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You’ve found your calling, now discover your focus

No matter your career path, Gies Business has a graduate curriculum that gives you the right mix of classroom, practical, and leadership learning to meet your specific career goals. We have a comprehensive suite of master's programs delivered in a way that fits your needs: full-time, evening, and online.

All of our programs - from Accountancy, to Business Administration, and Finance - offer you opportunities to explore different business functions, learn critical problem-solving skills, and gain real-world leadership experience. You will graduate prepared to add value from day one in the career you're about to build.

Explore our programs to see which graduate degree will help you put purpose behind your profession.

Not sure which program is right for you? Take our quiz to find out!

Customize your curriculum to advance your career

Gies Business graduate programs prepare students to be leaders in their industry. You can choose from a variety of degree specializations within many of our programs to gain in-depth knowledge and expertise that will enhance your degree and career opportunities.

Additionally, client-based, hands-on, projects are integrated throughout all our graduate programs. Learning by doing at Gies you to explore various functions of business and to learn critical problem-solving skills and consulting methodologies. In fact, 99% of students who participate in experiential learning projects report an improved ability to solve complex problems. Our experiences provide exceptional career preparation and a competitive advantage.


Countries represented among all Gies graduate students


Client-based projects completed each year by students


Specializations and concentrations throughout graduate programs

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Which graduate program is right for you?

We’re here to help you navigate the process, matching you with the right program to meet your career goals.


Centered on your long-term success

At Gies, you have a team that is dedicated to your lifelong career success. Each program includes career service experts who provide essential career advancement support through resume reviews, salary negotiations, career fairs, connections to companies, practice interviews, networking opportunities, and more.

In addition, our exceptional faculty members design leading-edge curriculum to ensure that you are at the forefront of business, technology, and innovation as you enter the next phase of your career.

Arrive with an interest, and we’ll help you leave with a purpose.

Savannah Chase

"One of the greatest things about the MSA program is that it prepares students to succeed in the job market. This occurs not only academically but also with the soft skills that business positions require."

Savannah Chase, MSA '19

Mona Ghadiri

"With help from Career Services in Gies Business, I was able to learn how to pitch my skills differently. I made a pretty big career jump that would have been impossible without my MBA."

Mona Ghadiri, MBA '17

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