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Accelerated Online MBA

Earn Your MBA In As Little as 18 Months

Transform Your Career with an Accelerated Online MBA

You shouldn’t have to put everything on hold to take your career to the next level. That’s why, we’ve created a fast, completely online MBA degree program that can transform your career in as little as 18 months, without giving up your job, your family, or your life.

Bentley's Accelerated Online MBA is asynchronously delivered online, and streamlined, six-week course intervals. The curated curriculum with a leadership concentration takes the guesswork out of course selection, allowing students to focus on one course at a time while performing classwork at whatever time of day works best for them. Students can accelerate their program by taking two six-week asynchronous courses at a time or add a hybrid course taken synchronously online (either a one-week intensive or a regular 14-week fall/spring or 10-week summer course). 

The leadership concentration gives students the knowledge, understanding, and skills necessary to effectively lead complex multinational/multicultural organizations. This program concentration attracts students from such diverse fields as engineering, IT, biotechnology, consulting, financial systems, health care and many others, as it prepares graduates for advancement into broader leadership roles.



All applicants are evaluated for foundation waivers


Months to Complete


Median Award of Merit Aid Offered

Accelerated Online MBA Application and Program Requirements


To create a thriving population of students with a wide range of life and work experiences, Bentley considers the entirety of candidates’ applications including prior work experience, test scores, learning objectives, and other factors as we determine admissions decisions. Visit our page to view application deadlines and rounds for both Fall and Spring entry terms.  

Program Requirements

Application fee / Transcripts (must have completed bachelor's degree) / Resume / 2 Essays / GMAT or GRE scores (optional) / TOEFL/IELTS scores for international students (may be waived for qualified students) / Two letters of recommendation  / Interview

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Tuition & Aid

A Bentley graduate degree is a smart investment in you. Bentley awards more than $2 million in merit-based aid to highly qualified full-time and part-time graduate students. Merit awards are based primarily on academic, professional and personal achievement, without regard to financial need. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply as early as possible for best consideration.

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Your MBA Education

The Bentley MBA can be completed between 12 to 15 total courses and consists of foundation, core and elective credits.

*Students with the appropriate background may be waived from all five foundation courses, but will be required to add electives if they have been waived from more than three. Four electives are required and provide students with options to focus on a concentration or select individual courses within our graduate school curriculum.


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Career Outcomes

What could your career look like with this degree?

When you join the Bentley community, you have lifetime access to the award-winning Pulsifer Career Development Center. With over 45+ graduate networking events per year,  a graduate degree from Bentley prepares you for a wide range of careers, no matter the industry you are interested in. 


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MBA Graduates

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The well-rounded curriculum taught Sharron the skills she had admired in the startups with whom she worked, providing her a background in all aspects of business.

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Your Student Experience

The Online Learning Experience

Online education has revolutionized learning in higher education. The Bentley Accelerated Online MBA is accessible completely online, with courses completed one at a time each semester through two six-week and one intensive course. Watch our video to learn more about those formats and how you will engage with professors and other students no matter where you are located.

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Your Admission Team

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The Graduate Admission team is happy to help you throughout your search and application process 

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