a student talking with Professor Ilya A.Strebulaev

Stanford MSx Curriculum

We have designed the Stanford MSx curriculum with you, the experienced leader, in mind.

The academically rigorous curriculum is extremely flexible — more than half is comprised of electives. You choose the courses that will help you achieve your career goals, whatever your path may be. It’s a curriculum that will inspire you and enable you to explore new topics and take risks.

And you are not limited to Stanford GSB courses. We encourage our students to explore interdisciplinary electives offered across Stanford, in order to create the most compelling course of study.

Hear from MSx Alumni

The Value of the MSx Curriculum
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The Value of the MSx Curriculum
Brett Wilson, MS ’19, discusses the MSx Program’s curriculum and the impact for mid-career professionals.
MSx Class of 2019

“I was able to identify my own strengths and weaknesses, which helped me become a better, more self-aware leader. I left the program with a toolbox of new skills that will be invaluable as I move forward in my life’s journey.”

MSx Class of 2018

“Before the program, my boss would say that I was a talented individual who executed projects very well on a personal level. Now my boss would say, not only do I get quality work done, but I elevate my coworkers at the same time.”

Three Popular Curriculum Paths

Many of our alumni have pursued one of three broad curriculum paths. Each path features sample coursework, faculty, and alumni who have pursued that particular path. Use these as a framework for designing your own learning experience that will meet your personal and professional objectives.