Hear from our current iMSM students

“I realized the degree would give me skills to go into pretty much any direction I wanted to go."

Kurt, Fall 2020 cohort 

“I like the connections with people from all over the world. I didn’t expect that.”

Solvei, Fall 2020 cohort 

With a Gies iMSM, you will learn the real-world management skills that careers are built on.

You’ll develop new ways of thinking and working. You’ll learn to speak the language of business, manage and lead. And, with a master’s from one of the world’s top business schools, you’ll open up a world of opportunity. 

So, what's the iMSM like?

Earn a Master's in Management online in just one year

A personalized, hands-on experience, curated for maximum impact, whether you want to switch careers or excel where you are.  

Deeply Engaging

  • Live, interactive sessions with top faculty 
  • Regular faculty office hours 
  • Accessible teaching team 
  • Group discussions and team projects

Practical Training

  • Immediately applicable content 
  • Relevant to all industries
  • Real-world cases 
  • Electives that match your interests

Manageable Structure

  • Fully online: Anytime, anywhere 
  • Eight-week courses 
  • Multiple start dates 
  • Finish in as little as 12 months


Months to degree completion


Credit hours required


Ranked US Public University


Total tuition and fees
$302 per credit hour

“You have this huge program, and doing it virtually, yet the professor still knows my name.”

Lauren, Fall 2020 cohort 

University of Illinois Gies College of Business

Ready to get started? 

Applications are now open 
for the August cohort. 

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Engaging courses taught by top faculty

The curriculum includes 24 hours of required business fundamentals courses and 12 hours of electives. Some courses include:

  • Marketing Management
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Intro to Financial Management
  • Leadership and Teams
  • Strategic Management
  • Project Management
  • Communicating with Data
  • Global Strategy
  • Financial Accounting
  • Infonomics

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