Graduate Programs

Preparing Profession-Ready Graduates

Our globally acclaimed graduate programs prepare students for life after the Carroll School—for successful careers as influential managers, inspirational leaders, and innovative academics.

Rigorous curricula combine quantitative and qualitative elements to instill in students a range of proficiencies: from practical, in-demand expertise like data analytics to public speaking prowess, decision-making acumen, and other 21st century skills. Faculty esteemed for both their teaching and scholarship—earning the Carroll School a world ranking of 26th for research—lead courses and innovative projects that yield lasting insights for our students. 

Small class sizes, personalized attention—including individualized career development and student services—and a culture of meaningful mentorship create a close-knit community focused on supporting each student’s success. Carroll School students also have access to the extensive Boston College alumni network’s connections in business, politics, academia, and the nonprofit world. 

Our Programs

Both our full-time and part-time MBA options offer rigorous academics, equipping students with the knowledge and skills to thrive in an increasingly complex business world.

MBA Clasroom


Ranked #13 in the country by U.S. News & World Report, our MSF program helps both experienced and aspiring professionals deepen their knowledge and create new opportunities in the industry. The comprehensive curriculum is grounded in fundamental economic principles, specialized skills, and leading methodologies.

Graduate students reviewing company financials


Hone analytical abilities and acquire an in-depth understanding of how accounting affects the world. Students graduate ready to acquire their CPA and thrive in exceptional careers.

Students presenting in Fulton Hall

PhD, Accounting

This five-year, research-focused program prepares students to become leading researchers and scholars at preeminent management schools.

PhD, Organization Studies

With a strong foundation in organizational theory, research methods, and statistics, graduates of this program go on to enjoy meaningful careers in academia and beyond.

PhD, Finance

Our distinguished program features globally acclaimed faculty covering quantitative methods and economics.

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By the Numbers


Graduate Students


Faculty Research, Worldwide

Financial Times Ranking, 2022