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Top 13 Graduate Pathways in Business Studies 2019

A graduate pathway program presents students with the unique opportunity to learn how to communicate in a second language while preparing for graduate study. A second language benefits students immensely, whether in their actual studies or in the post-graduate job search.

What is a graduate pathway in business studies? This pathway introduces students to a graduate-level study of finance, accounting, marketing, and human resources management. Those who take the coursework can learn to understand how money moves and changes from market to market and what human factors cause those fluctuations. Managing employees is also an important aspect of business studies. In the pathway, people generally take courses like business and its environment, economics for managers, or introduction to finance.

Participants in graduate business studies pathways can learn skills helpful for any career. These may include effective communication, innovative problem-solving, and empathy-based teamwork.

Depending on the type of graduate pathway and the institution that offers it, price of admission can vary greatly. When considering participating in a graduate pathway, performing research ahead of applying can offer great benefits in the long run.

Graduate pathways in business studies can give students a solid foundation for hundreds of different jobs in any business environment. Some individuals who take these pathways go on to work in careers such as market research analyst, business manager, auditor, accountant, financial consultant, business operations manager, cost estimator, mathematician, financial manager, operations research analyst, small business owner, account executive, actuary, advertising coordinator, sales agent, bookkeeper, bank compliance officer, bond analyst, brand strategist, stock broker, budget analyst, or human resources director.

When it comes to graduate pathway programs, students can take them all over the world. Universities in several countries offer them, and if you can’t find one in your area, there’s frequently the option to take courses online. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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13 Results in Business Studies

HIC Hertfordshire International College

Hertfordshire Business School has been teaching for over 50 years and put theory into real-life work experience to give students a head start in the competitive national ... [+]

Overview

15th in the UK for some of our most popular courses, Events Management, Tourism & Hospitality!

Hertfordshire Business School has been teaching for over 50 years and put theory into real-life work experience to give students a head start in the competitive national and international job markets. You'll learn principles of accounting, economics and marketing, and choose from a variety of other subject options. Strong partnerships with industry ensure the curriculum is up to date and meets business needs, plus you can add a language and/or study a language overseas.

Stage 1:Pre-Masters Stage 2:Masters Degree Business & Management

MA Human Resource Management*... [-]

United Kingdom Hatfield
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham

Strategic management and leadership are what drive successful companies forward, shaping their decision making and helping them achieve their ambitions. Without a strong ... [+]

Strategic management and leadership are what drive successful companies forward, shaping their decision making and helping them achieve their ambitions. Without a strong strategic plan, organisations cannot function at a competitive level, so you will be a key player in your company’s success. Open to business, management or economics graduates, this MSc is a specialist programme that will build on your existing skills and knowledge and develop them to Masters level.

Along with core foundational subjects, you will study optional modules in strategy, leadership, operations management and entrepreneurship and innovation. The programme offers you an excellent platform for your chosen career in the industry.... [-]

United Kingdom Birmingham
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham

Entrepreneurship is at the heart of the successful business, driving forward innovation and constantly pursuing new achievements and ambitions. In this role, you will be ... [+]

Entrepreneurship is at the heart of the successful business, driving forward innovation and constantly pursuing new achievements and ambitions. In this role, you will be responsible for some of the most exciting, dynamic and inspiring developments across a range of industries. Open to business, management or economics graduates, this MSc will build on your existing skills and knowledge and develop them to Masters level.

The programme introduces students to advanced management concepts through a combination of core foundation subjects before selecting one of four specialist pathways. Students also have the opportunity to choose a mixed pathway route, tailoring the course to their requirements.... [-]

United Kingdom Birmingham
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Suffolk University

An INTO Suffolk Graduate Pathway program in Business Analytics will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Suffolk University. Upon succe ... [+]

An INTO Suffolk Graduate Pathway program in Business Analytics will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Suffolk University. Upon successful completion of an INTO Suffolk Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, students may enter their second semester of graduate study at Suffolk University. This transition from an INTO Suffolk Pathway program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree Program Components

2-Semester:

31 credit hour program 12 credit hours apply from Pathway 19 credit hours remaining toward a degree

1-Semester:

31 credit hour program 9 credit hours apply from Pathway 22 credit hours remaining toward a degree Course features Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area. Guaranteed university placement for all successful students. Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills. Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject. Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills through internships after completing coursework. Key course facts Course length: 1-2 Semesters Start dates: 2019: January, August; 2020: January Fees: From $26,570 Class hours: 12-16 hours per week Class size: 18 Award: This program leads to a Master of Science in Business Analytics at Suffolk University. Course options: 1-Semester 2-Semester Entry requirements ... [-]
USA Boston
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
Suffolk University

An INTO Suffolk Graduate Pathway program in Business Administration will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Suffolk University. Upon ... [+]

An INTO Suffolk Graduate Pathway program in Business Administration will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Suffolk University. Upon successful completion of an INTO Suffolk Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, students may enter their second semester of graduate study at Suffolk University. This transition from an INTO Suffolk Pathway program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree Program Components:

2-Semester:

49 credit hour program 12 credit hours apply from Pathway 37 credit hours remaining toward a degree

1-Semester:

49 credit hour program 9 credit hours apply from Pathway 40 credit hours remaining toward a degree Course features Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area. Guaranteed university placement for all successful students. Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills. Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject. Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills through internships after completing coursework. Key course facts Course length: 1-2 Semesters Start dates: 2019: January, August; 2020: January Fees: From $26,570 Class hours: 12-16 hours per week Class size: 18 Award: This program leads to a Master of Business Administration at Suffolk University. Course options: 1-Semester 2-Semester Entry requirements ... [-]
USA Boston
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
Colorado State University

INTO CSU’s Graduate Pathway program in Global, Social and Sustainable Enterprise will prepare you to enter the second year of a master’s degree program at Colorado State ... [+]

INTO CSU’s Graduate Pathway program in Global, Social and Sustainable Enterprise will prepare you to enter the second year of a master’s degree program at Colorado State University.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of graduate study at Colorado State University. This transition from an INTO Graduate Pathway program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree Program Components

40 credit hour degree program 3 credit hours apply from the Pathway 37 credit hours remaining toward a degree Course features Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area. Guaranteed university placement for all successful students. Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills. Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject. Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills through internships after completing coursework. Key course facts Course length: 1-2 Semesters Start dates: 2019: January, August; 2020: January Fees: From $17,060 Class hours: 9-12 hours per week Class size: 20 Award: The INTO CSU Graduate Pathway program in Global, Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA is designed to prepare students to enter Colorado State University's Master of Business Administration program in Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise (GSSE). Course options: 1-Semester 2-Semester Entry requirements ... [-]
USA Fort Collins
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Students who successfully complete an INTO UAB Graduate Pathway program in business are assured progression to a UAB graduate business degree program upon submission of a ... [+]

Students who successfully complete an INTO UAB Graduate Pathway program in business are assured progression to a UAB graduate business degree program upon submission of additional required application materials. After successfully completing the Pathway program, you are guaranteed to enter the graduate degree program. This transition to university from an INTO program is called progression.

Degree Program Components:

2-Semester:

36 credit hour program 12 credit hours apply from Pathway 24 credit hours remaining toward a degree

1-Semester:

36 credit hour program 9 credit hours apply from Pathway 27 credit hours remaining toward a degree Course features Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area. Guaranteed university placement for all successful students. Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills. Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject. Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills through internships after completing coursework. Key course facts Course length: 1-2 Semesters Start dates: 2019: January, May, August; 2020: January, May Fees: From $15,240 Class hours: 9-13 hours per week Class size: 14 Award: Students are guaranteed admission to the Master of Business Administration program at UAB after successfully completing the Graduate Pathway and meeting all progression requirements. Course options: 1-Semester 2-Semester Entry requirements ... [-]
USA Birmingham
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Students who successfully complete an INTO UAB Graduate MBA/MPH Dual Degree program are assured progression to a UAB MBA and MPH program upon submission of additional req ... [+]

Students who successfully complete an INTO UAB Graduate MBA/MPH Dual Degree program are assured progression to a UAB MBA and MPH program upon submission of additional required application materials. After successfully completing the Pathway program, you are guaranteed to enter the graduate degree program. This transition to university from an INTO program is called progression.

Degree Program Components:

2-Semester:

60 credit hour program 12 credit hours apply from Pathway 48 credit hours remaining toward a degree

1-Semester:

60 credit hour program 9 credit hours apply from Pathway 51 credit hours remaining toward a degree Course features Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area. Guaranteed university placement for all successful students. Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills. Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject. Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills through internships after completing coursework. Key course facts Course length: 1-2 Semesters Start dates: 2019: January, May, August; 2020: January, May Fees: From $15,240 Class hours: 9-13 hours per week Class size: 14 Award: International students are guaranteed admission to the Master of Business Administration or Master of Public Health programs at UAB after successfully completing the Graduate MBA/MPH Dual Degree program and meeting all progression requirements. Course options: 1-Semester 2-Semester Entry requirements ... [-]
USA Birmingham
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
George Mason University

Students who successfully complete an INTO Mason Graduate Pathway program in Business Administration (MBA), are assured progression to a Mason graduate degree program upo ... [+]

Students who successfully complete an INTO Mason Graduate Pathway program in Business Administration (MBA), are assured progression to a Mason graduate degree program upon submission of additional required application materials.

Upon successful completion of an INTO Mason Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your second semester of graduate study at George Mason University. This transition from an INTO Mason Pathway program to a university degree program is called 'progression'.

Degree Program Components

2-Semester:

48 credit hour program 6 credit hours apply from Pathway 42 credit hours remaining toward a degree ... [-]
USA Fairfax
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
George Mason University

Students who successfully complete an INTO Mason Graduate Pathway program in International Commerce and Policy are assured progression to a Mason graduate degree program ... [+]

Students who successfully complete an INTO Mason Graduate Pathway program in International Commerce and Policy are assured progression to a Mason graduate degree program upon submission of additional required application materials.

Upon successful completion of an INTO Mason Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your second semester of graduate study at George Mason University. This transition from an INTO Mason Pathway program to a university degree program is called 'progression'.

Degree Program Components

2-Semester:

36 credit hour program 9 credit hours apply from Pathway 27 credit hours remaining toward a degree Course features Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area. Guaranteed university placement for all successful students. Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills. Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject. Graduate in the same amount of time as domestic students. Key course facts Course length: 2 Semesters Start dates: 2019: January, August; 2020: January Fees: From $36,800 Class hours: 9-13 hours per week Class size: 15 Award: This program leads to a Master of Arts in International Commerce and Policy at George Mason University. Course options: 2-Semester Entry requirements Academic requirements: Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent. 2.75 undergraduate GPA equivalent. English language requirements: TOEFL iBT 75 (17+ subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 6.5 (6.0+ subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 52, Password 7.0 Knowledge and 6.0 Writing, Completion of AE Core and... [-]
USA Fairfax
August 2019
Full-time
2 semesters
Campus
George Mason University

Students who successfully complete an INTO Mason Graduate Pathway program in Real Estate Development have assured progression to a Mason graduate degree program upon subm ... [+]

Students who successfully complete an INTO Mason Graduate Pathway program in Real Estate Development are assured progression to a Mason graduate degree program upon submission of additional required application materials.

Upon successful completion of an INTO Mason Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your second semester of graduate study at George Mason University. This transition from an INTO Mason Pathway program to a university degree program is called 'progression'.

Degree Program Components

2-Semester:

36 credit hour program 6 credit hours apply from Pathway 30 credit hours remaining toward a degree

1-Semester:... [-]

USA Fairfax
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
LBIC London Brunel International College

A postgraduate pathway will give you valuable insight into postgraduate-level studies in the UK. Most importantly, It will equip you with the appropriate knowledge and sk ... [+]

A postgraduate pathway will give you valuable insight into postgraduate-level studies in the UK. Most importantly, It will equip you with the appropriate knowledge and skills you need to excel in your chosen taught master's degree.

Your Pathway to Brunel University London

Fees Year Stage 1: Pre-Master's Stage 2: Master's Degree 2019/2020 £8,200 (one semester) £9,200 (one semester plus work placement) £14,250 - £19,500

All LBIC course fees may be subject to a review. Brunel University London fees are a guide only and are subject to change.

Pathway progression Stage 1: Pre-Master's

Modules

Interactive Learning Skills and Communication 5 Critical and Creative Thinking Research Methods Management Principles ... [-]
United Kingdom Uxbridge
January 2020
Full-time
1 semester
Campus
University of Massachusetts Boston Navitas Global Student Success Program

The Graduate UMass Boston Navitas Global Student Success Program (GSSP) is a two-semester program designed for students who have completed a bachelor's degree but who nee ... [+]

Graduate GSSP: Business

The Graduate UMass Boston Navitas Global Student Success Program (ISSP) is a two-semester program designed for students who have completed a bachelor's degree but who need or wish to have additional support to gain entry into a UMass Boston graduate degree program. The Graduate GSSP helps to bridge the gap in academic or English skills by offering a range of courses such as research methods and academic communication. During your Graduate GSSP semester(s), you will take four Graduate GSSP courses plus UMass Boston graduate courses to prepare you for your master's program.

The MBA program at UMass Boston combines a focused management curriculum and allows students to customize their experience by completing one or more of 14 specializations.... [-]

USA Boston
May 2019
Full-time
2 semesters
Campus