Graduate Degrees

Business Administration - iMBA

Gies College of Business

The iMBA program focuses on packages of business specializations. Each specialization qualifies students for certification in that particular field. At completion of the full set of specializations, students are eligible for a full MBA from the University of Illinois. The iMBA gives you carefully curated content and experiences that fuel you for both immediate impact and enduring career lift. For both core business mastery and access to special future-forward leadership capacity in fields including globalization, innovation, and shaping the digital future. It’s a leadership-level, top MBA program completely online and heavily interactive for under $22k. That’s why Poets & Quants, the definitive source on management education, calls it “a breakthrough.”

The next cohort starts in August 2018. The application deadlines are February 9, March 23, and May 4, 2018. The final deadline is June 11, 2018.

Admission Requirements:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree and have earned a minimum of a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Students are expected to have at least three years of valuable operational or managerial experience
  • GMAT or GRE scores are highly recommended but not required
  • Essay
  • Three letters of recommendation


  • $250 per credit hour