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We're committed to creating life-changing access to a business education through a powerful, engaging online experience. Our faculty experts engage with students from around the world, face-to-face in a digital classroom. This unique collaboration infuses these programs with the personal attention that enables learners to reach their full potential.

iDegrees at Gies College of Business


Rob, iMSA Student

"The Gies iMSA has given me a level of confidence I never had before to talk about the numbers."

Lauren, iMSM Student

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

Don't just take our word for it

Our unique stackability allows you the option to test drive a program for free, if you’re not quite ready to dive in.  If you enjoy the experience, you can build from there until you decide you’re ready for the full degree.

With stackable online curriculum, the right time is your time.

Courses that stack together

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Our online programs work together. Take a single course for upskilling. Stack that course into a certificate for credentialing. Apply that certificate towards a master's degree.

Wherever you are in your learning journey. The right time to start is your time. Courses starting every 8 weeks. 

Courses have been reimagined and specifically designed for the online learner and taught by some of the University of Illinois' best faculty.

Starting dates every 8 weeks

High quality courses and professors

Whether you are interested in learning a single skill or earning a full degree, Gies' stackable online programs can help you reach your goals.

High-quality online education without the tradeoffs

"I absolutely love the opportunity to interact and learn from my peers from all over the world."

Khem, iMBA Student

Expert led education in big or bite-sized increments

Skills iCademies
Earn digital badges in self-paced, skills-focused iCademies starting at $99.

Complete 3-4 noncredit courses to earn a certificate in a business specialization like:

Master's Degrees
Earn a graduate degree from the University of Illinois. Each program is delivered in a flexible, online format:

"The iMBA program is perfect for me as a busy working professional, wife and mom with a 3 1/2 year old son."

Denise, iMBA Student