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Immersive Curriculum

Both Babson's undergraduate and graduate curriculum are a unique blend of business essentials with liberal arts and sciences, delivering a one-of-a-kind experience at all levels. Our students are immersed in a vast variety of coursework and hands-on opportunities. They obtain the skills they need to be successful business and entrepreneurial leaders, while following their passions and exploring their interests in a range of subjects.

Concentrations Enable You to Tailor Your Degree to Your Personal Interests

At Babson, our 24 undergraduate concentrations and 7 graduate concentrations provide a distinct way to tailor your education to your interests. While not mandatory, they are an opportunity to customize your degree, connect with specific faculty advisors, and align your education with your career aspirations. 

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Collaborative, Experiential Learning

Babson’s unique experiential and collaborative courses are the hallmark of our undergraduate curriculum. Required for every undergraduate student, these dynamic core courses will empower you to create lasting value for yourself, your community, and the world. Courses are integrated and complementary, building across years and exposing students to multiple perspectives on business and the world. They include classroom instruction combined with real-world experience, spanning four years and consisting of three distinct elements.

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Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship (FME)

Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship (FME)

An award-winning core first-year course that teaches you entrepreneurial leadership from the startup perspective by creating, launching, and managing a new business venture.

Socio-Ecological Systems Core Academic Requirement

Socio-Ecological Systems

Second- or third-year coursework focused on the science behind how people and nature work together and why that matters. You’ll learn to identify and understand dynamic cultural, ecological, and economic systems.

Advanced Experiential Core Requirement

Advanced Experiential

Required in the third or fourth year, these experiential learning courses include applied projects at companies and nonprofits. You’ll gain leadership experience from inside an organization by collaborating to identify, analyze, and develop opportunities for growth.

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Graduate Programs to Fit Your Lifestyle

Take the same courses from the same top-ranked faculty, no matter when or where you choose to study. Babson’s programs both offer the same high-caliber degrees with formats designed to fit your lifestyle and goals. 

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Consult to the C-Suite

Choose from multiple opportunities to consult with company leaders. A key component of every Babson MBA, the Babson Consulting Experience (BCE) lets you work with leading executives to solve an actual business need. MBA students also have an opportunity to consult through the Management Consulting Field Experience (MCFE), an elective course allowing you to work with organizations as diverse as Puma and the Red Sox to address a business challenge.

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Gain International Experience

Several programs offer you the chance to take your electives abroad in short-term formats. Travel to Portugal to support a global client (Lisbon, Portugal), explore the competitive and strategic dimensions of companies doing business in the European Union (Milan, Italy), or compete in a one-week design challenge to tackle a relevant problem for the Swedish government and local businesses (Stockholm, Sweden).

Arthur M. Blank School for Entrepreneurial Leadership

The Arthur M. Blank School for Entrepreneurial Leadership is a first-of-its-kind hub that connects and extends the Babson College community to learners across the lifespan. The Blank School is an action lab that convenes and amplifies thought leaders around the globe. Our community fosters the mindset needed to lead change, solve global problems, and create sustainable value across business and society. The Blank School offers specialty centers and institutes as well as workshops, mentorship, funding opportunities and scholarships, academic research, accelerators and incubators, and more to accomplished and aspiring entrepreneurial leaders.

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Exploring an Integrated, Systems Mindset

One Socio-Ecological Systems class goes beyond the classroom to teach students the integrated systems behind wastewater management and how sustainable management of our natural resources is more important than ever.

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A New Curriculum for a Changing World

As the dire implications of climate change become more and more evident, Babson College is implementing a new curriculum that includes an added emphasis on sustainability.

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What’s in a Name? For FME Ventures, It’s Part of Doing Business

As Babson first-year students marketed their businesses at the annual FME Expo, they gave a behind-the-scenes look at choosing a name for their ventures.

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The Real World Benefit of a Student Consulting Project

Target-owned delivery service Shipt joined a Babson MBA consulting experience to accelerate innovation and garner fresh ideas.

Start Your Entrepreneurial Journey

Choose your path and see how Babson can help you develop the entrepreneurial leadership skills needed to shape the future.