From McIntire’s game-changing undergraduate program to its specialized business graduate degrees, and expert certificate courses, the Commerce School creates learning opportunities that change lives. With immersive, hands-on courses that put students in direct contact with global firm executives, our transformative educational experiences provide immediate value and enduring success.
M.S. in Accounting
Learn how to solve complex problems, present information to clients in a clear, compelling way, and become a leader in your firm and in the field with the STEM-designated M.S. in Accounting. Pursue either Financial Reporting & Assurance or Tax Consulting, and gain deep technical knowledge within your area of focus. With courses in data management and analytics, leadership, decision-making, and effective communication, your education will provide you with the hard skills, critical thinking, and interpersonal savvy it takes to guide teams and clients.
In-person in Charlottesville, VA
Prior accounting coursework and an undergraduate degree
M.S. in Business Analytics
Learn to employ data to inform business strategy, drive value, and advance your career while limiting your time away from the office. Taught by renowned faculty from UVA’s Darden School of Business and McIntire School of Commerce, the M.S. in Business Analytics Program provides experienced professionals with an integrated blend of analytical, technical, business, and leadership skills presented through five curricular modules in a convenient hybrid format.
Twice per week online and 10 weekend residencies (DC Metro and Charlottesville, VA)
Undergraduate degree and a minimum of 2 years' work experience
M.S. in Commerce
Master the breadth, depth, and global context required to successfully navigate the business landscape with the STEM-designated M.S. in Commerce. This 10-month master’s in management program is designed to build upon your existing strengths as a recent high-achieving, non-business major. Gain a strong business foundation; sharpen your critical thinking; become an effective presenter; and engage in carefully selected case studies, team projects, and in-class discussions with peers, industry leaders, and faculty during the fall Integrated Core Experience. In the spring, pursue a specialty track in Biotechnology, Business Analytics, Finance, or Marketing & Management, and broaden your perspective with our three-week Global Immersion Experience.
In-person in Charlottesville, VA
Non-business major graduates with minimal work experience
M.S. in Global Commerce
Learn firsthand how business is done in the U.S., China, and Spain. Earn two degrees and a certificate from three top-ranked universities while engaging in the collaborative experiences that define this cutting-edge 10-month program. Develop your analytical abilities while you gain the soft skills, rock-solid understanding, and deep multicultural insights to drive a successful career in global business. You’ll benefit from living, working, and studying with other recent graduates who represent diverse people from across the world.
In-person on three continents
Recent business and economics graduates
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M.S. in the Management of Information Technology
Accelerate your career toward tech leadership and deliver greater value with new tools and perspectives from the M.S. in MIT Program. This specialized one-year graduate degree looks at technology through a business lens–and business through a technology lens. Learn to align technology and business strategy, implement transformative IT, and lead enterprise-wide initiatives. Over four modules you will apply what you learn via in-class discussions, individual assignments, and team projects with your impressive cohort. Delivered in a convenient hybrid format with monthly in-person sessions held in Tysons Corner, VA, combined with regular online learning.
B.S. in Commerce
Learn the invaluable skills to become a visionary leader ready to successfully shape the global business landscape with integrity. As a third-year student, you’ll tackle real-world problems for executives in the School’s hallmark Integrated Core Experience (ICE) program, an intense and demanding series of diverse courses. In your fourth year, you’ll choose your focus of expertise by concentrating in one or more specialized areas of study: Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, Management, and Marketing.
Current UVA and transfer students
Jan. 10, 2024
Minor in Entrepreneurship
Learn the tools, techniques, and transformations involved in new venture development. Make a positive impact in the world by playing a crucial role in the venture community as a founder, investor, policy maker, technologist, or executive. The “E-Minor” provides you with an education in the startup world by giving you unmatched experiences and opportunities in a range of areas. Open to all UVA students by application, this course of study is a must for anyone interested in accelerating ideas into fully realized opportunities.
Feb. 21, 2024
Minor in Leadership
Learn how you can transform your understanding of leadership to develop the necessary skills to effectively lead people and organizations in today’s complex global environment. You’ll study leadership with a strategic approach and choose from electives in communication and courses in your area of interest. Students from across the University benefit from adding to the intellectual depth in their chosen fields of study while enhancing the ability to contribute by leveraging leadership knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Feb. 21, 2024
Minor in Real Estate
Create positive change in the built environment—the human-made structures and energy systems that define the world and our lives. With topics ranging from redlining and social impact to urban planning, ethics, and real estate investment, students will have access to rich interaction with disciplines across Grounds including commerce, public policy, history, ethics, engineering, and design.
Feb. 21, 2024
Minor in General Business
Dive into the world of business with our new General Business Minor, your gateway to mastering the essentials of accounting, finance, and marketing. This minor is open to students from all academic backgrounds. Immerse yourself in core courses that promise a well-rounded business foundation, bolstered by digital workplace savvy. Customize your learning journey with a diverse selection of electives from across Grounds, aligning perfectly with your major. Equip yourself with the knowledge to make strategic decisions and thrive across various industries with this transformative minor.
Rising third or fourth year students
McIntire Business Institute Certificate Program
This certificate program incorporates a consolidated, highly focused curriculum covering eight core categories to provide you with a solid business foundation.
MBI is currently on hiatus, and enrollment is expected to resume in 2024.
Non-business majors with at least one year of college completed
4 weeks; classes meet daily