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START, opening doors to in-demand careers

Welcome to Saunders College of Business Graduate Programs at RIT. Our programs feature an applied focus delivering real-world experiences in the classroom, on campus, and beyond. Graduates experience a more than 94% outcomes rate thanks to our personalized attention, applied experiences, and vast technology resources delivered uniquely at RIT. 

Technology UnlockedYour Passions UnlockedPersonal Attention UnlockedCareers Unlocked

Your path to Saunders is a unique journey that demands personal attention. Whether you are looking to launch a new career or advance your career in a full-time program or part-time program, or an international student looking to make Saunders your home for graduate studies, we have a program for you. 

Start Now, Apply Later!

Start today, apply later! This allows qualifying students to take up to two graduate business courses before starting a full application or taking the GMAT or GRE test. Please refer to our Non-degree Enrollment Request Form for details on these requirements, and for how to access the form.

Information Sessions:

Attend an Online SimulationInterested in learning how an RIT business degree from Saunders College can help you? Attend an information session (on campus or simulcast online) to learn how to maximize your undergraduate degree and create a successful application. 

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Prospective Student Resources

Get Ready! Start You Graduate Degree Search with Saunders

  • View our graduate programs or our degree comparison chart to learn more about the degree options you are interested in.
  • Inquire today to let us know which graduate degree options you are considering so we can assist you further.
  • Visit our RIT Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education to learn about the career resources we have for graduate students, including our yearly Graduate Symposium, accounting career fair, and two cross-disciplinary career fairs. More than 250 employers and recruiters visit campus to recruit our students every year. 
  • Review our Financial Aid and Scholarship website for questions about our over $24 million awarded to graduate students every year. Learn more about our assistantship opportunities and outside scholarship search engines as you plan to finance your education.

Graduate Programs for In-Demand Careers

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master of Business Administration degrees complete the T-individual, giving you the breadth of a solid foundation across all business disciplines while delivering many concentration options that allow for a deeper dive into specific business disciplines.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Create your brand to achieve success

Access courses from across all of the RIT colleges to create your own concentration or choose electives. 20+ in-demand concentrations include: Accounting, Finance, Management, Entrepreneurship, Data Analytics and Logistics.

The Accelerated 4+1 MBA
A 1-year MBA option
Guaranteed 20% scholarship for students at RIT and partner colleges.

MBA in Accounting
The universal language for business
Open the door to any business with a focus on technology found only at RIT.

Executive MBA
H
ow will you be transformed? 
Ranked #8 by Princeton Review in 2018, the Executive MBA emphasizes leadership, strategic thinking, global orientation and innovation. The Executive MBA program can be taken fully online or on campus and entail a one-week international study trip. These are designed for working professional with over 7 years’ managerial experience and follow a separate curriculum.

Master of Science (MS)

Compared to MBA programs that provide a broad base, covering all business disciplines, Master of Science (MS) programs are designed to deliver curriculum focused on a specific discipline. MS degrees are typically better suited for students that are focused on a specific area of business, looking to advance in their career, or for making a targeted career change.

MS in Accounting
360 degrees of business success
The one degree that opens the door to succeed in any business.

MS in Business Analytics 
Generate insight and boost profit

Master data analytics to manage data and drive business results.

MS in Computational Finance
The rocket scientests of wall street
Technology, math and business join forces in an exciting degree.

MS in Entrepreneurship & Innovative Ventures
The next generation of makers and doers
Identifying today's problems to deliver tomorrow's solutions.

MS in Finance
Deliver financial confidence and inspire success

Applied, real-world experience to manage assets and investments.

MS in Management
Build your bridge to business success
Built for liberal arts, engineering, science and technology professionals.

Executive Education

Customized Executive Education offerings are also available if you represent an entity looking for specific training needs. These are tailored to meet specific needs and can be offered on campus or on-site at an employer’s location.

Meet Saunders Alumni

Saunders students come from around the globe to study and learn the skills necessary to apply to real-world business solutions. Watch the short video below to learn more about a few of our Saunders alumni that have pursued ambitious careers and made the succesful transition into the workforce.

Are you a member of the Saunders Alumni Community? We want to hear from you - share your story with us today!