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The George Washington University School of Business

Washington, DC
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Academics & Programs

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Academic Programs
The School of Business MBA curriculum stresses team work, communications, analytical skills, and strategic thinking utilizing experiential learning projects. Our students have served as consultants to Cadillac on marketing strategies for the new SRX sport utility vehicle, General...
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GWSB Students Say...

It’s easy to understand why so many students are drawn to George Washington’s MBA program. For starters, with its “focus on the global economy and global business,” GW has a “good reputation for international business.” Beyond the international bent, GW places an “emphasis on [both] social impact... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

2201 G St. NW

Suite 550

Washington, DC 20052

United States

Phone: 202-994-1212

Fax: 202-994-3571

Website

Curriculum / Academic Overview
Academic Calendar: Semester
Degrees Offered: Master of Business Administration (full-time 21 months; part-time 2 - 5 years; cohort option 24 months; executive 16 months); Online MBA (part-time 36 months); Online Healthcare MBA - 24 months; Master of Accountancy - 21 months; Master of Science in Finance (full-time 1 year; part-time 2 years); Master of Science in Information Systems Technology - 21 months; Master of Science in Project Management - 21 months; Master of Tourism Administration - 21 months; Master of Science in Business Analytics - 21 months
Joint / Combined Degrees Offered: MBA/JD degree - 4 years; MBA/MA in International Affairs - 30 months; MBA/MS Finance - 27 months; MBA/Project Management - 3 years; MBA/Information Systems Technology - 3 years. MBA/MS Business Analytics - 3 years.
Concentrations: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare Administration, Human Resources, Finance, Information Systems/Information Technology, International Business, JD/MBA - Dual Degree, Leadership/Management, Marketing, Media/Entertainment Sports Management, MS/MBA -- Dual Degree, Non-Profit Management/Public Administration, Organizational Behavior, Real Estate, Supply Chain Management
Study Abroad Options: Argentina, Brazil, China (study abroad, exchange with Fudan University School of Management, exchange with National Chengchi University College of Commerce [Taiwan]), Denmark (exchange with Copenhagen Business School), Egypt (exchange with American University in Cairo), France (study abroad, exchange with Audencia Ecole de Management, exchange with EDHEC Business School, exchange with ESSEC Business School, and exchange with Grenoble Ecole de Management), Germany (exchange with European Business School), India, Israel (study abroad and exchange with Tel Aviv University Recanati Business School), Italy (exchange with Bocconi University), Mexico (exchange with IPADE Business School), The Netherlands (exchange with Maastricht University School of Business and Economics), Russia, Rwanda, Singapore (exchange with Nanyang Technical University - Nanyang Business School), South Korea (study abroad and exchange with Korea University Business School), Spain, Sweden, Switzerland (exchange with St. Gallen University), Turkey (study abroad and exchange with Koc University), United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
Online Course Catalog: http://www.gwu.edu/~schedule
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Faculty

Total Faculty
275
Academic specialties of facultyURL
International Business - Ciberbusiness.gwu.edu/CIBER/index.htm
International Business Departmentibusdept.com/
Corporate Social Responsibilityhttp://business.gwu.edu/icr/
Center for Entrepreneurial Excellencehttp://business.gwu.edu/management/cfee/
Center for Latin American Issueshttp://www.gwu.edu/~clai/
International Institute for Tourism Studieshttp://business.gwu.edu/iits/
Center for Real Estate and Urban Analysishttp://business.gwu.edu/creua/
European Union Research Centerhttp://business.gwu.edu/eurc/
Women's Leadership Institutewww.gwu.edu/~wli/
Institute for Integrating Statistics in Decision Sciencehttp://business.gwu.edu/decisionsciences/i2sds/
Sustainability
Courses in Sustainability: Yes
Sustainability course is: Required
Description: Students are required to take one Sustainability Selective out of a wide range of choices including but not limited to Strategic Environmental Management; Global Climate Change, Sustainable Supply Chains, and Corporate Environmental Management in Developing Nations
Research Opportunities in Sustainability: Yes
Description: Students have participated in a wide range of research, both under faculty supervision and as part of both curricular and extra-curricular activities. Topics that have been research under faculty supervision include Peace through Commerce, Global Stakeholder Management, and Environmental Sustainability. Those as part of curricular activities include Carbon Offsets and Credits, Solar and Wind Technology, and Campus Sustainability. Those that were a part of extracurricular activities such as Net Impact or PRME are Sustainability Websites, GW Faculty Participation in Social and Environmental Stewardship, and Corporate Social Responsibility. GWSB has been an instrumental leader in two university-wide sustainability-related research institutes: The Institute for Corporate Responsibility and The Institute for Sustainability Research. Net Impact leadership in forming a GW Sustainability Coalition of 8 student groups, both graduate and undergraduate
School's environmental commitment:  
1: Inclusion of responsibility and sustainability throughout all MBA programs, including most required courses and dozens of electives
2: GWSB has been an instrumental leader in two university-wide sustainability-related research institutes: The Institute for Corporate Responsibility and The Institute for Sustainability Research
3: Net Impact leadership in forming a GW Sustainability Coalition of 8 student groups, both graduate and undergraduate
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Academic Support Services Offered
Non-US Student Support Groups:Yes
Description:http://gwired.gwu.edu/iso/ An extra week is devoted to international students during the MBA institute. Additionally, international students have a career coach dedicated to them and the International Services Office (ISO).
Women Support Groups:Yes
Description:We have student clubs such as the GW Women in Business and the National Association of Women MBAs that are available exclusively to women.
Minority Support Groups:Yes
Description:http://studentorgs.gwu.edu/directory/
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups:Yes
Description:http://studentorgs.gwu.edu/directory/
Academic Prep Programs for Incoming Students:Yes
Peer Tutoring Programs:Yes
Description:There is academic peer tutoring. The F. David Fowler Career Center will be providing career peer advisors to the GMBAs.
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Degrees / Programs

  • Academic Experience Rating:
    86
  • Part Time Program:
    Yes
  • Evening Program:
    Yes
  • Executive MBA:
    Yes
  • Online MBA:
    Yes

Faculty

  • Total Faculty:
    275
  • Full-Time Faculty:
    46.2%
  • Part-Time Faculty:
    53.8%
  • Female Faculty:
    32%
  • Minority Faculty:
    6.3%

Academic Services Offered

  • Academic Prep Programs:
    Yes
  • Peer Tutoring:
    Yes
  • Minority Support Groups:
    Yes
  • Women Support Groups:
    Yes

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