McDonough School of Business
McDonough School of Business

Master of Business Administration

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You already know you’re capable of greatness. But wondering just how much you could achieve isn’t enough. To truly have an impact on the world, you have to go find out exactly what you’re made of. When you earn your MBA here, you’ll no longer wonder how much you could accomplish. Instead, you’ll know.

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Application Deadlines

Round 1: September 28, 2022 | Round 2: January 5, 2023 | Round 3: March 30, 2023 | Round 4: May 2, 2023

MBA Application Deadlines

Why an MBA?

The Georgetown McDonough MBA has a curriculum designed to prepare you for the global stage, plus the unrivaled access that only Washington D.C., can offer. Our program is the perfect launchpad for discovering your true strength.

You’ll have access to the same engaging faculty, gain hands-on consulting knowledge through the Global Business Experience, build your network of over 200,000 alumni, and receive individualized support from the MBA Career Center. You’ll exceed the expectations you never thought were possible.

Why an MBA?
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Your Next Step in Your Career

A new window of opportunities awaits as you take your next step in your career with our Full-time MBA program.

About Our Full-time MBA Program
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A Flexible Approach to Getting Your MBA

Meet your goal of completing an MBA while also prioritizing other important aspects of your career and life with our Flex MBA program.

About Our Flex MBA Program

A Few Stats from Last Year’s Full-time Class

17th

in the U.S.

Bloomberg Businessweek

19th

in the U.S.

Financial Times

22nd

in the U.S.

U.S. News & World Report

10,000+

McDonough MBA Alumni Worldwide

$34,073

Average Signing Bonus

95%

Accepted Offer Within Three Months of Graduation

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We Are Invested in Your Career Success

Our MBA Career Center offers you vibrant on-campus recruitment events, career conferences, treks, and more. You’ll also have access to a career coach tailored to your unique career interests and join a sizable Georgetown McDonough network of highly successful alumni.

MBA Careers
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Diversity and Inclusion Are Pivotal

We seek to foster a welcoming environment for every member of our community and create opportunities where we can learn from each other.

Diverse Communities
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Life as a Hoya

You’ll learn alongside a cohort of students from diverse backgrounds taught by world-class professors who bring groundbreaking research, exciting international cases, and industry experience and connections into the classroom. And you’ll be supported by a full team of dedicated MBA program staff to help you achieve your academic and career-related goals.

Connect With Our MBA Students and Staff

MBA Employment Reports

2021 MBA Employment Report

View the Full-time MBA Employment Report to see employment statistics from our graduates and internship statistics. Whether you are looking to switch careers or take on a leadership role in your current industry, we will connect you to new opportunities from some of the world’s top MBA recruiters and our powerful alumni network. We encourage you to learn more about the career resources that are available to help transform or advance your career.

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The Program Brochure

View how our Full-time and Flex MBA Programs deliver a challenging management degree that prepares students to lead global organizations. We encourage you to learn about our transformational curriculum, employment outcomes, and how we leverage our location in Washington, D.C. Read more about the resources we offer to support our diverse communities.

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Celebrating 40 Years of the Georgetown MBA

The 2021-2022 academic year marked the 40th anniversary of Georgetown McDonough’s MBA program. Read how we celebrated the program’s ascent to becoming one of the world’s most renowned MBA experiences.

Learn More About McDonough’s 40th Anniversary

MBA News

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News Story

Taking the DEI Journey

Ella F. Washington, professor of the practice at Georgetown McDonough and an organizational psychologist, has pondered and researched topics related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI)…

August 1, 2022

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Flex or Full-Time, Round 3 is the Time to Apply to Georgetown McDonough

Round 3 presents a golden opportunity for Flex and Full-time MBA applicants to Georgetown McDonough. Shelly Heinrich, Associate Dean of MBA and MS-ESM Admissions at the leading business school, sat down with Clear Admit to discuss everything you need to know about applying to their Full-time and Flex MBA programs.

April 5, 2022

Members of Georgetown's Undergraduate VCIC Team. Left to right: Erin Connery (B’24), Kate Gilles (B’23), Betsy Ratliffe (SFS’23), Tian Shi (C’22), and Sydney Yin (SFS’22).

News Story

All Women VCIC Undergraduate Team Advances to Global Finals

Georgetown undergraduate and MBA students are headed to the 25th annual Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC) Global Finals April 8-9, 2022, to compete against 19 other national and…

March 31, 2022

Choose your Georgetown McDonough MBA program

Full-time
Flex
Program Format
In Person
In Person
Duration
21 months
26-60 months
Minimum Work Experience
2 years
2 years
Average Work Experience (2021)
5.3 years
5.5 years
Average Cohort Size4 cohorts, 60 students in each2 cohorts, 60 students in each
Global Experience Travel RequirementYesYes
SnapshotPlan to accelerate or switch careers, with a global lens. Benefit from hands-on experiences, certificates, and global consulting projects.Advance your career on your schedule. Benefit from the same degree, career center access, curriculum, and professors as our Full-time program, with added flexibility.