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Summer Fast-Track MBA Program

Designed for non-business undergraduate students

Saunders College excels at delivering business programs that fully leverage the strengths of technology, engineering, design, and arts uniquely found at Rochester Institute of Technology.

Now there is a 1-year Fast-Track Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at RIT designed specifically for those without a business undergraduate degree. Through an intensive summer semester, Fast-Track students take six of the core MBA foundation courses during the summer semester. The Fast-Track schedule puts you on track to complete all of the core foundation and concentration courses required within one year. Fast-Track MBA students follow the same curriculum and receive all the benefits, rankings, and recognition found in our MBA program.

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Program Features

Recognized among nations very best business schools

Saunders MBA program is recognized by many national and international rankings. US News & World Report 2017 Best Business School Rankings place Saunders #85 nationally among 470 MBA programs, while TFE (The Financial Engineer) Times ranks Saunders MBA #96 among MBA programs in North America, and Poets & Quants ranked Saunders College of Business among the nation's Top 100 U.S. MBA Programs coming in at #96. Learn about other top rankings and recognition received by Saunders College graduate programs and Rochester Institute of Technology.

A Solid Business Foundation

Our MBA core is aligned with the values of RIT and the skills that employers demand. The core MBA Foundation Courses provide differentiated coverage of data analytics and business intelligence, management information systems, innovation in products and services, and social responsibility and ethics – delivering foundational knowledge across all areas of business.

Unique and Customizable Concentrations

Some of our key MBA concentrations, built upon our University and faculty strengths, provide coverage of product commercialization, digital marketing, entrepreneurship, and management information systems as well as traditional areas of business. We also have concentrations that span across engineering, science and the liberal arts, including quality management, health systems administration, and public policy. With access to all graduate courses across all RIT Colleges, there is also the opportunity to customize a concentration, based on specific career goals (program approval and prerequisites apply).

Quick Admissions Decisions

For quick admissions decisions, determination for scholarship and financial aid, contacts and additional admissions information, please visit our admissions pages.


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.


Special Note: For students who enrolled prior to fall 2015, please visit the Office of the Registrar for historical course catalogs for download to view degree requirements.