Important information: Read about Kogod application deadlines and process changes related to COVID-19
Here you will prepare for the next generation of business with world-class faculty, guest speakers, and leaders of the industry. You'll also collaborate in real-world projects with diverse and passionate classmates.
We are delighted to learn of your interest in education at American University's Kogod School of Business and look forward to connecting with you throughout the application process.
Apply to Kogod now to connect with your new business network.
As you continue with your search, we encourage you to contact our admissions staff members, visit us during an admissions event and also review our Application Guide, which will provide you with an overview of the admissions process and also includes application requirements, deadlines, and other degree-specific information.
With our online master's degree programs, MBA@American and Analytics@American, MarketingAnalytics@American, and International Relations and Business, we are bringing our unique education philosophy to students around the world, offering professionals the chance to earn a Kogod degree no matter where they live and work. Kogod's online programs have four start dates throughout the year:
Candidates must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in order to apply.
Non-degree study is available for students who seek additional graduate business education without commitment to a degree program, as well as those who have been advised to complete non-degree business courses prior to enrolling in a degree program.
How to Apply
Students interested in non-degree graduate business courses are required to complete a non-degree application along with an unofficial copy of their most current transcript.
Non-degree Tuition Rate
For information regarding tuition and fees, please refer to the Student Accounts website.
MBA Program Application Deadlines
|Round||Application Due||Decisions Released||Response from Applicant|
|1||Nov 15, 2019||Dec 21, 2019||Feb 15, 2020|
|2*||Jan 15, 2020||Mar 6, 2020||Apr 15, 2020|
|3**||Mar 15, 2020||Apr 24, 2020||May 31, 2020|
|4||May 15, 2019||Jun 12, 2020||Jul 15, 2020|
|5||July 1, 2020||rolling||rolling|
* Priority Scholarship Consideration Deadline
All MS programs offer admission in the fall term.
In the spring term, admission is also available for the MS accounting, MS finance, MS real estate, and MS taxation programs.
|Fall 2020 MS Deadlines|
|January 15, 2020||Deadline 1 & Priority Scholarship|
|March 15, 2020||Deadline 2 & International Student Deadline*|
|April 15, 2020||Deadline 3 & Priority Course Registration|
|July 1, 2020||All applications need to be received by July 1|
*International Student Deadline extended to May 1, 2020
|October 15, 2019||Deadline 1, Priority Scholarship Consideration & International Students|
|December 8, 2019||Deadline 2|
Decisions on all MS program applicants are made on a rolling basis. Applicants can check the status of their supplemental documents in the personalized information page. Once an applicant receives email confirmation that their application is complete, they can expect an update or admissions decision within fifteen business days from the time that all required supplemental items have been received.
|December 7, 2019||Deadline to be Eligible to Take 600-Level Courses during the Spring Semester|
|June 15, 2020||Deadline to be Eligible to Take 600-Level Courses during the Fall Semester|