At the Isenberg School of Management, we’re committed to introducing our students to the education, experiences and executives that will make them effective leaders and change agents in the business world.
As an AACSB-accredited institution, we offer an exceptional education—whether our students are undergraduate or graduate, on-campus or online, or studying full-time or part-time. Our students enjoy an educational experience that gives them a head start in today’s complex business environment. Isenberg’s unique culture sparks community and collaboration, honing the skills to be dynamic team players and confident leaders. And our entrepreneurial spirit encourages students to creatively tackle today’s biggest challenges and harness the most exciting opportunities.
Our academic approach values in-the-trenches learning so students can hit the ground running. Our students enjoy an educational experience that gives them a head start in today’s complex business environment. Why do our students have this head start? It’s called the Isenberg Advantage. Our mentoring and instruction instill confidence and competency, and grooms students for success.
The Isenberg Advantage means that our students:
In 1947 the UMass Amherst School of Business Administration opened its doors. The school had just 10 faculty members. By 1949, the first 15 students graduated with their bachelor’s degrees and by 1953, the school awarded its first MBA degrees, marking the beginning of the legacy to admit top-tier students and continually evolve to meet the needs of the ever-changing business world. View our timeline for more detailed look at Isenberg's history.