Planning for Graduate School

It’s never too early to start thinking about graduate school. Today, the number of jobs that require graduate degrees is growing. For many people, earning a master’s degree can lead to more employment opportunities, career advancement, financial reward, and personal growth.

At the Sawyer Business School, you have more than 20 different degrees and dual degrees to choose from.

Five-Year Finance, Accounting, and/or Tax Degree

Suffolk’s 4+1 program allows BSBA graduates to earn a master’s degree in accounting or finance in as few as 10-12 months. You may also be eligible to waive the GMAT/GRE. Learn more about the accounting and finance 4+1 programs.

Five-Year MPA Degree

If you earn you Suffolk BSBA with a minor in public service, you may be eligible to complete your Master of Public Administration (MPA) in just one extra year. Eligible students can waive up to four courses. Learn more here.

Prepare for your MBA (designed for all majors)

While there isn’t a formal work requirement, full-time MBA students average three years of professional work experience, and part-time MBA students average five to seven years of professional work experience. You can start building that experience now with summer jobs, internships, and co-ops. BSBA graduates may be able to waive up to 6 core courses, earning their MBA in just one year. Learn more here.

Earn your MHA in Fewer than Two Years

Are you ready to start your career in healthcare administration? Suffolk’s Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program is designed for both new and experienced healthcare professionals—no prior work experience is necessary. Learn more here.

How to Apply

Simply begin your application online and submit the required materials. Once they are all received, we will let you know about your admission, if you qualify for a scholarship, and your next steps to enroll.

Other benefits:

  • Suffolk BSBA students/alumni waive the application fee
  • You may qualify to waive the GMAT/GRE
  • Suffolk BSBA students/alumni are automatically considered for alumni scholarships that range from $4,000 to $10,000.

Learn more at one of our upcoming Graduate Info Sessions or Graduate School Expos.