Master of Science in Management
If you are a professional without prior business experience or education, this program is uniquely designed for you to succeed in business. Gain the knowledge and problem solving skills necessary to succeed in a variety of management positions, to lead complex organizations that are impacted by technological change and globalization. Reach your full potential and advance your career in only 12 months as only RIT can deliver with a strong tradition of combining business and technology.
First, get a strong foundation in management through three core courses. Then select from several in-demand career tracks: Global Management & Supply Chain Management; Product and Service Development; Leadership; and a NEW Flexible Track*.
Finish by customizing your degree with electives by selecting graduate courses from any of the 9 RIT colleges offering nationally recognized programs in STEAM disciplines: science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. The flexibility of the program allows you to specialize in technology intensive environments emphasizing strong business and data analytics and in technological industries such as biomedical and health sciences.
A closing Capstone Project delivers an interdisciplinary client-facing project, where you integrate in and apply your acquired acumen. Drawing upon concepts and analytical skills gained in your studies, you will provide solutions for real-world clients.
The Saunders Leadership Fellows Program is dedicated to enhancing the education of our students by providing professional development and extensive experiential learning for individual fellows. The fellowship program also offers significant advantages, such as 50% minimum scholarship award, and more. Limited applicants are selected.
Recognized among nations very best business schools
TFE (The Financial Engineer) Times ranks Saunders the #15 Masters of Science in Management program in North America, while the US News & World Report 2017 Best Business School Rankings places Saunders as the #91 graduate business school in the nation. Learn about other top rankings and recognition received by Saunders College graduate programs and Rochester Institute of Technology.
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"Stand out in your career, or get a jump start in a new career field, by building a strong business foundation at a university known for its strong technology tradition. You will work with faculty conducting cutting-edge research who enrich your experience by providing client facing inter-disciplinary projects. Our forward looking curriculum provides you with a solid business foundation with the ability to specialize through cutting edge, technology oriented tracks."