The full-time MBA program is designed to help 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 find your own business.
A STEM-Designated Program
STEM MBA programs are designed to develop students’ management skills and technical expertise in harmony, producing a new class of executives bilingual in business and tech.
As a Full-Time Student
Typically completed in 21 months, with the majority of core courses taken in the first year. Courses are offered throughout the day and evening.
Student: Faculty Ratio
Our small MBA class sizes and student-to-faculty ratio ensure that you form a lifelong personal and professional network with your peers and professors.
Why an MBA at Kogod?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Work on an international consulting project with other MBA students. Past teams have traveled to countries like China, Colombia, and India to work on projects for Bloomberg, Cisco, Etihad Airways, and local organizations in a wide range of industries.
STEM-designated programs equip students with technological expertise and leadership skills vital to 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.
Internships in the Nation's Capital
DC means access to exceptional summer internship opportunities in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. Past internships include the Democratic National Committee, FINRA, Indo-American Center, Mpower Financing, OP Works, Phone 2 Action, Sirius XM, and more.
Business Leadership Luncheons
We offer weekly private talks with industry leaders and local business executives. Past speakers include senior executives from Booz Allen Hamilton, IBM, Marriott International, Merck, PayPal, and United Way Worldwide.
Participate in local, regional, and national case competitions under the guidance of Kogod faculty. Showcase your analytical, financial, and strategic skills and expand your professional network.
Our faculty are renowned experts in their field and key players in the profit and nonprofit sectors, government, and global organizations. As mentors, they are invested in your professional and academic success.