester credits and earn a second Master degree from MCNY. Students who continue at MCNY and who, during their studies at UIBS, also earned credits at our campuses in Tokyo, Japan and in Zurich, Switzerland, qualify for a Global Master degree from UIBS in addition to their MCNY qualification.
60 quarter credits at UIBS
39 semester credits at MCNY
2 Master degrees
Besides the dual degree programs, undergraduate students who have earned a Bachelor degree from UIBS with a GPA of 3.0 or higher also qualify for admission into MCNY’s MBA program, though for a minimum of 45 American semester credits.
“Metropolitan College of New York is a vibrant and unique non-profit learning institution with accreditation and an array of undergraduate and graduate degree programs designed for working professionals. Located in the heart of New York City’s Financial District, an MCNY education is a great college opportunity for working adults to advance their careers, for students leaving high school or transferring from community college to accelerate the college experience, for veterans returning from service to use GI Bill benefits as expeditiously as possible, and for workers displaced by the present economic dislocations to retool and re-credential. It is also a wonderful opportunity for international students, who can minimize the costs of lengthy residence while enjoying the benefits of internship placements in the greatest city in the world.”
MCNY is chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York and is accredited by the Middle States Commission of Higher Education (MSCHE). MCNY’s BBA and MBA programs in Financial Services, General Management and Media Management are also accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
Dedicated to cross-cultural education with a global perspective, the United International Business Schools organization (UIBS) is an independent and accredited private higher education institution with campuses in Europe and Asia. UIBS offers flexible business and management studies at the Undergraduate/Bachelor/BBA, Graduate/Master/MBA and Postgraduate/Doctor/DBA level.