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, 97% of our 2022 class received a job offer within three months of graduating.


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. The program begins in September and students graduate the following June. The MSMS Program is intended to provide a foundation of business for those who have an undergraduate background in liberal arts or STEM. Undergraduate students who will be completing their degree prior to August 2023, as well as those who have graduated in 2022 and will have less than one year of full-time work experience are welcome to apply.

  • 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.

Kellogg students sit on patio working together

Kellogg offers additional MS in Management Studies application round

Amid a tight labor market as some companies temporarily halt hiring, Kellogg is extending the enrollment period for its one-year MS in Management Studies program.

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 7, 2022

Round 2

February 20, 2023

Round 3

April 24, 2023

Round 4

May 22, 2023