Clark University Graduate School of Management Graduate School of Management Worcester MA

Clark University Graduate School of Management
Graduate School of Management

Fast Facts

  • School Size

    Small

  • Tuition

    $15,000—$20,000 Semester

  • Affiliation

    Private

  • Type of School

    University

  • Student Body Gender

    Co-ed

  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation

  • Scholarships for International Students

    Yes

  • Conditional Admission Available

    No

  • Setting

    City

  • Type of Housing

    Residence Hall, Apartment

  • Social Media

At Clark University, you can expect a welcoming environment where quality teaching, personal attention, interdisciplinary focus and original scholarship are strongly valued.

Accredited by AACSB International — a designation shared by fewer than 5% of business schools worldwide —the Clark Graduate School of Management values rigor and critical thinking, while encouraging creative approaches to problem solving. Our students are proud to be part of a university of consequence—where research excellence empowers action on critical human concerns, and students pursue their passions with the knowledge that they can make a difference in the world. 

In choosing our master’s degree programs you will benefit from:

  • Classes taught by faculty members, not teaching assistants, who are passionate about mentoring, sharing their wealth of professional and academic experience, and supporting a collaborative learning environment.
  • Dedicated Graduate School of Management career staff to partner with you during your studies and help direct your career development.
  • Flexible part- and full-time course options with evening, day, summer, online and accelerated classes.
  • The opportunity to effect real change by solving actual business issues of consequence for local, national and international companies and organizations.

Some of Clark’s programs can be completed in as little as one year, and generous scholarships are available to qualified students.

Master of Business Administration (full and part-time options)

The highly regarded Clark MBA program provides a firm foundation in leadership and corporate accountability, as well as the knowledge and skills necessary to address the ever-changing issues facing modern business leaders.  Students accrue knowledge in all major business functions as well as essential "soft" skills such as strategic decision-making, leadership, negotiation and communication.  We have a strong commitment to the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), integrating the legal, political, ethical, social and environmental responsibilities of management into our research and teaching. Graduates are well-rounded leaders who make a real, lasting difference in their businesses and society.

MBA students choose from concentrations in accounting, finance, information management and business analytics, management, marketing, social change, and sustainability.  Clark’s MBA concentrations in social change and sustainability are two unique opportunities to develop specialized knowledge of business strategies needed to effect positive environmental, social, and economic change throughout the world.

MS in Accounting (full and part-time options)

Advance your career as a responsible leader in public accounting, corporate accounting or in a non-profit or governmental setting with Clark’s master’s in accounting.  We are committed to instilling strong ethical business practices and preparing you to take on increasingly complex financial responsibilities in today’s global economy. You learn essential business and accounting skills that propel your professional career in a field where job opportunities continue to grow.

Whether just starting your professional career or enhancing an established career, Clark's master's in accounting provides an integrated perspective and a deep skill set that will increase your value to any organization.

MS in Finance (full-time only)

In the Clark Graduate School of Management master’s in finance program, you integrate an understanding of the complexities of management — such as making decisions without complete information, ethical issues — with strong finance and quantitative skills. The degree benefits you no matter where you are in your career and prepares you for positions in banking, investment management, trading, insurance and corporate finance.

Students learn essential skills in a culture with a high regard for responsible leadership. By studying legal, political, ethical and social issues along with technical finance knowledge, you gain an integrated perspective and interdisciplinary skill set that uniquely position you to impact both your organization and society. 

MS in Management (full and part-time options)

Clark's master’s in management degree provides you with a skill set that you can apply as an emerging leader in any career, in any sector—private, public, or non-profit. Regardless of your undergraduate background, you will learn how to work with diverse stakeholders in key areas of an organization including accounting, marketing, information technology, and human resources. Most importantly, you will develop the leadership and decision-making skills you need to effect community and organizational change.

The MS in management curriculum was designed in response to what employers identified as the highest priorities for individuals in mid-level jobs: communication skills, critical thinking skills, adaptability, integrity, and the knowledge of management decision making processes. Sttudents learn essential business skills in a culture with a high regard for ethically minded, socially responsible management practices.

(Students who decide to pursue a MBA degree in the future at Clark will be able to apply much of the MSM coursework to the MBA program, allowing you to earn your degree in less time and for less money than at other comparable business schools.)

Dual Degree Programs

M.B.A. / Master’s in Accounting (dual degree, full-time only)

The dual M.B.A. and master’s in accounting program teaches students the advanced business management skills you need to take on complex, contemporary financial responsibilities in today’s dynamic global economy. At the same time, they learn the required knowledge and skills to sit for the CPA examination. Students gain the same in-depth understanding of accounting and global business theory as they would by earning the two degrees individually, but in substantially less time.

M.B.A. / Master’s in Finance (dual degree, full-time only)

Clark’s M.B.A. and master’s in finance dual degree is ideal for students who want to combine in-depth finance expertise with a broad foundation in global business theory and practice. You gain the same deep understanding of global finance and business management as you would by earning the two degrees individually, but in substantially less time.

MBA/MA in Community Development and Planning (dual degree, full-time only)

In this unique dual degree program, students learn the knowledge and skills needed to be both a high-level business leader and a driver of social and political change. You earn your M.B.A. through our AACSB-accredited program in the Graduate School of Management and your master’s degree in Community Development and Planning from our International Development, Community and Environment Department. We have a strong commitment to the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), integrating sustainability and social responsibility into our research and teaching.

With this unique dual degree, you become a scholar-practitioner who helps fill a vital niche in the business-community development landscape. The two degrees can be a very powerful combination, bringing together two strong sets of skills and sensibilities.

MBA/MS in Environmental Science and Policy (dual degree, full-time only)

This unique program combines traditional business management skills with a solid foundation in environmental science and policy to prepare you to become a sustainability innovator for the business sector. You earn your M.B.A. through our AACSB-accredited program in the Graduate School of Management and your M.S. degree in Environmental Science & Policy from our renowned International Development, Community and Environment department. We have a strong commitment to Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), integrating sustainability and social responsibility into our research and teaching.

The two degrees can be a very powerful combination, bringing together two strong sets of skills and sensibilities: You learn fiscal responsibility and sound management practices as well as specific approaches to solve complex environmental and societal problems.

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Clark University Graduate School of Management
Graduate School of Management

Worcester Campus
950 Main Street
Worcester MA 01610
P: 508-793-7373


MetroWest Campus
333 Turnpike Road (Route 9)
Southborough MA 01772
P: 508-793-7373
Masters
  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Business English
  • Environmental Studies and Sustainability
  • Executive and Professional
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • MBA
  • Social Relations and Policy
  • Urban and Regional Planning
Certificate/Short Term
  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Environmental Studies and Sustainability
  • Executive and Professional
  • Finance
  • MBA
English Programs
  • Business English
  • English for Professionals

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