Academic Programs

For over 100 years our graduates and faculty have shaped business around the world.

MBA students learning through the case method.
  • MBA

    A two-year, full-time residential program with a focus on real-world practice.
  • Doctoral Programs

    Eight full-time programs leading to a PhD for scholars interested in academic research.
  • Executive Education

    Programs for individuals and organizations designed to help experienced executives expand their global perspective and lead at a higher level.
  • Online

    Online certificate courses, led by award-winning faculty, to help you master essential business concepts.

MBA Joint Degrees 

In collaboration with Harvard University graduate schools, Harvard Business School has created several joint degree programs designed to prepare individuals for complex leadership challenges that balance expertise with effective management skills.

Harvard Business Analytics Program 

An online certificate program designed for business leaders, including MBA graduates, seeking to modernize their analytics skills. The program is offered as a collaboration between Harvard Business School, The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

Programs for Undergraduates

Degrees, Certifications & Alumni Status 

All of our programs grant different levels of degrees or certifications and some, but not all, grant alumni status. We have created this guide for what each program confers and the benefits associated with being a graduate of each.