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A Master's Degree in Business Administration from Kogod School of Business guarantees success for your career..

Develop critical thinking and leadership abilities. Hone your project management skills. Build your professional confidence.

Aim higher in your career with a Full-time Master's of Business Administration (FTMBA) from American University. The FTMBA program provides a comprehensive and challenging curriculum designed to prepare you for success in today’s competitive business environment. Learn insider business skills from experienced professionals and apply that knowledge to hands-on projects for major corporations throughout the Washington, D.C. area.


In the spring semester of the first year, Kogod FTMBA students execute live consulting projects with corporate partners worldwide. The FTMBA teams undertake two weeks of intensive field work in the target countries, then return to Washington to prepare and deliver their reports to our global clients.



The FTMBA program has students constantly examine real-world case studies to extract conclusions and generate a working business plan for improved corporate efficiency and function. Kogod believes a true leader must be prepared to make difficult decisions and qualify them with accurate information.



With the support of the Kogod Center for Career Development, FTMBA students undertake internships during the summer between the first and second years of the program. These internships include engagements with private companies and public agencies in the Washington D.C. area.