Bentley University McCallum Graduate School of Business


Bentley University

We offer nine master of science programs to help students meet the demands of today’s employers in fields related to technology and analytics as well as accounting and financial management.
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Masters Degree Programs

A master of science program develops expertise in a specific business discipline and positions you well to succeed at leading companies and other organizations. Students learn from faculty who have a deep knowledge in their respective fields and a firm grasp of best practices and emerging challenges.

We offer nine master of science programs to help students meet the demands of today’s employers in fields related to technology and analytics as well as accounting and financial management.

Technology and Analytics

An educational fusion of data and business, giving you the tools needed to master information, integrate it into successful business practice, and communicate the results like never before.

  • Audit Analytics (STEM designated)
    • Bentley’s newest analytics program meets the increased need for analytics professionals in the auditing and accounting field. Customize your degree with one of three optional tracks in accounting analytics, database analytics and forensic analytics. The MSAA prepares you for such careers as public accounting, internal auditing, big data analytics, fraud detection or risk assessment and management.
  • Business Analytics (STEM designated)
    • Continues Bentley’s long tradition of training analytics professionals at the graduate level, providing the valuable skills needed to succeed in this emerging field.
  • Human Factors in Information Design (STEM designated)
    • Equips graduates to thrive in the changing marketplace for technology products, instilling a keen sense of how to improve product usability and the user experience.
  • Information Technology (STEM designated)
    • Provides in-depth, working knowledge of theory and best practices, as students learn to design, develop and deploy innovative business applications.
  • Marketing Analytics (STEM designated)
    • Delivers the critical quantitative and analytical skills that professionals need for strategic decision-making in today’s multifaceted marketing environment.


Accounting and Financial Management

Bentley’s history is firmly rooted in accounting, and our Accounting and Financial Management degrees carry on that tradition, preparing the next generation of financial experts and leaders.

  • Accountancy
    • Leverages the university’s proud heritage in this field, providing the depth of expertise and broad perspective needed to excel in the roles of business adviser, management consultant and financial planner.
  • Finance
    • Cultivates analytic and critical-thinking skills for professionals looking to move ahead in corporate finance, financial analysis and portfolio management.
  • Financial Planning
    • Stands out as one of the few master’s-level program of its kind in the world. Available on campus and online, courses prepare students to reach specific goals through proper management of financial resources.
  • Taxation
    • Prepares students to implement tax strategies by applying an integrated approach that considers the many factors involved in maximizing wealth. Courses are available on campus and online.

School Info

Name of the school: Bentley University
Campuses: Waltham, MA USA; San Francisco, CA, USA (MS HFID only)
Ranking: #1 in USA by Princeton Review for Career Services; Top 25 in USA by US News and World Report for online Graduate Programs
Accreditation:  AASCB and EQUIS

Programme Info

Subjects of Masters Study: Courses held in: Accountancy, Finance, Financial Reporting, Taxation, IT, Human Factors in Information Design, Business Analytics, Marketing Analytics, Audit Analytics
Length of Courses: 10 - 16 course programs
Starting Dates: August (Fall), January (Spring)
Application Deadlines:  Dec. 1, Jan. 20, March 15, May 1st
Internships: Summer

Student Body

1400 graduate students:  part time and full time

25 % international students


University degree :  Bachelor's degree required
Prior educational background – ex:  any background
Tests required and level: GMAT or GRE 500 minimum  
Specific Languages tests: TOEFL 100 minimum or IELTS 7 minimum
Languages fluency: English required
Years of work experience : 0 years for most; at least 2 for HFID

The following items are required: (individual requirements may differ based on program and status) 

  • Completed application form
  • 2 Essays
  • Current résumé
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • All university-level transcripts (undergraduate and graduate)
  • GMAT or GRE results
  • TOEFL, IELTS or Pearson’s PTE results, for international applicants
  • $75 application fee
  • Pre-recorded video interview required for MSA and MSF applicants
  • An undergraduate degree is required for admission to the graduate school.


Application fees: USD $75


MS programmes: USD $4,620 per three-credit course

Estimated per year cost of living
USD $20,000

Scholarships available
Yes. All applicants are considered for merit scholarship awards. It will assist in tuition but not living expenses.


Address:  175 Forest St. Waltham, MA USA 02452
Phone:   +1 781-891-2108
Masters programmes director: varies between programs

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