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Academic Program

Accelerate the Learning Curve

In the M.S. in Commerce Program, you will be challenged to integrate the discipline-specific skill set you developed as a liberal arts, science, or engineering student within the context of global business. You may be surprised at how quickly your perspective shifts and how rapidly you can acquire the analytical tools needed to assess complex business opportunities. And what typically takes years to learn "on the job," is quickly absorbed as you engage in carefully selected case studies, team projects, and in-class discussions with industry leaders designed to sharpen your critical thinking and refine your executive presentation skills.​

Part 1: Build a Foundation in Business

Integrated Core Experience

(17 credits)

Gain a 360-degree view of business via course content, integrative projects, and case studies that develop an understanding of real-world business problems.

Part 2: Develop a Specialty

Business Analytics

(15 credits)

Learn the skills, technologies, and practices necessary to design, create, and analyze datasets as well as report meaningful insights to diverse audiences.

Finance

(15 credits)

Develop a comprehensive understanding of global financial markets and systems, along with the financial, analytical, and decision-making tools needed for success.

Marketing & Management

(15 credits)

Acquire in-depth knowledge of the principles and practices of modern marketing while cultivating essential professional and managerial skills.

 
Part 3: Study the Global Context of Business

Global Immersion Experience (GIE Abroad)

(8 credits)

Explore firsthand the challenges of global business and learn the dynamics of the business environment of one major region of the world.

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