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Expand Your Career Options

WPI’s Business School graduate programs include specialized master’s degrees, certificates, and an MBA and doctoral program in business administration.

Whether you are looking for an advanced credential early in your career, are an established professional ready to launch a new phase, or are aiming to create knowledge in entrepreneurship, information technology, or operations management, WPI will challenge you with and prepare you for real-world business problem solving. In WPI's hands-on tradition, experiential capstone courses are available for every program. Inquire about graduate opportunities such as projects and internships to give you skills you can use right now.

A Premier STEM Business Degree, More Affordable Tuition

There is a pressing need for engineers, scientists, and coders with business acumen and management skills. WPI is committed to making STEM education more attainable, and The Business School is doing its part by reducing its tuition for graduate programs. Today, a premier degree from WPI’s business school is more affordable than ever—meaning you can see a high return on investment from your degree even sooner.

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Featured Graduate Certificate: FinTech

As the global financial technology sector evolves, understanding data-based financial solutions is essential. Our certificate program helps tomorrow's leaders acquire the tools they need to implement solutions stakeholders need.

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Featured Graduate Program: Business Analytics

Because data is prolific and continual, business analytics professionals who know how to interpret and use that data are in high demand. The master's degree program in Business Analytics can help get you there. 

Graduate Degree Programs

Business Administration (PhD)
As a graduate student in the PhD in Business Administration program at WPI, you’ll work closely with faculty and industry researchers at the forefront of business innovation in one of three areas: entrepreneurship*, information technology, or operations management. Read more about our PhD students.

Application deadline: February 1

Executive PhD
Leverage your experience in new and exciting ways, while having a greater impact with our Executive PhD. This degree equips you with targeted skills and gives you real-world settings to apply what you’ve learned—leading to advances in your career and industry. Working with a close cohort of dedicated and passionate peers, this course-based program prepares you for your next career move—whether that includes consulting, teaching, or conducting research. Your new experience applying qualitative and quantitative skills imparts the valuable knowledge you’ll need as a credible thought leader. Learn more here.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Gain a powerful career advantage and stand out in industry with our STEM-focused MBA. WPI offers students the technical expertise and analytical insight leaders need and employers value most. The 100% online MBA program combines WPI’s signature project-based learning approach with a cohort-style format. Start with a group of like-minded peers, work through class materials and projects together, and finish with a ready-made network that will be accessible to you far beyond graduation.

The MBA is delivered entirely online.

Business Analytics (MS)
WPI's MS in Business Analytics offers a program in using data analytical methods in business processes improvement and decision making. Working closely with faculty, students learn how to navigate and build data-oriented solutions around business needs and strategies to keep organizations competitive in the marketplace. Students develop the ability to analyze business problems and find solutions using data-driven methods for existing and emerging markets. Students learn how to use technologies, acumen, and systems thinking to help businesses create value. Learn more about the MS BA here.

The MSBA is available both on-campus and online.

Information Technology (MS)
WPI’s Master of Science program in Information Technology is meeting the market demand for IT professionals who can leverage existing and emerging information technology and analytics tools and use that information in business applications. Being able to lead and collaborate helps IT professionals keep their careers on track. The demand for IT professionals who understand business and business analytics has never been higher. Across sectors, organizations are in need of IT managers who not only possess technical expertise but can also apply business principles and analytics to guide complex systems and understand how IT affects individuals and society. As a student in the MSIT program you will learn to use existing and emerging information technology to drive businesses forward. Learn more about the MS IT here.

The MSIT is available on-campus and online.

Innovation with User Experience (MS)
WPI's MS in Innovation with User Experience offers an online program in creating, designing, evaluating, generating, and improving innovative products and services. Students use technology, business, and design to help organizations create value for consumers. This degree teaches students to navigate and build human technology design models while remaining mindful of business strategies to keep organizations competitive in the marketplace. You’ll develop the ability to design innovative experiences for the existing markets and also learn to design for emerging markets.

The MSIUX is delivered entirely online. Some courses are also available on campus.

Operations and Supply Chain Analytics (MS)
WPI’s MS in Operations Management and Supply Chain Analytics prepares students with the leadership skills to facilitate organizational improvement. Students explore a full range of operational topics, including risk management, lean process design, modeling & optimization, and global strategy. By learning to identify operational efficiencies of a supply chain students will be able to conduct demand forecasting, evaluate vulnerabilities and risk, and more. Students receive the skills and hands-on project management techniques necessary to design and manage an effective supply chain.

The MSOSCA program is available on-campus and online

Interdisciplinary Programs

These programs are listed with engineering, science, and mathematics on the application form.

Certificates

Custom Certificates

Students may customize their own four-course, 12-credit graduate business certificate. Those interested in a customized certificate may provide a rationale for certificate makeup to the executive director of business programs at business-prog-office@wpi.edu.

New Webinar! WPI Business School Grad Programs

Bridge technology and business to apmplify your career. Check out this quick and convenient 45-minute webinar as we review the specialized master's degrees, certificates, MBA, and doctoral programs offered by The WPI Business School.

Contact Information 

business@wpi.edu     Main office: 508-831-5218     Graduate Business Admissions: 508-831-4665