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.

Learn more about the full-time MBA program:

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October 23, 12pm (ET)

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December 3, 5:45pm

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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.

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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.

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2nd Year

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

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


Job Placement*
Full-time MBA, Class of 2019
(U.S. Work Authorized Students)


Average Total Compensation*
Full-time MBA, Class of 2019
(U.S. Work Authorized Students)

*Includes data reported up to October 7, 2019, for graduates seeking full-time employment.

Full-Time MBA Profile
Class of 2021


Total Class Size   75
Admit Rate 57.5%


Undergraduate Majors

Business 23%
Economics 5%
Engineering 4%
Finance 8%
Humanities/Social Science 27%
Math/Physical Science 11%
Double Major 20%
Other 1%


Academic and Professional Profile 

Average GMAT Score 640
GMAT Range (middle 80%) 588-692
Average GRE Score 307
GRE Range (middle 80%) 300-314
Average Undergraduate GPA 3.36
Average Full-Time Work Experience
4.4 years
Work Experience Range (middle 80%)
2-6 years
Students Pursuing Dual Degree



Women 41%
AHANA* 12%
International 23%
Average Age 27
Age Range 21–42

*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