- #8 Business Program U.S. News & World Report ranked Dyson among the best applied economics programs in the country in 2022.
- 11,395 Alumni Dyson graduates make a difference in companies and communities around the world.
- More than 1,200 Dyson Students Our ambitious undergraduate and graduate students excel academically and professionally.
- Founded in 1911 Part of Cornell University, Dyson’s school of business has been preparing future leaders for more than a century.
Why Choose the Dyson School for Your Applied Economics and Management Degree?
At Dyson, you’ll find a diverse and distinguished faculty, a curriculum based on real-world problem-solving, and practical career planning resources. But the value of a Dyson degree extends well beyond your time on campus. Members of our community stay connected to Cornell and each other—personally and professionally—long after graduation.
With strong ties to the Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), our undergraduate AEM curriculum and immersive learning opportunities reinforce the value of ethical and sustainable business practices. The flexibility to add a concentration(s) and minor, a Dyson AEM degree prepares you for professional success in an incredible range of fields.
Advance your education (and career) with the Dyson School’s graduate-level applied economics and management programs, which include a master’s of science (MS), a master’s in professional studies (MPS), and a STEM-designated Ph.D. Learn and research alongside some of the best in the industry while building subject matter expertise of your own.
Enhance your credentials with a professional certificate in data science, leadership, or another in-demand area. Designed and authored by top faculty at SC Johnson College of Business, executive education programs are available in a variety of formats geared toward working professionals. Customizable options for team development are also available.
Industry Advantages: Our Expertise Gives You an Edge
Dyson faculty members are among the world’s leading researchers, innovators, and practitioners in financial services, consulting, technology, consumer packaged goods, and agribusiness.
Life at Dyson: An Immersive, Collaborative Learning Environment
It’s the best of all worlds: Dyson’s welcoming, small school environment is enriched with the resources of the renowned Cornell SC Johnson College of Business and Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, then further enhanced by the prestige of studying at Cornell University. You’ll build relationships with peers and professors as you participate in spirited classroom discussions, dynamic group projects, and immersive learning experiences. And with access to campus-wide academic, career, wellness, and other services, you’ll have plenty of support along the way.
On and Around Campus: Dyson’s Vibrant Community
With its stunning scenery, historic buildings, and steady stream of activity, Cornell University is the heartbeat of Ithaca, New York. Our vibrant college town is nestled in one of the country’s most spectacular regions. We’d love to show you around, whether you meet us in person at the AgQuad or explore our campus from home.
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Change the World With Us: Join the Dyson Community
The Dyson School’s applied economics and management (AEM) programs prepare you to succeed in an array of industries, sectors, and specialties. Undergraduate AEM majors tailor their academic path to fit career goals through concentrations, minors, or a second major; and graduate students delve into faculty-mentored research projects that match their professional interests.