Tuition

At $320 per credit hour, a 4-credit-hour course would cost $1,280 and a 2-credit-hour course would cost $640.

Estimated Expenses:

  • Credit hours required: 36
  • Cost per credit hour: $320
  • Total tuition: $11,520*

*Annual inflation rate adjustments to tuition possible. Additional costs for case packets may be incurred. Student participation in immersion, alumni, and networking events are not included.

Scholarship Opportunities

Gies College of Business and Coursera have partnered to offer a limited number of competitive scholarships covering 70% of tuition for select students. Recipients will be selected based on need, academic standing, and essay submissions. The scholarship application can be completed within your graduate college application. Scholarship applications are only open throughout certain periods of the year. Please check the iMSM admissions page to see which deadlines you can apply for scholarship consideration.

Financial Aid & Tuition Reimbursement

To learn more about financing your degree, visit the Degrees Financial Resources Hub.

Students are encouraged to seek tuition reimbursement through their employer. We recommend that you speak with your manager or HR department to see what’s available to you as an employee.

Please see below for frequently asked questions regarding financial aid.

Application Deadlines

Applications for the Spring 2023 cohort are now open! Students can choose to start in January or March 2023.

  • Priority Deadline 1: October 6, 2022
  • Priority Deadline 2: November 3, 2022
  • Final Deadline for January Start: December 1, 2022
  • Final Deadline for March Start: February 2, 2023

Have questions?

Please contact Gies College of Business at giesonline@illinois.edu.

Upcoming Events

The full Gies Online Events Calendar can be found here.

Coursera does not grant credit, and does not represent that any institution other than the degree granting institution will recognize the credit or credential awarded by the institution; the decision to grant, accept, or transfer credit is subject to the sole and absolute discretion of an educational institution.

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