Our rapidly evolving business world demands business professionals with skills honed to rise to the challenge. While a general MBA is a good fit for many, other students bring specialized skills and passions to the table, ready to dive deep into a career-focused specialization to make them irresistible in the hiring pool.
The trend in business specializations can lead to remarkable opportunities ranging from big data and supply chain management to even more niche programs that focus on STEM fields or MBAs for entrepreneurs.
International students are welcome and valued in these programs.
Located near Boston, this Catholic college emphasizes broad-based student development, with excellent rankings for post-graduate economic success. Two specialized graduate degrees—the Master’s in Management and the Master’s in Accounting—can each be completed in a single year of study. The Master’s in Management is open to students without a business background.
At Loyola University, an Emerging Leaders MBA not only offers internships and international field experience, but also leverages a cohort model to ensure that students are able to collaborate to maximize their development as future business leaders. The business school offers a broad range of other options, including a Professional’s MBA with a flexible schedule to accommodate existing commitments.
Student needs are central in the University of Redlands business programs. Instead of requiring a two-year commitment, an accelerated MBA can be completed in as little as 10 months. Values of flexibility, work-life balance, and individual attention infuse all business program.
The unique Master of Science in Information Technology program prepares students for high-profile leadership roles in IT/IS fields—equipping them to manage the people, processes, and technologies necessary to thrive.
Purdue is leading the way in multiple fields, from an astonishing number of startups to ranking 3rd among public universities for international student population.
Add the remarkable commitment to specialized studies to those honors, and Purdue stands out as a clear leader. The Krannert School of Management offers a broad array of MBA concentration areas, and students with backgrounds in STEM fields can enroll in a one-year specialized MBA for STEM professionals, combining science acumen with the next level of business potential.