MBA / PHD Programs

Smithtown School of Business

Honor Society Requirements 2018/19

Business students can now receive MBA – NY State Honor Society OR both NYS and

PhD – National Business Honor Society distinctions when they meet the requirements below:

NY State Business Honor Society / MBA  Mastery of Business Achievement

**All students may apply when requirements are met

  • 3 Business credits with an A- or better average (B+ for College Accounting I & II, College Business Law and E-Commerce). Can use up to ½ credit from school store/Business Student Aide  towards MBA/PHD credit requirements.
  • 1 Business Olympics
  • 1 Year of ACTIVE club participation in the School of Business Honor Society, minimum of 5 meetings
  • 10 hours of community service through the SOBHS  **If you are a member of DECA you can use 5 hours of DECA community service hours.  Community Service log must be submitted by March 15th
  • Paid member of the School of Business Honor Society
  • Uphold the School of Business Code of Conduct
  • Must attend the Etiquette Dinner in May (Date to be announced)

*To RETAIN membership to continue on to be inducted for your PhD,  you must continue to be an

ACTIVE member the school year following your Induction

 

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National Business Honor Society / PhD  Personal Higher Degree

To achieve your Ph.D you must receive your MBA first. The following criteria is in addition to the requirements for the MBA

  • Overall GPA of 3.0
  • Achieved the M.B.A./NY State Business Honor Society
  • Total of 5 Business credits with an A- or better average (B+ for College Accounting I & II, College Business Law & E-Commerce)
  • 2 yrs of Business Olympics competition
  • 2 yrs of ACTIVE club participation in SOBHS (Yr 1 min of 5 meetings; Yr 2 is a min of 8 meetings)
  • Total of 20 community service hours through the SOBHS.   **if you are a member of DECA you can use an additional 5 hours of DECA community service hours
  • Paid member of the SOBHS
  • Uphold the School of Business Code of Conduct
  • Must attend the Etiquette Dinner