Graduate School of Management (GSOM) at Clark University - MA

Why you should consider this program

As the sectors of our global society become increasingly intertwined, demand is surging for business professionals who understand the social, political and environmental forces that shape communities and businesses. Students in Clark's innovative programs learn to use modern technology and advanced analysis to creatively address environmental and development problems and promote social justice, whether working in a corporation, government agency, or nongovernmental organization in the U.S., or any other part of the world.

The Graduate School of Management (GSOM) at Clark University launched in 1982 in response to the demand for high-quality scholarship in business management. Clark GSOM has set itself apart as an AACSB-accredited business school, a Net Impact Top 50 School for Environmental Sustainability and by preparing future leaders to think critically, manage collaboratively and create positive change in their organization and society. Additionally, Clark is a proud signatory of the United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) – a global effort to promote the values of sustainability and corporate responsibility.

Benefits for Coverdell Fellows

Tuition/fees for Complete Program Value of Coverdell Fellowship Net cost *
In state $ 47,389 $ 21,775 $ 25,614
Out of state $ 47,389 $ 21,775 $ 25,614
* Net cost is equal to tuition/fees minus fellowship value. For some universities, the fellowship value includes non-tuition/fee benefits such as health insurance or housing—see the first point below for more details.

Where the cost savings value of the Coverdell Fellowship comes from

50% tuition scholarship.

NOTE: The MS degrees and MBA have different financial packages, but all Coverdell Fellows receive 50% tuition scholarship.  The program highlighted above is the MS in Management program (includes fees + health insurance).  For more information please contact us.

Fellowships awarded per year (average)


Annual cost of living (estimated)

$ 10,000

Application fee waived?



Fellows work with Clark’s Community Engagement and Volunteering Center to find a volunteer position with a local organization serving our community, and perform a minimum of six hours of community service per week during the fall and spring semesters.

Jobs for program alumni

Clark GSOM alumni have gone on to have success in different corporations and non-profits all over the world. Their passion to create positive and lasting social change has led them to positions and companies such as:

Environmental Protection Specialist, Finance Director, Market Analyst, Program Director, Campaign Analyst, Financial Consultant, Accountant, Manager of Operations and Development, Financial Consultant, Product Manager, Business Development Manager, US Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Defense Fund, MA Department of Environmental Protection, Steward Health Care, The World Bank, McLean Hospital, CENTRO, MA Clean Energy Center.

Other details

Program length

MS in Business Analytics: 1 Year. All other individual programs can be completed in 1.5 – 2 years as a full-time student.Dual degree programs generally take 3 years as a full-time student.

Application requirements

  • Completed online application
  • Official undergraduate transcripts
  • Résumé
  • Personal statement
  • GMAT or GRE score
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Description of Service

Admissions process

While filling out the online application, select "Yes" from a drop-down menu when asked, "Will you be receiving any outside (non-Clark) sources of assistance, including financial assistance from your employer". Under the "Please Specify" box, select "Peace Corps". This will qualify you for the application fee waiver. A description of service from the Peace Corps is required to validate participation and be eligible for the Coverdell Fellowship.

Program begins

Fall: Late August. Spring: Mid-January. MS in Business Analytics: Late May

Non-traditional options

Classes are offered on our main campus in Worcester during the day and in the evening, and at our satellite campus in Southborough in the evening. Selected courses are offered on-line or in an accelerated format.

Year Coverdell Fellows partnership started



Jeremiah Czub, Director of Graduate Enrollment Management

Graduate Admissions Office
950 Main Street
Worcester, Massachusetts 01601