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  • QS Global RankQS Global Rankings
    Position in the QS Distance Online MBA Rankings 2018
    #9
  • DurationHow long it normally takes to complete the program.
    36 months
  • Avg. GMATAverage GMAT score for the program.
    598
  • Fee (USD)Cost of tuition fees for full program
    $80k-$90k

Professional MBA Overview

This is where ideas are born, decisions are made and lives are changed. 

Through a leading edge curriculum focused on ethical leadership, globalization and social responsibility, you'll be equipped with the knowledge and skills to contribute to the economy and society in unique and inspiring ways - whether you're in a suite on Wall Street or a village center in Ghana. It's about putting yourself in the right position to start conversations and bring about positive change.

The Professional MBA has a total of 55.5 credits (PMBA core requirements make up 28.5 credits, with the remaining 27 credits reserved for elective classes), four format options (Cohort, Self-paced, Online, & Hybrid) and lasts from 2-5 years. 

To see a sample program for the Professional MBA, please follow this link.

Tuition and fees for the Professional MBA program are as follows:

  • Cost per Credit: $1,890
  • Required Program Credits: 55.5

For more information on fellowships and financial support, please follow this link.

Learn everything you need to know about the MBA application process here.

The class profile for the Professional MBA program is as follows:

  • Number enrolled: 241
  • Age: 35 (Mid-80 percent range: 26-46)
  • Work Experience: 7.78 years (Mid-80 percent range: 2-15 years)
  • Female: 46 percent
  • International: 8 percent
  • US Underrepresented: 27 percent
  • US Military/Veteran: 20 percent

Program Highlights

Start Month
Aug
Avg. Work Experience
7
Avg. Student Age
31
Int'l Students
6%
Women Students
52%
Avg. Salary (Post 3 Months)
93,000USD
Scholarship
Yes
Accreditations
AACSB

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I transfer from the Cohort MBA into the Self-Paced Program and vice versa?

The cohort structure of the Cohort MBA Program does not allow students to transfer in to the program. If necessary, and at the discretion of the program director, Cohort MBA students may transfer into the Self-Paced MBA program.

What is the difference between waiving a course and transferring a course?
Only core courses can be waived based upon previous graduate-level coursework taken within five years of starting the program. A grade of "B" or better is required, and the course must be completed within two years of enrolling in the program. However, each course may have separate waiver requirements; so please refer to the full transfer/waiver policy for more detailed policies. Transfer credits will only be accepted from AACSB accredited schools.
What is the minimum TOEFL or IELTS score for international applicants?
The minimum TOEFL score is 100 (internet-based test) or 600 (paper-based test). The minimum IELTS score is 7.0 with no individual band score below 6.0. Test date must be within past two years. No exceptions are made to these minimum requirements. Please note: The Professional MBA program cannot sponsor an I-20 for an F-1 student visa.
What is the difference between waiving a course and transferring a course?
Only core courses can be waived based upon previous graduate-level coursework taken within five years of starting the program. A grade of "B" or better is required, and the course must be completed within two years of enrolling in the program. However, each course may have separate waiver requirements; so please refer to the full transfer/waiver policy for more detailed policies. Transfer credits will only be accepted from AACSB accredited schools. Professional MBA students may waive a maximum of four core courses or six credits without substitution requirements. If more than four courses are waived, elective courses must be substituted. Six transfer credits may count toward electives.
What is the Consortium Program?
The George Washington University is a member of the Consortium of Universities of the Metropolitan Washington Area. The following 10 universities coordinate the use of facilities: the American University, Catholic University of America, Gallaudet University, George Mason University, The George Washington University, Georgetown University, Howard University, Marymount University, the University of the District of Columbia, and the University of Maryland.