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Professional MBA Student Experience

All-Inclusive Advantage

We understand the challenges of balancing full-time work with academic and personal commitments. The Professional MBA is the only one in the Washington, D.C., area that provides you with extensive support wrapped into one inclusive cost, so you can focus on enhancing your career.

Expand Your Professional Network

The collaborative, cohort-based format emulates the way modern organizations function by learning from your peers. Best of all, your cohort and professors will become part of your network inside and outside the classroom.

Read More: Cultural, Professional Diversity in the Professional MBA

Registration, Textbooks, and Software

Course registration is completed for you. At the start of your program, you will receive the requisite technology and software; each semester, you'll receive the textbooks and course materials you need loaded onto your complimentary Apple iPad.

Complimentary Meals and Parking

No need to grab dinner on your way to class. Each week, a healthy light meal will be provided for you when you arrive on campus. Evening parking on AU's campus is complimentary for PMBA students, along with shuttle service to and from the Tenleytown Metro station.

Study Abroad

As part of the Professional MBA curriculum, you will explore the business culture of a foreign country by traveling to a key emerging economy for a week-long study abroad experience. From airfare and accommodations to site visits and cultural opportunities, we'll arrange all the details.

Career Advising and Networking

You will have access to career management workshops throughout the program. Career management advisors are also available for on-campus appointments during the day, evening, or by phone.