Build Your Own Brand

When you join the Saunders community, you get all the personal attention of a small college. You also have access to the resources of a large university. This gives you The RIT Edge, which allows you to stand out in a crowded employment market by customizing your degree in powerful ways. By leveraging a flexible curriculum with MBA specialties, Master of Science Degree Tracks, and Electives; you can build your own brand by including courses from all nine RIT Colleges within your business degree.

MBA Specialties

Saunders MBA Specialties allow you to focus in on one of many in-demand disciplines. More traditional business specialties include Accounting, Management, Marketing and Finance. Growing fields such as Supply Chain Management, Environmentally Sustainable Management are becoming more popular and in demand. Fields such as Management Information Systems and Technology Management represent disciplines that Saunders delivers like few other business schools, as situated at RIT.

Joint Specialties deliver disciplines offered in partnership with other RIT colleges. Among others, options include Engineering Management, and Health Systems Administration.

You may also pursue a Customized specialties. These can be built on-demand, on a case-by-case basis, utilizing graduate courses across all nine RIT colleges. To create a Customized spcialties the approval of the MBA program director is needed, and course prerequisites may apply.

Master of Science Tracks

The Master of Science in Management offers four tracks to choose from. Built for professionals without prior business work or academic experience, the MS in Management degree allows you to select a Track that suits your career goals and further differentiate your degree with remaining electives.


Most graduate degree programs offer the option to use business electives and free electives. Both offer powerful ways that allow you to complement your degree to pursue your personal interests. This often helps graduates stand out in the employment marketplace as employers seek workers that can deliver diverse and unique skill sets.