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Jumpstart Your Career with a Graduate Degree or Certificate

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In light of the challenges facing the Class of 2020 as they enter the workforce, the Pamplin College of Business is waiving work experience requirements and application fees for some of its most popular master's and certificate programs. Stay sharp and prepare yourself for the future by earning an additional credential while taking classes with working professionals from the world's top companies.

Browse all of our programs below or click a link to jump directly to your program of interest:

Master of Business Administration - Evening MBA
Master of Business Administration - Professional MBA
Master of Information Technology
Master of Science in Business Administration - Hospitality & Tourism Management
Other Extended Campus Graduate Programs

This No.19 nationally-ranked program can be taken full- or-part-time, so you never need to choose between a job offer and furthering your education. 

Customize your degree by specializing in one of 10 focus areas:

  • Business Intelligence/ Business Analytics
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Entrepreneurial Leadership & Management
  • Financial Management
  • General Management
  • Global Business
  • Health Information Technology
  • Information Technology Management
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Dual Degree Pathways - MIT and MSBA-HTM

Graduate assistantships are available. As a graduate assistant, your tuition and fees are paid in return for weekly hours worked while taking MBA courses full time.

Contact to receive your $75 application fee waiver code and learn how you can take your first two courses without the GMAT/GRE. For Fall 2020 only, all applicants will automatically be considered for GMAT/GRE waivers. 



This hybrid in-person and online program brings together students and faculty from across Virginia. Once-per-month class weekends mean you can earn an MBA in just 24 months while balancing your career and personal life.

Contact to receive your $75 application fee waiver code. For Fall 2020 only, all applicants will automatiaclly be considred for GMAT/GRE waivers.

This No.4 nationally-ranked program is offered jointly by the Pamplin College of Business and College of Engineering. Classes are 100% online and asynchronous so you can learn from anywhere at your own pace. 

Choose from 11 specialization modules to focus your degree in an area of importance to your career:

  • Analytics & Business Intelligence
  • Big Data
  • Business Information Systems
  • Cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Cybersecurity Policy
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Health Information Technology
  • Networking
  • Software Development
  • Software Engineering

Not sure if you're ready to commit to a full degree program? Earn one of six graduate certificate options in less than a year. Graduate certificate courses count towards the full degree program should you decide to pursue your Master's at a later date. Graduate certificate options include:

  • Business Analytics & Data Mining
  • Database Management
  • Health Information Technology
  • Information Security & Analytics
  • Information Technology Management
  • Software Development

No GMAT/GRE required. Contact to receive your $75 application fee waiver code.


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This flexible program brings together world-class faculty with deep industry experience to help you gain the skills and knowledge you need to advance your hospitality and tourism management career.

Specialize your degree in one of three key topic areas:

  • Hospitality and Tourism Business Analytics and Revenue Management
  • International Hospitality and Tourism Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Not sure if you're ready to commit to a full degree program? Each specialization area can also earned as a stand-alone graduate certificate in as little as one semester. Graduate certificate courses count towards the full degree program should you decide to pursue your Master's at a later date.

The MSBA-HTM program also offers an accelerated program for juniors and seniors in HTM and various affiliated disciplines.

No GMAT/GRE required. Program can be taken full- or part-time.

Contact the program director, Dr. Mahmood Khan, at with any questions.


Learn more about Pamplin's other extended campus master's and Ph.D. programs below.


DC METRO AREA | 18 months
Designed to provide mid-level managers with the strategic leadership tools they need to launch the next stage of their careers.


DC METRO AREA | 4+ years
For experienced executives seeking the advanced knowledge and skills they need to conduct high-quality research on emerging business issues.