Full-Time MBA

Calling All Leaders

Insight into yourself and others, truly visionary thinking to improve communities, the analytical acumen and collaborative dexterity to execute big ideas—these are characteristics that will define the managers of tomorrow. Through our full-time MBA program, Carroll School students emerge as leaders who will guide society and organizations through the 21st century.

Our program features a world-renowned faculty, a rigorous curriculum that responds to industry needs, and a variety of experiential learning opportunities. Our interdisciplinary approach enables students to master professional skills and gain deeper insight into the workings of complex organizations, collaborating with faculty and distinguished alumni along the way.

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Questions about graduate admissions or programs? Email us or call us at 617-552-3920.

Your Future Network

Our MBA graduates make their voices heard in a variety of sectors—in financial services, technology, and beyond. Find out how these alumni leveraged the BC MBA to pursue their professional interests and confront today’s most pressing business challenges.

Program of Study

The first year provides students with a broad foundation of business knowledge while fostering connections with classmates. In addition to these learning requirements, all Carroll School MBA students must complete 20 hours of community service in order to graduate from the program. Learn more about community service guidelines.

1st Year, Summer Deliverable

Managerial Statistics (OPER770314)

1st Year, Semester 1

1 Week
Introduction to Strategic Management (MGMT770101/02)
Professional Development Programming
7 Weeks
Data Analytics 1: Model Building (OPER771601/02)
Marketing (MKTG772001/02)
Accounting (ACCT771301/02)
Managing People & Organizations (MGMT771201/02)
7 Weeks
Data Analytics 2: Management & Data Skills (ISYS770001/02)
Economics (MFIN770101/02)
Financial Management (MFIN772201/02)

* Follow-up professional development sessions are scheduled on several dates throughout the semester.

1st Year, Semester 2

7 Weeks
Data Analytics 3: In Practice (ISYS770101/02)
Strategic Management (MGMT773001/02)
7 Weeks
Operations Management (OPER772001/02)
Management Practice Experience (Simulation) (MPRX773001/02)
1 Week
Diane Weiss Competition

Once students complete the core curriculum in Year 1, they concentrate their studies through electives.

2nd Year

Semester 1
Electives (4)
Semester 2
Electives (4)

* Please note: electives must be 6000 or 8000-level courses.

Graduate Admissions Events


Internship placement for first-year MBA students


Average Total Compensation
Full-time MBA, Class of 2017 

Full-Time MBA Class Profile

Applicant Pool

Applications Received 617
Class Size 80
Selectivity 39%


Undergraduate Majors

Accounting 3%
Business 9%
Economics 8%
Engineering 1%
Finance 8%
Humanities/Social Science 20%
Math/Physical Science 9%
Double Major 20%
Other 22%


Academic and Professional Profile 

Average GMAT Score 637
GMAT Range (middle 80%) 580-700
Average Undergraduate GPA 3.28
Average Full-Time Work Experience
4.5 years
Work Experience Range (middle 80%)
1-8 years
Students Pursuing Dual Degree



Women 31%
AHANA* 13%
International 18%
Average Age 28
Age Range 23–37

*African-American, Hispanic, Asian and Native American


Where do our graduates work?


Bank of America


Boston Scientific

Capstone Partners

Charles River Associates

Dell EMC


Dimensional Fund Advisors

Ernst & Young

Fidelity Investments





Holden Advisors

John Hancock/Manulife

Johnson & Johnson


Liberty Mutual

Lockheed Martin

Longfellow Investments

Needham & Company

New York Life

Ocean Spray Cranberries

Oxford Immunotec

Partners HealthCare






Reputation Institute

Rockland Trust


Standard & Poor's


The Alexander Group

Thermo Fisher Scientific