Welcome to the LaPenta School of Business Iona's LaPenta School of Business is accredited by AACSB International – a highly acclaimed distinction awarded to just 5 percent of business schools worldwide. Our experienced faculty and practitioners capitalize on New York City––just a few miles from campus––as a resource and a classroom for students seeking to build their mastery in the disciplines of business. Our goal is to provide a high-quality undergraduate and graduate business education in a challenging academic environment that is grounded in business practice and theory. We produce graduates and future leaders who understand business and its social responsibilities; work productively in a technologically advanced, diverse society; demonstrate awareness of the global character of business; and subscribe to high ethical standards. Our graduates will make it their business to move the world. Our Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree includes a choice of eight different major concentrations and can be completed within 12 months Our Master of Science (MS) degrees include concentrations in the fast-growing areas of finance and public accounting. We invite you to explore our programs and learn more about the LaPenta School of Business at Iona.