Master of Business Administration
Master of Business Administration
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It works for your career.
And your schedule.

Choose the MBA that opens doors, from a top research university tied to Chicago’s world-class business community. Then choose the schedule that fits your life.


  • Evening program (6-8 p.m.) 2-5 years, depending on number of credits taken per semester
  • Weekends, 2 years of Saturday-only classes
  • Six core classes in financial accounting, corporate finance, microeconomics, operations management, organizational behavior, and marketing
  • Electives in accounting, business analytics, finance, management, economics, entrepreneurship, international business, management information systems, marketing, and supply chain management

Who hires Liautaud graduates?

Accenture Allstate Bank of America
BlueCross BlueShield Colgate-Palmolive
Deloitte Ernst & Young FedEx Google
JP Morgan Chase KPMG Kraft Foods
Microsoft Morningstar Samsung
United Airlines Walgreens Walt Disney

  • Master of Science in Accounting

    Master of Science in Accounting

    If you're a numbers person, count on an MSA from the Liautaud Graduate School. Train for a career in public, government or corporate accounting. Work at an accounting firm, financial institution, nonprofit organization, or in government or private industry. Our program prepares students for the CPA, CMA and other professional exams. In fact, UIC graduates have one of the highest CPA exam pass rates in Illinois.

  • Master of Science in Information Systems

    Master of Science in
    Information Systems

    Managing information is critical to business success. Business intelligence, data mining and business process re-engineering all require managing large volumes of information using technology. Our MS in MIS program trains future CIOs, project managers and technology leaders on how to apply information technology to solve business problems. With a focus on both the technical and managerial sides of IT, specialized tracks include healthcare IT, corporate IT, and emergent technologies..

  • Master of Science in Finance

    Master of Science in Finance

    As technology revolutionizes information access, data analysis and transaction speeds, the skills you need to succeed in finance have changed. Our MS in Finance gives you in-demand quantitative and analytic skills, while you take advantage of Chicago’s global financial markets. Learn the latest analytical software in our CME Trading Lab. Prep for professional financial certification exams. Our program emphasizes foundational principles of finance, while bringing new knowledge into the classroom from a faculty that conducts research in risk management, derivatives, global financial markets and more.

  • Master of Science in </br>Business Analytics

    Master of Science in Business Analytics

    The explosive growth in “big data” has caused a big demand for employees who can work with complex data to gain business insights. An MS in Business Analytics gives you the knowledge to bridge the gap between technology and business, in careers such as Business Analyst, Data Analyst, Digital Marketer, CIO and more. Our program teaches technical skills, statistics, machine learning, analytics and business understanding, so that you gain skills in data analysis and technology while working with Chicago businesses through real-world courses.

Comparing business schools
in Chicago?

Compare the GMATs and GPAs of incoming graduate students, and you’ll see the quality of UIC’s program. Then add in UIC’s lower tuition, and you’ll see great ROI.

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Average GMAT Score

Avg. Undergrad GPA

Average Undergraduate GPA

Crain’s Chicago Business, Aug 2014