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Saunders MBA Program Concentrations

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) concentration is a sequence of three courses in one discipline, giving you in-depth knowledge in that subject matter. In addition to MBA Program Core Courses, at least one area of concentration must be selected to complete the MBA program.

Students choose from a large number of concentrations that best fit a student’s career goals. Concentrations include options that are delivered in partnership with other RIT colleges such as Supply Chain Management and Industrial and Systems Engineering Management with the College of Engineering, and Health Systems Administration with the College of Applied Science and Technology.

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MBA Core & Concentrations

Free elective courses allow students to pursue special interests in greater depth or pursue another discipline within or outside of business, giving our students unparalleled flexibility. This allows students to differentiate themselves in unique and powerful ways that help them standout to employers and throughout their careers.

MBA Concentration Options

Business Concentrations

There are many business concentrations providing you with options for taking a deeper dive into a subject area that allow you to specialize. These include:

Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Environmentally Sustainable Management, Finance, International Business, Management and Leadership, Management Information Systems, Marketing Operations, and Supply Chain Management (Operations Management), Product Commercialization, Technology Management

Customized Concentrations

In addition to the above concentrations, MBA students may create a customized three-course concentration utilizing graduate courses from Saunders and other RIT colleges. Some examples are listed below, while additional options may be pursued on a case by case basis. To create a customized concentration the approval of a Saunders College graduate advisor is needed, and course prerequisites may apply. These options include:

Communication and Media Technologies, Health Systems Administration, Human Resource Development, Engineering Management (Industrial and Systems Engineering Management), Public Policy, and Quality and Applied Statistics.


Please use the following links for curriculum details.

Overview of Courses Course Details & Descriptions History of Course Catalogs

These links provide details on the curriculum for this program. Overview of Courses details all the courses and electives that are included in the program. Course Details and Descriptions allow you to find details and schedules for individual courses, including co- and pre- requisites for individual courses. These are kept up to date with the latest details pertaining to prospective students.

Current students and alumni – please visit the Office of the Registrar for a History of Course Catalogs to view and download official degree requirements pertaining to the academic year you began your degree.

For more information on this program call +1.585.475.6916, send us an email, or request more information.

For quick Admissions decisions and determination for scholarship and financial aid please visit the RIT Office of Graduate Enrollment to apply online.