Boston Part Time MBA: Take Electives with Full-time Students, Network of 45,000+ Alumni & Dual-Degree Options

The Professional Evening MBA (PEMBA) at Boston University offers 2 campus options, 2 schedule options 2 class options and a gamut of study options. It allows for an exceptionally customizable MBA program for working professionals in the 4th largest private research university in USA.

Key advantages

• Same faculty and facilities as the Full-time students
• Can be completed in 3 to 6 years
• Can choose from Boston or the North (Chelmsford, MA) campuses
• Can take electives with Full-time students
• Can take classes at any of the 13 graduate schools at Boston University
• International Field Seminars
• Access to career services - Feld Career Center (FCC)
• Access to recruiter visits, job fairs, and individual counseling
• Network of 45,000+ School of Management alumni
• Dual-degree options

Course details

• Students living in Boston can opt for the Boston campus
• Students living outside Boston can opt for the North campus
• Can do the MBA/MA in International Relations dual degree
• Can do the MBA/MA in Economics dual degree
• Can complete the International MBA Program and spend the summer in Asia
• Can attend International Field Seminars in Asia, Europe and Brazil
• 13 specialization options including Digital Technology, Energy and the Environment, Entrepreneurship, Health Sector Management, International Management, Leadership &
Organizational Transformation.

Cohort option

• Similar to Full-time program
• First year with a cohort of 50-55 students    
• Builds team skills
• Builds networking opportunities
• August entry only

Self-paced option

Flexible schedule
• 1 to 3 courses per semester
• Exposure to wide network of students as each class has different students
• The Boston Campus allows January or August entry


• Students who will add to the cross-functional environment
• Commitment to academic and personal excellence
Diverse background


Federal loans for US residents

Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan

• A Federal Stafford loan up to $20,500 at 6.8% fixed interest

Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan

• Loans up to the cost of attendance at 7.9% fixed interest

Private Loans

• Available for US residents
• Available for international students with a US co-signer

Application Checklist 

• Completed online application
• Essays
• Résumé
• 2 letters of recommendation
• University-level transcripts
• IELTS, PTE, or TOEFL if needed
• Interview

Apply Now for the BU Professional Evening MBA


Entry Date           Application Received           Admission Decision

August                       October 29                      December 14
                                 January 7                        February 15
                                 March 11                         April 12

January                      September 17                 October 12
                                 October 29                      December 14


A slide show which has Dana Dubovik, Associate Director of Admissions, PEMBA, talking about the relevance of the course and what makes it special.

A slide show based on the Brazil Field Seminar: Sustainability as a Business Model. You will watch how various participants discuss the issues of sustainability, social impact, and entrepreneurship.

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