MBA Programs in Boston

MBA degrees are very popular and are probably the most respected business degrees. They are generally considered an investment with a quick return in career boosting ability and salary inreases. There are 16 schools in the Boston area that offer MBA degrees and many of them are top rated nationally and internationally.   

Choosing an MBA degree incolves many factors such as location, selectivity, cost and type of program. The most common MBA types offered are:

  • One-Year full time programs

  • Two-Year full time programs

  • Part-Time and evening programs can take between 2 and 3 years.

  • Evening programs take between 2 and 3 years.

  • Execute MBAs are designed for students with established execute careers who would like to earn an MBA degree part-time. These programs are designed to fit into the schedule of excutives and can take between one and two years.

  • Blended MBA's use a combination of online and in-class instruction and take about 2-3 years.  

  • Online MBAs take about 1-2 years. 

  • Masters - MBA combination degrees take around four years

Boston area MBA Programs

Below are the Boston area colleges and universities that offer MBA programs. The schools are listed by number of students attending, not rank. Please click on the name for more information. For information on part-time MBA's, please click here.

 

School Tuition Selectivity Size Location MBA Details
Boston University DollarTwo30x15 Very Selective Large College City Location Highly ranked MBA and EMBA programs
Harvard University High Tuition Very Selective Large College City Location Highly ranked and selective MBA program
Northeastern University DollarTwo30x15 Very Selective Large College City Location Great MBA program from a top university
University of Massachusetts DollarOne15x15 Somewhat Selective Large College Metro Boston Location -Affordable MBA program
-Concentrations: Accounting, Ciommunication, Information System, Management, Marketing
Boston College DollarTwo30x15 Very Selective Large College Metro Boston Location -Top tier and globally recognized Institution
-Concentrations: Asset Management, Business Analytics, Competetive Service Delivery, Corporate Finance, Enterpreneural Management, Financial Reporting and Controls, Global Management, Leadership and Management, Marketing and Information Analaytics, Product and Brand Management
MIT High Tuition Very Selective Large College City Location -Top ranking MBA and EMBA programs
-Concentrations: Enterprise Management, Enterpreneurship and Innovation, Finance
Tufts University High Tuition Very Selective Large College City Location -Dual Degree with Master of Biomedical Sciences MBS/MBA with Brandeis University
Salem State University DollarOne15x15 Medium Selective Large College Suburban Boston Location -Affordable MBA
-Concentrations: Hospitality, Marketing, Financial Planning, Global Business, Accounting
Suffolk Business School DollarTwo30x15 Medium Selective Large College City Location -Concentrations: Enterpreneurship, Finance, Healthcare, Business Intelligence, International Business, Marketing, Non-Profit, Organizational Behavior, Strategic Management, Supply Chain Management, Taxation
Brandeis University High Tuition Very Selective  Medium Size College  Metro Boston Location -International MBA
-Concentrations:  Asset Management,  Corporate Finance, Economics and Data Analysis. Enterpreneurship, Marketing and Stategy, Sustainability, Real Estate, Risk Management
Bentley University DollarTwo30x15 Very Selective Medium Size College Metro Boston Location -National Leader in Business Education
-Concentrations:  Accounting, Business Analytics, Economics Financial Markets, Finance, Information Systems, Law and raxation, Management
Endicott College DollarOne15x15 Medium Selective Medium Size College Suburban Boston Location Affordable MBA North of Boston
Simmons College DollarTwo30x15 Medium Selective Medium Size College City Location -MBA for women only
-Offers standard and Health Care MBA
-Concentrations: Marketing, Quantitative Analysis, Accounting, Organizational Leadership
Babson College High Tuition Medium Selective Medium Size College Metro Boston Location -Top Ranked MBA program  focused on Enterpreneural Thinking
-Concentrations: Business Analytics, Enterpreneurship, Finance, Global Management, Life Science + Healthcare, Marketing
Curry College DollarOne15x15 Medium Selective Medium Size College Metro Boston Location Affordable MBA South of Boston
Hult International Business School High Tuition Very Selective Medium Size College City Location Highly Ranked International MBA

 

Types of Boston area MBA programs

Following are the type of MBA programs that Boston area colleges offer.  The order is by school size, not rank. Please click the name for more information. For more infortmation on Boston area business schools click here.