MBA Online

Suffolk University's fully accredited online MBA goes beyond the traditional Master of Business Administration. Our curriculum is carefully designed to reflect the real world so that you'll graduate equipped to lead and innovate in any business environment.

Fast Track Your Competitive Edge

Are you ready to break the mold of traditional education? At Suffolk we don’t think it’s enough to just learn about business—we position you in the heart of it. You’ll connect with top organizations to solve real-world challenges and strengthen the capabilities that today’s employers expect from executive-level leaders.

Whether you’re a seasoned professional striving for a promotion or new to the corporate world, we’ve got you covered. Our 36-credit online MBA program can be customized to suit your skills, experience, and goals so you’re ready to dominate business in 21 months.

The Suffolk Online MBA Advantage

  • Fast and flexible—complete your MBA in 36 credits in 21 months
  • Engaging, 100% online courses that fit your schedule and goals
  • In-demand concentrations to boost your degree
  • Learn from expert faculty—with unmatched professional experience
  • Join a network of 86,000 alumni worldwide
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A Top-Rated Online MBA Program

icon showing a pad of paper with a wrench in front of itA Personalized MBA
Sharpen your skills in a specific business area or understand the landscape holistically—the choice is yours.

icon showing a computer monitor with a gear in front of itReal-world Application
Gain invaluable experience and put your skills to the test with live client sessions that allow you to solve current business challenges.

icon showing a hand holding a clockDesigned for You
Courses are designed to fit your schedule and offered in short, 7-week terms. No GMAT/GRE required.

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Improve your critical thinking and analytical reasoning so you can execute successful business initiatives and increase performance.

icon showing several male and female figures standing within a circleRobust Connections
Build your network and immerse yourself in global business through our optional travel seminars.

icon showing a male figure gesturing to a slide presentationPersonalized Support
Engage with innovative and supportive professors who will mentor and guide you in your courses throughout the program.

Focused on the Skills Employers Demand

Designed for ambitious working professionals like you, the Suffolk online MBA program focuses on the current issues and critical skills shaping global business.

  • Develop Strategic Agility: Improve your ability to think critically and strategically about issues that impact organizational performance and global business.
  • Use Analytical Reasoning: Effectively analyze information, discern patterns, draw conclusions, and make confident decisions that can solve organizational challenges.
  • Manage Change: Become more proactive in your adaptation and reaction to real-world business challenges, marketplace changes, and unforeseen issues using a systematic approach to transitions, changing goals, processes, and technologies.
  • Gain Global Awareness: Learn to see beyond the task at hand with a more comprehensive viewpoint. Improve organizational development initiatives, innovate, and create new opportunities with greater perspective.
  • Improve Your Foundation: Build your expertise in essential areas like communications, operations management, business law, economics, statistics, and information technology.


The Online MBA Experience

Suffolk University’s 36-credit online MBA program is an innovative departure from textbook learning, offering students an extraordinary opportunity to solve real-world problems with top industry professionals. Learn critical leadership skills in an experiential, collaborative setting and become the sharpened business leader employers seek. Business and non-business background students can complete their degree part-time in 21 months, or four semesters.

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Prepare for Leadership

Whether you want to sharpen your skills in a specific business area or understand the landscape holistically, we have you covered.

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Build Expertise to Grow in Business

Transitioning into a business role or changing careers? Learn the fundamentals of marketing, accounting, finance, and operations in our Business Essentials concentration and immediately apply what you learn to your career.

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Invest in your future

Your long-term career prospects in the business world are enhanced by an MBA. The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) found 89% of corporate recruiters planned to hire MBAs in 2021 despite a global pandemic.

  • MBA graduates receive premium salaries: GMAC calculated a median salary of $115,000 for new hires with MBAs in 2020.
  • MBA programs increase post-graduate employability: 93% of our online students from 2021 were employed at graduation or within 3 months.
  • The Suffolk online MBA positions you for success: Tap into the expertise of our Center for Career Equity, Development & Success, staffed by professionals who offer ongoing job search consulting and resources.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Suffolk online MBA is a highly immersive, engaging graduate degree that offers experiential learning opportunities. Your program will help you develop advanced business competencies and critical business skills through direct interactions with live clients and professionals from Boston-area businesses. These firsthand experiences are collaborative problem-solving sessions focused on current business challenges. Such experiential learning opportunities enable practical skill development that goes beyond that of the commonly used case studies found in other business programs.

No. There’s more flexibility because your program will be online and course materials are available 24/7. The curricula and faculty are the same as the on-campus program.

You can tailor your Suffolk Online MBA program to meet your professional needs. We offer concentrations in each program and several electives as well.

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