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Dentists' Executive MBA

Today's dental industry is changing at a rapid pace. Professionals are required to provide excellent patient care while, at the same time, managing the business processes involved with their practice. Acquire the business acumen you need at Bentley.

Dentists Only

The Executive MBA for Dentists at Bentley University provides a fully accredited MBA experience exclusively designed for dentists seeking management, leadership and critical business skills. This program is the only one in the nation composed exclusively of dentists and dental professionals, a result of extensive consultation with industry leaders. You will learn and collaborate with others in your field, developing a deep and rich peer network in the process.

Focus on Management and Leadership

In addition to providing professional patient expertise, dentists must be good business managers to run a profitable practice. We are committed to insuring that you develop strong leadership capabilities while gaining critical business skills to insure enhanced practice management. You will participate in leadership assessments and feedback as well as case discussions and exercises relevant to dentistry and healthcare.  At all points, your experience will be enriched by group interactions with those immersed in your world. 

Convenient Schedule

This program has been designed to fit the scheduling needs of dentists. Classes are scheduled on Fridays and Saturdays twice per month and you will finish your degree program in 22 months.  Our campus is conveniently located in Waltham, Massachusetts near Route 95 and the Massachusetts Turnpike, and parking is abundant.  

International Study Week

One of your courses will include a one week study-abroad course.  You will travel with your group and our faculty where you will study and take part in company  and cultural visits.  Topics will include business, strategic and ethical challenges related to the host country.  

Unique Cohort Experience and Value

At Bentley University, we work diligently to provide an executive experience to our cohort-based programs.  While on our campus, you will develop relationships in group luncheons, have opportunities for social connection and become part of the very large network of experienced Bentley alumni working throughout the Boston region and beyond. You will move through your program as a group, challenging each other and supporting each other toward a successful completion and graduation together. Access to learning laboratories, online library resources and online software platforms for group interaction will enhance your learning experience.

The program costs $70,000 and requires an investment of two years – a great investment for those desiring an excellent and relevant graduate business experience.


No GMAT required. Admission will be based upon your experience and prior degree completion.

  • Online application (includes essays)
  • Two letters of recommendation,
  • Official copies of all university-level transcripts (undergraduate and graduate)
  • TOEFL, IELTS or Pearson’s PTE results, for international applicants
  • $50 application fee

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More Information

For more information on the program, contact Deb Kennedy at