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Full-Time, Part-Time, & Online

Bentley University offers a highly flexible approach to getting your MBA, with part-time and virtual programs that fit the busy careerist, or a fully immersive graduate experience for those looking to enroll full time.

A degree with ROI through practical, hands-on experience

In today's global economy an MBA continues to be a benchmark for future success in business, with signing bonuses and starting salaries still head and shoulders above a bachelor's degree, and compounding return on investment over the lifetime of a career. Here at Bentley University, we integrate corporate partnerships and modern resources for students to gain real-world exposure as part of their graduate school journey. 

Select the program format that works best for you


As a full-time student you will integrate yourself into the Bentley community and create connections that will last you a lifetime.

Full Time MBA


An MBA for the working professional. Complete the degree on your own time through evening classes that can be attended in-person or online.

Part Time MBA

Accelerated Online

Created for working professionals trying to get ahead while balancing a personal life and the new demands of the modern workplace.

Online MBA

Dual Degree

Enhance your competitive advantage in the marketplace by earning both an MBA and Master of Science (MS) dual degree.

Dual Degree

Get started today towards your MBA

A Flexible & Customizable Curriculum

Your MBA can be completed in 12 to 15 courses consisting of foundation, core, and elective credits.

*Students with the appropriate background may be waived from foundation courses. If three or more foundation courses are waived, students will be required to take additional electives to meet the program minimum of twelve courses.

With the Bentley MBA, you are able to get your degree in the format that works best for your personal situation and desired path to degree completion. Use this page to gain general information about the program or select from the options below to learn more about the specific program format you would like to pursue.

Why A Bentley MBA

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Globally Recognized Program

U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News & World Report’s “America's Best Graduate Schools 2019” ranks the Bentley University Graduate School of Business MBA (Part-Time) program among the top 100 in the country at #87 and #7 in New England. 

The Princeton Review. Bentley University’s nationally recognized career service department is ranked #3 in the country in The Princeton Review’s released guide, “The 385 Best Colleges, 2020 Edition.” Bentley is also ranked #1 for internship opportunities by The Princeton Review.

Bloomberg. Bentley University is ranked as one of the 100 Best Business Schools in the United States to obtain an MBA in a new ranking from Bloomberg Businessweek. 

Customize Your MBA

Build an MBA based on your academic interests or career goals by choosing from one of seven concentrations. We strongly encourage all prospective MBA students to connect with a Graduate Admission Officer to discuss concentrations and understand your available options. 

  • Accountancy
  • Business Analytics
  • Finance
  • Information Systems and Technology
  • Law and Taxation
  • Leadership*
  • Marketing

View All MBA Concentration Guides

*Courses in this concentration are available in an online format. Online MBA students who wish to pursue a different concentration may do so in a synchronous hybrid format. Please note this may extend the length of your program due to course availability by term.

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Life-Long Career Benefits

When you join the Bentley community, you have access to a rich and lifelong set of career-oriented services. The Bentley MBA prepares you for a wide range of careers, no matter the industry you are interested in. 

What can your career look like with this degree?

Corporate Partnerships

Bentley University MBA at BIDMC

Bentley University and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a world-class teaching hospital, are collaborating to offer our top-rated MBA curriculum, infused with applications-based learning experiences that contextualize the business principles to the health care sector. The MBA program will be open only to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Beth Israel Lahey Health employees, and will include specialized health care classes to give managers and aspiring managers the knowledge and perspective needed to lead in the increasingly complex world of healthcare.

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Are you outside of the BILH network but are still Interested in a partnership to bring Bentley's graduate programs to your employees? Reach out to us at to learn more.

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Iris Berdrow
Iris Berdrow
MBA Program Director and Professor of Management

Meet Your Program Director

Iris Berdrow is a tenured professor of management and the program director for the ASB and MBA programs at Bentley University. Iris holds an MBA and PhD with a concentration in Organizational Behavior and International Management from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, Canada. She is published in MIT Sloan Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Long Range Planning, and the Journal of World Business. Her current research interest is in cross-cultural effectiveness, assessing learning outcomes, and competency-based education. 

Contact Iris to schedule a time to discuss your background and career goals and how these align with Bentley's MBA programs. 

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Pearl Brian-Esema, MBA, MSBA ’19
I looked at what alumni were doing after graduation, my program of interest and the reputation of Bentley. It seemed like a wonderful fit.
Pearl Brian-Esema, MBA, MSBA ’19
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