Worcester Polytechnic Institute Launches MBA for STEM Professionals

Program's STEM designation allows international graduates to extend post-MBA visa

Worcester Polytechnic Institute's Foisie Business School (WPI) has announced the launch of an MBA for STEM professionals.

The program is designed for professionals in one of the STEM field: science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. The MBA will help those with technical backgrounds round out their skillset. The program offers the following concentrations:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Information Security Management
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Process Design
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainability
  • Technological Innovation

The MBA has STEM designation, which means that international students can, upon graduation, can receive an extension on the normal 12 months they're allowed to stay in the US on the OPT visa. 

With the new program, WPI joins a growing list of US MBA programs that are offering STEM-designated MBA programs. Other schools offering stem-designated MBAs and related programs include the Wisconsin School of Business, the University of Iowa's Tippie College of Business, and Boston College's Caroll School of Management.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute's Foisie Business School is accredited by AACSB International.


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