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Why Choose SIUE for Graduate Studies?


There is a need for highly educated and skilled business leaders around the world. With the diverse programs offered by quality faculty in the School of Business, graduates are well prepared to begin productive careers in business fields of International Business, Management, Economics, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Finance and Accounting as well as Computer Management and Information Systems. Graduates are also well prepared to enter advanced studies in one or more of the business disciplines.

While completing their programs, students are encouraged to develop an understanding of the social, political, technological, legal and economic environments in which business decisions are made. Students will find that our curriculum stresses development of oral, written and interpersonal skills as well as analytical reasoning and conflict resolution.

SIUE's proximity to St. Louis, Missouri, a major metropolitan business center, allows our students to participate in professional organizations and seek practical work experience with local firms and government agencies. Our students are encouraged to explore these opportunities that will be invaluable when seeking their first professional position.

The School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB International) due to the quality of our faculty and the rigor of our academic programs. AACSB International accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Institutions that earn accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review. AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in management education.

Programs Available

Master of Science in Accountancy
Master of Business Administration
Master of Marketing Research
Master of Science or Master of Arts in Economics and Finance
Master of Science in Computer Management and Information Systems

Steps to Apply for a Graduate Business program

1. Review the admission requirements for the program in which you are interested by using the links above.

2. Review the graduate admission procedures on the Graduate School site. International students should review admission requirements very carefully and meet appropriate deadlines for application.

3. File an application. You may use the on line application at the graduate school home page or you may print out an application from the same website to mail.

4. Complete the required Personal History Form and submit it to the program to which you seek admission.

5 . Take the appropriate admission exam and submit official scores to the School of Business. Graduate programs in the School of Business require submission of scores of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). [Students applying to the graduate program in Economics and Finance may submit official scores from either the Graduate Management Admission Test or the Graduate Record Exam (GRE).] Students are required to meet minimum score requirements on this test. Please consult the website of the particular program to which you seek admission.

6 . International students must submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Some programs require submission of scores on the Test of Spoken English (TSE). Please consult the website of the particular program to which you seek admission.

7 . Once your materials are received, you will be notified if additional information is needed. Your application will be processed as soon as all materials are received. Some programs only admit students for certain terms. Some programs have deadlines that are different from the University Deadlines. Please consult a Program Director or their representative for specific information.

8 . Students may be required to provide curricular information regarding their undergraduate programs and course content. You may be asked to bring syllabi or course descriptions in order for waivers to be assessed.

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