MS in Management Studies | Russell Fellows Program

Reach Higher with a Foundation in Business

Kellogg’s MS in Management Studies Program equips you with the necessary business skills to push yourself to even greater heights. Designed for ambitious recent graduates with a background in STEM or the liberal arts, the program features innovative curriculum taught by Kellogg’s top-tier faculty that blends academic rigor with real-world practicality. Our 10-month program transforms accomplished students into well-rounded leaders, giving you the confidence and competitive edge to excel in any industry.

The Kellogg Difference

Innovative curriculum taught by Kellogg faculty

Develop advanced skills in communication, leadership and innovation thanks to rigorous coursework taught by Kellogg’s world-renowned faculty.

Unparalleled advantage in the job market

You will receive personalized coaching from Kellogg’s industry-leading Career Management Center to help you achieve your goals. In fact, 100% of our 2015 class received a job offer within three months of graduating.

MSMS + Kellogg’s One-Year MBA

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

Program Overview

  • 10-month program
    MSMS students complete their degree in less than one year.  We anticipate a start date in early Fall, with a June graduation.  Undergraduate students completing a liberal arts or STEM degree at Northwestern University are eligible. This multifaceted program provides you with a foundation in business management to help you become a well-rounded leader.

  • Learning environment
    Engage in challenging, fast-paced coursework with equally accomplished peers. Kellogg’s industry changing model of collaboration ensures your interaction with Kellogg professors and classmates will give you the tools you need to become a polished professional who’s ready for any challenge.

  • Downtown Chicago
    MSMS classes are held in heart of Chicago, the third largest city in the U.S. and a true commerce and cultural hub. You’ll live and study alongside some of the world’s largest companies and gain access to world-class museums, theaters and restaurants.

Learn more about MSMS with Associate Director of Admissions Emily Stevens

Alumni 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."
Stephanie Kim Kellogg MSMS (Masters in Management) Alumni

Mallory Harrington

"The amount of personalized attention, career guidance and support has been amazing. I don’t think I would have found my way to consulting without this program."
Corey Moss: Kellogg MSMS (Masters in Management) Alumni

Corey Moss

"Kellogg has excellent career services, and my coach was very invested in my future."

Application Dates

Round 1

November 8, 2021

Round 2

February 21, 2022

Round 3

April 29, 2022