Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business

Introduction

The Full-time MBA Program at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business centers on student success. Our unique integrative core curriculum better prepares students for internships, jobs, and entrepreneurial endeavors. Students learn the analytical and persuasive skills needed to succeed in business and understand when to use them and how to evaluate their decisions ethically. Through our signature Global Business Experience, students gain hands-on experience and a global mindset that will last a lifetime.

Located in Washington, D.C., U.S.A., at the intersection of business, government, and international relations, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is developing principled leaders with a global mindset to be in service to business and society. Guided by that purpose, we are a business school that produces knowledge and educates leaders to address the most significant challenges and opportunities facing business and society today.

Transforming ourselves to transform the world

Whether engaging faculty both in or outside the classroom, gaining hands-on global business experience through the international residency, networking with peers and alumni through professional clubs, or receiving individualized support from certified career coaches, Full-time MBA students discover a world of new opportunities and are transformed by their two years at the McDonough School of Business.

The school was founded in 1957 by faculty in the School of Foreign Service who believed that an understanding of commercial markets was essential to worldwide political stability. The school is named for Robert Emmett McDonough, a 1949 graduate of the School of Foreign Service, the founder of RemedyTemp staffing services, and a four-term member of the Georgetown University Board of Directors, who also held numerous other advisory and alumni board positions. His first gift of $5 established a pattern of giving that would last a lifetime. In 1998, he made a $30 million gift to name the school - the largest gift to Georgetown University at that time

Noteworthy Facilities

Today, the McDonough School of Business resides in the 179,000 square foot Rafik B. Hariri Building. Blending the tradition of Georgetown University with forward thinking functionality, the LEED Silver certified building features 15 classrooms, 34 breakout rooms, 15 conference rooms, 11 interview rooms, a 400 seat auditorium, 2 large student lounges, and 120 faculty offices. The building is named in the memory of Rafik B. Hariri, two times Prime Minister of Lebanon, noted philanthropist, and ardent advocate of education.

Distinguished Faculty

The faculty members of the McDonough School of Business are world-class scholars engaged in pioneering research; professionals who have corporate, nonprofit, and government leadership experience; and entrepreneurs who mentor students in starting businesses. As academic and industry leaders, they incorporate scholarship and expertise into their teaching practices, inspiring students in business and serve society.

Distinguished by an emphasis on global business and an immersive approach to practical learning, Georgetown McDonough develops ethical global leaders who can build a better world for themselves and others.

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Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 USA District of Columbia

The Full-time MBA Program at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business centers on student success. Our unique integrative core curriculum better prepares students for internships, jobs, and entrepreneurial endeavors. [+]

The Full-time MBA Program at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business centers on student success. Our unique integrative core curriculum better prepares students for internships, jobs, and entrepreneurial endeavors. Students learn the analytical and persuasive skills needed to succeed in business and understand when to use them and how to evaluate their decisions ethically. Through our signature Global Business Experience, students gain hands-on experience and a global mindset that will last a lifetime.

Core Values

- Learning - Global mindset - Integrity - Professionalism - Community We seek to enroll as diverse a class as possible, and we welcome applications from individuals who have different professional backgrounds, undergraduate majors, and life experiences. As we review applications, we evaluate a candidate's professional experience, academic aptitude, and personal qualities. We conduct a comprehensive, holistic review of each candidate's resume, letters of recommendation, academic record, test scores, essays, record of extracurricular involvement, and evaluative interview. The Full-time MBA Program at Georgetown University recognizes that the business school application process requires much time and effort. Once you apply, you will be assigned to an Admissions Advisor, who is available to answer all of your specific questions and to help you navigate the admissions process. Every application for admission is read carefully by at least two members of the Admissions Committee. Applications are then discussed in committee before a final decision is made. We are committed to ensuring that our process is a personal one, and by the time a decision is made on your application, we feel as though we know you. ... [-]