Fordham Westchester Welcomes EMBA Class of 2018

Fordham Westchester has welcomed its EMBA Class of 2018.

Here is a snapshot of the class, by the numbers:

Average age – 35

Percent male – 71

Percent female – 29

Sample undergraduate institutions in cohort:
Purdue, NYU, Fordham, Marist, Manhattan, Seton Hall, Siena, St. John’s, City College, John Jay, Northeastern

Graduate institutions in cohort:
Polytechnic (MS), City College (MS), Manhattan College (MA)

Sample titles in cohort:
General manager, managing director, business and product development manager, sales manager, director of marketing, project manager, section chief, electrical engineer, senior systems engineer, financial advisor

Sample organizations in cohort:
Quest Diagnostics, Morgan Stanley, Thomson Reuters, Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Otis Elevator, Consolidated Edison, Omnicom Media Group, Swarovski, Fordham University

Sample industries represented:
Advertising, brokerage and investment banking, clinical laboratory services, fashion, financial services, government, higher education, insurance, telecommunications, vertical transportation

Percent born outside the United States – 20

Countries represented:
Albania, Croatia, Ecuador, Egypt, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Uganda

Languages spoken:
English, Albanian, Arabic, Croatian, French, Hindi, Italian, Luganda, Malayalam, Spanish, Urdu

Mean current salary – $121,794

Interesting facts:
The cohort includes two veterans, and 42 percent of the students are from underrepresented minority segments (African American and Hispanic American).