Purdue University Krannert School of Management – MBA-STEM
Krannert's MBA-STEM program focuses on developing business skills and technical expertise. Students have the flexibility to choose from 4 different specialization areas: (1) Business Analytics & Information Management, (2) Finance, (3) Global Supply Chain Management, or (4) Marketing. This program combines case-based learning with the use of both quantitative tools and computer applications to develop students' analytical skills and problem-solving abilities. The MBA-STEM also enhances leadership skills, preparing students to manage teams in a technology-driven world.
Krannert MBA-STEM Highlights
1. STEM Designated Program
Graduates of the Krannert’s MBA-STEM program may be eligible for STEM OPT extension that allows them to work in the U.S. for 3 years after graduation.
Krannert’s MBA-STEM program lives up to Purdue’s long history of science and engineering leadership by oﬀering an education that is rich in analytical reasoning, statistical insight and pragmatic business acumen. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security ranked Purdue University #1 destination for international students in STEM disciplines.
Krannert’s MBA-STEM program combines case-based learning with the use of both quantitative tools and computer applications. We offer Immersive set of quantitative focused classes with a solid foundation in statistics, computer applications and data analysis, along with core business classes to develop students' analytical skills and problem-solving skills.
(For details regarding the associated STEM OPT extension, please visit the USCIS website).
2. Flexible Curriculum
The program offers students the flexibility to choose from 4 specialization areas to provide in-depth knowledge around a focused subject matter, which allows students to pursue courses focused on their career aspirations.
Specialization areas include:
- Business Analytics & Information Management
- Global Supply Chain Management
3. Innovation Ecosystem
At Krannert, we believe that big ideas do not change the world until they go to market. As part of a larger engineering and research icon that is Purdue, Krannert places you inside a living community of innovation. On Purdue’s campus, we have Purdue Research Park, the largest university-affiliated incubation park in the U.S., and the Purdue Foundry, a consistent university-based leader for producing startups. If you are craving for opportunities to step outside the classroom and move beyond theory to actually get down to business, Krannert School of Management is the place for you to do just that.
In 2018 alone, Purdue launched 25 startups based on Purdue IP, 126 licensed deals for Purdue IP and ranked 17th for being the university developing the most utility patents in the world.
4. World-Class Curriculum & Faculty
Purdue University has consistently been recognized as a top-ranked STEM-focused university not only in the U.S. but also in the world by various publications. Students are instructed by award-winning Management Information Systems and Quantitative Methods faculty who cultivate competency in current best practices of data handling and analysis.
5. International Student Body
At Purdue, a multifaceted international experience is grounded in your day-to-day interactions in one of the most diverse student bodies in the world. Purdue University ranks among the top universities for international student enrollment in the U.S. The Krannert School of Management is a place where individuals converge from diverse nations, backgrounds, and beliefs in a cohesive classroom environment that enhances the global learning experience, while also fostering an enriching personal transformation in our students. The current cohort is composed of students from 29 different countries and the door is always open for more! Check out what our international students say about their Krannert experience on our website.
- Duration: 21 months (4 semesters, 8 modules)
- Class Start Date: August
- Total Credit Hours: 60
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Since MBA-STEM program launched in the fall of 2019, we do not yet have the placement data for this program. However, 94% of Krannert’s domestic Full-Time MBA graduates have been placed in a job within 90 days of graduation.
Recent Krannert Full-Time MBA graduates have been hired at:
- Bank of America
- Deloitte Consulting
- Electronic Arts
- General Electric
- Proctor & Gamble
- The Hershey Company
… And more!
Duration & Tuition
- Start Date: August
- Duration: 21 months (4 semesters), Full-time
- Semester Tuition:
- In-State Residents: $11,209
- Out-of-State Residents: $21,092
*All fees subject to change
Follow this link to find the application deadline.