Part-Time Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Boston, MA

Several schools in Boston offer part-time MBA programs or MBA programs with part-time options. Students can earn a Master of Business Administration at their own pace in as few as two years, and may be able to choose an MBA focus area. Schools offering Business degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

Boston University

The part-time MBA program at Boston University (PEMBA) consists of 56 credit hours and is available through a cohort or flex track. The cohort track takes around 3 years to complete and keeps MBA students grouped together to build teamwork and community for the first year, then allows students to choose their pace in the second and third year; the flex track enables students to set their own pace, finishing in 2 to 6 years. Students can earn a general MBA or select a specialization in health sector management or social impact management. Boston University also offers three part-time dual-degree programs: MBA/MA in International Relations, MBA/MA in Economics, and an MBA/MS in Product Design & Manufacture.

Emmanuel College

The MBA program at Emmanuel College has an online format that enables students to study at their own pace. Students may spend a total of 15 to 20 hours per week working on their studies and can do so when and where they choose. Courses are delivered one at a time in seven-week increments, enabling students to complete the required 36 credit hours in as few as two years.

Fisher College

The part-time MBA in Strategic Leadership program at Fisher College consists of 14 courses, or 41 credit hours. The program is available on campus and online and features 8- and 12-week courses. Students can earn a general MBA in Strategic Leadership or add a concentration in Accounting or Sports Administration.

Northeastern University

Northeastern University has a part-time MBA program that allows students to take classes on campus and online. Students can complete the 60 credit hours in as few as two years or as many as seven years, and choose up to two of the following concentrations within their program: Corporate Renewal, Corporate Finance, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare Management, Investments, International Business, Marketing, Supply Chain Management, Mutual Fund Management, or Technological Entrepreneurship. Students have an opportunity to manage the school's mutual fund and attend an optional one-week Washington D.C. residency for a 3-credit-hour business and government learning experience.

Suffolk University

The MBA program at Suffolk University consists of 36 to 51 credit hours and can be completed in as few as 16 months of part-time study. Students can choose from 16 concentrations including global marketing, strategic management, and investments. Suffolk University also offers accelerated part-time programs for attorneys and CPAs and a custom program for Berklee graduates. Students can also pursue one of eight MBA dual degrees and/or a graduate certificate in business fundamentals.

University of Massachusetts - Boston

The Master of Business Administration program at the University of Massachusetts - Boston consists of 12 courses and can be completed part-time online or on-campus through evening courses. Students can also earn an MBA entirely online through part-time study and keep a general MBA focus or choose a concentration in finance, health care informatics, or business analytics.

School Name Programs Offered Average Graduate Tuition (2018-2019)*
Boston University PEMBA
*3 Concentration Options
*3 Dual-Degree Options
Emmanuel College *MBA $14,319
Fisher College *Part-Time MBA in Strategic Leadership
*3 Concentration Options
Northeastern University *Part-Time MBA
*10 Concentration Options
Suffolk University *MBA
*16 Concentration Options
*8 Dual-Degree Options
*Business Fundamentals Certificate
University of Massachusetts - Boston *MBA
*Online MBA
*4 Concentration Options
$17,876 in-state, $34,935 out-of-state

Source: *National Center for Education Statistics

Admittance Requirements for a Part-Time MBA Program in Boston

Part-time MBA programs in Boston require applying students to have earned a bachelor's degree, and some may require a degree in business or a business-related field. Students typically need to have a qualifying GPA (such as a 3.0) and a qualifying score on an entrance exam (such as the GRE, may be waived with a higher GPA). Programs may also require students to have relevant work history and provide a resume with their application. Other requirements may include a personal statement or essay and professional references.

Students can earn a Master of Business Administration through part-time study at several schools in Boston by taking courses on campus, online, or a combination of the two. Many programs allow students to choose a concentration within their programs, such as accounting or project management, to give students a broader understanding and skillset for their career interests.

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