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.
MS in accounting
MS in analytics
MS in finance
MS in marketing
MS in real estate
MS in sustainability management
MS in taxation
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.
Kogod also offers specialized masters programs in accounting,