Metropolitan College of New York
|Metropolitan College of New York|
|Audrey Cohen College|
|President||Vinton Thompson, Ph.D.|
|Location||New York, New York; Bronx, New York, USA|
|Colors||Red and Black|
Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY), formerly known as Audrey Cohen College, is a college located at 431 Canal Street in Manhattan, New York City between Tribeca and SoHo. The college also maintains offices at its previous location, around the corner, at 75 Varick Street.
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The college was founded in 1964 by educational pioneer Audrey Cohen.
After a reorganization completed in September 2007, MCNY consists of two schools, The Audrey Cohen School for Human Services and Education, and The School for Management. Together, the schools offer undergraduate and graduate programs in Human Services, Education, Emergency Management, Business and Media Management.
The highest degrees offered are master's degrees. The college follows founder Audrey Cohen's Purpose-Centered Education philosophy. In contrast to colleges and universities that organize the school year according to semesters, MCNY refers to each term as a "purpose". Each term's purpose, or unifying theme, drives the coursework for the term, which includes a Constructive Action (CA). CAs are unique clinical seminars in which students complete projects that combine classroom study with research-fieldwork projects that integrate lessons learned in all of the term's courses with hands-on experience.
The Audrey Cohen School for Human Services and Education consist of six programs of study; all of which are have accreditation. 
Associate Of Arts:Human Services, Bachelor Of Arts In American Urban Studies, Bachelor Of Professional Studies:Human Services, Master Of Science In Education: Dual Childhood 1-6 / Special Education, Master Of Science In Education: Childhood 1-6, CASAC Program
The School For Public Affairs & Administration MPA In Public Affairs And Administration, MPA In Emergency And Disaster Management
The School For Business Associate Of Science In Business, Bachelor Of Business Administration, BBA In Healthcare Systems Management, MBA In Media Management, MBA In Financial Services, MBA In General Management
In 2012, the Associate and Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and all MBA programs at Metropolitan College of New York were accredited by The Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP).Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP)
Metropolitan College of New York has two locations,the main campus in lower Manhattan and the extension campus in the Bronx. On Tuesday, March 13, 2012, with a warm welcome from the community and public officials such as Deputy Bronx Borough President Aurelia Greene, the Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY) re-opened its doors in the Bronx after more than five years. The Bronx Extension Center, located at 529 Courtlandt Avenue, will offer students living in surrounding areas a convenient campus where they can attend classes.
International field study
The MBA programs at MCNY have an international field study experience in their curricula and the experience is an inherent part of these curricula. This action-oriented experience is tailored to ensure that students have the opportunity to work collaboratively in a pan-cultural environment in which they are exposed to new cultures and given the opportunity to explore them. Students enrolled in the MBA programs (Media Management, Financial Services or General Management) will participate in the trip based on their credits completed and academic progress.
The programs’ goal is to immerse students in the global business environment and students participation are required as this is necessary to develop and apply the skills required to work effectively in the global economy. As part of the required international practicum course, students will be afforded the opportunity to work in a consultative capacity with an operating enterprise to address one or more existing business challenges.
- As of June 30, 2011. "U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2011 Endowment Market Value and Percentage Change in Endowment Market Value from FY 2010 to FY 2011" (PDF). National Association of College and University Business Officers. January 17, 2012. p. 22. Retrieved February 16, 2012.