Suffolk University Sawyer Business School

Introduction

The Sawyer Business School is internationally accredited in business and accounting by AACSB International -- the Association to Advance the Collegiate Schools of Business and the premier accrediting body for business schools. This elite distinction is shared by less than 10% of the world's business schools. The Business School is also accredited by the National Association of Schools and College of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA).

With a dual mission of preparing successful leaders in global business and public service, the Sawyer Business School offers full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business administration, public administration and health administration.

A Suffolk Business education means that you will

  • Receive a solid education in the fundamentals that are crucial to success in business.
  • Develop leadership skills to frame a compelling vision, communicate it effectively, devise a plan to achieve it, and inspire others to implement the plan successfully.
  • Learn how to embrace and manage change
  • Understand the nuances of organizational dynamics and build relationships to network effectively.

Global Business Education in Boston


At the Business School, we do more than just talk about the global economy as a remote business model. Our curriculum embraces evolving business practices. Our faculty and students hail from all parts of the globe and bring a unique outlook to the classroom.

Home to over 200,000 college students, Boston has always been the higher education center in the US. Located on Beacon Hill, a cobble stoned urban oasis on the most prominent hill in the city, the Sawyer Business School stands tall as a leading business institution with innovative programs designed to prepare students to adapt to the rapidly evolving global economy.

Our Vision


"Preparing successful leaders of global business and public service."

Our Mission


We create a learning environment that enables our students to emerge as successful leaders in the practice of global business and public service. We value excellence in education and research, and work with our students, alumni and business partners to achieve it.

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Accelerated MBA for Attorneys

Campus or Online Full time Part time 10 months September 2016 USA Boston + 1 more

It's time to capitalize on your prior education and maximize your professional development goals through Suffolk Accelerated MBA. [+]

The Suffolk MBA: Career Focused from Day One

 

Accredited by AACSB International, Suffolk University's Sawyer Business School knows that today's professional is driven by challenge and motivated to succeed in today's global economy. We understand the commitment it takes to complete a quality MBA program.

 

It takes more than basic business courses to give you the competitive edge as you look for a promotion or transition to a new field.

 

 

As a successful attorney, why would you want to complete an MBA?

To enhance your interactions with corporate clients. To maximize your strategic value to your law firm. To complement your legal skills with a strong background in business fundamentals. To optimize your ability to transition into the corporate world. ... [-]

Accelerated MBA for Berklee Graduates

Campus or Online Full time Part time 12 months September 2016 USA Boston + 1 more

As a music management major at Berklee, you decided to pursue the business side of music – the MBA is the next step to insure you will excel in the field. [+]

The Suffolk MBA: Career Focused from Day One

 

Accredited by AACSB International, Suffolk University's Sawyer Business School knows that today's professional is driven by challenge and motivated to succeed in today's global economy. We understand the commitment it takes to complete a quality MBA program.

 

It takes more than basic business courses to give you the competitive edge as you look for a promotion or transition to a new field.

 

Available in collaboration with the Berklee College of Music in Boston. As a music management major at Berklee, you decided to pursue the business side of music -- the MBA is the next step to insure you will excel in the field.... [-]


Accelerated MBA for CPAs

Campus or Online Full time Part time 10 months September 2016 USA Boston + 1 more

It's time to capitalize on your prior education and maximize your professional development goals through Suffolk Accelerated MBA. [+]

The Suffolk MBA: Career Focused from Day One

 

Accredited by AACSB International, Suffolk University's Sawyer Business School knows that today's professional is driven by challenge and motivated to succeed in today's global economy. We understand the commitment it takes to complete a quality MBA program.

 

It takes more than basic business courses to give you the competitive edge as you look for a promotion or transition to a new field.

 

 

As a successful accountant, why would you want to complete an MBA?

To develop advanced skills in financial management. To maximize your strategic value as a member of your organization's executive team. To increase the breadth of your business and managerial skills. To play a key advisory role to corporate clients. ... [-]

Accelerated MBA for previous Business Majors

Campus or Online Full time Part time 10 months September 2016 USA Boston + 1 more

It's time to capitalize on your prior education and maximize your professional development goals through Suffolk Accelerated MBA. [+]

The Suffolk MBA: Career Focused from Day One

 

Accredited by AACSB International, Suffolk University's Sawyer Business School knows that today's professional is driven by challenge and motivated to succeed in today's global economy. We understand the commitment it takes to complete a quality MBA program.

 

It takes more than basic business courses to give you the competitive edge as you look for a promotion or transition to a new field.

 

 

Accelerated MBA for previous Business Majors

 

If you graduated from a college or university with a four-year degree (or its equivalent) with a business major, within the last five years, you may be eligible for core course waivers within the Suffolk MBA Program. Now is the time to capitalize on your prior education and maximize your professional development goals.   ... [-]


Executive MBA

Campus 18 months September 2016 USA Boston

Suffolk's Executive MBA combines academic rigor with a strong focus on practical application; students learn to collectively leverage their experiences to look across organizations and borders. [+]

Great Leaders Are Born on Saturdays

Suffolk's 18 month Saturday-only Executive MBA combines academic rigor with a strong focus on practical application. The Executive MBA is ideal for mid-level executives and professionals who aspire to greater responsibility within the competitive global environment. Our students learn to collectively leverage their experiences to look across organizations and borders.

Saturday Only Schedule - Earn an MBA without interrupting your career.  Valuable Cohort/Mentor Network - Immediate access to a network of highly motivated professionals. Leadership Training with a Global Perspective -Challenge yourself to lead others and thrive in the dynamic and competitive marketplace. Immediate Benefits for Your Career - Leverage your experiences in the classroom and in our career focused experiential project with immediate application to your organization.  Life-Long Learning for Life-Long Results - As a graduate of the Executive MBA program you may audit any Executive MBA course without tuition.  ... [-]

Global MBA

Campus Full time Part time 12 months September 2016 USA Boston + 1 more

The Global MBA program combines the strength of the MBA core curriculum with rigorous, globally-focused upper-level courses. [+]

Are you interested in International Finance or International Marketing?

If you're determined to be an effective global business leader, Suffolk University's Global MBA is designed specifically for you. It is a distinctive, intensive specialized MBA degree in international management, offered both full- and part-time.

 

The program combines the strength of the MBA core curriculum  with rigorous, globally-focused upper-level courses. Students select either an international finance or international marketing concentration. Both full- and part-time Global MBA students participate in a one-week travel seminar where they experience global business first-hand through corporate visits and meetings with global executives. ... [-]


MBA

Campus Full time Part time 10 months September 2016 USA Boston + 1 more

The Suffolk MBA takes more than basic business courses to give you the competitive edge as you look for a promotion or transition to a new field. [+]

The Suffolk MBA: Career Focused from Day One

Accredited by AACSB International, Suffolk University's Sawyer Business School knows that today's professional is driven by challenge and motivated to succeed in today's global economy. We understand the commitment it takes to complete a quality MBA program.

 

It takes more than basic business courses to give you the competitive edge as you look for a promotion or transition to a new field.

 

 

What can you expect from the Suffolk MBA?

Effective Career Planning, a 1-credit introductory course, provides a career focus for full- and part-time students across all campuses, and is acclaimed by students, alumni, and corporate professionals Managing in the Global Environment coupled with one elective in the global business area, perhaps a one-week global travel seminar, will increase your knowledge of the global economy 100+ electives provide the opportunity to customize your MBA to your career goals Flexible, fast-track scheduling options for working professionals are offered in locations near where you work or live; and are as close as your internet connection. Merit-based scholarships and fellowships are available to all entering students. ... [-]

MBA/Graduate Diploma in Accounting (MBA/GDPA)

Campus or Online Full time Part time 16 months September 2016 USA Boston + 1 more

This specialized MBA/GDPA degree will prepare you to earn professional qualification for either the CPA or the CMA exam. [+]

The Suffolk MBA: Career Focused from Day One

 

Accredited by AACSB International, Suffolk University's Sawyer Business School knows that today's professional is driven by challenge and motivated to succeed in today's global economy. We understand the commitment it takes to complete a quality MBA program.

 

It takes more than basic business courses to give you the competitive edge as you look for a promotion or transition to a new field.

 

 

MBA/Graduate Diploma in Accounting

 

This specialized MBA/GDPA degree will prepare you to earn professional qualification for either the CPA or the CMA exam. With this MBA and professional designation, you can move into a position of leadership in public accounting, industry and commerce, not-for-profit organizations, or government agencies. ... [-]


MBA/Health degree

Campus or Online Full time Part time 16 months September 2016 USA Boston + 1 more

This specialized MBA degree prepares business leaders with focused skills in finance, accounting, strategic management, marketing, and information systems for the healthcare industry [+]

The Suffolk MBA: Career Focused from Day One

 

Accredited by AACSB International, Suffolk University's Sawyer Business School knows that today's professional is driven by challenge and motivated to succeed in today's global economy. We understand the commitment it takes to complete a quality MBA program.

 

It takes more than basic business courses to give you the competitive edge as you look for a promotion or transition to a new field.

 

 

MBA / Health

 

This specialized MBA degree prepares business leaders with focused skills in finance, accounting, strategic management, marketing, and information systems for the healthcare industry. Business competencies are a must-have for health organizations in all sectors including hospitals, community health centers, and large healthcare systems.... [-]


MBA/MSA

Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2016 USA Boston

In the MBA/MSA joint degree, you will gain a breadth of expertise in business core competencies and managerial skills, plus advanced skills and understanding of accounting and financial management. [+]

The Suffolk MBA: Career Focused from Day One

 

Accredited by AACSB International, Suffolk University's Sawyer Business School knows that today's professional is driven by challenge and motivated to succeed in today's global economy. We understand the commitment it takes to complete a quality MBA program.

 

It takes more than basic business courses to give you the competitive edge as you look for a promotion or transition to a new field.

 

 

Benefits of the MBA/MSA

In the MBA/MS in Accounting (MBA/MSA) joint degree, you will gain a breadth of expertise in business core competencies and managerial skills, plus advanced skills and understanding of accounting and financial management.   ... [-]


MBA/MSF

Campus or Online Full time Part time 2 years September 2016 USA Boston + 1 more

Suffolk's MBA/MSF program addresses the growing demands on business leaders and prepare students to meet a multitude of challenges. [+]

The Suffolk MBA: Career Focused from Day One

 

Accredited by AACSB International, Suffolk University's Sawyer Business School knows that today's professional is driven by challenge and motivated to succeed in today's global economy. We understand the commitment it takes to complete a quality MBA program.

 

It takes more than basic business courses to give you the competitive edge as you look for a promotion or transition to a new field.

 

 

Benefits of the MBA/MSF

As global competition grows, businesses increasingly recognize that effective management-level decisions often require a financial analysis of the issues.  Suffolk's MBA/MSF program addresses these growing demands on business leaders and prepare students to meet a multitude of challenges. ... [-]


MBA/MST

Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2016 USA Boston

In the MBA/MST joint degree, you will gain a breadth of expertise in business core competencies and managerial skills, plus an in-depth expertise in taxation. [+]

The Suffolk MBA: Career Focused from Day One

 

Accredited by AACSB International, Suffolk University's Sawyer Business School knows that today's professional is driven by challenge and motivated to succeed in today's global economy. We understand the commitment it takes to complete a quality MBA program.

 

It takes more than basic business courses to give you the competitive edge as you look for a promotion or transition to a new field.

 

 

MBA / MS in Taxation

 

Now, more than ever, organizations look to tax professionals to not only anticipate changes, but also to manage their impact. New developments in tax law emerge daily and many affect directly the bottom-line success of a company.... [-]


MBA/Non-Profit degree

Campus or Online Full time Part time 16 months September 2016 USA Boston + 1 more

This specialized MBA degree prepares business leaders with focused skills in finance, accounting, strategic management, marketing, and information systems for the nonprofit sector. [+]

The Suffolk MBA: Career Focused from Day One

 

Accredited by AACSB International, Suffolk University's Sawyer Business School knows that today's professional is driven by challenge and motivated to succeed in today's global economy. We understand the commitment it takes to complete a quality MBA program.

 

It takes more than basic business courses to give you the competitive edge as you look for a promotion or transition to a new field.

 

 

MBA / Nonprofit

 

This specialized MBA degree prepares business leaders with focused skills in finance, accounting, strategic management, marketing, and information systems for the nonprofit sector. ... [-]


MSc

Master of Science in Accounting (MSA)

Campus Full time Part time 10 months September 2016 USA Boston + 1 more

Structured to allow completion in a flexible pace, based on a curriculum with a high level of excellence, Suffolk MSA prepares you to be more professional in the accounting area. [+]

Do the Math -- A Suffolk MSA Adds Up

It doesn't take an advanced degree in accounting to know that a challenging full-time career + personal demands = little time to spare.

 

Suffolk's MSA has just the solution for that equation. Structured to allow completion in 10-16 months full-time and 16-24 months part-time, our program offers all the benefits of a Suffolk advanced degree in a manageable time frame.

Classes meet once per week in fall and spring, twice a week in abbreviated summer sessions. Our "back to back" format allows students to take two classes in one evening. 100% of electives are offered in evening time slots in Boston. Fully-employed part-time students have full access to all electives ... [-]

Master of Science in Finance (MSF)

Campus Part time 15 months September 2016 USA Boston

Through this program, you will graduate with an MSF degree and a keen understanding of the complex world of finance. You will be better equipped to climb the next rung on your career ladder and make reaching the top of your profession a realistic goal. [+]

Reach Higher, Achieve Faster

As an ambitious professional with career goals, you want to achieve as much as you can as fast as you can. In  15 months of part-time study, you will graduate with an MSF degree and a keen understanding of the complex world of finance. You will be better equipped to climb the next rung on your career ladder and make reaching the top of your profession a realistic goal.

Whether you focus on corporate finance or investments, from classroom to boardroom, the MSF program delivers results.

 

 

Degree Requirements

The MSF Programs consist of 10 core MSF courses and up to 4.5 prerequisite courses, depending on your academic background. Students with an appropriate academic background in business may waive  any or all of the prerequisite courses.  All students are reviewed for waiver status during the application review process and, upon admission, are notified directly from the MSF Programs office on their prerequisite standing.... [-]


Master of Science in Financial Services and Banking (MSFSB)

Campus Part time 15 months September 2016 USA Boston

The MSFSB helps students understand these changes and puts them in position to excel in leadership roles in commercial banking, investment banking, international banking and asset securitization. [+]

There's little doubt that the emergence of the global economy is changing business dynamics across the globe. In the financial services and banking industries, the complexities have become even more challenging.

 

The Master of Science in Financial Services and Banking (MSFSB) helps  students understand these changes and puts them in position to excel in leadership roles in commercial banking, investment banking, international banking and asset securitization.

 

In addition to the fundamentals of finance, the program also examines the creation of complex derivative products, their use for risk exposure control and their marketing to corporate clients. In short, students in the MSFSB program will gain a strong foundation in the theoretical and practical application of financial theories.... [-]


Master of Science in Taxation (MST)

Campus Part time 18 months September 2016 USA Boston

Designed primarily for part-time study for working tax professionals, we offer concentrations in international taxation or estate tax and financial planning. [+]

As every working tax professional knows, new developments in tax law emerge almost daily. A major focal point of political ideology in the United States, tax laws are complex and it is a daunting challenge for professionals to stay ahead of the curve.

 

Suffolk's Master of Science in Taxation (MST) is up to the challenge! Designed primarily for part-time study for working tax professionals, we offer concentrations in international taxation or estate tax and financial planning.

 

In as little as 18 months of part-time enrollment, graduates can achieve a coveted Suffolk MST degree. Along the way, they can put their classroom knowledge directly to use by leveraging their knowledge of:... [-]