The Two-Year Master of Business Administration (MBA)


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Take your career to the next level with our AACSB-accredited Two-Year MBA program

Our program is designed with working professionals in mind. You’ll spend two nights a week on campus in the classroom and complete your degree in two years. Bryant’s international focus will assist you in doing business globally as well as locally.  Students choose to specialize or earn a general management degree, so you can tailor your learning toward your career.

Why pursue your MBA at Bryant?

  • Earn your degree in two years while working full time
  • Build your professional network through cohort-based learning and alumni connections
  • Choose a specialization that fits your career or earn a general management degree

The curriculum and global specializations

The MBA curriculum is designed to develop an in-depth understanding of all business functions. Courses include strategy, leadership, management, accounting, finance, marketing, operations, and technology.

The curriculum balances the technical, data-driven, quantitative skills to make objective decisions with the interpersonal and communication skills necessary to work effectively with people at all levels and from all cultures. Most importantly, these topic areas are integrated throughout the curriculum.

You can focus your curriculum on general management but you also have an opportunity to specialize in one of the following: Global Finance, Global Supply Chain Management, International Business, or Business Analytics .

In your second year of study, you also participate in the Global Immersion Experience, during which you and your classmates will travel abroad, and meet with senior executives at international firms and/or governmental policy makers.

The cohort / study team difference

As a member of a cohort, you have a heightened learning experience through the relationships you form with your peers, faculty, and the Bryant community. You will have a class identity and instant colleagues from companies in many industries. Should you find a course or topic particularly challenging, or if you are absent from a class due to professional travel, you can rely on your cohort and your study team to get you back up to speed quickly. This group of colleagues will become the foundation of your professional network.


When you complete this program, you will be able to:

  • evaluate cross-functional business processes through an understanding of relevant metrics and data;
  • develop successful business strategies because you have expertise in each business discipline and a multidisciplinary understanding of business management;
  • make critical decisions that positively impact the organization as a whole because you have a comprehensive view of business;
  • effectively and efficiently manage financial, technical, and human resources;
  • lead, manage, and participate in successful teams.
You need to have successfully completed coursework in macroeconomics, microeconomics, and statistics at the undergraduate or graduate level. If you have not yet taken the prerequisite courses, please consult with the Graduate School staff about alternatives.
Yes. You can specialize in one of four areas – Global Finance, Global Supply Chain Management, International Business, or Business Analytics.
In January, you have the option to travel abroad with your colleagues where you will meet senior executives at international firms and/or governmental agencies. Previous years' trips have gone to Chile, Panama, China, and most recently to Germany in 2018. 
In addition to the application form, you will need to submit a statement of objectives, current resume, one professional recommendation, official transcripts from all colleges / universities you have attended, your official score on the GMAT, and your application fee (waived for Bryant alumni). Our GMAT waiver policy is available here. 
Our distinctive cohort approach is highly praised by our graduates. The cohort experience allows students to form strong bonds with their classmates. This cohesive group stays together for the first year, completing all core courses as a unit before becoming separated in electives in their second year. Students note that this bonding approach promotes interaction and helps them develop deeper relationships and networks – not only during the program but after graduation.
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 2013 edition of “The Best 296 Business Schools,” the annual guidebook released by the Princeton Review.

tuition information for 2017-2018 academic year

MBA part-time

  •  $3,354 per course

Global Immersion Experience (optional)

  • $1,500 (in addition to tuition)


Students who seek admission for fall term must apply by April 30  th   to be eligible for preferred consideration for a scholarship.

Examples from the curriculum

Management Concepts and Skills
Three-day bootcamp held at the start of the semester
Leading Effective Organizations Core
Managing Corporate Enterprise Core
Reporting and Controlling Resources Core
Managing Information Resources Core
Managing Financial Resources Core
Marketing for Competitive Advantage Core
Value Formation Through Operations Core
Global Immersion Experience (optional)
Travel abroad to meet with senior executives at international firms and/or governmental policy makers. Generally held during Winter Session

Electives: three specialization courses

Mastering Strategic Analysis and Decision Making Core

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