Kogod School of Business

Kogod School of Business


About American University's Kogod School of Business

At the Kogod School of Business, Experience Matters.


We believe in learning by doing. Kogod’s programs are firmly grounded in experiential learning, giving you the real-world skills you need to develop or advance your business expertise. You’ll complete hands-on projects, attend networking and speaking events, and work with leading DC companies. Our faculty – many of whom are noted experts in their fields – boast decades of experience as professors and as practitioners.


Kogod offers a Full-time Master’s in Business Administration (FTMBA) program, as well as seven specialized Master of Science (MS) degrees in Accounting, Analytics, Finance, Marketing, Sustainability Management, Real Estate, and Taxation.

Undergraduates can enroll in our Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) program, or one of our Bachelor of Science programs in Accounting; Finance; Business, Language and Culture Studies; or Business and Entertainment.


Where will your Kogod experience take you? Watch more to find out.



What are the leading Business Publications Saying?

Kogod is nationally recognized for its world class programs, exemplary faculty and successful graduates. Don’t just take our word for it, though.

In 2016

  • Princeton Review voted Kogod #9 for Best Opportunities for Women
  • Bloomberg Businessweek ranked Kogod's Full-time MBA program #43 in the United States
  • US News and World Report ranked Kogod #80 for Best Undergraduate Business Programs

  • Bloomberg Businessweek ranked Kogod’s Full-time MBA program #58 in the US

  • Tax Talent voted Kogod’s MS Tax Program #9 in the nation
  • Poets & Quants ranked Kogod’s undergraduate business school #51
  • Bloomberg Businessweek ranked Kogod’s undergraduate business school #62




Dean Delaney clearly understands the changing environment faced by business schools and the special opportunities that exist for urban schools willing to differentiate themselves.
- Provost Scott E. Bass,
Memo to the AU Community


Where are our graduate students today?

Top employers include: A Wider Circle, Deloitte, Freddie Mac, the Inter-American Development Bank, Northrup Grumman, and Wells Fargo

96 percent of undergraduate students reported a positive career outcome in 2015

88 percent of FTMBA graduates received a job offer within three months of graduation

Take the next step today

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