University of Illinois

The iMBA helps prepare students for an even more successful career. Below are a few highlights that help capture how the iMBA program can improve and expand your career.

A Massive Global Network

Graduates of the iMBA become one of over 425k global alumni in the Illinois network. The iMBA program itself has students from over 90 countries and 46 U.S. states. You will connect with these students in the high-engagement portion of the iMBA program.

A Degree the Job Market Values

One of the most important things an MBA candidate should consider while evaluating an MBA program is how the job market perceives their university and business school. Below are a few rankings that show the job market's reception to Illinois graduates:

Top 5

The University of Illinois, according to The Wall Street Journal, is among corporate recruiters’ top five places to recruit talent.

Top 3

Our parent university is ranked #3 by Businessweek for the return on investment graduates get with an Illinois degree.

A Career-Curated Curriculum

Courses are grouped into specializations, structured so that you receive academics in combinations that mirror how you’ll actually use them on the job - and many of our students find themselves applying what they learn in class immediately. That produces business mastery. All the specializations you complete throughout the program ultimately come together as a capstone project and lead to the complete iMBA.

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    Total Cost

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    24 - 36 months
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    18 courses plus three capstone projects
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    Completely Online

Application Deadlines

The next cohort starts on August 12, 2020.

Applications for the Fall 2020 cohort are now open!

  • Priority 1 Deadline: February 1, 2020
  • Priority 2 Deadline: March 1, 2020
  • Priority 3 Deadline: April 15, 2020
  • Priority 4 Deadline: May 15, 2020
  • Final Deadline: June 15, 2020

Benefits of Applying Earlier

  • No application fee or enrollment deposit
  • Possibility of starting early with one or two courses if admitted as a degree student
  • Option to connect with an iMBA student mentor early

Start Dates

The program has two official start dates throughout the year, in January and August. Students can begin as non-degree students at any time throughout the year.

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We encourage you to investigate whether this degree meets your academic and/or professional needs before applying.

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