Brandeis International Business School

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Accelerated MBA

The Accelerated MBA provides students with an opportunity to gain an MBA degree and a fresh perspective on the business world through rigorous hands-on coursework in an expedited time frame.

1-Year Accelerated Program

Students with significant work experience may transfer one semester of previously completed relevant coursework to the Brandeis IBS MBA Program allowing them to complete the program in an accelerated timeframe. Learn more.

Same Traditional MBA Offerings, Shorter Time

The program is taught by the same leading scholars and practitioners and offers the same courses, concentrations and degree as the Traditional 2-year MBA. Given the pace of the program, the ability to complete a concentration in the Accelerated MBA will depend on the student's prior coursework.

Advance Your Career

The Accelerated MBA is designed for professionals with progressively responsible work experience or management experience. It is best suited for students pursuing a well-defined career path that builds on their prior experience.

Among the Best

Accelerated MBA students study at the Brandeis campus in Waltham – a short distance from Boston’s thriving financial center. The International Business School is part of Brandeis University, which is ranked #34 on U.S. News and World Report’s list of top universities. The excellence of the Brandeis MBA program is recognized by a number of publications.

STEM-Designated Data Analytics Concentration

A concentration in data analytics lets international students extend a 12-month post-graduate practical training experience by an additional 24 months. Learn more.

Career Options

The completion of an MBA gives students the knowledge, tools and skills needed to take their international business careers to the next level.

This unique combination builds on their professional experiences and connects them to top business practitioners, leading companies and organizations.

Accelerated MBA Admissions

The Accelerated MBA program requires students with significant work experience to have completed four semester-long courses (or equivalent) at the graduate or undergraduate level and earned a minimum grade of "B-" in each course. The courses must have been taken at an accredited institution within the past 10 years. The graduate coursework must be in business, economics or finance. Business-related coursework in the areas of law, public policy or STEM will be considered. The undergraduate coursework must be upper-level (intermediate or advanced), or cover specific areas at the introductory level.

Interested to know if you qualify for the program? Complete our Accelerated MBA Eligibility Form and a member of the Admissions team will get back to you within a week to let you know if the Accelerated MBA program is a good fit for you.

Learn more by contacting admissions at 781-736-2252, globaladmissions@brandeis.edu or via live chat. The Brandeis International Business School (IBS) Admissions team looks forward to working with you.