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

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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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Full-time MBA

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

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Flex MBA

Meet your goal of completing an MBA while also prioritizing other important aspects of your career and life with our Flex MBA, now offered in either an in-person or online format.

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Flex MBA Online

Our Flex MBA Online combines the convenience of virtual classes with two week-long residencies in Washington, D.C. Learn how you can advance your career and benefit from our online format.

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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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Full-time MBA Career Highlights


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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

MBA Employment Reports

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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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. Our diverse communities include spaces for our women, underrepresented U.S. minorities, veterans, international students, families and partners, and LGBTQ+.

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.

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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.

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Being in business today goes hand-in-hand with sustainability—whether that's the clothes you wear, the coffee you drink, the energy you use, or the community you build. Here, four alumni weigh in on what it means to bring bigger—and broader—value to their work.

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Impact Investments: Alumni Make the Case for Sustainability

Being in business today goes hand-in-hand with sustainability—whether that’s the clothes you wear, the coffee you drink, the energy you use, or the community you build. Here, four alumni weigh…

December 8, 2022

Igor Smelyansky (MBA'05), the head of Ukraine's national postal service

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Delivering Under Pressure: How Igor Smelyansky (MBA’05) Has Adopted Ukraine’s National Postal Service to the Chaos of War

A few months after Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, Igor Smelyansky (MBA’05), the head of Ukraine’s national postal service, Ukrposhta, headed to the country’s eastern Donetsk region…

December 8, 2022

Georgetown University Commencement

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McDonough Announces 2023 Commencement Schedule

Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business is pleased to announce the May 2023 Commencement schedule: Thursday, May 18 12 p.m. — Senior Convocation, Healy Lawn* Friday, May 19 10…

December 1, 2022

Choose your Georgetown McDonough MBA program

*Average work experience for Flex MBA
Flex Online
Program Format
In Person
In Person
Online with two required week-long residencies
21 months
26-60 months
24-60 months
Minimum Work Experience
2 years
2 years
2 years
Average Work Experience (2022)
5.7 years
5.3 years
5.3 years*
Average Cohort Size4 cohorts, 60 students in each2 cohorts, 60 students in each
1 cohort, 40-60 students
Global Experience Travel RequirementYesYesYes
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.Our online format combines the convenience of virtual classes with two week-long residencies in D.C. at the start of your first and second years. Benefit from the same professors and degree as our Flex MBA, while choosing the best modality fit to advance your career.