The Bryant MBA Online


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Elevate your career with Bryant's flexible and high value MBA program; 100% online!

Bryant's MBA Online is for working professionals with a minimum of five years of qualified work experience who are looking for a convenient and very flexible way to pursue a graduate business degree. You can finish your MBA in as little as one year. There are five intakes per year, start the program when it is convenient for you and your busy work life!

Why pursue your MBA Online?

  • Earn your degree in as fast as one year while working full time
  • Be a part of and access Bryant’s extensive Alumni network of 45,000 proud graduates
  • This very competitively priced program is ideal for both junior and senior working professionals with five or more years of qualified work experience

When can I start the program?

You can choose from 5 start dates throughout the year, each semester is 10 weeks:

  • Winter semester: January 7 - March 17, 2019
  • Spring semester: March 18 - May 26, 2019
  • Summer semester 1: May 27 – August 4, 2019 
  • Summer semester 2: August 5 – October 13, 2019
  • Fall semester: October 14 - December 22, 2019 


Before the start of the program, students are required to complete Strategies for Success , which will help students succeed in Bryant's MBA online program. You will be familiarized with the online technology environment, provided by the Blackboard Learning Management System (LMS), and get introduced to professors, your success coach and staff at Bryant. Online study skills, time management skills and self-directed learning, will also be addressed to make you a successful online learner!


  • Analyze business problems and situations from a variety of perspectives and arrive at appropriate value-creating decisions.
  • Demonstrate the ability to integrate diverse and global perspectives to effectively address management issues.
  • Develop written, oral, and presentation skills to communicate effectively across the organization and its stakeholders.
  • Evaluate the economic potential of business opportunities, devise actionable strategies, and communicate recommendations persuasively to achieve goals.
  • Understand the role of human values in a business context and justify an action plan to manage an ethical challenge faced or identified by the organization.
There are no required prerequisite courses for the MBA Online program.
The program has one Leadership emphasis.
You will need to submit a statement of objectives, current resume, one professional recommendation from a supervisor or manager (not a colleague), official transcripts from all colleges/universities you have attended, and your application fee (waived for Bryant alumni). Everything should be submitted through the online application form. 
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.
Students can apply for government-sponsored and private education loans and seek on campus employment opportunities. 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, please contact Shaina Vandemoortele at or (401) 232-6205.
Bryant's many campus-based facilities and online resources are available to MBA Online students, including the Amica Center for Career Education , the Douglas and Judith Krupp Library , and the Elizabeth and Malcolm Chace Wellness and Athletic Center. Every student in the program will also have access to a dedicated academic success coach.

tuition information for 2018-2019 academic year

MBA Online

  • $2,150 per course (10 in total)

Strategies for Success

  • $495

Curriculum Overview

Course Name Credits
Strategies for Success (required orientation) 1
Economics 3
Principles of Management 3
Business Research Methods and Statistics 3
Strategic Business Communication 3
Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance 3
Strategic Marketing 3
Global Business 3
Organizational and Strategic Leadership 3
Entrepreneurial Leadership 3
Leadership Capstone 3

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