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Business Management

Master of Business Administration

Master of Business Administration (MBA) with accelerated dual-degree option for internal candidates

Advance as a manager.

Enrich your managerial insight and reasoning to advance as a leader with Lesley University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. Develop leadership skills with an integrated focus on a broad range of management disciplines, including finance, accounting, marketing, competitive strategy, technology, operations, and organization behavior. Throughout the program, there is an emphasis on developing and leading a successful organization. The MBA program is fully online and asynchronous, providing students maximum schedule flexibility. 

If you are applying to Lesley for the first time:

We would love for you to join us! You can complete the 39-credit program in just one year if you choose to start during the Summer Term. Learn how to apply.

If you are a Lesley undergraduate student:

Start earning your MBA during your junior or senior year to save time and money. After completing your bachelor's degree, you can finish the MBA in only one year—and use the Lesley Dividend to save even more money.

Learn more about the accelerated dual-degree option.

If you are a Lesley alum:

Take advantage of the Lesley Dividend, which allows all of our alumni to apply 12 free credits toward any Lesley master's program. With a Summer start date, you also have the option to complete the program in just one year.

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Program Structure

Full- or part-time online program

39 Credits

Learn more about how the MBA program works.

  • Sample Program Schedule

    View a sample MBA program schedule.

    Please note:

    • Practicum courses must be taken in sequence.
    • The MBA program can only be completed in one year with a Summer start date.
    • This schedule is presented for demonstration purposes only and is subject to change.


    Here is an example of how your weekly workload might look:

    Day of the Week Coursework
    Monday Submit completed assignments from previous week.
    Begin this week’s reading & video assignments.
    Tuesday  
    Wednesday

    Submit initial discussion board assignment by 11:59 PM.
    Begin posting responses to colleagues discussion board postings.

    Thursday Begin working on case assignments.
    Continue working on discussion board assignments.
    Friday  
    Saturday Respond to a MINIMUM of two classmates by 11:59 PM.
    Sunday Post the completed case assignment by 11:59 PM.
  • Questions?

    Please contact:

    1. Your undergraduate program advisor if you are a Lesley undergraduate.
    2. Audrey Owens at aowens16@lesley.edu if you are a Lesley alum or external candidate.
    3. Dr. James Mason, Business Department Co-Chair and MBA Program Director at jmason7@lesley.edu.

Careers
Jobs You Could Have
Job opportunities in business are projected to expand by six percent over the next ten years, and Greater Boston is a great place to start your career. Job titles for someone with a business degree include:
Careers
Where You Could Work
Work across a wide range of industries, from banking to technology, healthcare, communications, and beyond. Some of the top employers in New England for someone with a business degree include:
$105,660
Average salary for business management professionals in the U.S.
This was the highest wage of all the major occupational groups in 2019. Additionally, employment in management occupations is projected to grow 5 percent from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all occupations, and will result in about 505,000 new jobs.

(Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2019)

Faculty

Total approximate cost for this master's degree program.
Master of Business Administration
  • Tuition
    $650/credit x 39
    $25,350
  • Fees
    Technology Fees
    $450
    Registration Fees
    $80
    Materials Fees
    $225
    Degree Completion Fee
    $75
  • Total
Estimated Cost

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Total approximate cost, before financial aid, for this master's degree program. Tuition and fees are for the 2022-2023 academic year.
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