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Graduate Admission

A Bentley Graduate Education with Focus on Experiential Learning

One of the great benefits of earning your graduate degree at Bentley University is the ability to gain practical, hands-on experience and connect with external partners. Whether you are enrolled in our MBA program or one of our specialized MS offerings, you will discover how Bentley integrates corporate partnerships and modern resources for students to gain real-world exposure as part of their graduate school journey. 

Classroom Visits

Most courses feature external partner visits, where experts will visit in class and talk more about their industry experiences. View a sample discussion led by the finance department on the 2021 GameStop stock developments.

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Global Business Experiences (GBE)

Courses allow opportunities to visit companies operating in different markets. Past locations include but are not limited to Canada, England, Portugal, Scotland, and South Africa.

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Case Competitions

Students in our analytics-based programs compete in case competitions at the national level against students from other institutions and collaborate with industry professionals.

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Innovation Centers

Our research uncovers answers to challenging real-world questions, our centers undertake innovative projects with corporate partners, our experiential communities provide hands-on learning, and our learning labs use the latest technologies to help students learn.

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Bentley University's Corporate Partnerships

Corporate partnerships are an important part of higher education today because ultimately one needs to be successful in the marketplace. Partnerships with companies are really at the root of Bentley's founding and legacy. Those partnerships really are holistic. Companies value experiential learning. Students evolve through their experience at Bentley, connecting with the outside world and taking everyday what they learn from the classroom into the workplace.

How You Will Explore Career Opportunities

The Graduate Career Development team helps you make informed decisions about your future. Through programs, assessments and workshops, you get to practice interview skills and polish your professional presence. And we connect you to jobs, internships and interview opportunities, both online and on-campus. 

  • Secure Internships
  • Meet with recruiters
  • Visit local employers 
  • Attend Professional Conferences

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International Graduate Student Interview Series - Debbie (MSMA '19)

Learn more about Debbie (MSMA '19) and her experience at Bentley University. Originally from Abu Dhabi, she shares some tips for incoming international students and speaks of how she was able to land a full-time position upon graduating.