Located in the heart of New York City's Flatiron district, Baruch College's Division of Continuing and Professional Studies provides high quality instruction in small class settings.
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Baruch College's Division of Continuing and Professional Studies
Located in the heart of New York City's Flatiron district, Baruch College's Division of Continuing and Professional Studies provides high quality instruction in small class settings. Join students from around the globe, who come to Baruch to study in one of our well-respected and affordable language or business programs.
The Center of English and Modern Languages offers a range of language programs specially designed to meet our students' academic, professional and social needs. We emphasize an integrated approach, ensuring that students not only gain a foundation in language structure, but more importantly, they become comfortable and confident in using the language to communicate with native speakers.
The Academic Intensive English Program The Academic Intensive English Program is designed to help prepare non-native English speakers for college or graduate school in the United States. Students receive 20 hours per week of instruction in writing, reading, listening and speaking. Additionally, students choose an elective from a unique menu of courses, including grammar, TOEFL preparation, speaking through dance, website design, public speaking, business English, introduction to American culture and more. These courses allow students to develop their language skills while concentrating on an area of interest. Students in this program may qualify for an I-20 and F-1 student visa.
Intensive TOEFL, GMAT and GRE Preparation
The Intensive TOEFL, GMAT and GRE Preparation courses meets 20 hours per week for five weeks. Working with experienced test-preparation instructors, students gain confidence as they perfect their related skills and test-taking strategies. Students in these courses may qualify for I-20s and F-1 student visas.
We also offer part-time and evening Business English courses that help students develop the language skills needed to be successful in the working world. Students select from courses in corporate communication, business writing, public speaking, American English pronunciation and grammar troubleshooting. These classes do not meet I-20 and F-1 student visa requirements.
Contemporary American Business Practices (CABP)
Contemporary American Business Practices (CABP) is a certificate program geared towards students who are interested in beginning or enhancing business careers, or gaining work experience before entering a more rigorous MBA or MS in Finance program. The 11-month program includes a term of challenging courses which provide a strong foundation for any business endeavor followed by two terms of specialized study which cover Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing or International Trade in depth.
Students in this program may qualify for an I-20 and F-1 student visa. Upon successful completion of the certificate, international students may also be eligible to apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT), which is temporary employment directly related to the students' field of study. Students must contact their International Student Advisor at Baruch College to discuss whether they are eligible for OPT, as well as the steps that must be taken. Authorization for Optional Practical Training is not guaranteed.
Instructors in Baruch College's Continuing and Professional Studies are recognized for their high level of skill, training and experience. Many teachers hold advanced degrees in TESOL, Applied Linguistics or Business, allowing them to provide students with the highest quality of instruction by combining theory, practice and the latest trends in technology.
We are located in the popular Flatiron District on Manhattan's east side, known for its historical architecture, shops and eclectic dining. The neighborhood is easy to access by public transportation, safe and fun.
While Baruch College does not provide housing, students may want to contact Educational Housing Services www.studenthousing.org, a non-profit organization, for information on affordable dormitories and housing options in the New York City area.
Services and Resources
Students receive extensive academic and career counseling, immigration advisement and assistance with financial planning. Free workshops are given on the U.S. education system, applying to and financing college or graduate school, resume writing and interviewing. Students can participate in our organized cultural excursions to Broadway Shows, Radio City Music Hall, Central Park, New York City museums and other attractions. Additionally, students have access to Baruch College's reputable library, health services, high tech computer and language labs and recreation facilities.
Business, English Language (ESL), Marketing
Type of School
Student Body GenderCo-ed
Religious AffiliationNo Affiliation
Scholarships for International StudentsNo
Conditional Admission AvailableYes
Accreditation and CertificationEnglishUSA Member
Type of HousingNo housing available