12 months
36880 USD/year
36880 USD/year
18894 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


University of Massachusetts Boston's Business Administration program is a streamlined 12-course, AACSB-accredited, immersive business program. You can complete it on a full-time or part-time basis, online or on campus. Classes meet in the evenings, typically just once a week, either in Downtown Boston or on the transit-accessible UMass Boston campus.


Throughout the program, you’ll develop the necessary skills needed to tackle the most complex business decisions. With the option to customize your MBA degree with one of our 11 unique specializations. View the curriculum.

University of Massachusetts Boston's Business Administration program ranks #120 on U.S. News & World Report's 2023 list of Best Part-Time MBA programs.

Fast Facts

  • Our current graduate business students attended undergraduate institutions, including Boston University, Duke, NYU, Fordham, Northeastern, Penn State, Providence College, Suffolk, Tufts, Vanderbilt, Dartmouth, and Villanova.
  • The College of Management's 2021 class is 50% women, on par with, if not higher than, some of the elite business schools. 
  • Our current international graduate business students come from China, India, Moldova, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Vietnam, Turkey, and South Korea.



Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economics for Managers
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Financial Management
  • Statistical Analysis for Managers
  • Operations Management
  • Computer Information Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH



On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official GMAT or GRE scores
  • Our minimum TOEFL score is 90 and our minimum IELTS score is 6.5
  • Essay (Students may write their essay using either the standard essay prompt in the online application or the one below.)
  • Part 2 (approx. 1,200 words): State a current issue, problem or topic from your intended field of study (This can be specific to your country, state or local community) and discuss your strategic plan as to how you would address the issue and how attending graduate school at UMass Boston will aid you in your pursuits.
  • Part 1 (up to 300 words): Why are you interested in attending graduate school at UMass Boston?
  • Essay

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    36880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18440 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    36880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18440 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18894 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9447 USD per semester during 12 months.

Part time in-state: $787/credit

Part time out-of-state: $1,537/credit

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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