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Full-Time MBA

Professional MBA

MS Finance

MS Accounting

MS Taxation

MS Real Estate

MS Sustainability Management

Program Type

Full-time Part-time Full-time
or part-time
Full-time
or part-time
Full-time
or part-time
Full-time
or part-time
Full-time

Credits

54 48 33 30 - 37.5 36 30 30

Length

2 years
27 months Full-time: 1 year

Part-time: <3 years
Full-time: 1 year

Part-time: <3 years
Full-time: 1 year

Part-time: 2 years
Full-time: 1 year

Part-time: 2 years
4 semesters

Program Begins

Fall Fall Fall Fall Fall Fall Fall

Schedule   

Day & evening classes
Evening classes
1 night a week
Day & evening classes (depending on FT/PT)
Day & evening classes (depending on FT/PT) Day & evening classes (depending on FT/PT) Day & evening classes (depending on FT/PT)
Day & evening classes

Program Emphasis

Global decision making, quantitative analysis, professional development, and intelligent general management
Global decision making, quantitative analysis, professional development, and intelligent general management
Spreadsheet modeling, quantita-
tive methods, investments, fixed incomes, and derivatives
Prepares students
for careers in auditing, corporate financial reporting and controllership, accounting in governmental and nonprofit organizations, and consulting
Federal and state taxation, oral and written communica-
tion, and information systems
Global and financial aspects of real estate
Integrative curriculum focusing on where business, public policy, and environmental science intersect in sustainability management

Program Features

Wide range of concentration and elective courses in accounting, consulting, entrepreneurship, finance, global
emerging markets, marketing, real estate, and leadership & strategic human capital
Traditional MBA education plus concierge services: books, tuition, registration, abroad trip, and light refreshments included
Possible 3-credit waiver
May add a specialization in Taxation or Financial Reporting & Assurance. Sufficiently flexible
to prepare those without accounting backgrounds for accounting careers
Two core tax courses plus electives. Those who have not met
CPA licensure requirements may take up to 9 non-tax credits toward MST degree with director's approval
Certified Commercial Investment (CCIM) Fast-Track School Interdisciplinary core and opportunity to specialize in business, policy, or science

Student Profile

  • 25.4% international
  • 47.5% female
  • 15.3% US minority
  • Average GMAT 580
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  • 44% female
  • 59% international
  • Average GMAT 665
  • 56% female
  • 22% international
  • Average GMAT 595
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Contact

Director of Grad Programs
Anne Ferrante, ferrante@american.edu | (202) 885-1907
Director of Grad Programs
Anne Ferrante, ferrante@american.edu | (202) 885-1907
Program Director
Phil English, english@american.edu | (202) 885-2745
Program Director Emily Lindsay, lindsay@american.edu | (202) 885-1902
Program Director
Don Williamson, dwillia@american.edu | (202) 885-1942
Professor
Peter Chinloy, pchinlo@american.edu | (202) 885-1951
Program Director
Dan Jacobs, jacobsd@american.edu | (202) 885-6375