School of Business & Technology

Master of Business Administration (MBA)  Master of Business Administration

Strengthen your analytics and leadership skills to advance your career in business. Attend both on campus and remote classes where you'll solve real business problems and complete a capstone project.

36 - 48 Credits
Starts September 3, 2024


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Master of Business Administration Program Overview

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program at Cambridge College is designed to develop analytical and leadership skills.

When you earn your MBA degree at Cambridge College, you’ll graduate with the knowledge and ability to:

  • Effectively lead diverse teams and organizations
  • Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to business challenges
  • Analyze financial data and operate strategically within the framework of markets, technology and resources
  • Demonstrate cultural competence in diverse organizational settings

“I chose Cambridge College because it offers a true equilibrium in my priorities - flexible programs at a fraction of the cost of other colleges and universities in the area and it allows me the flexibility to work and manage family life while still pursuing a degree. My Cambridge College education has provided me with a number of professional tools to compete in today’s job market. In addition, the College’s professors and staff are devoted to diversity and excellence at all levels.”

Franklim Herwing
Class of 2018, Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Choose Cambridge College for Your MBA

Designed for working professionals, the MBA degree program at Cambridge College gives you the flexibility and support to make your graduate experience a success.

  • Hybrid classes: Courses are taught in a mix of on-campus sessions and remote (Zoom) sessions to give you the best of both worlds in a schedule that fits your busy lifestyle.
  • Evening and weekend classes: Balance work and family time with the help of convenient night and weekend-intensive class schedules. With an average age of 37, Cambridge College specializes in teaching adult learners.
  • Convenient location: Our Boston campus is a 5-minute walk from the Orange Line and we offer free parking for students.
  • No GMAT required: Start your MBA degree quickly. Cambridge College offers an easy application process and does not require graduate school exams for admission to the MBA program.
  • Experienced faculty: MBA faculty at Cambridge College are experienced business professionals who bring real-world management skills and perspectives to the classroom.
  • Diverse students: Cambridge College welcomes students from 50+ countries and was recently ranked as one of the most ethnically diverse colleges in America.
  • Affordable graduate education: Cambridge College is committed to keeping tuition low and to providing an excellent value for the quality of education you receive.

Master of Business Administration Tuition Information

Cost Per Credit
Total Program Tuition
Cost Per Credit$705
Credits* 36 - 48 credits
Total Program Tuition $25,380 - $33,840

*See curriculum sheet for a breakdown of credits and credit ranges.

Prospective graduate degree students for programs in the School of Business & Technology must satisfy the following requirements plus any program-specific requirements your program may have.

  1. Complete and sign the online application.
  2. Pay the application fee. Pay your $50 ($100 for international students) application fee by the term start date.
  3. Send official transcripts. Mail directly to Cambridge College in a sealed, unopened envelope. Learn How to Send Transcripts. Required degrees must be from accredited colleges or universities.
    • Master's programs require an earned bachelor's degree.
    • International transcripts must be translated and evaluated by an approved agency. See all international student requirements.
  4. Send your résumé and work experience. Send your resume that details your education and work experience, including how they pertain to your career goals. Two years of appropriate work experience is recommended for graduate programs in the School of Business & Technology (SBT).
  5. Submit your personal statement. Write a 500-word, typed, double-spaced essay describing your professional experience, goals and objectives for graduate study. How do you expect your graduate studies to enhance your future career?
  6. Complete an interview. You’ll interview with the dean or member of the SBT Admissions Committee, Program Chair or Regional Center Director.
  7. Satisfy Health Insurance & Immunization requirements. (Massachusetts only). These are required only for graduate students taking six or more credits per term in Massachusetts through on-campus or hybrid classes. Health insurance may be waived.

"As an international student from Poland, I had no idea what college in the U.S. would be like. My time at Cambridge College has so far been a remarkable educational experience. Every day I am surrounded by highly educated faculty who care deeply about the students as well as a very diverse student body made up of many different ethnicities and ages. Cambridge College is a place where everybody can get an equal education and feel comfortable and challenged while doing so."

Aleksandra Andrzejczak
Graduate, Master of Business Administration (MBA)

MBA Careers

An MBA will give you a competitive edge in a dynamic job market. It will open new professional opportunities and prepare you with leadership and communication skills that will enrich your career.

Earning an MBA is also a great way to boost your salary. According to a 2023 Graduate Management Admission Council survey, the median annual salary for MBA graduates is around $125,000.* And According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for chief executives is $189,520.**


Median annual salary for MBA graduates*


Median yearly salary for chief executives**

* Graduate Management Admission Council, Corporate Recruiters Survey 2023, MBA Degree Profile, (visited October 20, 2023).

** Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Top Executives, (visited November 7, 2023).

Jobs with an MBA

The MBA is a versatile degree that will open the door to management and leadership positions in business, nonprofit and government organizations. Jobs include:

  • Chief executive officer
  • Chief technology officer
  • Business analyst
  • Entrepreneur
  • Financial manager
  • Human resources manager
  • Management consultant
  • Marketing manager
  • Project manager

Faculty Spotlight

Peter J. Hughes

Peter J. Hughes


Senior Faculty

Peter Hughes is President and Chief Executive Officer of High Performance Leadership, LTD. He is the founder of the OD Think Tank, Global Leadership Institute and HPL University. These organizations provide management education and organizational development consulting services with a focus on creating outstanding leadership and team behaviors within organizations. Peter specializes in developing transformational leadership, high performing teams and operational excellence. Peter has...