Division of Programs in Business


The Division of Programs in Business offers specialized training centered on the functional areas of organizations, equipping the entire company to excel. Four centers of excellence provide organizational leaders with the knowledge and insights to innovate in the areas of marketing and communications; management and technology; human capital management; and finance, law, and taxation.

Each center’s holistic portfolio of educational offerings serves students at every level of their careers, providing them with the knowledge and skills required to succeed in critical positions at different stages of their professional development. DPB prepares professionals for leadership roles in growing and emerging fields of practice. From graduate degrees that provide industry focused expertise, to noncredit offerings, to executive education, DPB positions its students for success in the functional areas of a business.

Associate Dean’s Welcome

Martin Ihrig
Associate Dean

Welcome to our exceptional community of students, faculty members, alumni, and industry partners. Together, we are shaping the future of business and entrepreneurship globally. The Division of Programs in Business (DPB) offers applied, professional education that combines leading-edge theories and real-world experience in the functional areas of a business. We are proud that our instructors have worked for companies such as Google, HBO, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, Verizon, and Ogilvy & Mather, and have conducted applied research that has been featured in leading practitioner-oriented publications such as the Harvard Business Review.

A DPB education is more than a degree or credential. It is an immersive experience that offers limitless advantages at multiple levels—a classroom environment driven by diversity, a thriving divisional and school-wide network of professionals, a world-class university, and ultimately, the cultural and commercial epicenter that is New York City. We invite you to learn more about our distinctive graduate, continuing education, and executive programs, and are here to help with the decisions that will define your career path.

I wish you great success in your professional endeavors and hope that your educational aspirations will lead you to join us for a transformative learning journey at NYU.

Martin Ihrig, Ph.D.
Associate Dean
NYU School of Professional Studies
Division of Programs in Business

Executive Education Capabilities

In this age of industry disruption, knowledge is the most important competitive differentiator and serves as the engine for growth. DPB helps organizations propel their workforces with customized learning solutions. It serves learners of all leadership levels, from the C-suite to entry-level management, to foster innovative growth across organizations and empower human capital to create change. DPB’s practitioner faculty’s breadth of expertise spans global industries and functional areas, providing distinct learning solutions that will cultivate adaptability and success.