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American University’s Kogod School of Business

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Contact our general manager with any questions. Profile updated: August 9, 2018.

School Data

Annual Tuition: $40,229

Average GPA: 3.3

International: 29%

Minority: 31%

Average Age: 29

GMAT Range (mid-80%): 494-665

Female: 43%

GPA Range (mid-80%): 2.6-3.75

Male: 57%

Application Deadlines:

Round 1: Oct 15, 2017
Round 2: Jan 15, 2018
Round 3: Mar 15, 2018
Round 4: May 15, 2018
Round 5: July 1, 2018

The Kogod MBA core curriculum is designed to build foundation analytical skills in economics, accounting, and quantitative methods, as well as, conceptual and critical thinking abilities in strategic thinking and decision-making. The school’s elective portfolio provides students the opportunity to choose from a selection of courses at Kogod or other AU graduate schools, focus on a particular concentration, or design their own concentration.

To hone professional skills, Kogod requires MBA students to complete courses and engage in individual coaching for career management and professional development.

The 49 credit Full-time program is typically completed in 21 months, with the majority of core courses taken in the first year

Contact Information

Location:
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW,
Washington D.C. 20016
Admissions Office:
202-885-1913
800-262-8622
School Social Media:

American University’s Kogod School of Business believes in using business as a force for meaningful change. The school equips and empowers its community to make a difference in the world through the knowledge, skills and experience it offers. Graduates are leaders on Wall Street and in the corporate world, but also work for non-profits, government agencies and social-service organizations.

Kogod fosters a diverse and inclusive environment—an endeavor we believe deepens our understanding of the complex, global business world. Students work alongside professors on hands-on projects, grounding our programs in experiential, applied learning. Our faculty and staff help build the path from passion to success, offering students the knowledge, skills and experiences they need to turn aspirations into outcomes.

Kogod is the oldest accredited business school in Washington, DC. The school is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), which represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.

Academics
On-campus Degrees

Full-Time MBA
MS in accounting
MS in analytics
MS in finance
MS in marketing
MS in real estate
MS in sustainability management
MS in taxation

Online Degrees
MBA@American
Analytics@American

Dual Degrees
MA/MBA
JD/MBA

LLM/MBA

Certificates
Forensic accounting
Entrepreneurship
Real estate
Non-profit management
Taxation
Islamic finance

Kogod’s on-campus, full-time MBA program is designed as a career catalyst for ambitious professionals. The 49-credit program can be completed in 21 months, giving students the knowledge, skills, and experience they need to turn aspirations into outcomes. Students complete their core courses in the first year, leaving the second open to electives.
The global consulting project is a highlight of the program. Students work with an international client to solve a problem integral to the company’s operation. The project culminates in a site-visit where students present their findings and recommendations in the client’s home country. Past MBA cohorts have traveled to China, Colombia, India, Israel, Poland, New Zealand, the Philippines and the United Arab Emirates.

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