Boston University’s Questrom School of Business was established in 1913. This innovative business school has helped many students on their personalized quests. The curriculum goes far beyond business basics. This revamped program focuses on digital technology, social enterprise and sustainability, and health and life sciences. Professor Van Alstyne was recently recognized with a prestigious Thinkers50 award. CEOWorld Magazine ranks Questrom 12th among the World’s Best Business Schools for Aspiring Business Women. In 2017, the undergraduate programs were rated 11th in the nation by USA Today and 40th by U.S. News and World Report. The full-time MBA is also ranked among the top 50 by The Economist, Financial Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, and U.S. News and World Report. These accolades speak volumes for the high-quality education at this AACSB accredited business school.
Undergraduates delve into a strong business foundation, as well as management courses starting freshman year. The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration allows students to customize their degree with a functional concentration in Accounting, Finance, General Management, Global Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Law, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Operations and Technology Management, Organizational Behavior, or Strategy. Students can also complete a cross-disciplinary concentration in the Health and Life Sciences sector, Real Estate, Retailing, or a minor in Sustainable Energy.
Graduate students can gain an invaluable Full-time, Part-time, or Executive Master of Business Administration degree. Students with a knack for math, science, and analytical thinking are perfect candidates for the Master of Science in Business Analytics, Mathematical Finance, or Management Studies programs. The MBA can also be coupled with a graduate degree in Digital Technology, International Relations, Economics, Product Design and Manufacture, Energy and Environment, or a JD. The Health Sector MBA can be paired with an MD or Master in Public Health. Doctoral students will work collaboratively with professors and professional business partnerships on solving some of the greatest business problems facing the world today through the Ph.D. program. Academic disciplines offered include Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Marketing, Mathematical Finance, Operations and Technology Management, Management and Organization, or Strategy and Innovation.
With 39 undergraduate and 29 graduate business organizations, students are sure to find their perfect match in extracurricular activities, as well as develop new passions. Some of the business organizations include the BU Consulting Group, Dean’s Fellowship in Social Impact, Personal Finance Club, and the Women’s MBA Association. Boston offers a vibrant community for students to network and find internships. Students have interned with start-up apparel company Mata Traders, which works with fair traders in India and Nepal, created apps to help cancer patients, and partnered with Engineering students to tackle challenges. Study abroad trips are available to four different continents.
Students who are self-motivated will thrive in the online Master of Business Administration program. A variety of resources are in place to ensure students receive the same opportunities as their on-campus counterparts, such as a student support specialist, online job board, and career development coursework. This degree can be completed part-time in as little as two years.