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WPI’s Foisie Business School graduate programs include management and other specialized master’s degrees, certificates, an MBA and a 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.

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.

*The Foisie Business School is not currently enrolling entrepreneurship PhD students. 

Application deadline: February 1

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.

Management (MS) 
Prepare to become a leader at the intersection of business and technology. WPI’s Master of Science program in Management is designed to help students tailor a course of study to improve their business skills in order to stand out in technology-based organizations. You will gain a solid understanding of major functional business areas, from financial management to complex group dynamics. 

The MSMG is 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

Customized Certificates

Students may customized their own 4-course, 12-credit graduate business certificate.  Those seeking a customized certificate provide a rationale for certificate makeup to the executive director of business programs at business-prog-office@wpi.edu.

Contact Information 

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