Bank of America and Rider University MBA Program Partnership

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Master of Business Administration (MBA) • Bank of America

Preparing individuals for career advancement as business professionals, managers and leaders. 

Within Your Reach

The Bank of America Within Your Reach Initiative makes the Rider University MBA degree, a highly-regarded academic and professional credential, available to qualifying Bank of America employees in a cost-effective way.

About the MBA Program

The Bank of America Within Your Reach Initiative offers qualifying BofA Hopewell campus employees the opportunity to earn their MBA — a highly-regarded academic and professional credential — in a cost-effective way from Rider University.

Accredited by AACSB International, Rider’s MBA Program prepares individuals for career advancement as business professionals, managers and leaders. Structured around contemporary business knowledge and the development of strong analytical and leadership skills, it is a forward-looking program built on a long tradition of business education excellence. The curriculum provides a distinctive and effective business learning environment that emphasizes:

  • advanced business theory;
  • interpersonal and communication skills;
  • cross-functional integration of business theory and practice; and
  • the ability to manage in a changing environment.

Flexible & Convenient
Courses will be offered at a variety of convenient locations including the BofA Hopewell Campus, Rider’s Lawrenceville Campus and online.

Each student will have an MBA program of study developed just for them that includes the required, advanced MBA courses, as well as any pre-program courses needed for the degree.

To accelerate the completion of the degree program, you can elect to take additional MBA courses at Rider throughout the academic year.

AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Rider is one of 2% of all universities worldwide to hold prestigious dual accreditation in business and accounting by AACSB International — the standard of excellence in business education.

Admission Criteria

To be eligible, you must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited university in the United States or a foreign degree equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree. 

If your undergraduate degree is in a field other than business, your course of study will be structured to provide both pre-program business classes and advanced MBA classes.

If your undergraduate major was in a business-related area, your course of study will consist primarily of advanced MBA classes, depending on your previous academic record and experience.

Learn more about Applying to the BofA - MBA Program

Upcoming Events

Information sessions and individual student advising sessions for the Rider MBA program will be offered on the Hopewell Campus at the following times:

Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Outside Cafe C, Hopewell Campus
Stop by with your questions about the program.  No registration required. Current students may register for classes during advising hours. 

For more information about Bank of America reimbursement policies, please refer to Flagscape.

For more information about or academic advising for the MBA Program please contact:

Jean Cherney
Academic Coordinator, Graduate Programs
Sweigart Hall 236
Headshot of Erin Thompson
Assistant Director of Graduate Business and International Admission
Ciambelli Hall