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Make Your Career Dreams a Reality

Info for Prospective Students

Unlock your potential and achieve your career goals with an education from the Opus College of Business at St. Thomas.

Gain Skills, Experience & Confidence to Begin or Further Your Career

At the Opus College of Business, we help you become a highly principled, global business leader, ready to make a difference in your industry and community. Here, you’ll find the right mix of foundational theory and real-world applications in classes taught by knowledgeable professors invested in your success.

Whether you are pursuing an undergraduate degree, enhancing your skills through Executive Education or taking your career to the next level by pursuing an MBA, you can find a program to meet your needs at St. Thomas. Our comprehensive business education combines leadership and technical skill-building with experiential learning opportunities from full-time professors and local professionals.

You can also rely on a supportive network of peers, faculty and student services to make your educational experience at St. Thomas attainable and meaningful. Our undergraduate students enjoy a personalized experience with plenty of support to help you through your college experience and prepare you for the workforce. Our graduate programs are designed for busy working professionals, offering flexible schedules, accessible class formats and support provided by advisors, career service professionals and faculty.

You’re invited to explore your potential at the Opus College of Business.

Discover Our Specialized Masters Programs

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MS in Business Analytics

Put your quantitative and analytical skills to good use as a sought-after business analyst. In our flexible MS in Business Analytics program, you can set your own pace as you gain the technical skills you need to understand data and the business skills required to make sound decisions with it.

Business Analytics MS
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MS in Health Care Innovation

Gain the knowledge and tools you need to help transform the current health system in this innovative one-year program. A hybrid of on-campus and online classes is designed for busy professionals.

Health Care Innovation MS
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MSL in Organizational Ethics & Compliance MLS

Prepare for a career in ethics and compliance with this 16-month graduate degree program offered in partnership with St. Thomas School of Law.

Organizational Ethics & Compliance MS

Pursue a Graduate Certificate

  • Business Analytics
  • Digital Experience
  • Global Business
  • Integrated Marketing Communication
  • Strategic Growth
  • Strategic Risk and Responsibility
  • Transformational Change & Organization Development
  • Business Analytics

    Learn to leverage data for more informed decision-making and problem solving. Find out how to use analytics to increase efficiency and discover new opportunities. Develop your critical skills in statistics, data modeling and data analysis.
    Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

    Digital Experience

    Gain expertise in digital strategy, marketing analytics, digital marketing platforms and channels, and people and project management. This hands-on, immersive curriculum prepares you to succeed in this evolving, exciting field.
    Graduate Certificate in Digital Experience

    Global Business

    Explore global economic and political systems, learn to operate more effectively in multinational business environments, and broaden your cultural competence.
    Graduate Certificate in Global Business

    Integrated Marketing Communication

    Gain strategic knowledge and practical skills in brand management, advertising and promotion, and organizational communication.
    Graduate Certificate in Integrated Marketing Communication

    Strategic Growth

    Develop strategic thinking and financial acumen while exploring approaches to organic and external growth, including innovation, mergers and acquisitions, collaborative strategies, and global expansion.
    Graduate Certificate in Strategic Growth

    Strategic Risk and Responsibility

    Advance your understanding of corporate risk management, compliance, governance, social responsibility and sustainability and learn how to help align these critical functions in your organization.
    Graduate Certificate in Strategic Risk and Responsibility

    Transformational Change & Organization Development

    Learn to lead transformational, strategic change through the development of an organization. Understand how to identify issues and drive solutions by consulting with executive management and partnering to design and implement system-wide changes.
    Graduate Certificate in Transformational Change & Organizational Development

    Business Analytics

    Learn to leverage data for more informed decision-making and problem solving. Find out how to use analytics to increase efficiency and discover new opportunities. Develop your critical skills in statistics, data modeling and data analysis.
    Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

    Digital Experience

    Gain expertise in digital strategy, marketing analytics, digital marketing platforms and channels, and people and project management. This hands-on, immersive curriculum prepares you to succeed in this evolving, exciting field.
    Graduate Certificate in Digital Experience

    Global Business

    Explore global economic and political systems, learn to operate more effectively in multinational business environments, and broaden your cultural competence.
    Graduate Certificate in Global Business

    Integrated Marketing Communication

    Gain strategic knowledge and practical skills in brand management, advertising and promotion, and organizational communication.
    Graduate Certificate in Integrated Marketing Communication

    Strategic Growth

    Develop strategic thinking and financial acumen while exploring approaches to organic and external growth, including innovation, mergers and acquisitions, collaborative strategies, and global expansion.
    Graduate Certificate in Strategic Growth

    Strategic Risk and Responsibility

    Advance your understanding of corporate risk management, compliance, governance, social responsibility and sustainability and learn how to help align these critical functions in your organization.
    Graduate Certificate in Strategic Risk and Responsibility

    Transformational Change & Organization Development

    Learn to lead transformational, strategic change through the development of an organization. Understand how to identify issues and drive solutions by consulting with executive management and partnering to design and implement system-wide changes.
    Graduate Certificate in Transformational Change & Organizational Development
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    Earn Your Undergraduate Degree

    Just starting out in the world of business? St. Thomas is a great place to earn your degree, gain experience and make connections that last a lifetime.

    Business is our most popular undergraduate degree program, and for good reason. Our business core curriculum, 13 areas of concentration, extensive professional network and many real-world learning opportunities give you the knowledge, experience and values to excel in a big corporation, your family business, or even start your own enterprise.

    St. Thomas offers a wide range of business concentrations (majors) to help you choose and excel in a chosen discipline. Learn more about them and our undergraduate program today.

    Undergraduate Business Majors & Concentrations
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    Take an Executive Education Course

    Want to brush up on your profession without the time commitment of a degree program? Gain applicable skills and professional expertise with an Executive Education program from St. Thomas. Our 30+ short courses are ideal for giving your career a jump-start or renewed focus. Gain skills in new areas or add an extra credential to your resume.

    These non-credit, professional development classes include 1-3-day programs, weeklong “boot camps” and programs that last 2-3 months with in-classroom and online components.

    Executive Education

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    08/15/22

    Lenway Reflects on Opus Deanship, Looks Ahead to Business in a Digital World

    As St. Thomas' fall 2022 semester begins, several new faces can be found in leadership positions across the university. These leadership changes, though, also carry forward important legacies. One such legacy is the work of Dr. Stefanie Lenway, who on July 1 officially stepped down after eight years as dean of the Opus College of… The post Lenway Reflects on Opus Deanship, Looks Ahead to Business in a Digital World appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.

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    08/11/22

    Former Opus Dean Receives Academy of Management Award

    Dr. Stefanie Lenway, former dean of the Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas, was recently awarded the IM Division Amorepacific Outstanding Educator Award by the Academy of Management. The award recognizes excellence in teaching international management through significant contributions to the field and can only be awarded by outside nominations. The… The post Former Opus Dean Receives Academy of Management Award appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.

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    08/09/22

    gener8tor gBETA Accelerator Program Announces the St. Thomas 2022 Cohort

    Nationally ranked venture capital firm and accelerator start-up, gener8tor, announced the gBETA Accelerator start-up companies selected for its St. Thomas summer 2022 cohort. This year’s cohort includes Axon Athletics, Drvn, COYABLU, Virontir and Jay Victoria. Each company was recruited from the University of St. Thomas alumni network with at least one founder being a graduate… The post gener8tor gBETA Accelerator Program Announces the St. Thomas 2022 Cohort appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.

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