Students can create the future they’ve been dreaming about with the assistance of Clark University’s Graduate School of Management. This elite business schools earned the stamp of approval from the AACSB and is also listed among The Princeton Review’s Best 294 Business Schools. Additionally, the Part-Time MBA is consistently ranked among the best programs in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. Students are taught to be socially responsible business leaders through the school’s partnership with the UN’s PRME initiative. Graduates are currently employed in a variety of industries across the country with companies such as Amazon, Apple, Fidelity Investments, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, and Morgan Stanley. The success of Clark’s business students can be attributed to the outstanding faculty, who consistently publish their research in scholarly journals and serve as advisers to Wall Street firms.
Through experiential learning opportunities, undergraduate students majoring in Management will emerge as effective leaders ready to make the world a better place. Students who are inclined to graduate at an accelerated pace can earn a joint BA/MBA or BA/MSF in just five years. During the senior year, students can enroll in four graduate credit hours and can complete the remaining hours for free or at a reduced tuition rate during their fifth year. Minors are also available in Innovation and Entrepreneurship or Marketing.
Graduate students can rapidly advance their careers or change to a whole new career by earning a Master of Business Administration, or a master’s degree in Accounting, Business Analytics, Finance, Management, Marketing, or Marketing Analytics. A joint MBA/MS in Accounting and MBA/MS in Finance is also available and will increase career prospects. MBA students can customize their degree with a concentration in Accounting, Expanded Accounting, Finance, Management, Information Management and Business Analytics, Marketing, or Social Change and Sustainability. An internship component is required, but students who are accepted into the Professional Track may receive a waiver.
Clark University is located in Worcester, a vibrant community named amongst the top cities to live in for people in their 20s by Business Week Magazine. Graduate housing is available on-campus and off-campus, including a house dedicated to Social Change. Learning opportunities outside the class push students to grow personally and professionally. Students can foster meaningful relationships with their peers through joining the GSOM Student Council, Finance Association, Women in Business, Net Impact, or Business Analytics Association. The spring semester is an exciting and busy time for Clark students. Each spring, the top 20% of students in their program are inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society. Every April, graduate students are able to present the important research they have conducted that school year at the Graduate Student Multidisciplinary Conference. Graduate students also have opportunities to present at national and international conferences. The International Gala brings students together to celebrate diversity.
Students can determine when they are able to fit in study sessions with the online Master of Business Administration degree. This program features the same concentrations and coursework as the on-campus program.