Bachelor of Business Administration


Earn your Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Degree online from the UMass Amherst Isenberg School of Management and open a world of new opportunities for your career.

The Isenberg Online Business Administration Degree Program is a degree completion program that is ideal for those who have work, family or other commitments that make it difficult to attend classes on the Amherst campus. And the flexibility of online learning makes it possible to fit classes into your own schedule and progress towards a degree at your own pace.

You have the choice of majors:

  • Accounting - NEW
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations & Information Management - NEW

You can also earn a Bachelor of Science (BS) in:

  • Hospitality & Tourism Management

Students can enroll in the program with a minimum of one year of study at the undergraduate level or 27 transferable college level semester credits.

Program Highlights:

  • AACSB-accredited education
  • First - Rate Faculty
  • Commitment to the Student Experience
  • Tradition of Leadership in Business Education
  • Isenberg is the highest ranking public undergraduate business school in the Northeast, according to Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2016 Undergraduate Business School Rankings.

Try a Class: Whether you're considering completing your degree, or want to take a stand-alone course that will advance your expertise, we offer you the opportunity for exploration and growth. You have the option to take up to 15 credits before applying, or while your application is being processed.

Learn More: To receive more information and connect with the program manager, please click on inquire now to the right, or visit the Isenberg website.

Sample a Course

Click here for more information on the Isenberg School of Management Bachelor of Business Administration program.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is presently not accepting applications or registrations for online courses, degrees or certificate programs from residents of Alabama and Arkansas. 


Registration is administered through UMass Amherst Continuing & Professional Education. Please see Fee Schedule below.

Type of Fee Amount
Fee per credit $525 (Effective Fall 2013)
Registration Fee per semester $45
Late Reg. Fee per semester* $60
Returned Check Fee per semester** $30
Total for course*** $1620 (525x3 credits= $1575 + $45 registration fee per semester)

A $135 Undergraduate Entering Fee, non-refundable fee covering lifetime transcript and commencement fees.

*applicable when you register after deadline; non-refundable unless course has been cancelled

** applicable when checks returned unpaid

*** Courses can vary from one to six credits; this total represents a standard 3 credit course


Isenberg is accredited by the AACSB International--The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Did you know?

University of Massachusetts has earned several awards for its distance learning programs, faculty and technology including:

  • UMass Amherst, Isenberg Online ranked 1st in Top 10 Bachelor of Science in Hospitality & Tourism Management Program, The Best Schools, 2012
  • UMass Amherst, Isenberg Online ranked 2nd Top 10 Online Bachelor of Business Administration Degree Program, The Best Schools, 2012
  • UMass Amherst, Isenberg Online BBA ranked 3rd Top 10 Online Bachelor of Business Administration Degree Program, The Best Colleges, 2011
  • UMass Amherst, Isenberg Online MBA ranked 22nd Best Part-time MBA, US News & World Report, 2013
  • UMass Amherst, Isenberg Online MBA ranked 22nd Best Online MBA, US News & World Report, 2013
  • UMass Amherst, Isenberg MBA ranked 51st Best Graduate Business School for 2014, US News & World Report, 2013
  • UMass Amherst, Isenberg Online MBA ranked 28th Best Part-time MBA, US News, 2012
  • UMass Ranked Among Top 10 Best Colleges in Online Education in Communication & Public Relations Degrees, The Best Colleges, 2011
  • UMass ranks 19th highest-rated university in the world, Times of London
  • UMass ranked 56th in the Times of London's Top 200
  • UMassOnline, UMass Boston President's Special Achievement Award, Valerie C. Haven, Sloan-C 2010 Awards
  • Ranked Top 10 Online Degrees Colleges, Online Degree, 2009
  • 21st Century Best Practices Award, United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)
  • Program of Excellence, University Continuing Education Association (UCEA)-Journalism Certificate
  • Excellence in Faculty Development, Sloan-C Excellence Awards
  • Excellence in Online Programming, Sloan-C Excellence Awards
  • Excellence in Online Teaching, Sloan-C Excellence Awards
  • 4th in Primary Care Education, U.S. World Reports
  • Excellence in Distance Teaching Education

A successful applicant will have a minimum of 27 transferable semester credits. Isenberg typically admits students with a 3.0 GPA or higher, but also considers students with varying educational backgrounds. We understand that each individual is unique, and we evaluate applicants on a number of criteria, including work experience, military experience and life circumstances.

1.  Read application form instructions carefully. Click here for application details and instructions.

2.  Complete application form and sign the bottom of the last page of the application. You need to print the application and mail it in. Please make a copy for your own record, and mail in the original. If you have any questions regarding the application process, or the status of your application, contact: (413) 545-3430 or

3. In your personal statement, you should explain why you want to be part of the Isenberg Online BBA Degree Program.

4. Request official transcripts be sent directly from each college or university previously attended to Continuing & Professional education Admissions (address below).

5. If you are applying for Financial Aid, please fill out the FAFSA form at

6.  Once you have completed the application, send it to the address below.

Do not send application to the University's Admissions Office


Continuing & Professional Education
Admissions Office
University of Massachusetts Amherst
100 Venture Way, STE 201
Hadley, MA 01035-9430

7.  The application is in a PDF file. Click here for the application. You will need an Acrobat Reader application by Adobe to view and print the application. If you don't have the Acrobat Reader application, you can download the installation from their website for free.

Download by clicking on the link below

Priority Deadlines:

Spring: October 1st

Fall: April 15th

Financial Aid: 

Availability of financial aid varies depending on matriculation and course status.  Generally, if you are matriculated in a degree program and are enrolled in a minimum of 6 credits each semester, you may qualify for financial aid. Please review our Financial Aid Checklist below.

  1. Fill out the FAFSA form at
  2. It is important to list the University of Massachusetts Amherst school code number 002221.
  3. For more information please click here.


  • Please renew your FAFSA form every year.
  • When you register for classes, you should make sure that you see that your financial aid available in SPIRE.


For more information please click here.

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