The many facets of an exceptional business management degree—from motivating employees to effective communication to leading teams—form the essential skills that define an effective leader.
Through core courses, students obtain skills in the functional areas of business (marketing, operations, finance, accounting), as well as leadership, entrepreneurship, communication, public speaking, and negotiations. Students are guided to develop the skills and concepts needed for success in any organizational leadership role. Through their focused area of study, students learn to become effective leaders, ethical decision-makers and creative initiators of new ventures.
Program facilities equipment
The Sklarsky Center for Business Analytics features the latest technology and equipment, including Bloomberg Terminals and the most advanced analytics software. The REDCOM Active Learning Lab provides the business environment that maximizes the utilization of technology for digital interaction and team networking. Computer labs currently have 60 PC’s hooked up to a network server, including wireless connectivity.
Program job titles reported
Recruitment Specialist; Operations Manager; Inventory Analyst; Assistant Loan Officer; Consulting; Human Resources Assistant and Business Strategy Operations; Operations Manager; Account Manager; Sales Manager; Management Trainee; Business Consultant
Program significant points
- Saunders College of Business moved up 18 spots to #73 in the U.S. News & World Report 2019 edition of Best Graduate School Rankings among graduate business schools in America.
- Placing in the top 10 for the third year in a row, Saunders ranked #8 in the top 25 online MBA programs in a Princeton Review list that was the first to base rankings on both school and student opinion data
- Ranked by CEO Magazine as a Tier One MBA Program in back-to-back years, Saunders College has also been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as #36 among 282 of the Best Online Graduate MBA Programs for 2018
- Saunders College ranks #79 on Bloomberg Businessweek's list of best U.S. business schools with full-time MBA programs
Select program hiring partners
Advantage Federal Credit Union, CED Greentech - New England, G.W. Lisk, Inc., GEICO, Manning & Napier Advisors, LLC, Metrix Marketing, Northwestern Mutual, OnCell, Precision Castparts Corp., Prudential, RIT, Sorenson Communications, Vista Equity Partners, Wegmans
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|Full-time Graduate Study||8.00%|
Saunders College of Business undergraduate and graduate programs are fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, the premier accrediting organization for business schools. Less than 5 percent of the institutions granting business degrees have received this accreditation.
Cooperative education, or co-op for short, is full-time, paid work experience in your field of study. And it sets RIT graduates apart from their competitors. It’s exposure–early and often–to a variety of professional work environments, career paths, and industries. RIT co-op is designed for your success.
Students in the business management degree are required to complete at least one block of cooperative education.