Questrom School of Business – Boston University

Boston University Health Sector Professional Evening MBA Program Structure

The Boston University Health Sector Professional Evening MBA program is designed to combine a strong education in the core functions of health sector management with the flexibility to obtain an enhanced understanding and skill set with the student’s particular areas of interest. The curriculum provides a more developed approach to 1) build on the functional skills of the core MBA curriculum, 2) provide targeted understanding of the nature of the health sector, and the application of those basic skills to the sector, and 3) provide even greater flexibility to address specialized interests within the sector, whether health service delivery, life science products, consulting, or any other focused area.

Curriculum

Questrom students can choose to pursue the Health Sector MBA on a part time basis benefit from professors and other faculty who will teach students about diagnostics, devices, drugs, health sector-based IT, etc. Beyond the classroom Health Sector MBA students participate in clubs, internships, field seminars, case competitions and other experiential courses.
Students also benefit from an extensive Mentoring Program in which they are connected with alumni and other field professionals who offer support and guidance throughout a student’s time in the Health Sector MBA program.

Class Profile

In Fall 2016, 154 students joined the Boston University Professional Evening MBA. About 50 percent of students enrolled in 2015 identified as female, with 50 percent male students. Around 12 percent were U.S. citizens of Asian, Hispanic, African or Native American descent.

Roughly 49 percent of the class came from academic backgrounds in computer science, engineering, business, accounting, economics or finance. Nearly 35 percent of the class majored in the humanities or social science while 16 percent studied math or hard sciences.

Careers

Professional Evening MBA students work with a career counselor in one-on-one sessions to refine their career objectives. The Feld Career Center organizes employer info sessions, alumni networking events, industry panel discussions and companyLearn@Lunch sessions, all of which bolster students’ network and career opportunities.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition is $1,622 per credit for the 2017-18 academic year for an estimated total of $25,952. This amount assumes 16 credits over the entire academic year. BU also estimates that students pay $210 in fees each year and roughly $784 for books and supplies.

Admissions Procedures

To apply to the Boston University Health Sector Professional Evening MBA program, applicants should submit an online application form, two letters of recommendation, a current résumé, all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, GRE or GMAT test scores, three video essays or one written essay, and an application fee of $125. International applicants who do not come from an English-speaking country or who did not graduate from a college in an English-speaking country must also submit TOEFL, IELTS or PTE scores.

Application Details

There are four rounds of admissions for the August intake of BU’s part-time MBA program. The posted deadlines are:

  • Round 1 – October 17
  • Round 2 – January 4
  • Round 3 – March 22
  • Round 4 – May 3

For the January intake – the deadlines are:

  • Round 1 – September 14
  • Round 2 – October 7
  • Round 3 – November 9