Graduate Programs


The Seidman College offers three graduate business degrees: the Master of Business Administration (traditional MBA and FIMBA, a 14 month accelerated full-time Integrated MBA), the Master of Science in Accounting (MSA), and the Master of Science in Taxation (MST).  The programs are fully accredited by the AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

MBA Program

The Seidman Master of Business Administration (MBA) is connected to the growing area business community, the nation, and around the globe, ensuring current and relevant classes leading to a higher return on your investment. You set the pace depending on your needs at home and at work. Depending on your desire to move rapidly through the program, you may be able to complete your course work in as few as 16 months with no background courses. Avail yourself of Seidman's well-known service to its active, busy students. Classes are offered on our campuses in downtown Grand Rapids and Holland.


The Seidman Full-time Integrated Master of Business Administration (FIMBA) program is the key to accelerate your career. Created with the new business or technical graduates in mind, the Full-time Integrated MBA program fosters both professional and personal development. Develop the knowledge and skills needed to further your success in the business and professional world.


The Seidman Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) serves experienced professionals. It is a 22-month cohort-based, lock-step program. The curriculum is strategic in focus, and the program culminates with real-world team projects proposed by the sponsoring organization. Currently, the program is open only to Spectrum Health employees nominated by Spectrum Health leadership.   

MSA Program

The Seidman Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) is a specialized program designed for individuals preparing for careers in public, industrial, and non-profit accounting, including students with limited undergraduate accounting courses. It meets the educational requirements to sit for the Michigan CPA exam. The program accommodates student interests and ambitions through a wide selection of electives and can be completed with part-time or full-time study.

MST Program

The Seidman Master of Science in Taxation (MST) provides opportunities for career advancement. Seidman MST graduates have the equivalent of three to five years of valuable tax experience, making them highly sought after. Your investment in the MST will open up positions in public accounting firms, industry, and the IRS. Classes are offered on the downtown Grand Rapids campus.

Academic Advising

Candidates seeking a graduate business degree are invited to meet with the program director at the L. William Seidman Center to discuss career interests, professional objectives, and program plans.

Graduate Programs Office
L. William Seidman Center
50 Front Ave SW, SCB 1031
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Main Phone: (616) 331-7400
General Email:


Claudia Bajema, Director 
Phone: (616) 331-7387


Koleta Moore, Assistant Director
Phone: (616) 331-7386