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Kogod School of Business

American University Main Campus, Washington D.C., United States
  • QS Global MBA Rankings
    141-150
  • Degree MBA
  • Program Type Full-Time MBA
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Specializations Entrepreneurship
  • International students' % 24
  • Scholarships Yes

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Why an MBA at Kogod? STEM-Designated Program Kogod's STEM-designated MBA program is designed to develop the management, technical, and business leadership skills you need to thrive in the US economy. The designation also allows international students to apply for a 24-month extension of their Optional Practical Training, granting them the ability to work in the US for up to three years.
Global Perspective in a Cosmopolitan City Our location in Washington, DC, offers networking, internship, and job opportunities in all areas of business. Its vibrant international community exposes you to the international market from day one. Plus, as part of the international consulting project, you will gain experience working with clients abroad.
Cohort Format During your studies, you will be part of a cohort—a collaborative learning group. You will join a diverse, close-knit community that will become your network, support system, and an integral part of your education. In 2020, our class was comprised of 44 percent women and 47 percent underrepresented US minority students.
Communication Skills Top business executives need both hard and soft skills to drive change in organizations. Our program has a robust offering of business communication coursework embedded throughout the curriculum to help you become the most effective leader you can be. They focus on oral communication, listening skills, adaptability, written communication, and presentation skills.
Professional Certificates Gain an edge in this competitive job market by completing one of our professional graduate certificates. Enhance your degree with a certificate in forensic accounting, Islamic finance, analytics, or real estate.

About University

At the Kogod School of Business, Experience Matters. 

We believe in learning by doing. Kogod's programs are firmly grounded in experiential learning, giving you the real-world skills you need to develop or advance your business expertise. Students at Kogod complete hands-on projects, attend networking and speaking events, and work with leading DC companies. Our faculty, many of whom are noted experts in their fields, boast decades of experience as professors and practitioners. 


Our programs are designed not only to give you the professional skills and experience you’re looking for but to inspire you to think about business as a tool for creating a more just and equitable world.


The Full time MBA is an immersive program which allows students to complete core courses in the first year, leaving the second year open to electives, including a recommended consulting focus. Students may pursue a consulting focus through a predetermined sequence of courses, or may choose to explore the other exemplary business-focused electives Kogod has to offer, in topics from marketing to entrepreneurship to finance.

The full-time MBA program helps you develop leadership skills that lead to meaningful, positive change. Gain a broad skill set in management, communications, entrepreneurship, and other highly marketable areas. Expand your network and build your team-working capabilities. Learn to lead within an organization or found your own business.


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