Professional MBA Online

Bryant’s Professional MBA online is ranked among the top programs in the nation. The PMBA offers working professionals with a minimum of five years of qualified work experience a flexible way to pursue a high value degree.
Top Ranked Program


Just three years in, our online MBA program is already among the most prestigious in the country. The 2022 Poets and Quants rankings have us at No. 28 and U.S. News & World Report has us in the top 100 MBA programs nationally.



  • Earn your degree in as little as one year while working full time

  • With five start terms, you can begin the program
    when it is convenient for you

  • We offer small class sizes and low student-faculty ratio

  • Become a part of Bryant’s extensive alumni network of 45,000 proud graduates

  • This very competitively priced program is ideal for junior as well as senior working professionals with five or more years of qualified work experience

When can I start the program?

You can choose from several start dates throughout the year;
each semester is 10 weeks:

  • Spring 2022: March 12 – May 21, Application Deadline is February 4, 2022

  • Summer I 2022: May 21 – July 30, Application Deadline is April 15, 2022

  • Summer II 2022: July 30 – October 8, Application Deadline is June 24, 2022

  • Fall 2022: October 8 – December 17, Application Deadline is September 2, 2022


Three weeks prior to starting the program, you are required to complete an online orientation course, Strategies for Success, which will help you succeed in Bryant's MBA online program. This course is designed to familiarize you with the online technology environment, provided by Canvas (LMS), and introduce you to professors, your success coach, and staff at Bryant. Online study skills, time management skills, and self-directed learning will also be addressed to ensure your success.

In addition to the online application form, you will need to submit a statement of objectives, current resume, two letters of recommendation from current or former managers (not colleagues), official transcripts from all colleges/universities you have attended, and your application fee (waived for Bryant alumni). Electronic transcripts may be sent to

Students can apply for government-sponsored and private education loans. U.S. citizens and permanent residents are encouraged to apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For information, please visit In addition, Bryant University accepts payments directly from a number of employers who have tuition assistance programs. In other cases, students may be eligible for reimbursement of educational expenses. For more information, contact the Graduate Programs Office, or (401) 232-6230.

The College of Business at Bryant University is accredited by the AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Bryant is one of only 5 percent of colleges and universities in the world to earn this prestigious accreditation. Also, the Bryant MBA was included in the 2018 edition of "Global MBA Rankings," the annual guidebook released by CEO Magazine. This program was recently ranked No. 9 by

In accordance with the RI Council on Postsecondary Education and the NC-SARA manual, Bryant provides information regarding SARA (which can be found here:

In addition, Bryant University utilizes a variety of methods to ensure that PMBA students are the same individuals receiving academic credit, including SSO for all Bryant systems including the Blackboard Learning Management System (LMS), library services, email, and file storage. Many student assignments involve the use of VoiceThread, a video-based discussion system requiring audio and video capture of the student as well as Zoom for synchronous sessions requiring real-time video participation from the students. Finally, all written assignments are submitted via the Turnitin plagiarism-monitoring software to ensure original submissions from all students.

Forms: NC-SARA ComplaintProcedure.pdf and RI-CPE_ComplaintProcedure.pdf



Complete the program for less than $22,000


Choose from five different starting dates throughout the year


Ranked No. 9 by


2022-2023 Academic Year*

$2,196 per 3-credit course ($732 per credit)

Strategies for Success (Orientation) course fee


* Tuition rates are subject to annual change based on approval by the Board of Trustees, typically in the spring of the preceding academic year.