The Saunders Difference

Saunders Graduate Programs are designed perfectly for BJTU-RIT Students.

At Saunders College of Business, we elevate students to make immediate and enduring contributions to organizations and the world through career-orientated experiences and our teaching and research, which integrate business, technology, and design thinking. Encouraging and embracing diversity is an integral part of student life at RIT. Saunders College has students from approximately 30 countries enrolled and 32% of our graduate business students are international. Apply for early decision today! 

30% BJTU-RIT Scholarship

Saunders BJTU-RIT students who meet the full admissions requirements for graduate programs will reduce the total graduate degree cost and can receive an additional 30% scholarship. Merit awards are reviewed during the admissions process.

Accelerated Application Process

  • Visit
  • Complete online application form
  • Prepare and submit updated resume and essay
  • Get an early admissions decision

Saunders Graduate Programs

Choose between the following graduate programs:

Delivering a solid technology base across a broad range of business disciplines.
Prepare to sit for the New York State CPA exam.
Leverage data analytics and business intelligence.This is a STEM F-1 extension eligible program.
For careers in computational or quantitative finance, or financial engineering. This is a STEM F-1 extension eligible program.
Bringing ideas from concept to market. Also available at BJTU Beijing campus.

The RIT Edge

At Rochester Institute of Technology, Saunders graduate programs allow you to pursue your passions. Choose from many popular MBA concentrations, or specialized Master of Science degrees that are enhanced by collaboration across nine RIT colleges that are recognized for excellence in technology, arts, engineering and design.

One-Year Accelerated 4+1 MBA Program

As a Saunders undergraduate student, you have a built-in pathway to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) one-year program. Waive select core MBA courses with a combination of specific undergraduate courses completed with a "B/80" grade or better. Courses must be completed within five years of starting your MBA program. If students do not complete all waivers, they can use the summer term(s) to complete the MBA program in at least one calendar year.

Sample Program Schedule with All Completed Waivers

Fall Term
  • Financial Analysis for Managers
  • Marketing Concepts & Commercialization
  • Intro to Data Analytics & Business Intelligence
  • Concentration Course
Spring Term
  • Management of Innovation in Products & Services
  • Concentration Course
  • Concentration Course
  • Corporate Social Responsibility & Business Ethics
Summer Term
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Free Elective
  • Free Elective

Masters of Science Saunders Programs

Saunders College of Business at RIT also offers several Master of Science (MS) programs. Different from our MBA program that provides a broad base of business disciplines, our MS programs are designed to deliver curriculum that is specialized in a specific discipline.

Popular business concentrations:

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Digital Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Technology Management
  • Business Analytics
  • Finance

Sample specialized concentrations:

  • Cyber Security
  • Information Technology
  • Public Policy

Discover more resources to help you get started on your way to a graduate degree at Saunders College of Business. Apply today!