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LaPenta School of Business Undergraduate Programs

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Iona’s undergraduate business program consists of a BBA degree with a major in one of seven business disciplines. Each major provides the student with deep knowledge and career-readiness in an important area of business. Each student in Iona’s BBA program completes a well-rounded liberal arts core as well as a business core curriculum that provides critical business essentials. Students can also use their elective credits to explore a wide array of topics, and can choose from a variety of minors to supplement their preparation.

Consistent with our mission and vision, the undergraduate program is formulated to meet strict AACSB standards to impart knowledge, provide valuable learning experiences, and foster student engagement.

Highlights of the BBA Program

  • 120 credits total
  • Small class sizes with excellent student-faculty ratios
  • Internship experiences
  • Networking opportunities
  • Study Abroad programs
  • Curricular honor societies, and co-curricular clubs and programming
  • Opportunities for hybrid and online experiences


Declared Majors in the LaPenta School of Business are advised by the faculty in the academic department in which they pursue a degree. Please contact your departmental chair or major advisor for specific program and graduation requirements. Students are expected to access their online major degree audits and work closely with departmental advisors to ensure timely and successful completion of all degree requirements. Students with undeclared majors are advised by the Center for Advising (

Declaration of Major - Students interested in declaring a LaPenta School of Business major should contact the department chair of their intended major as shown below.

LaPenta School of Business Department Chair Contact Information

Department Chair Email Phone
Accounting Dr. Katherine Kinkela (914) 633-2267
Finance Dr. John Manley (914) 633-2733
Information Systems &
Business Analytics
Dr. Shoshana Altschuller (914) 633-2407
Management &
Business Administration
Dr. John Meyer (914) 633-2189
Marketing &
International Business
Dr. Eric Hamerman (914) 637-2750

BBA Majors

BBA Minors

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing