MBA Academics and Curriculum

Georgetown McDonough offers you a transformational educational experience. Our faculty and staff are both experts in their research fields and industry leaders – advising global organizations from Fortune 100 executives to high government officials. You will learn from our experts and then apply knowledge through real-world consulting, internship, and leadership experiences.

Full-time MBA Students at Georgetown McDonough

Full-time MBA Curriculum

The Full-time MBA Program at Georgetown McDonough provides a global management degree based upon the foundations of ethics and leadership, preparing you to build a career in today’s increasingly global business environment. From the opening term course, Structure of Global Industries, to the global discussions infused throughout the curriculum, you will develop a global mindset.

Georgetown McDonough student works in breakout room

Flex MBA Curriculum

Georgetown McDonough provides the ideal global learning community for working professionals who aspire to lead at a higher level while continuing their careers.The Flex MBA also is taught by the same faculty, follows the same core MBA courses, and confers the same degree as the Full-time MBA Program. It adds greater flexibility in duration of degree (26-60 months), delivery of courses (Saturday electives and more Intensive Learning Experiences), and innovations in using technology (hybrid electives).

MBA Students engaged in discussion at a Georgetown McDonough event

Certificates and Experiential Learning

Selective certificate programs, academic tutorials, in-class client work, experiential-learning clinics, and more offer rich options for students to tailor the curricular experience to particular areas and special interests.

McDonough School of Business Building in Washington D.C.

Academic Calendar

See a snapshot of key dates and deadlines for the current academic year.

Two Georgetown McDonough students presenting

Leadership Development

At Georgetown McDonough, we aim to develop principled leaders in line with our Jesuit ethos of cura personalis, or development of the whole person. From a forward-thinking leadership curriculum to experiential leadership opportunities outside the classroom, to our 40+ student organizations, we offer the perfect launchpad to develop your executive leadership skills.

MBA Program Office Team

The MBA Program Office team is here to support you in every aspect of your program experience, both academically and beyond the classroom.

MBA Students participate in student-run organizations at Georgetown McDonough

Student Organizations

There are more than 40 MBA student-run organizations at the McDonough School of Business: industry-based, affinity-based, social, special interest, and student government.

MBA students sitting in a row and doing a panel

Diverse Communities

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

Georgetown's Healy Hall

View the Experience

See our campus through a virtual reality tour, or watch MBA Admissions videos featuring Full-time and Flex MBA students, alumni, and staff.

40 yrs of Georgetown MBA, 1981-2021

Celebrating 40 Years

Join us throughout the year as we celebrate the program’s ascent to becoming one of the world’s most renowned MBA experiences.