1 MORRIS GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT A d i v i s i o n o f R o b e r t M o r r i s Un i v e r s i t y C o m b i n i n g a c a d e m i c e x c e l l e n c e w i t h o p p o r t u n i t i e s f o r g r o w t h a n d l e a d e r s h i p.
2 W i t h o v e r a y e a r h i s t o r y o f e x c e l l e n c e, R o b e r t M o r r i s o f f e r s p r o f e s s i o n a l, c a r e e r - f o c u s e d e d u c a t i o n i n a c o l l e g i a t e s e t t i n g t o d i v e r s e c o m m u n i t i e s. George Washington-Robert Morris-Hyam Salomon Memorial Designed by: Lorado Taft Construction Completed: 1941 Location: East Wacker Drive at North Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL
3 T h e g ra d u a t e p r o g ra m gives me the flexibility to obtain a quality Masters degree in a relatively short time frame, while allowing me to balance my family responsibilities. Maria M., Dual degree student/masters Advantage student BE A PROFESSIONAL RIGHT FROM THE START. LEARN FROM OUR EXPERT INSTRUCTORS. M y R M U e d u c a t i o n m a k e s m e f e e l l i k e I c a n n o w a c c o m p l i s h a n y t h i n g. Tina T., MBA MGT/FIN student T h e f a c u l t y i n t h e p r o g ra m a c t u a l l y w o r k f o r m a j o r c o r p o ra t i o n s i n t h e C h i c a g o a r e a, s o I k n o w I m learning the fundamentals o f t h e c o r p o ra t e w o r l d. Kenneshia G., MBA Evening student With a reputation and proven track record as one of Illinois' leading business schools, and roots in higher education dating back to 1913, Robert Morris is a natural for providing graduate-level degrees that are in tune with the needs of both students and employers. RMU's comprehensive curriculum is supported by staff and services built around ensuring student success, while still providing options that make earning your master's degree very attainable. Robert Morris has committed significant resources exclusively to the Morris Graduate School of Management. From the conference-style classrooms, state-of-the-art labs, expert instructors, and dedicated staff, we have created a first-rate graduate environment built around your success. Our programs expand on the foundation you built while earning your bachelor's degree, elevating your skills and abilities with real-world applications you can immediately put into action. I hope to have the opportunity to meet you soon to learn about your goals and aspirations. MGSM s classroom experience is giving me exactly what I need to be successful in corporate America. Respectfully yours, 2 MGSM Monica T., MBA Accounting student Kayed Akkawi, Ph.D. Dean, Morris Graduate School of Management
4 MIS M a s t e r o f I n f o r m a t i o n S y s t e m s D e g r e e EARN AN MBA OR MIS DEGREE FROM AN ACCREDITED, NOT-FOR-PROFIT UNIVERSITY MIS PROGRAM OUTCOMES: To remain competitive, IS professionals combine their skills in innovation and analysis with ever-changing technology to resolve business challenges and anticipate future conditions. The Master of Information Systems (MIS) degree provides students with the requisite knowledge and skills to succeed in the evolving IS management field. The Morris Graduate School of Management MIS program concentrates on five key areas of competency: Accredited degrees. Accelerated programs. Year-round scheduling options. As Illinois leading independent, not-for-profit, multi-campus college, Robert Morris offers professional, career-focused education in a collegiate setting to diverse communities. With over a 90-year history of excellence in education, Robert Morris proudly offers one of the lowest tuition rates in the state. Professionalism Analytical skills Ethics and social responsibility Database management Information assurance and networking MBA M a s t e r o f B u s i n e s s A d m i n i s t ra t i o n D e g r e e MBA PROGRAM OUTCOMES: O n e o f t h e m o s t i m p o r t a n t a s p e c t s o f R M U i s t h e c a r i n g s t a f f t h a t i s a l w a y s w i l l i n g t o g o t h e e x t ra m i l e t o g i v e m e t h e e d u c a t i o n a l e x p e r i e n c e I n e e d t o s u c c e e d i n t h e c o m p e t i t i v e b u s i n e s s w o r l d. Sara H., Day MBA student The Master of Business Administration degree prepares the student to meet the rigorous demands and changing expectations required of business leaders. Emphasis is on the applications of concept and decision-making through the study of accounting, economics, finance, information systems, management and marketing. The Morris Graduate School of Management MBA program concentrates on six key areas of competency: Professionalism Analytical skills Technology Ethics and social responsibility Strategic analysis and integration Leadership MGSM 5
5 THE LEADERSHIP FORUM PROVIDES NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES WITH INDUSTRY LEADERS. T h e f a c u l t y a n d S t a f f a t R o b e r t M o r r i s Un i v e r s i t y h a v e h e l p e d m e d e v e l o p c o r e b u s i n e s s s k i l l s a n d h a v e i n c r e a s e d m y p o t e n t i a l a s a f u t u r e b u s i n e s s l e a d e r. A unique feature of the Morris Graduate School of Management is known as the Leadership Forum. Recognized leaders in their fields speak to students in an interactive, open-forum format. Integrated into the core curriculum, these forums cover a wide variety of topics relevant to the graduate programs. In addition to creating an extraordinary learning opportunity, the Leadership Forum gives students the opportunity to network with industry leaders and experience first-hand what great leadership is all about. Christopher J., Day MBA student P A S T L E A D E R S H I P F O R U M S P E A K E R S I N C L U D E : LORIANN LOWERY Past President Lloyd s North America JOHN CRUICKSHANK Publisher Chicago Sun-Times JAMES GALANTE VP RR Donnelly MARGARET STENDER VP WNBA, Chicago Sky SHELLEY STERN-GRACH Relationship Marketing Manager, Microsoft TULIN TUZEL VP, Research & Development Sara Lee Corporation TOBY J.F. BISHOP, CPA, CFE, FCA Partner, Forensic & Dispute Services Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP PATTY MORRISON Former Executive VP & CIO Motorola DANIEL ROTH President National Futures Association STEPHEN FORT VP and GM Turner Construction BARRY COOPER Manager FAA BOB MARSHALL VP, U.S. Operations McDonald s Corporation MARK SALISBURY, GPHR Sr. Director of Human Resources HAVI Global Solutions JAVIER GOIZUETA VP The Coca-Cola Company MGSM 7
6 M e e t t h e instructors that are passionate about your education. Linda Mast, Ph.D. Associate Dean Morris Graduate School of Management Ph.D., of Missouri-Columbia M.B.A., Western New England College B.S., of Maryland-Baltimore Dr. Linda Mast has over 20 years of operations and executive administration experience in the healthcare industry in the U.S. and Central America, including the military, academic medical centers, faculty practice plans, outpatient surgery centers, ambulatory care, community hospitals and long term care facilities. Jay Jiwani, D.B.A. D.B.A., Argosy M.B.A., Keller Graduate School of Management B.S., Northeastern Illinois Dr. Jay Jiwani is a published author as well as a certified Fraud Examiner. Dr. Jiwani has spent over 17 years as an entrepreneur and has been a management consultant since George Meier, Ph.D. Ph.D., of Illinois at Chicago M.B.A., of Illinois at Chicago B.S., U.S. Military Academy Dr. Meier had a twenty year career in the U.S. Army where he held leadership and operational/training positions in the U.S., Germany, and Vietnam. Dr. Meier has also taught at the of Illinois at Chicago, and at the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management prior to becoming full-time faculty at the MGSM. Robert Tenuta M.S.M.O.B., Benedictine M.B.A., Benedictine B.A., Loyola of Chicago Robert Tenuta has had over 15 years of progressive human resources experience. He is currently consulting for a start up financial services fund administrator for hedge fund managers functioning as a Chief Operating Officer (COO). Monique Herard Ph.D. candidate, of Illinois at Chicago M.B.A., of Illinois at Chicago B.A., of Illinois at Chicago Monique Herard has served on the student advisory board at RMU and has secured a grant from The Alliance for Technology Education (TATE), which provides education systems to colleges and universities. Edward Jones, Ph.D. Ph.D., Walden Master's Certification in Project Management, Stevens Institute of Technology/Lucent Technologies M.B.A., Northern Illinois B.S., Roosevelt Dr. Edward Jones has over 30 years of administrative, managerial, operations, and project leadership experience in the telecommunications industry. Peg Berezewski, C.P.A., C.F.E M.S., Governors State M.A., DePaul B.A., DePaul Peg Berezewski is a Certified Fraud Examiner as well as a Certified Public Accountant. Peg Berezweski was a tax accountant who specialized in securities and commodities taxation at Coopers & Lybrand (Price Waterhouse Coopers, LLP) John Santos, Ph.D. Ph.D., of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign M.S., of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign B.A., Knox College John Santos has authored papers on the monetary returns to college education, and exchange market intervention in small open economies under alternative labor contract structures. Lateef Syed, C.P.A., Ph.D. Ph.D., Osmania - India M.Phil., Osmania - India M.S., SV -India B.S., Osmania - India Dr. Lateef Syed has several research-based publications to his credit in the US, UK, and Indian Journals in the areas of privatization, divestments, stock valuation, financial structure and financial performance. Dr. Syed was awarded a fellowship by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR). Joni Jackson, Ph.D. Ph.D., Indiana M.B.A., of Chicago B.S., Northern Illinois Dr. Joni Jackson has a wide range of experience in higher education, financial services, telecommunications, and healthcare. Joni has worked with clients to help them achieve measurable results by integrating research insights with marketing strategy. Faisal Akkawi, Ph.D. Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology M.S., Illinois Institute of Technology B.S., Illinois Institute of Technology Professional Internet Certificate (PIC), Illinois Institute of Technology Intelligent Information Systems Certificate (IIS), Illinois Institute of Technology Dr. Faisal Akkawi has been recognized for his research in intelligent adaptable software systems by NASA s Ames Research Center. Raman Patel, Ph.D. Ph.D., Temple M.S., Temple M.B.A., Temple Graduate Studies in Operations Research, Johns Hopkins M.S., Johns Hopkins Graduate Studies in Mechanical Engineering, Tennessee Technological B.S., Sardar Patel, India Dr. Raman Patal has over 33 years of experience in fields related to engineering. Most of his experience is in the nuclear industry where he worked for Bechtel Power Corp., United Engineers, and Commonwealth Edison. Michael P. Viollt President Robert Morris M.Ed., of Illinois M.S.A., of Notre Dame B.S., Loyola - Chicago Michael Viollt has been with Robert Morris for 29 years. His professional experience has been in a wide variety of areas that include academic administration, counseling, policy development, financial management, psychometrics, information systems, athletic coaching, and teaching. He is the author of four books on higher education policy. P R A C T I T I O N E R F A C U LT Y A D V I S O R Y B O A R D Bob Castaneda, CPA, Ph.D Consultant, The Johnson Group D.B.A. in Accounting, Argosy M.B.A. in Finance and Marketing, Northwestern B.S. in Accounting and Marketing, DePaul Bob Marshall VP, U.S. Operations McDonald s Corporation M.B.A., Loyola B.S., Roosevelt Ronald Revers, Ph.D. Consultant and former Senior Vice President Comdisco, Inc. Ph.D., California C. M.B.A., California C. B.S.C., Loyola Gary Katz, Ph.D Senior Vice President Marketing Corporation, Schaumburg, IL Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg M.S., Virginia Commonwealth, Richmond B.A., The American, Washington, D.C. Iwona W. Bochenska Senior International Trade Specialist, Office of Trade and Investment Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity M.A., Committee on International Relations, of Chicago M.A., of Warsaw Bruce Gockerman, Morris Graduate School of Management Ph.D., Case Western Reserve J.D., Wayne State M.B.A., of Chicago Ken Santiago Deputy Director, Human Resources for the Illinois Department of Employment Security M.S. in Communications, Northwestern M.B.A., North Park B.S. in Business Administration, of Phoenix William Waas, Robert Morris M.B.A. in Finance, Hofstra B.A. in Accounting, Hofstra Kayed Akkawi Dean Morris Graduate School of Management Dr. Roger Baran Associate Professor, Department of Marketing DePaul Hardik Bhatt Chief Information Officer Department of Innovations & Technology William J. Haddad Judge Law Division, State of Illinois Courtney Kohn Sanders Dean of Admissions, Morris Graduate School of Management Robert Morris Peggy Luce Vice President, Education and Training Manager Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Linda Mast Associate Dean, Morris Graduate School of Management Robert Morris Gregory K. Morris, MD President Morris & Gunter Associates, LLC Hilmon S. Saorey, Jr. Vice President Shorebank Chester Singleteary President The Singleteary Group, Inc. Jim Treleaven President Via Strategy Group, LLC Dr. Damayanti Vasudevan Vice President RR Donnelley William R. Waas CEO Information Technology Executive Exchange Rafiq Kiswani President & COO Bunker Town MGSM 9
7 DISCOVER THE MANY PATHS TO COMPLETING A MASTER S DEGREE O N L I N E C O U R S E S OUR GRADUATE STUDENTS HAVE THE FLEXIBILITY TO DECIDE WHICH DELIVERY OPTION SUITS THEIR NEEDS EACH QUARTER. ONLINE COURSES AVAILABLE: Ethics and Communication Leadership Theory and Practice Strategic Human Resource Management Marketing Management Management Information Systems DUAL DEGREE PROGR AM Earn an undergraduate and graduate degree simultaneously Bachelor of Business Administration Master of Business Administration Management MASTER S ADVANTAGE PROGRAM Earn two Master s degrees simultaneously Master of Business Administration Master of Information Systems (A minimum of 6 additional core courses for the second degree is required) FULL-TIME DAY MBA OPTION Programs offered: Master of Business Administration Management WEEKEND OPTION* Program offered: Master of Business Administration Management MIDDAY MBA OPTION* Program offered: Master of Business Administration Management EVENING OPT ION* Program offered: Master of Business Administration Accounting Accounting/Finance Human Resources Human Resources/ Management Management Management/Finance Master of Information Systems Earn both a Bachelor s and a Master s Degree Increase your marketability by earning two in just four years. By enrolling in the Dual Master s Degrees by taking an additional six Degree program, you may complete two courses. Studies have shown that seven out degrees in a much shorter time than it of nine careers have a technical component. would take if you completed one degree Possessing both an MBA and MIS will set and then studied for the second degree. you apart from others in your field. Attend as a full-time student during the day and complete your MBA in 4 quarters over 10 months. Day MBA students are eligible to receive a Grant of $1,200* per class. Students receiving the Day MBA Grant pay only $800 per class. Full-time Weekend Option students take two classes per quarter on Saturdays, and complete their MBA in 1 ½ years. *Scholarships are limited and are awarded on a first-come, first served basis. Part-time students take one class per quarter and complete their MBA in 3 years. Make the best use of your limited time by earning your MBA during your lunch hour. Attend class two days a week Classes scheduled during your lunch hour from 12 to 1:30 Complimentary lunch The Evening Program has been designed to prepare full-time professionals to not just survive, but thrive, in today s business environment. 10 MGSM Tuition and Scholarships effective information July June 2010 * Not all programs/courses are available at all campuses. MGSM 11
8 O U R S T U D E N T S A S P I R E T O G R E A T N E S S. O u r g r a d u a t e s a c h i e v e i t. OUR CAREER-FOCUSED DEGREES WILL GIVE YOU ALL THE SUPPORT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED. MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Accounting Accounting/Finance Human Resources Human Resources/Management FOUNDATION (Foundation courses do not count toward degree credit) BUS 500 Combined Foundations of Accounting & Finance BUS 501 Combined Foundations of Economics & Statistics FOUNDATION (Foundation courses do not count toward degree credit) BUS 500 Combined Foundations of Accounting & Finance BUS 501 Combined Foundations of Economics & Statistics FOUNDATION (Foundation courses do not count toward degree credit) BUS 500 Combined Foundations of Accounting & Finance BUS 501 Combined Foundations of Economics & Statistics FOUNDATION (Foundation courses do not count toward degree credit) BUS 500 Combined Foundations of Accounting & Finance BUS 501 Combined Foundations of Economics & Statistics ACCOUNTING ACCOUNTING ACCOUNTING ACCOUNTING ECONOMICS/FINANCE ECONOMICS/FINANCE ECONOMICS/FINANCE ECONOMICS/FINANCE QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR MANAGEMENT QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR MANAGEMENT QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR MANAGEMENT QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR MANAGEMENT MARKETING MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING CONCENTRATION ACC 520 Fraud Prevention & Detection ACC 560 Advanced Auditing ACC 571 Government Accounting FIN 525 Investment & Securities MARKETING MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING/FINANCE CONCENTRATION ACC 520 Fraud Prevention & Detection ACC 560 Advanced Auditing ACC 571 Government Accounting FIN 525 Investment & Securities FIN 620 Money, Banking & Financial Markets FIN 680 Financial Statements & Valuation FIN 690 Advanced Topics in Finance & Investments MARKETING MANAGEMENT HUMAN RESOURCES CONCENTRATION MGT 555 Legal Issues in Human Resource Management MGT 556 Compensation & Benefits MGT 557 Employee Recruitment, Selection, & Retention Select one of two electives MGT 540 Managing Diversity MGT 550 Organizational Design & Change Management MARKETING MANAGEMENT HUMAN RESOURCES/MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION MGT 530 Strategic Human Resource Management MGT 540 Managing Diverse Organizations MGT 550 Organizational Design & Change Management MGT 555 Legal Issues in Human Resource Management MGT 556 Compensation & Benefits MGT 557 Employee Recruitment, Selection, & Retention PMP 575 Project Management MASTER DEGREE REQUIREMENTS MET MASTER DEGREE REQUIREMENTS MET MASTER DEGREE REQUIREMENTS MET MASTER DEGREE REQUIREMENTS MET MGSM MGSM 13
9 The Morris Graduate School of Management curriculum is focused on content critical to your success, with real-world tools and applications you can put to work immediately. The MBA and MIS programs at MGSM combine academic excellence with opportunities for growth and leadership and provides one of the most affordable graduate tuitions in the state. MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Management MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Management/Finance M A S T E R O F I N F O R M A T I O N S Y S T E M S D U A L D E G R E E P R O G R A M Bachelor of Business Administration Degree, Management/ Master of Business Administration Degree FOUNDATION (Foundation courses do not count toward degree credit) BUS 500 Combined Foundations of Accounting & Finance BUS 501 Combined Foundations of Economics & Statistics ACCOUNTING ECONOMICS/FINANCE QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR MANAGEMENT MARKETING MANAGEMENT MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION MGT 530 Strategic Human Resource Management MGT 540 Managing Diverse Organizations MGT 550 Organizational Design & Change Management PMP 575 Project Management FOUNDATION (Foundation courses do not count toward degree credit) BUS 500 Combined Foundations of Accounting & Finance BUS 501 Combined Foundations of Economics & Statistics ACCOUNTING ECONOMICS/FINANCE QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR MANAGEMENT MARKETING MANAGEMENT MANAGEMENT/FINANCE CONCENTRATION MGT 530 Strategic Human Resource Management MGT 540 Managing Diverse Organizations MGT 550 Organizational Design & Change Management PMP 575 Project Management FIN 525 Investment & Securities FIN 620 Money, Banking & Financial Markets FIN 680 Financial Analysis & Portfolio Management FIN 690 Corporate Financial Policy FOUNDATION (Foundation courses do not count toward degree credit) CIS 500 Foundations of Computing INFORMATION SYSTEMS MIS 515 Database Design & Management MIS 517 Client/Server Development MIS 525 Object-Oriented Programming PMP 575 Project Management MIS 542 Network & Internet Security MIS 590 Capstone: Connecting Globally MIS 540 Data Communication & Networking (waived with a BAS or CS or equivalent degree) OR MANAGEMENT s CONCENTRATION Select from the following courses MIS 520 Database Administration MIS 544 Operating System & Database Security MIS 548 Information Security Management MIS 570 Leadership Forum MGT 530 Strategic Human Resource Management MGT 540 Managing Diverse Organizations MGT 550 Organizational Design & Change Management ASSOCIATE DEGREE OR EQUIVALENT REQUIREMENTS MET...92 ACCOUNTING ACC 110 Principles of Accounting I ACC 111 Principles of Accounting II ACC 112 Principles of Accounting III ECONOMICS/FINANCE FIN 300 Principles of Finance QUANTITATIVE METHODS OF MANAGEMENT MAT 320 Statistics for Business & Social Sciences MANAGEMENT MGT 310 Contemporary Applied Management MARKETING MKT 305 Marketing Principles & Analysis MKT 370 Global Marketing Principles MKT 440 Marketing Problems & Applications MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION BUS 356 Advanced Internship MGT 400 Operations Management MGT 530 Strategic Human Resource Management MGT 540 Managing Diverse Organizations MGT 550 Organizational Design & Change Management PMP 575 Project Management GENERAL EDUCATION CMT 350 Career Management ENG 325 Writing for the Community HUM 310 Comparative Contemporary Literature (CC) SSC 303 Macroeconomic Principles SSC 304 Microeconomic Principles HUM xxx (humanities course of your choice) MAT 2xx (200-level math course of your choice) SSC xxx (social sciences course of your choice) MASTER DEGREE REQUIREMENTS MET MASTER DEGREE REQUIREMENTS MET MASTER DEGREE REQUIREMENTS MET BACHELOR S AND MASTER S DEGREE REQUIREMENTS MET
10 DIFFERENCE IN MEDIAN EARNINGS $50,000 EARNINGS Those with a Master s Degree earn 25% more than those with a Bachelor s Degree. THE PROFILE BELOW IS A RECENT DESCRIPTION OF STUDENT DEMOGRAPHICS IN THE MORRIS GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT: NO MATTER WHAT YOUR EDUCATIONAL GOALS, OUR MASTER'S DEGREE RESPECT AV E R A G E A G E PROGRAMS CAN HELP YOU: $40,000 $30,000 $20,000 $10,000 BACHELOR S DEGREE MASTER S DEGREE BACHELOR S DEGREE MASTER S DEGREE (18- to 64-year-olds) Source: U.S. Census Bureau (rev. 2005) Distinguish yourself. On average, 25% of the US population complete a Bachelor s Degree whereas only 7% earn a Master s Degree. Source: U.S. Census Bureau (rev. 2003) GROWTH Learning is a lifelong pursuit. Master s-level study will broaden your perspective of the world, encourage critical thinking, and improve your ability to learn from all experiences in life. G E N D E R Female... 65% Male... 35% AV E R A G E U N D E RG R A D U AT E G PA P R O G R A M E N R O L L M E N T MBA... 89% MIS... 11% D I V I S I O N E N R O L L M E N T Day... 8% Evening... 92% Advance your career. Expand your knowledge and skills. Increase your value to the organization. Earn respect. Change careers. UNITED STATES ILLINOIS C A M P U S E N R O L L M E N T Bensenville... 3% Chicago... 61% DuPage... 8% Lake County... 5% Orland Park... 10% Peoria... 7% Schaumburg... 3% Springfield... 3% The flexibility of the schedule gives me options of when to take classes. It allows me to prioritize my work and personal life. 16 MGSM Carol H., MBA HR student MGSM 17
11 INVEST IN YOUR FUTURE. WE LL HELP YOU MAKE GRADUATE SCHOOL A F F O R D A B L E. S TA F F O R D L O A N Graduate students can borrow up to $20,500 per year, with an $8,500 limit for subsidized and $12,000 limit for unsubsidized loans. There is a cumulative combined limit of $65,500 for undergraduate and graduate subsidized loans. Actual amounts are determined by the federal government. Your Master s Degree is an investment in yourself and your future. Your graduate education is tax deductible through the Lifetime Learning Credit, up to $2,400 depending on your tax bracket. 1 Furthermore, your earning power with a Master s Degree averages 25 percent more than with a Bachelor s Degree alone. 2 Use the worksheet below to calculate your available resources. R E S O U R C E S O N T H E W E B (free scholarship information) (student loan information) (free scholarship search service) T U I T I O N * $2,000 per course Total cost Total still needed *Does not include books A F F O R D A B L E At $2,000 per course, tuition at the Morris Graduate School of Management is one of the most affordable in the greater Chicago area. The Morris Graduate School of Management offers three grants to assist students with the cost of tuition: R M U A LU M N I M A S T E R O F B U S I N E S S A D M I N I S T R AT I O N D E G R E E G R A N T Robert Morris Alumni who graduated with a 3.25 cumulative GPA or higher are eligible to receive a grant of $500* per course. RMU Alumni who receive this grant pay only $1,500 per course. T H E F O L L OW I N G F E D E R A L P RO G R A M S A R E AVA I L A B L E Federal Stafford and Perkins Loans: Annual Limit $20,500 ($8,500 subsidized limit and $12,000 unsubsidized limit per year) or maximum of the cost of attendance Aggregate Limit $138,500 includes undergraduate loans R E S O U RC E S Employer contribution Stafford loan Perkins loan Other loan RMU grants Savings M A S T E R O F I N F O R M AT I O N S Y S T E M S D E G R E E G R A N T All students who enroll in the MIS program are eligible to receive a grant of $1,500* per course. Students receiving the MIS Grant pay only $500 per course. This grant cannot be combined with any other grants. C O N S I D E R A L L Y O U R O P T I O N S I N F I N A N C I N G A G R A D UAT E E D U C AT I O N Personal & Family Resources Tuition Reimbursement Grants, Scholarships & Fellowships Federal Student Loans Alternative Loans W H E N C O N S I D E R I N G A N A LT E R N AT I V E L OA N, P L E A S E C O N S I D E R T H E F O L L OW I N G Eligibility Interest Rates Fees Loan Amounts Other family resources Home equity loan D AY M B A G R A N T Students enrolled in the Day MBA program option are eligible to receive a grant of $1,200* per course. Students receiving the Day MBA Grant pay only $800 per course. *Scholarships are limited and are awarded on a first-come, first served basis. Tuition and Scholarships effective information July June Total available 1 Consult your tax adviser. 2 U.S. Census Bureau (rev. 2005). MGSM 19
12 S E E H OW Q U I C K LY Y O U C A N G E T S TA R T E D AT M O R R I S G R A D U AT E S C H O O L O F M A N A G E M E N T A D M I S S I O N S R E Q U I R E M E N T S M y s c h e d u l e a t w o r k c h a n g e s f r e q u e n t l y. T h e f l e x i b i l i t y o f t h e c o u r s e s c h e d u l e a n d o n l i n e c o u r s e s a l l o w m e t o m a n e u v e r m y w o r k a n d p e r s o n a l l i f e a s n e e d e d. At the Morris Graduate School of Management, we know the importance of the decision you are about to make, and we strive to provide a seamless, streamlined admission process. The Morris Graduate School of Management has a "rolling" admission policy centered around its students needs. This will allow you to enroll at five points throughout the year (July, September, December, February, and May) whichever is most convenient and realistic for you. To apply for admission to the Morris Graduate School of Management, the following documents are required: A completed application form One set of official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended Additional information that may be required includes: Two letters of recommendation A current resume Other requested application information GMAT test score Sunshine T., MBA/HR student Ne w students are benefiting from current and past students who have paved the way for their success. Carrie M., MBA Accounting student For more information, call or T h e d u a l d e g r e e e x p e r i e n c e p r o d u c e s d u a l r e w a r d s f o r m e. I n o w h a v e m o r e c h o i c e s t h a n I c o u l d h a v e e v e r i m a g i n e d. Robert Morris admits students of any race, ethnicity, color, age, sex, national origin, or with any disability to all the rights, privileges, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at Robert Morris ; and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, age, sex, national origin, or disability in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, loan programs, placement services, housing, and other school administered programs. Freddie W., Dual degree BBA/MBA student Robert Morris is a private, not-for-profit institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (30 N. LaSalle, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois 60602, ).