Our Master of Management program and your undergraduate major make a powerful combination to launch and advance your career.
The Master of Management program at Stuart School of Business is designed to expand the career prospects of students with non-business bachelor’s degrees, no matter what career path that they are pursuing.
The program’s broad-based training in business and management skills is particularly suited to students with undergraduate majors in any STEM and technical discipline, architecture, psychology, the humanities, and other fields, and for those who have limited or no professional work experience.
Employers value applicants who can bring cross-functional and cross-disciplinary skills to the organization. In our management program, you can develop the kinds of management skills—innovation, leadership, decision making, marketing, finance, operations, and more—that complement your expertise in your undergraduate field and make you more competitive in the job market. You’ll also be prepared to take on roles with management responsibilities that can accelerate your career progression.
Stuart’s downtown location puts you in the heart of Chicago, a global business and financial hub embedded in one of the most diverse metro economies in the United States. Our deep connections across industries in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors give our students exceptional access to internships, jobs, and networking with our alumni and other professionals.
Through Illinois Tech’s one-of-a-kind Elevate program, you are guaranteed access to hands-on experiences, such as internships, throughout your graduate education, as well as personalized mentorship to guide your academic studies and career planning.
The Master of Management program is designed to expand the career prospects of students with non-business bachelor’s degrees and limited work experience. The program’s training in core business and management skills positions you to be more competitive in the job market and to be equipped to take on roles with management responsibilities that can lead to career advancement.
The Master of Management program is a powerful complement to your undergraduate degree in engineering and other STEM fields, architecture, psychology, or other non-business disciplines. Our generalized managerial and business training, combined with your expertise and technical skills in your primary undergraduate field, can help you stand out to employers and move up into roles with management responsibilities in any type of business, government entity, or nonprofit organization.
This master’s degree also prepares you for entry-level business or management positions in marketing, operations, project management, product management, and finance.
The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reports an overall median annual wage of $107,360 for professionals in management occupations in 2022 and projects that employment in management occupations will grow faster than the average for all occupations from 2022 to 2032.
Drawing on Stuart’s graduate programs in business administration and marketing analytics, our Master of Management program is designed to teach students with STEM, humanities, or other non-business backgrounds the core business and management skills essential to accelerate advancement in any career path.
The program requires successful completion of at least 30 credit hours (10 courses). For Illinois Tech students pursuing this degree through the co-terminal option of the Accelerated Master’s Program, the program is expected to add two semesters of full-time enrollment, typically a fifth year, to the time required for the bachelor’s degree.
- Completed online application
- Bachelor’s degree in a non-business discipline; students currently enrolled in an Illinois Tech bachelor’s degree in a non-business discipline who are in their final two semesters are encouraged to apply through the co-terminal option of the Accelerated Master’s Program
- Official transcript submission with a minimum cumulative undergraduate grade-point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
- No GMAT or GRE scores required
- English proficiency exam, if required
Current Illinois Tech undergraduates and recent alumni have options to reduce the number of credits required for this program through the university’s Accelerated Master’s Program. For more specific information about admission and the application process that pertains to you, visit the links below:
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For questions about Stuart School of Business degree programs or the application and enrollment process, contact our Director of Recruitment and Enrollment Strategy Brian Albertsen.
Domestic students pursuing the Master of Management degree are eligible to apply for the Chicago Talent Pipeline Scholarship, which supports motivated individuals to advance their career paths in Chicago’s global business environment. This scholarship awards up to $14,000 per degree.
International students pursuing the Master of Management degree are eligible to apply for the Stuart School of Business Dean’s Scholarship, which awards up to $14,000 for the full two-year program.
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Do you have questions about Stuart School of Business degree programs or the application and enrollment process? Connect with our Director of Recruitment and Enrollment Strategy Brian Albertsen.