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Babson College

Olin Graduate School of Business

Full-Time MBA

Accreditations: AACSB and EQUIS

Programme features

  • The MBA programme at Babson suits those who are looking to progress in their current industry, switch industries all together or explore new business ventures.
  • The programme teaches skills in leadership, management, team building, and people skills. It focuses on lessons in entrepreneurial and creative thinking within management.  
  • The curriculum is taught through action-learning methods, including case studies and exercises.
  • The programme includes Signature Learning Experiences which are courses and educational activities that give students the opportunity to take what they learn in class and apply it to real business situations.
  • The elective courses available cover multiple disciplines and include consulting projects and independent research. They build on the foundation knowledge learnt in the core curriculum.
  • The one year MBA is an accelerated programme. Applicants require an undergraduate degree in business or economics. However, significant professional experience will be considered if these entry requirements cannot be met.

Duration

  • One or two years.

Number of places

  • One year – 61
  • Two years – 143

Fees and funding 2015–16

  • One year – $74,843 (£50,517).
  • Two years – $63,070 per academic year (£42,580).

Blended Learning MBA

Accreditations: AACSB and EQUIS

Programme features

  • The Blended Learning MBA combines web-based learning, virtual collaboration and face-to-face sessions in order for students to manage their time effectively.
  • The structure involves two residency weeks and a face-to-face session approximately every seven weeks.
  • Students are expected to commit to 20 hours per week online. 

Duration

  • 21 months.

Number of places

  • 144

Fees and funding 2015

  • $81,200 (£54,830)

Evening MBA

Accreditations: AACSB and EQUIS

Programme features

  • The Evening MBA programme is aimed at students with full-time jobs who are seeking to gain an MBA degree over a flexible length of time.
  • The curriculum is taught through simulations, action learning projects and self-reflection.
  • Students are given a choice of studying either at Wellesley or Boston campus to suit individual needs.
  • Most classes are run on weekday evenings from 6.30–9.30pm and at weekends.

Duration

  • 3–8 years (42 months on average).

Number of places

  • 80.

Fees and funding 2014–2015

  • $1,604 (£1,083) per credit. Students need to complete 57.5 or more credits to graduate for tuition. This would mean a minimum of $92,230 (£62,282).

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Address

Babson College, Fw: Olin Graduate School of Business, 231 Forest Street, Babson Park, MA 02457-0310