A Business Education With Impact: Earn Your AEM Degree at the Dyson School

Business, innovation, and societal impact intersect at the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.

Part of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business and connected to the Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), the Dyson School offers academically rigorous, career-focused AEM degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Whether you’re looking for a bachelor’s, master’s, or PhD program, you’ll learn from leading scholars and practitioners, become part of a vibrant campus community, and ultimately join a vast, worldwide alumni network.

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Undergraduate Programs: Our Applied Economics and Management Major

Our immersive, interdisciplinary AEM major prepares you for vibrant career possibilities with a strong core curriculum, hundreds of elective options, and the opportunity to specialize in areas such as finance, business analytics, agribusiness, marketing, and entrepreneurship.

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Applied Economics and Management Graduate Programs at the Dyson School

In today’s competitive employment landscape, an Ivy League graduate degree will help you stand apart from other executive-level candidates. The Dyson School’s applied economics and management graduate programs include a Master of Science (MS), a Master of Professional Studies (MPS), and a PhD.

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MPS in Applied Economics and Management

In Dyson’s one-year, STEM-designated MPS program, you’ll gain technical skills, solve real-world problems, and develop specialized knowledge by choosing one of six industry-focused concentrations. Participation in this program also enables students to add a CEMS Master in International Management certification, offered in the United States exclusively through the Dyson School.

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MS in Applied Economics and Management

Our two-year, residential MS in Applied Economics and Management program is ideal for business-savvy students interested in pursuing careers in research, consulting, and academia. The MS in AEM is also excellent preparation for continued study at the PhD level.

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PhD in Applied Economics and Management

A doctoral degree opens doors to meaningful careers in academia, research, government, and the corporate and nonprofit sectors. The Dyson School’s fully funded, STEM-designated PhD program offers unprecedented teaching and research opportunities and many ways to engage with the graduate student community across Cornell.

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Executive Education Programs at the Dyson School

Boost your credentials with a certificate in leadership, business analytics, healthcare management, or another professional specialty. Led by Cornell SC Johnson College of Business faculty, our executive education programs are offered in a variety of formats. We can also customize training programs for organizations of all types and sizes.

Next Steps: Applying to Our AEM Programs

If you share our “business for a better world” ethos and are interested in one of the Dyson School’s applied economics and management programs, we invite you to start your application for admission today.