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Questrom’s Master of Science in Management Studies (MSMS) degree program builds a bridge to business for recent non-business graduates.

MSMS students work on a collaborative team in a dedicated space to solve real problems with real companies in real time. It all happens in Boston, a city that’s launching the next generation of innovation in everything from technology to health care to nonprofits.

With the MSMS, you’ll pivot into a desirable career in business in only nine months. You’ll add valuable business expertise to your undergraduate skill set so you can make an even bigger impact in the field.

The Questrom MSMS degree program attracts students who are drawn to the business side of things, students who are natural leaders. They have a sharp intellect, a bias toward action, and confidence with the technical. Sound like you? The MSMS could be your perfect fit.

We consider the whole picture when reviewing applicants. Here are some things we look for:

  • Current undergraduate senior or graduate of a non-business bachelor’s program within the past two years
  • Academic performance in analytic or technical coursework
  • Leadership experience in student or professional organizations
  • Other extra-curricular activities
  • Ability to articulate the value of this program in helping you achieve long-term goals
  • Ability to demonstrate your skills or accomplishments through the submission of video essays

 

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admissions deadlines

Entry DateApplication DeadlineDecision ReleaseDeposit Deadline
August 2023November 2, 2022January 13, 2023February 10, 2023
February 8, 2023April 7, 2023April 28, 2023
April 5, 2023*May 12, 2023June 2, 2023
May 10, 2023**June 2, 2023June 16, 2023

*Last round for all international applicants who are not currently in the U.S. and on an active F-1 visa

**For Domestic Students & International Students with a current, active F-1 visa

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Admissions checklist

We know the application process can take a lot of time and effort. We’re here to help.

Feel free to email or call us with any questions. Below, you’ll find our MS in Management Studies admissions checklist—keep it handy and bookmark it in your browser using this unique link.

Remember: you may submit one application per entry term, and you can check the status of an existing application at any time. The Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid Office keeps all records on file for one year. Once you’ve submitted an application, we’ll begin the review process.

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TUITION & FINANCIAL AID

You’re making a smart investment in Boston University and in your future. We take that investment seriously.

We’re here to guide you through the financial aid process and offer any assistance along the way. To help you plan for your graduate education, take a look at the information we’ve laid out for you below.

The following tuition, fees, and other expenses have been established at Boston University Questrom School of Business for the 2022-2023 academic year. These numbers are expected to be updated to reflect the 2023-2024 academic year in late March of 2023.

 

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CLASS PROFILE

It takes an innovative class to drive an innovative program. Master of Science in Management Studies (MSMS) students at Questrom are naturally motivated and forward-thinking.

They have backgrounds that span the globe and cover a range of undergraduate majors. From science to math to communications, their academic experiences differ, but they all have one thing in common: an impressive drive to boost their skill set. They have the curiosity and agility it takes to pivot early in their careers and go after the management positions they want.

Working 9-5 in a collaborative environment, MSMS students form close bonds and learn from their classmates’ ideas and perspectives along the way. They become a team that trusts and respects its members. You don’t just leave Questrom with a diploma—you leave with a lifelong network.

MS IN MANAGEMENT STUDIES CLASS OF ’23

71

ENROLLED STUDENTS

565

APPLICATIONS RECEIVED

38%

SELECTIVITY

321

AVERAGE GRE

48%/52%

MALE/FEMALE*

*While we understand that sex and gender may not be binary, this information is based on reporting requirements to the US Federal Government.
40%

UNDER-REPRESENTED STUDENTS OF COLOR*

*African American, Hispanic American, and Native American population as a percentage of US citizens
23

AGE (mean)

21-24

AGE (80% RANGE)

3.35

UNDERGRADUATE GPA (MEAN)

2.9-3.8

UNDERGRADUATE GPA (80% RANGE)

6

WORK EXPERIENCE (Mean in Months)

0-22

WORK EXPERIENCE (80% Range in Months)

12

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

45

UNDERGRADUATE MAJORS

TOP FIVE UNDERGRAD MAJORS

  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Communications
  • Hospitality

NATIONALITIES REPRESENTED

  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • China
  • Germany
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Lebanon
  • Philippines
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Taiwan
  • USA
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Admissions AmbASsaDORS

Interested in connecting with a current MS in Management Studies student?

Our MSMS Admissions Ambassadors are around to chat via email, on the phone, or even virtually through Zoom to answer your questions about what being an MSMS student at the Questrom School of Business is really like. Take a look at our student profiles below and if you would like to connect with an MSMS Admissions Ambassador, we ask that you please complete our Ambassador Contact Request Form so we can ensure we are connecting you to the appropriate person.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Take the next step

See for yourself how the Questrom experience can transform your world. Attend an admissions event in-person or online, grab coffee with a student, sit in on a class, and more.

Apply to the MS IN MANAGEMENT

Ready to apply? Once you’ve submitted your materials, we’ll start the review process. We’re happy to answer your questions along the way.