Master of Business Administration

Master of Business Administration

MBA@Simmons, the Master of Business Administration program delivered online from Simmons School of Business, prepares professionals to be successful in leadership and management roles across all areas of business. While women make up 47 percent of the workforce, they only account for 15 percent of executive roles1. With a unique emphasis on women’s leadership and diversity in the workplace, MBA@Simmons helps students understand and recognize gender-based obstacles and develop tools to overcome them. Our rigorous, practice-based MBA program integrates strategic, functional, and behavioral aspects of management, empowering students to lead in a wide range of dynamic global environments.

Continuing To Be at the Forefront of Change

For more than 100 years, Simmons University has been dedicated to promoting inclusion and empowerment in the workplace, particularly for women. This dedication led to the creation of the MBA program in 1975 and the establishment of the Center for Gender in Organizations (CGO), our academic research institute serving as a fundamental call to action, in 1996.

The Simmons School of Business has built a reputation as one of the premier institutions in the nation for women’s leadership development through residential, online, and executive education programs. Our entire community, backed by research from the CGO, firmly believes that diversity drives greater business success. As such, MBA@Simmons welcomes qualified students of all genders, ages, and ethnicities.

In addition to building a diverse community of leaders, our program prepares students to apply new skills in all business settings. Students share their unique perspectives in our online classrooms, connect face-to-face with renowned Simmons faculty, and are able to immediately apply complex business concepts learned in class to their day-to-day jobs.

The Simmons MBA Advantage

A Holistic MBA Curriculum

Rather than focusing solely on core business skills, MBA@Simmons explores the complex and often hidden factors shaping leadership success, particularly for women, such as organizational dynamics, relationship management, and leading high performing teams.

Renowned Faculty

The Simmons School of Business faculty is made up of distinguished educators, leaders, and researchers whose expertise is regularly called upon by top outlets such as CNN, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Faculty research developed through the Center for Gender in Organizations has influenced the study and teaching of gender dynamics in the workplace in colleges and universities around the world.

An Extensive Professional Network

The program brings professionals together from a variety of business backgrounds, allowing students to absorb diverse professional strategies and ideas. Graduates of the program become part of Simmons’ worldwide alumni network — leaders who are committed to advancing women in leadership.

An Innovative Learning Environment

The collaborative online learning platform allows students to attend live, face-to-face classes, complete assignments and interactive group work, and view prerecorded lectures anywhere they have an Internet connection. Our platform is designed to facilitate relationship building and cooperative work between students and faculty.


The Simmons School of Business is accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.


Request information today to learn more about MBA@Simmons or contact an admissions counselor at 1-844-622-2872.

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