Boston University (BU) School of Management

# 30
BusinessWeek EMBA 2013
Ranked
# 39
BusinessWeek US 2012
Ranked
AACSB
Accreditation
Full Profile
Two-Year MBA facts

Tuition 91,372 USD

Duration 24 mths

Intakes Aug

Int'l Students 37%

GMAT 682

Work Experience 5.0 yrs

Women 33%

Top Placement Industries *

Technology (19%)

Consulting (18%)

Health Care / Pharmaceuticals (16%)

Financial Services (14%)

Top Placement Functions *

Consulting (29%)

General Management (16%)

Marketing (22%)

Finance (12%)


Ranked
BusinessWeek EMBA 2013 (30)
BusinessWeek US 2012 (39)
BusinessWeek Part-Time US 2013 (44)
Financial Times EMBA 2014 (69)
Economist Full-Time MBA 2014 (73)
Financial Times Global MBA 2014 (75)

Listed in
Top Schools for Healthcare

Accreditation
AACSB

Boston University (BU) School of Management

595 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

United States

Website: management.bu.edu

Profile

The University

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Boston University (BU) is located in Boston, Massachusetts and is one of the largest private research universities in the US. BU has over 33,000 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 140 countries, 10,000 faculty and staff, 16 schools, and 250 fields of study.

Students at Boston University School of Management gain unparalleled access to one of the nation's largest collections of academic libraries and research centers. All students can take classes at most of BU's other schools and colleges, such as a course in international relations at our Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. Students can also take advantage of the dozens of lectures, films, and club activities happening every week around campus.

The Business School

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Rafik B. Hariri building

A unique learning environment and underlying philosophy separate Boston University School of Management from other business schools. The School is passionate about educating leaders who focus on creating value for the world. We seek students who want their lives' work to be meaningful, and we're dedicated to making their education as relevant as possible. Best of all, the School of Management provides a multitude of pathways to a degree.

The Program

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School of Management's atrium

Our master's programs allow you to tailor your studies to your specific career aspirations. The School of Management has a distinctly personalized approach that offers students more paths to a degree than almost any other school. In addition to outstanding options for full-time and part-time MBA study, students can benefit from the wealth of resources at BU by pursuing one of the available dual degree programs.

Beginning in fall 2013, the Two-Year MBA experience will include a more concentrated core curriculum so that students can begin to explore their specialties earlier in the program. Students will build comprehensive knowledge of management disciplines that prepares them to engage the forces transforming the global economy. And they'll acquire the global and ethical frameworks they'll need in a world facing massive economic, commercial, and social challenges. If students choose the Two-Year MS-MBA Program (MBA and MS in Information Systems) or a specialty in Public & Nonprofit Management or Health Sector Management, they'll be able to further personalize their courses of study to match their goals.

By choosing the One-Year International MBA (IMBA), students can earn their MBAs in 12 months and immerse themselves in a multicultural experience in China with classmates from around the world. IMBA students start with summer coursework in Shanghai and Beijing before arriving in Boston for the start of the fall semester.

The Professional Evening MBA (PEMBA) at BU is the part-time route to accelerating students' full-time career advancement and making their personal plans a reality. PEMBA students build the same foundation in the traditional management disciplines as, and take electives with, full-time students, but complete their MBAs on their own terms and around their own commitments.

Other options for graduate study include the MS in Investment Management and MS in Mathematical Science programs, both designed to help students gain the industry-specific training and knowledge they need to achieve their goals for the future.

The Faculty

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Teaching in Digital Learning Studio

Our faculty members are applied researchers, investment market experts, entrepreneurs, inventors, and authors of best-selling business books and textbooks.

The School of Management is an exciting environment for research and learning, with 130 total full-time faculty members, eight academic departments, five research centers, hundreds of annual publications, frequently honored faculty members, and dozens of department seminars each semester.

Entry Requirements

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Deadlines vary according to program. Please review our deadlines chart for more information: http://management.bu.edu/graduate/graduate-admissi....

Application requirements also vary by program. Requirements include an online application form, including essays; a current resume; two letters of recommendation; all university-level transcripts (undergraduate and graduate); GMAT or GRE results; IELTS, PTE, or TOEFL results; and 3 required essays (MSIM and MSMF programs only). Please visit our application checklist for more information:

http://management.bu.edu/graduate/graduate-admissi....

Application Procedure

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The Graduate Admission Office promises you'll have a thoughtful and timely response to your completed application. We're here to provide you with support during the admissions process, and to make the experience as transparent as possible while maintaining your privacy.

The admission process can vary by program. Please visit our website to learn more about graduate admissions and to contact our team:

http://management.bu.edu/graduate/graduate-admissi....

Tuition and Fees

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Tuition, fees, and other expenses vary by program. Please visit our website for more information:

http://management.bu.edu/graduate/graduate-admissi....

Financial Aid

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Tuition and scholarship information can vary by program. 73% of the full-time MBA 2012 entering class received scholarships; the average award was over $18,000.

Boston University School of Management offers academic merit scholarships. All applicants to the full-time programs are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships. Please visit our website for more information:

http://management.bu.edu/graduate/graduate-admissi....

Location

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Boston, home to approximately 60 colleges and universities, hosts more than 100,000 students during the academic year, and all the businesses, entertainment venues, and cultural activities that cater to them. With all the universities, libraries, technology centers, and financial institutions, the city boasts possibly more researchers and PhDs per capita than anywhere else on Earth. That means an unparalleled concentration of intellectual, business, entrepreneurial, and scientific organizations that seek and reward a constant inflow of fresh young minds with new energy and new ideas. Learn more about our resources in the Boston area: http://management.bu.edu/about-the-school/advantag....

Accommodation

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On-campus apartments for graduate students are available through BU's Office of Rental Property Management: http://www.bu.edu/rpm/. An off-campus housing listing service is also maintained: http://www.bu.edu/offcampus/, and there are many local real estate agents in the BU area who cater to the student market. Please note that BU Housing does not accept applications from graduate students for on-campus dormitory-style housing.

Student Life

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Beyond grades, deadlines, and projects, at its core the School of Management is about a sense of place and community. It's about expressing yourself - nurturing that well-rounded person within and creating relationships that will last a lifetime. Please visit our website to learn more about student life:

http://management.bu.edu/graduate/graduate-life/.

 

Programs

Full-Time

Languages
English
Intakes
Aug
Concentrations
Entrepreneurship
Finance
International Management
Leadership and Organizational Transformation
Marketing
Operations and Technology Management
Strategy and Business Analysis
Languages
English
Intakes
May
Concentrations
Entrepreneurship
Finance
International Management
Leadership and Organizational Transformation
Marketing
Operations and Technology Management
Strategy and Business Analysis
Features
The program starts in the summer in Beijing and Shanghai (China) and is completed in Boston
Languages
English
Intakes
Aug
Concentrations
Entrepreneurship
Finance
International Management
Leadership and Organizational Transformation
Marketing
Operations and Technology Management
Strategy and Business Analysis
Languages
English
Intakes
Aug
Concentrations
Entrepreneurship
Finance
International Management
Leadership and Organizational Transformation
Marketing
Operations and Technology Management
Strategy and Business Analysis

Part-Time

Health Sector MBA
91,392 USD
36 mth
Languages
English
Intakes
Jan,  Aug
Professional Evening MBA Program
91,392 USD
36 mth
Languages
English
Intakes
Jan,  Aug
Concentrations
Entrepreneurship
Finance
International Management
Leadership and Organizational Transformation
Marketing
Operations and Technology Management
Strategy and Business Analysis
Features
Program available on campuses in Boston and in Chelmsford
Public and Nonprofit MBA
91,392 USD
36 mth
Languages
English
Intakes
Jan,  Aug

Executive MBA

Executive MBA
96,400 USD
18 mth
Languages
English
Intakes
Jan
Features
Designed for mid-to-senior level managers with 10+ years of professional experience
The program can be completed in 18 months

Dual Degree

Languages
English
Intakes
Aug
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English
Intakes
Aug
Features
Offered through a partnership with the School of Law
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English
Intakes
Aug
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Offered in partnership with the Graduate College of Arts and Sciences (GRS)
Languages
English
Intakes
Aug
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Offered jointly with the Graduate College of Arts
Languages
English
Intakes
Aug
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Offered in partnership with the School of Medicine
Languages
English
Intakes
Aug
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Offered in partnership with the School of Public Health
Languages
English
Intakes
Aug
Features
Offered in partnership with the School of Public Health
Languages
English
Intakes
Aug
Concentrations
Entrepreneurship
Finance
International Management
Leadership and Organizational Transformation
Marketing
Operations and Technology Management
Strategy and Business Analysis
Languages
English
Intakes
Aug
Features
Offered in partnership with the Department of Mechanical Engineering
Languages
English
Intakes
Aug
Features
Offered through a partnership with the College of Communication

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