Master's Programs

Areas of Study

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The USF MBA program is designed with the full-time working professional in mind. Most of our students continue in their professional careers while completing the MBA program. They come from all over the bay area, and they appreciate our accelerated calendar and the availability of taking courses in the evening. USF's part-time MBA is ranked No. 1 among state universities in Florida, and #16 among state universities nationwide.

Executive MBA

While demanding, the program is designed for executives who need to balance their work and family lives. Our curriculum equips you with the fundamental skills, leadership qualities and international perspective you need to advance in our global economy.

Sport & Entertainment Management

Made possible by a partnership with the Tampa Bay Lightning and The Lightning Foundation, the USF MBA in Sport and Entertainment Management emphasizes business fundamentals of sports: management, marketing, finance, economics, and accounting.

Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

This program is designed to meet the increasing needs of business, government, and public accounting. Students entering the MAcc Program must already have the equivalent of an undergraduate degree in accounting from an AACSB accredited school. The program may also be structured to satisfy the requirements to sit for the CPA Examination in Florida.

Master of Science in Finance

The Master of Science in Finance is a specialized degree with a curriculum that emphasizes finance and economics. This program offers an advanced education for individuals who are interested in pursuing careers in corporate finance, investments, financial services, and related areas. Full-time students can complete the program in three semesters; part-time students can finish in six (or fewer) semesters.

Master in Management Information Systems

The Master of Science in Management Information Systems (M.S./M.I.S.) meets the needs of the marketplace for expertise in both information technology and management. Highly qualified individuals with motivation for leadership in information technology fields are encouraged to apply for admission to this program.

Master of Science in Management

This is an progressive, dynamic, well-focused program. Students learn about interpersonal and organizational dynamics, planned change, and implementation. Leadership, teamwork, communication skills and organizational change are emphasized.

Master of Science in Marketing

The Master of Science in Marketing is a 33 semester-hour program designed for individuals who want to enhance career opportunities and options by completing a specialized graduate degree in marketing. The MS in Marketing offers sufficient preparation to qualify the graduate for adjunct teaching in community colleges and AACSB and SACS-accredited institutions.

Entrepreneurship and Applied Technologies

The Master of Science in Entrepreneurship in Applied Technologies integrates the principles for successful opportunity recognition, technology and market assessment, product commercialization, new venture formation, and new venture financing into a single interdisciplinary curriculum.

The MS in Entrepreneurship program is the only Florida university included in the rankings of the nation's best entrepreneurship education programs, and is ranked #17 overall in the country. According to Princeton Review, USF is the best place in the Southeast to study entrepreneurship.

Need help?

Having trouble choosing between graduate programs? A good place to start is with a phone call to the Office of Graduate Studies at 813-974-3335, or email us at