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Part-Time MBA

The Boston College Part-Time MBA Program offers the flexibility you need to earn your MBA while advancing your career. Convenient course options—including evening start times, online and hybrid classes—let you control how quickly you earn your degree. Pursue courses in a wide-range of subject areas taught by BC's world-class faculty to build knowledge and skills tailored to your career goals, while benefitting from the opportunity to apply what you learn in the classroom directly to your work.

Scholarships and advanced standing credit make the BC MBA an affordable option. Our dedicated Career Development team will work with you as you progress through the program to connect you with recruiters from top firms and corporations, and help you make the most of BC's global alumni network.

We welcome applications from all academic and professional backgrounds to apply to the Part-Time MBA Program. The Admissions Committee conducts a holistic review of all applications. We look for academic excellence and outstanding potential for leadership. Our goal is to enroll a talented class of students who are driven to make an impact in business and society.

To apply, create and submit your application online. You may access and resume working on your application any time prior to its submission. After submitting, you can check your application status and receipt of required materials online.

Please feel free to contact us at 617.552.3920 or if you have any questions about the Part-Time MBA Program or admissions process.

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Boston College is pleased to offer merit-based scholarships to select candidates for the Part-Time MBA Program.

Merit-based scholarships are awarded at the time of admission to high-achieving, high-potential candidates who possess strong application credentials and a demonstrated track record of success both academically and professionally. Further consideration is given to candidates who bring diversity of background, culture, and experience.

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All admitted candidates will be considered for a scholarship award. Scholarships are given as one-time awards to be applied towards tuition expenses. Awards will be applied in equal installments to the first and second semesters of study.

The Admissions Committee may use some of the following criteria to review GMAT/GRE Waiver eligibility. Each request is reviewed on a case-by-case basis and meeting one or more of these does not guarantee a waiver:

  • Hold a bachelor's degree and earned grades of “B” or better in two or more quantitative undergraduate and/or graduate business courses (mathematics, statistics, economics, finance or accounting)

  • At least 3-5 years of progressive professional experience and demonstrated applied quantitative or analytic skills through professional job responsibilities

  • Earned professional certifications with a quantitative focus (CFA, CPA, CFP, FIRNA, Six Sigma)

  • Are an undergraduate alumnus/alumna of the Boston College Carroll School of Management, or are an undergraduate alumnus/alumna of Boston College who earned a grade of “B” or better in two or more quantitative courses (mathematics, statistics, economics, finance or accounting)

To request a GMAT/GRE waiver, submit the GMAT/GRE Waiver Form»

You must request your waiver PRIOR TO submitting your application. GMAT/GRE waiver requests and eligibility requirements are subject to review and approval by the Admissions Committee. We will consider waiver requests for the Part-Time MBA and Part-Time MSF programs only.

The BC MBA allows you to earn your MBA on your time, completing up to 30% of our degree online. Starting Fall 2017, we will offer the following online and hybrid courses to Part-Time MBA students:

Core Courses
Basic Accounting
Information Technology for Management
Financial Management
Strategic Management

Managing Business for Society
Real Estate Finance

Online courses can be taken during any semester they are offered, at any point in the completion of your degree. Hybrid courses feature both online course content and up to 5 on-campus class meetings during evenings or Saturdays.

Part-Time MBA applicants who have demonstrated mastery in a core subject area may receive advanced standing credit, reducing the total number of courses required to earn your degree. All applicants will be evaluated for advanced standing credit. Eligible students may qualify to waive up to five MBA courses, a maximum of 15 credits and tuition savings of up to $24,180 (based on 2016-17 tuition rates).

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