Industry Experience and a Global Perspective at Centenary College of New Jersey
Founded in 1867, Centenary College of New Jersey has evolved into a comprehensive undergraduate, graduate, and professional education institution. Keeping in line with its original values, Centenary College remains small and continues to emphasize individualized attention and hands-on learning.
Small School, Global Education
Centenary College attracts international students from all corners of the world. “As a small school, individual attention to international students is important to us. We offer an extremely high level of student care and support. It’s a very good environment for international students to study in. The town that we are located in is very safe as well,” commented Dean of the School of International Programs, Dr. Joseph Linskey.
The college’s business programs are popular amongst international students, who appreciate the global focus that enables them to bring relevant skills and knowledge back to their home countries. At the undergraduate level, nearly every international student receives some kind of scholarship through the college. At the graduate level, students may pursue an MBA in one of three formats: traditional, online, or accelerated.
Strong Faculty Network Leads to Student Industry Opportunities
International students are also drawn to programs in environmental science, fashion, social media, and sports management. The college’s East Coast location translates to a multitude of opportunities for experiential learning across all fields.
Dr. Linskey stated, “Throughout the local area and New York City, there are internships available in all parts of the business industry. A lot of that comes from the faculty having worked in the field; they have contacts in almost every area.”
The Sports Management program faculty, in particular, have put a great deal of effort into building the program and securing internships with some top sport teams in the New York City area. “We have connections with soccer, hockey, and football. A number of students have ended up being hired by the teams that they did the internships with,” added Dr. Linskey.
These relationships offer unparalleled opportunities for international students looking to break into global business or sports management fields. Brazilian students have thrived at Centenary College and the administration would like to welcome more Brazilians to the college’s exciting programs.
“We see Brazil as an up-and-coming market and we think we’ve been running a high-quality business degree program for a number of years. We believe that we have everything to offer to fill the needs of Brazilian students and we’d like to bring more in,” concluded Dr. Linskey.
International Office: www.sip.centenarycollege.edu