About the College of Business
The E. Philip Saunders College of Business
Students enrolled in the E. Philip Saunders College of Business have the invaluable opportunity to be taught by expert faculty while gaining hands-on business experience in the global marketplace. RIT has been offering a MBA program since 1968. Since then, RIT’s business programs have grown and adapted to reflect the changing demands of the times. In 1988, the College of Business earned its prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International accreditation, underscoring the high caliber of education it consistently delivers. To meet student desires and demands, the school began to offer an Executive MBA (EMBA) program in 1993. Today’s RIT EMBA students have the opportunity to learn from distinguished faculty in a traditional on-campus setting or via a fast-paced online program designed for working professionals.
The Saunders College of Business has earned an excellent reputation for its challenging, yet personalized academic programs. Students graduate with hands-on experience working in diverse cultural settings and a keen understanding of technology and global resources that figure prominently in today’s business world.
Throughout the years, the Saunders College of Business has maintained an excellent reputation for its rigorous academic programs. Ranked among the top 100 business schools in the United States and noted for its innovative use of technology and teaching practices, RIT is an excellent choice for your advanced degree. RIT students explore their capacity to innovate and connect with the world around them. Additionally, graduates with an EMBA from the Saunders College of Business enter the marketplace with not only a prestigious degree, but an extensive network of more than 100,000 RIT alumni worldwide.
EMBA students clearly benefit from the best of both worlds at RIT. While learning at an established academic institution with deep roots in tradition and academic excellence, students also enjoy the opportunity to learn using cutting- edge technology and gain hands-on international experience. These two factors combine to prepare graduates to take on the demands of leadership in the global marketplace.