Masters in Management in USA


Though the MiM or Masters in Management has been predominantly an European phenomena, in the past 5-6 years a lot of schools worldwide have been including this rapidly growing degree in their portfolio.

 HULT, Thunderbird, and Duke were some of the first schools to offer Masters in Management in USA, but now over 50 schools are offering this degree under various names.

Masters in Management in USA at a glimpse

Class profile

* Duke Fuqua Master of Management Studies class consists of 43% International Students from 20+ countries. Companies recruiting from Duke Fuqua are General Motors Co, Google Inc, IBM Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, Accenture, Deloitte & Touche, Ernst & Young, Mckinsey & Company, BNP Paribas, Goldman Sachs

* Kellogg MS in Management Studies class consists of 42% International Students with 55% female students. In 2015, Kellogg has employment rate of 100% within 3 months of graduation with organization like Accenture, Deloitte, Dropbox, Google, IBM, Johnson & Johnson

* Michigan Ross Masters in Management class consists of 12% International students with 41% female students. Organisation like Accenture, Amazon, General Mills, Deloitte, KPMG, PepsiCo, Oracle had placed students from Michigan Ross.

Hence you can see that all schools offer great post-graduation opportunities in varied fields from Consulting to Marketing.

Working after studies

If you think that you want to stay and work in the United States after completing your undergraduate degree, make sure that you know your visa requirements and restrictions. The US immigration system can be confusing for those who intend to stay on after study, if you want to continue living in America after graduation, you have to find a job with an employer who is happy to sponsor your stay. Or else after the program ends, you will have 60 days to depart the U.S.

F1 Visa

Students who aim to enter the US for full-time, degree or academic program at a university has to apply for F1 visa. F1 is a nonimmigrant visa.

The first step to apply for F1 visa is to get SEVIS (Student Exchange Visitors Information System) generated I-20 form from the university or college that the student intends to attend. Next step is to take an appointment for an interview after paying the requisite fees, followed by filling DS-160 form online, and then finally start preparing for your interview.

H-1B Visa

H-1B is meant for those coming to the United States to perform services in a pre-arranged professional job. Your employer is required file a labor condition application with the Department of Labor concerning the terms and conditions of its contract of employment with you.

H-2B visa

H-2B Visa is meant for those who are coming to the United States to perform a job which is temporary or seasonal in nature and for which there is a shortage of U.S. workers.

L-1 Visa

An L-1 visa is required if you are the employee of an international company which is temporarily transferring you to a parent branch, affiliate, or subsidiary of the same company in the United States. 

Living in the US

The USA is well-known for the top universities such as Harvard, Massachusetts of Technology and has the biggest chunk of international students from foreign. Excluding your tuition fees, and insurance the other factor which adds up to your cost of living are accommodation, food, and necessities.

The place of stay also places a key role while you decide the living expenses in the USA. Generally, the cost of housing is economical at New York($1, 440 per month) compared to California and San Francisco($1,956 per month)

 The average annual cost of living in the USA for students is US$ 18800. This includes $ 12006 for rent, $4776 for food and $2000 for other daily expenses.

Tuition Fees

The Tuition fees normally range between $44,000 to $50,000. This is excluding the cost mentioned above for the cost of living. 


There are lots of factors to be considered before you apply for a scholarship in the USA.

Based on TOEFL score, Academic GPA and students nationality, specific scholarships are available but to get detailed information on it, you can approach college admissions officers and financial aid experts.

Sources of scholarship in the US are Government bodies, external organizations as well as individual US universities.

Name of the scholarship Source of Scholarship
Government- Funded
  • Hubert Humphrey Fellowship Program
  • Fulbright Foreign Student Program 
  • Abbey Road Summer Scholarships
  • The Next Gen Scholarship Fund
  • Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarship
  • David P. Shapiro Annual Leukaemia Scholarships
  • Michigan State University International Scholarships
Asian Students
  • Japan-United States Friendship Commission
  • East-West Center Scholarships and Fellowships
Developing Countries students
  • Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
  • Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders
  • MasterCard Foundation Scholarships


One question that readers usually ask is 

Why are there next to no schools in popular the FT MiM rankings?

Even though acclaimed schools as MIT, Duke, Michigan, Northwestern, USC and Notre Dame have been offering the MiM for some time now, none of them make it to the FT rankings. Why?

The answer to the question is twofold:

  1. Most of these US programs are young and have been started a few years 
  2. FT doesn't include programs that are younger than Five years 

What this means is that are still some years until you see popular US schools dotting the rankings, but DUKE is all set to make an entry next year and should surely be in the top 15.

The Salary, mobility and job placement statistics of recent graduates of MiM programs in USA shows that the schools are doing good & will surely make a name for themselves in the MiM degree landscape as well.

Some school reviews of popular Masters in Management schools in the US



MSc in Management in USA

Top Universities for Masters in Management in USA

Sr. No.School NameProgramme Name
1Aquinas CollegeMaster of Management
2Barry UniversityMaster of Management
3Bellevue UniversityMaster of Management
4Boston University, QuestromMaster of Science in Management Studies
5Colorado Technical UniversityMaster of Science in Management
6Cox School of Business, at Southern Methodist UniversityMaster of Science in Management
7Dallas’s Jindal School of ManagementMaster of Science in Management Science
8Daniels College of Business, University of DenverMaster in Management
9DePaul UniversityMaster of Science in Management
10Duke University’s Fuqua School of BusinessMaster of Management Studies
11Emmanuel CollegeMaster of Science in Management
12Fordham UniversityMaster of Science in Management
13George Mason UniversityMasters in Management
14Goodman School of Business, Brock UniversityMaster of Science in Management
15Harvard Extension SchoolMaster of Science in Management
16University of Florida, WarringtonMaster in International Business
17Hult International Business SchoolMaster in International Business
18International Partnership of Business Schools (IPBS)Master in Management
19Kellogg's school of businessMaster of Management Studies
20Keuka collegeMaster of Science in Management
21Lasell CollegeMaster of Science in Management
22Lehigh University’s College of Business and EconomicsMasters in Management
23Lubar School of Business, at the University of Wisconsin, MilwaukeeMaster of Science in Management
24Mays Business School, Texas A&M UniversityMaster of Science in Business
25Mount Ida CollegeMaster of Science in Management
26New Jersey Institute of TechnologyMasters in Management
27Northeastern University, D'Amore-McKimMaster of Science in International Business
28Polytechnic Institute of New York UniversityMS in Management of Technology
29Portland State UniversityMaster of International Management
30Questrom School of BusinessMaster of Science in Management Studies
31Ryerson UniversityMaster of Science in Management
32Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, School of BusinessM.A. in International Business
33San Diego State University’s College of Business AdministrationMaster of Science in Management
34Sloan School of ManagementMaster of Science in Management
35St. Vincent CollegeMaster of Science in Management
36The Catholic University of AmericaMaster of Science in Management
37The Graziadio School of Business and ManagementMS in Management & Leadership
38Thunderbird School of Global ManagementMaster of Global Management
39Tulane University, FreemanMaster of Management
40University of BuffaloMaster of Science in Management
41University of illinoisMaster of Science in Management
42University of Maryland University CollegeMaster of International Management
43University of MiamiMaster of Management Studies
44University of Michigan, RossMaster of Management
45University of Notre Dame, MendozaMaster of Science in Management
46University of San FranciscoMaster in Global Entrepreneurial & Management
47University of South Carolina, MooreMaster in International Business
48W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State UniversityMasters in Management
49Wake Forest UniversityMaster of Science in Management
50Walsh CollegeMaster of Science in Management
51University of Florida, WarringtonMaster of Science in Management

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