MBA Concentrations

Explore Babson’s MBA Concentrations

Babson MBA students are go-getters, and often have specific goals in mind when they start their MBA. With a full two-thirds of the program devoted to electives, try out new subjects, deepen your knowledge in specific areas, and tailor your degree to your personal interests. An MBA concentration can be the perfect way to focus your studies in a tangible way. Declare up to two MBA concentrations, which are reflected on your transcript.

Dive Deep with 7 MBA Concentrations

Business Analytics

Use data to drive decisions; a must-have skill for career success. A business analytics MBA concentration includes courses like Competing on Analytics using Technology, Blockchain Ventures, Business Forecasting, and more. Total credits required: 12

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Business Analytics and Machine Learning

This STEM designated MBA concentration bring a quantitative focus to your degree. Courses include Machine Learning Methods for Business, Programming for Business Analytics, Healthcare: Markets, Analytics, and Strategies, and more. Total credits required: 12

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Entrepreneurship

Master skills like idea generation, opportunity recognition, and financial feasibility. An entrepreneurship MBA concentration includes courses such as Managing a Growing Business, Corporate Innovation as a Profession, Marketing for Entrepreneurs, and more. Total credits required: 9

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Global Management

Make the world your classroom---immerse yourself in international business courses both on campus and by studying abroad. A global management MBA concentration includes courses such as Global Strategic Management, Global Trade, Managing a Diverse Workplace, and more. Total credits required: 9

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Finance

Prepare for a career in finance as you gain hands-on experience with financial tools and analysis, and build your network. A finance MBA concentration includes courses such as Financial Trading Strategies, Financing and Valuing Sustainability, Real Estate Finance, and more. Total credits required: 12

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Quantitative Finance

Develop complex analyses and financial models in this field that blends STEM and finance. This STEM MBA concentration includes courses such as Financial Data Analysis and Practice, Managing Portfolios, Financial Macroeconomic Data Analysis, and more. Total credits required: 12

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Marketing

Strengthen your marketing expertise, focusing on strategy, analytics, product management, sales, and more. A marketing MBA concentration includes courses such as Consumer Behavior, Marketing High Tech Products, Social Media and Advertising Strategy, and more. Total credits required: 9

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MBA Concentrations

Create Your Own MBA Adventure

The path toward graduation is different for each student, with countless opportunities to customize along the way. All students take core business fundamentals, but the real magic happens once students have a chance to specialize.

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Choosing the Right MBA Concentration

Nishant Udeshi MBA ‘19 concentrated in Business Analytics and Marketing, and offers an insider’s perspective on how to choose an MBA concentration.

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Ready to pursue an MBA? Let us help you get started. From deciding between our MBA concentrations to planning a campus visit to getting your admissions questions answered, our team is with you every step of the way.