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Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), with Mandarin Translation

This is an online program—in English, with Mandarin translation—that is designed for business professionals in China and is offered exclusively through Illinois Tech’s partner, Beacon Education. This program is offered exclusively through Illinois Tech's partner, Beacon, to working professionals in China.

For Stuart School of Business’s M.B.A. programs in English only, use the following links:

Program Overview

The Master of Business Administration (with Mandarin translation) program integrates technology, innovation, and management to prepare mid-career professionals to meet the challenges of today’s tech-focused business environment.

M.B.A. Focused on Technology and Innovation

In today’s complex and volatile business environment, companies are finding success at the intersection of business, technology, and innovation. That’s the focus of the Master of Business Administration (with Mandarin translation) program at Illinois Institute of Technology’s Stuart School of Business.

This program delivers high-quality training for career advancement, in a format that offers the same academic standards and highly respected faculty as our M.B.A. program on the Illinois Tech campus in Chicago.

  • Develop an innovation mindset with our rigorous, comprehensive curriculum.
  • Stuart faculty bring their industry experience into their teaching and keep course materials relevant with cutting-edge business practices.
  • Focus your learning with a one-course-at-a-time schedule. Each course is eight weeks long in the fall and spring semesters and six weeks long in the summer semester.
  • You can complete your degree in two years, part-time.

A Program that Fits Your Schedule

Our M.B.A. program is designed for busy, working professionals, with the flexibility and convenience of at-your-pace online delivery and Mandarin translation. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Video lectures (recorded in English by Stuart faculty, with subtitles in Mandarin), slide presentations, course readings, assignments, and tests are posted online each week
  • All materials are offered with Mandarin options, with translation accuracy certified by the National Center for Interpretation in the United States
  • You can study and complete the curriculum for the week with complete flexibility, at times that are most convenient for you
  • You will receive the results of graded assignments and tests shortly after their submission due dates

Career Opportunities

Stuart’s M.B.A. program provides a comprehensive understanding of how businesses operate effectively, as well as the leadership and strategic decision-making skills required to successfully take on complex business challenges.

Our graduates are working in management roles at private sector companies of all sizes, nonprofit organizations, and governmental entities. Examples of the types of roles include CEOs, directors, general managers, consultants, and project managers. Graduates work in business areas and industries across the spectrum, such as marketing, information technology, banking and finance, health care, manufacturing, and many more.

Our students with both STEM and non-STEM backgrounds often choose to pursue an M.B.A. to give them the knowledge and skills to move into upper management positions at their current companies or elsewhere.

The Illinois Tech M.B.A. (with Mandarin translation) covers the key conceptual areas of management. Course content and assignments are structured to connect theory with practice. To earn the M.B.A. degree, students must successfully complete 36 credits (12 courses).

See descriptions for Business (BUS) and MBA Business (MBA) courses.

Core Courses

12 courses (36 credits)
All of these courses are required.

BUS 510—Strategy and Innovation
MBA 501—Financial Statement Applications
MBA 504—Analytics for Decision Making
MBA 505—Microeconomics and Game Theory
MBA 506—Leadership and Organization Design
MBA 509—Financial Management
MBA 511—Marketing Strategy
MBA 513—Operations and Technology Management
MBA 523—Negotiations and Strategic Decision Making
MBA 532—Artificial Intelligence
MBA 564—Global Business Strategy
MBA 590—Digital Transformation

  • Two or more years of professional work experience
  • 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
  • CV/Résumé

“Stuart School of Business offers a unique degree. It combines business and technology seamlessly. Stuart’s program helps students prepare to be a good business storyteller with a deep understanding of cutting-edge technology.”

—Changye An (M.S. Marketing Analytics/M.B.A. ’16), Data Science Consultant at Accenture

Changyue Jack

“If you want to become a leader in a tech company, then I highly suggest attending the M.B.A. program at Stuart. All the courses have been just right for me to gain skills that I can apply to my job right away. The program is a nice blend of technology and business management, and the faculty are highly qualified.”

—Romal Mehta (M.B.A. 2nd Year), Senior Digital Marketing Manager at Amazon Web Services

Romal Mehta

Featured Faculty

M. Krishna Erramilli
Associate Dean Director, Master of Business Administration Director, M.B.A. Business Analytics Director, M.S. in Marketing Analytics Director, Master of Management Director, M.S. in Project Management Professor of Marketing
Elizabeth Durango Cohen
Associate Professor of Operations Management M. Zia Hassan Endowed Professor Assistant Director, M.S. in Marketing Analytics Director, Center for Advancing Corporate Performance
Liad Wagman
John and Mae Calamos Dean Endowed Chair Professor of Economics Affiliate Professor, Lewis College of Science and Letters
Smriti Anand
Assistant Director, Master of Business Administration Professor of Management
Michael Rybak
Clinical Associate Professor of Finance
Nik Rokop
Coleman Foundation Clinical Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship Director, Master of Technological Entrepreneurship Director, M.S. in Technological Entrepreneurship Director, Center for Sports Innovation
Stuart adjunct faculty member Rob Nelson
Adjunct Faculty