MS in Management Studies | Russell Fellows Program

Strengthen your competitive edge in the job market

College graduates are facing unprecedented competition when looking for full-time employment. If you have a liberal arts, science or math background, the Kellogg MSMS Program can help you build on your undergraduate experiences and learn management and business skills critical to make you stand out — all in less than one year.

The MSMS Class of 2015, for example, had a 100% employment rate within three months of graduation. What you learn will empower you in your first job and throughout your professional career.

Experience the Kellogg Difference

Personalized career support

As an MSMS student, you will receive personalized attention from Kellogg’s industry-leading Career Management Center. You also will become a part of Kellogg’s network of 60,000+ alumni who form a tight-knit, responsive community that shares a passion for Kellogg and willingness to help one another.

Chicago, a hub of commerce and culture

MSMS classes are held in downtown Chicago, putting you in the heart of the third largest city in the United States, while at the same time giving you access to dozens of museums, hundreds of theaters and thousands of restaurants.

MSMS + Kellogg’s One-Year MBA

After you gain your MSMS degree and enter the workforce, you can pair your degree with Kellogg’s Full-Time One-Year program to earn your MBA.

Program Highlights

  • Who is eligible
    If you are an undergraduate completing your liberal arts or science degree in the current academic year and are interested in learning about management and business, the Kellogg MSMS will equip you with specialized business skills. Students completing their bachelor’s degrees between May 2016 and June 2017 are encouraged to apply for the 2017-18 school year.

  • Complete your degree in less than one year
    Classes start in mid-July and students graduate in mid-May.

  • Stand out from the competition
    Employers are seeking well-rounded leaders with strong business and management fundamentals as well as deep critical-thinking skills. The Kellogg MSMS builds upon your undergraduate studies, giving you a thorough grounding in business principles, strategies and tools. This multifaceted training prepares you to navigate new challenges throughout your career and position you for success across any number of industries, functions and roles.

  • Learning environment
    Engage in challenging, fast-paced coursework that prepares you to successfully deal with on-the-job demands in a wide range of organizations. Both inside and outside the classroom, you will learn to collaborate effectively in teams — a hallmark of the Kellogg School. Your interaction with Kellogg professors and accomplished peers from diverse backgrounds will expand your perspectives and challenge you in new ways.

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Student Perspectives

Danielle David '14 Kellogg MSMS (Masters in Management) Alumni

Danielle David

"You will come out smarter, more confident in your skills and totally prepared to stand out in any industry you choose."
Corey Moss: Kellogg MSMS (Masters in Management) Alumni

Corey Moss

"Kellogg has excellent career services, and my coach was very invested in my future."
Elizabeth Velazquez '14: Kellogg MSMS (Masters in Management) Alumni

Elizabeth Velazquez

"The Kellogg faculty gave me a new perspective on solving complex problems."

Application Dates

Round 1

Nov 15, 2016

Round 2

Jan 2, 2017

Round 3*

Feb 9, 2017

Round 4

Apr 3, 2017

*International student deadline