Master of Business Administration (MBA)
UMass Boston’s College of Management offers graduate students a robust and unique set of options to choose for its MBA program. Modes include a part-time or full-time evening delivery option within the Flex MBA, with some week-end (Saturday) or online options for classes as well.
The Flex MBA program consists of a minimum of 11 courses, 33 credits; 3 required courses and 8 elective courses. Eight (8) pre-requisite courses must be satisfied or waived through prior relevant coursework, based on a review of transcripts.*
The Flex MBA combines a focused management curriculum and allows students to customize experience by completing one or more of 15 specializations.
The program can be completed full-time or part-time, with classes that meet in the evenings, or fully online. Scheduling is highly flexible, with most classes meeting once per week. Students can join the program in the fall or spring semesters.
(3) Required MBA Courses
|Course Number||Course Name|
|MBAMGT 650||Organizational Analysis and Skills|
|MBAMGT 660||Business and Its Environment|
|MBAMGT 689||Strategic Management (capstone course)|
(8) Required Elective Courses: [Course scheduling is subject to change by semester]
|Required Electives||See the Course Catalog for course options. View Specializations.|
View the GMAT/GRE Waiver Policy for admission criteria.
*MBA Pre-Requisite Courses
MBA MS 600 Mathematical Analysis for Managers
MBA AF 601 Economics for Managers
MBA AF 610 Accounting for Managers
MBA AF 620 Financial Management
MBA MS 630 Statistical Analysis for Managers
MBA MS 635 Operations for Managers
MBA MS 640 Computer Information Processing for Managers
MBAMKT 670 Marketing for Managers
*Eligible Course Waivers:
Students that complete equivalent coursework may be eligible to waive some of these courses. A minimum of 30 credits (10 courses) total are required to meet University degree completion criteria. Waiving multiple courses may require completion of additional elective courses to meet the 30 credit minimum requirement
- Master communication skills.
- Master relationship building skills.
- Understand and integrate business disciplines to generate innovative solutions.
- Apply critical thinking and analytical competence to complex business problems.
- Incorporate diversity as well as regional and global awareness into business analysis.
- Exercise teamwork and leadership skills.
- Define and defend your own ethical compass.