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GYPP in Management

6 Month GYPP in Management    

Deadline for Summer 2018 program is May 1, 2018.   

For international educational institutions interested in an intensive and focused academic program for their students, VIPP offers Specialized Global Young Professional Program (SGYPP). Many SGYPP components are designed in collaboration with MSU Schools or Institutes to meet the sponsor's particular requirements.

VIPP offers the 6-month long Specialized GYPP in Finance once a year only in Summer/Fall. The program runs from July to the next January. Senior or junior 4-year college students are eligible to apply. Majors in Management, Finance, Economics, Accounting or any Business-related subjects are preferred but not required.

Students will audit two management courses taught by MSU or affiliated faculty. Other academic and research related courses as well as English language courses will be taught by VIPP faculty. Upon successful completion students will be awarded a certificate of Specialized Global Young Professional Program (SGYPP) on Management by the Visiting International Professional Program (VIPP) at MSU.

Program Features

  • Academic courses taught by MSU faculty.
  • Career services and advising.
  • Spoken and written English training.
  • Field trips to the finance districts of Chicago and Detroit.
  • MSU activities, seminars, and cultural events.

Course Information

Participants must take 8 courses (15 credits total) from four tracks. Most courses are 3 credit semester-long courses. Half-semester long short courses are 1.5 credits.

  • 2 Core Courses in Management (6 credits): Introduction to International Business, Effective Management, Strategic Leadership and Management, Business Analytics, Management Skills, Entrepreneurship 
  • 2 Core Courses in Finance (1.5 credits each, 3 credits in total): Financial Management, Introduction to Finance, International Finance  
  • 2 General Academic and Research Courses (3 credits): General Research Methodology, Professional and Academic Writing, Crosscultural Business Communication Skills, Organizational Behavior, Leadership
  • 2 English Language and Culture Courses (3 credits): Pronunciation, Idioms, Conversation, American Culture, Business English, Public Speaking, Negotiation Skills

Admission Requirements

  • Senior or junior at a 4-year college.
  • Preferably major in management, finance, economics, accounting or any business-related subject.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • Minimum TOEFL score 60 (internet-based) or CET Band-4 or equivalent.


J-1 or F-1 non-degree student visa.

Program Fees

Tuition is $7,500 excluding health insurance and living costs.

Apply for the 2018 Specialized GYPP in Finance program.

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