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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 $11,052* 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 43,420
Features:
  • Tuition refers to the cost for non-Illinois residents. Illinois residents pay $33,020.
12 months English AACSB 48,945
Features:
  • Tuition refers to the cost for international students. Illinois residents pay $39,100.
18 months English AACSB GMAT Required 69,975
Features:
  • Work experience is not required but highly recommended
18 months English AACSB 59,550
Features:
  • Program can be completed in either 18 or 24 months
12 months English AACSB 54,912
Features:
  • Tuition refers to the cost for non-Illinois residents. Illinois residents pay $41,912
9 months English AACSB 53,020
Features:
  • Tuition refers to the cost for non-Illinois residents. Illinois residents pay $40,020.
9 months English AACSB 39,100
Features:
  • Designed for graduates of Bachelor of Science in Accountancy programs from the University of Illinois or another accredited US institution
  • Tuition refers to cost for non-residents; Illinois residents pay $25,176

Online

24 months English AACSB 11,052
Features:
  • Program length is flexible and can be completed in between 24 and 36 months.
18 months English AACSB GMAT Required 27,200
Features:
  • Program length is flexible and can be completed in between 18 and 36 months
24 months English AACSB 22,500
Features:
  • Program length is flexible and can be completed in between 24 and 36 months.
15 months English AACSB 27,992
Features:
  • Program length is flexible
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