Business School Overview
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#60 in Part-time MBA
Business School Overview
The School of Business at George Washington University offers graduate programs in these departments and concentrations: accounting, consulting, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, general management, health care administration, hotel administration, human resources management, international business, marketing, management information systems, not-for-profit management, production/operations management, organizational behavior, portfolio management, public administration, public policy, real estate, sports business, supply chain management/logistics, quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research, tax, and technology. Its tuition is full-time: $1,420 per credit; part-time: $1,420 per credit; and executive: $99,500 total program. At graduation, 55.7 percent of graduates of the full-time program are employed.
Situated in Washington, D.C.’s historical Foggy Bottom neighborhood, M.B.A. students at George Washington University’s School of Business have unique access to business leaders from both public and private sectors and to policy makers. The school offers multiple M.B.A. programs, ranging from full-time to online, including five joint degree programs.
Full-time programs include the global M.B.A., which requires students to complete a residency overseas. Students hoping to pursue their master’s on a part-time basis can choose between the two-year accelerated M.B.A., a self-paced professional program, or a world executive M.B.A. for mid- to senior-level executives. The school also offers an online healthcare M.B.A. program, and dual degrees with the Elliot School of International Affairs, the School of Public Health and Heath Services, and the George Washington University Law School.
In addition to a variety of degree programs, George Washington University’s School of Business offers a plethora of groups and organizations for students. Some groups include the energy, consulting, and healthcare clubs;GW Entrepreneurs; and the M.B.A. Follies group. Students can seek respite for the rigors of academia by visiting the National Mall, cheering for one of D.C.’s five professional sports teams, or catching a show at one of the city’s live music venues.
Graduates from George Washington University’s School of Business will join an alumni network that includes Gen. Colin Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Carolyn Schwab-Pomerantz, president of the Charles Schwab Foundation; George Wellde, former partner and vice chairman of Goldman Sachs; and Olympian Michelle D. Knox-Zaloom, who competed in women’s rowing in the 1992 and 1996 Summer Olympic Games.
|Application deadline (U.S. residents)||March 15|
|Application deadline (international students)||March 15|
|Gender distribution (full-time)|
Full-time: $1,420 per credit
|Required fees (full-time and part-time)||$2 per credit|
|Required fees (executive degree program)||$0|
|Average base salary||$84,208|
|Full-time graduates employed at graduation||55.7%|
* Business School Overview details based on 2012 data