The MSM Program is a generalist graduate business program designed specifically for individuals with NON-business academic backgrounds/degrees. No professional work experience is required. Applicants who are current business majors or have already obtained any degree in business will NOT be considered admissible to this program and should NOT apply. Visit the Specialized-Master's Degree list and select an alternate program designed for business majors. Business minors are welcome to apply to MSM.

Program Highlights

  • 32 credit hour degree earned in one year
  • Gain knowledge in all areas of through “core” business curriculum – (22 credits)
  • Gain industry specific knowledge through elective courses (10 credits) and extracurricular activities
  • Option to begin working on the degree while completing UF undergraduate studies (Combined Option) or a UF graduate or professional degree (Dual Degree Option)
  • Part-time on campus option to lengthen your studies to allow for internships or full-time work
  • Study abroad options at over 30 partner institutions
  • Career coaching provided by the Graduate Business Career Services staff
  • Diverse experience through curriculum, study abroad/internship opportunities and a variety of perspectives of student body and faculty

Participant Benefits

  • Learn the “language of business” and gain a solid business background to open up advancement opportunities within your undergraduate major field
  • Open career opportunities in the field of business which would have been unavailable without a graduate business degree
  • Strengthen transferable skills to allow for employment in management
  • For professional degree seekers, (JD, MD, DDS, DVM, Pharm D) whether running a private practice or working in a corporate setting.
  • Gain a network of contacts that will last a lifetime.

Physical Address

Hough Hall 220
1404 Union Dr

Mailing Address

PO Box 117164
Gainesville, FL 32611-7164

Shipping Address

1405 W University Avenue
Matherly Hall 219
Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: 352.273.0668
Fax: 352.392.7347
Email (msm at

Walk-in Hours

Monday - Friday
10:00am - 3:00pm

Can I Apply?

You can apply to MSM if you...

  • are not currently enrolled as a business major
  • have not earned a degree in business of any kind

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College Info

Warrington College of Business
BRY 100
PO Box 117150
Gainesville, FL 32611-7150
Phone: 352.392.2397
Fax: 352.392.2086

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