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Champaign, IL IL 61820

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The School

For more than 100 years, Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has intentionally designed its innovative programs, leading-edge curriculum, and experiential learning opportunities to empower and prepare you to turn big ideas into meaningful actions. 

Gies College of Business offers a variety of residential and online master’s degrees designed to fit your unique experience level and goals. On-campus programs include: Master's in Accounting, Master's in Finance, Master's in Business Analytics, Master's in Management, and Master's in Technology Management. Online master's programs include: Online MBA, Online Master's in Accounting, and Online Master's in Management. 

The Faculty

At Gies College of Business, our faculty teach a curriculum based on putting purpose to practice while conducting and applying rigorous research to contemporary business problems. Our approachable faculty are leaders in their fields – many with decades of industry experience - who set the standards of excellence in their research, teaching, and mentoring.

The University

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is one of the original 37 public land-grant institutions created after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Morrill Act in 1862. Founded in 1867, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has earned a reputation as a world-class leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges rated Illinois as the number 15 public university and the number 47 national university.

Master of Science in Management (Online)

In the online Master's in Management, you’ll develop the pivotal business management skills that open new career pathways. You’ll grow as a professional and get the kind of know-how that leads to promotions, salary increases, and career growth—know-how that’s been shown by research to resonate with employers. And you’ll get the confidence and capabilities to advance your ideas and make a bigger difference in the workplace.

In as little as 12 months and for just $11k, you’ll earn a master’s in management from Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois, one of the world’s most powerful university brands and a recognized global leader and innovator in online education.

The iMSM is a fully online management degree designed for working professionals, regardless of undergraduate major. You can complete the program without leaving your current job.

Required Courses:

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Leadership & Teams
  • Strategic Management
  • Process Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Introduction to Financial Management

Elective Options:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managing Organizations
  • Project Management
  • Global Business Horizons
  • Global Impact: Cultural Psychology & Business Ethics
  • Global Strategy
  • Introduction to Data: Communicating with Data*
  • Introduction to Business Analytics with R*
  • Infonomics

Gies also offers an on-campus Master's in Management

Entry Requirements

Admissions decisions for the online Master's in Management (iMSM) are based on the individual’s previous academic accomplishments, personal statement, full-time work experience, resume, references, and demonstrated potential for success in the iMSM program and in their careers. 

Required Materials:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Resume
  • Program Essay
  • 2 Letters of Reference
  • English Proficiency Scores (international students only)

Optional Materials:

  • GMAT or GRE Scores

Tuition and Fees

The online Master's in Managment (iMSM) is $11,500* USD. 

*Annual inflation rate adjustments to tuition possible. Additional costs for case packets may be incurred. Student participation in immersion, alumni, and networking events are not included.

Full-Time

9 months English AACSB 45,652
Features:
  • Program length is flexible; it can be completed in as few as 9 months.
  • Program current tuition and fees are: Residents $34,726. Non Residents $45,652.
12 months English AACSB 51,420
Features:
  • Program length is flexible; it can be completed in as few as 12 months.
  • Program current tuition and fees are: Residents $41,080. Non Residents $51,420.
18 months English AACSB GMAT Required 72,963
Features:
  • Program length is flexible; it can be completed in as few as 18 months.
  • Program current tuition and fees are: $72,963.
18 months English AACSB 78,483
Features:
  • Program length is flexible; it can be completed in as few as 18 months.
  • Program current tuition and fees are: $78,483.
12 months English AACSB 56,164
Features:
  • Program length is flexible; it can be completed in as few as 12 months.
  • Program current tuition and fees are: Residents $42,839. Non Residents $56,164.
9 months English AACSB 54,508
Features:
  • Program length is flexible; it can be completed in as few as 9 months.
  • Program current tuition and fees are: Residents $41,182. Non Residents $54,508.
9 months English AACSB 41,080
Features:
  • Program length is flexible; it can be completed in as few as 9 months.
  • Program current tuition and fees are: Residents $26,450. Non Residents $41,080.

Online

12 months English AACSB 11,952
Features:
  • Program length is flexible; it can be completed in as few as 12 months.
  • Program current tuition and fees are: $11,952.
18 months English AACSB GMAT Required 24,000
Features:
  • Program length is flexible; it can be completed in as few as 18 months.
  • Program current tuition and fees are: $24,000.
24 months English AACSB 23,904
Features:
  • Program length is flexible; it can be completed in as few as 24 months.
  • Program current tuition and fees are: $23,904.
15 months English AACSB 30,688
Features:
  • Program length is flexible; it can be completed in as few as 15 months.
  • Program current tuition and fees are: $30,688.
  • Cost per credit hour: $959.
  • Total credit hours: 32.
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