American University’s Kogod School of Business is committed to offering interdisciplinary programs that give students the breadth and depth of knowledge necessary to succeed in a dynamic global business environment. Kogod’s MBA program combines a high quality business education with the top-rated programs of other American University (AU) professional schools - such as the School of International Service and the Washington College of Law - to ensure a fully integrated learning experience. Kogod offers dual degree graduate programs including a JD/MBA, MA/MBA, and an LLM/MBA.
Established in 1955, Kogod has a highly diverse population that is driven to make a difference in the world. The school works closely with the business community to prepare outstanding candidates for productive careers in the global business environment.
The Kogod MBA is built around an integrated core curriculum with strong emphasis on global decision-making, quantitative analysis, and professional development. Kogod’s market-driven approach is reflected in our MBA concentrations, hands-on consulting projects, scholarly research, and career development.
MBA concentrations are focused on making students successful in today’s competitive marketplace, and the completion of concentration coursework represents an area of specific expertise. Students may pursue concentrations in accounting, consulting, entrepreneurship, finance, global emerging markets, leadership & strategic human capital management, marketing, and real estate. Students may also create a personalized concentration with the Design Your Own option.
Kogod offers outstanding faculty members and an integrated curriculum that provides a unique interdisciplinary approach that blends theory and practice. Kogod employs seventy full-time faculty members who hold the highest degree in their field and have extensive real-world experience.
The Kogod Center for Career Development is committed to helping both students and employer partners meet their unique business goals. MBA students benefit from career management courses, personalized coaching and career advisement, internship/job search strategies, industry-specific career days, company site visits, career fairs and alumni networking.
American University’s 84-acre campus is located in a beautiful residential area in the heart of northwest Washington, D.C. Many students pursue internships and job opportunities with area businesses.