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Georgetown University McDonough School of Business

Washington, DC
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Located in Washington, D.C., Georgetown’s access to international interests in both busi­ness and policy make it a desirable choice for career-minded students. The school offers an MBA with “a global approach,” with the second year ending in a 9-day international consulting experience. Due to this... More More

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Rafik B. Hariri Building

37th & O Street, NW

Washington, DC 20057

United States

Phone: (202) 687-4200

Fax: (202) 687-7809


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Academic Experience Rating: 94
Concentrations: International Business, JD/MBA - Dual Degree, MD/MBA -- Dual Degree, MS/MBA -- Dual Degree
Centers of Research: Center for Business and Public Policy; Center for Financial Markets and Policy; ESADE-Georgetown Global Management Research Initiative; Institute for Consumer Research, Sponsored by KPMG; Global Social Enterprise Initiative
Part Time Program: No
Evening Program: Yes
Executive MBA Program Offered: Yes
Other Advanced Degrees Offered: MBA Full-Time Program - 21 months MBA Evening Program - 3 years Executive MBA - 20 months Global Executive MBA - 14 months Executive Master's in Leadership - 12 months Corporate International Master's in Business - 1 year Master of Science in Finance (Online) - 20 months
Joint / Combined Degrees Offered: MBA/MSFS - 3 years; MBA/JD - 4 years; MBA/MPP - 3 years; MBA/MD - 5 years
Study Abroad Options: Formal study abroad programs offered at Oxford University and London Business School (England), ESADE (Spain), HEC (France), Fudan University (China), and IAE (Argentina). 2014 Global Business Experience locations included: Lima, Johannesburg, Shanghai, Beijing, Barcelona, Abu Dhabi, Bologna, Hong Kong.
Other Programs: International Business Diplomacy Certificate, which trains students to work at the intersection of international public and private sector activities, and Global Social Enterprise and Development Fellows Program
Academic Calendar: Semesters and modules
Online Course Catalog: http://courses.georgetown.edu
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Student Faculty Ratio: 14:1
Total Faculty: 75%
Full-Time Faculty: 75%
Part-Time Faculty: 25%
Female Faculty: 30%
Minority Faculty: 18%
Global Business Experience: msb.georgetown.edu/mba/academics/global-experience
International Business Diplomacy Certificate: ibd.georgetown.edu/certificate/
Entrepreneurship Initiative: startuphoyas.com
Global Social Enterprise and Development Fellows Program: socialenterprise.georgetown.edu/
Center for Business & Public Policy: cbpp.georgetown.edu/
Women's Leadership Initiative: guwli.georgetown.edu/
Real Estate Initiative: realestate.msb.edu/
Center for Financial Markets and Policy and Real Estate Initiative: finpolicy.georgetown.edu/
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Academic Services Offered
Academic Prep Programs for Incoming Students:Yes
Peer Tutoring Programs:Yes
Description:The MBA Program Office offers free peer tutoring services to first-year students in core subject areas. Students in need of a tutor do not need to make an appointment, they can simply stop by during specified office hours. The tutors are faculty recommended second-year students who have excelled in the core subject areas. Writing tutors are also available for the entire student body.
Minority Support Groups:Yes
Description:Members of the Black MBA Association (BMBAA) are committed to making a difference in local, regional, and global communities through the investment of individual and collective professional resources in activities that promote ethical business strategy and compassionate social interaction. The association’s purpose is threefold: to encourage excellence in academic preparation and professional development of MBA candidates of African descent, to cultivate the presence of students of African descent as members of the Georgetown community and enrich the academic and professional environment at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, and to engage in structurally organized activities in the areas of recruitment, retention, and placement of students of African descent in the Georgetown MBA Full-Time Program.
Women Support Groups:Yes
Description:Georgetown Women in Business is a chapter of the National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA), an organization dedicated to educating and promoting the role of women in the workplace. Georgetown Women in Business seeks to accomplish this goal by providing networking, recruiting, and career-building events and opportunities for women throughout the Georgetown MBA Program. The McDonough School of Business also is home to the Georgetown Women's Leadership Initiative, which is dedicated to promoting the development and advancement of women leaders.
Non-US Student Support Groups:Yes
Description:In the Student Government Association, the VP for International students is tasked with: representing international students in the MBA program; promoting the McDonough School of Business abroad and generating additional applications from international students; serving as a liaison to other international student organizations at Georgetown; identifing concerns of foreign students and initiatiating programs to facilitate their adaptation in the student body; assisting the Admissions Office in welcoming new international students; assisting international students seeking employment in the U.S.; developing programs to integrate and mix international students both socially and academically within the larger community. Another resource is the Office of International Programs (OIP): http://oip.georgetown.edu/isss/ The MBA Program Office also has an advisor dedicated to advising international student groups and events/initiatives.
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups:Yes
Description:The Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Gay and Lesbian Alliance (GALA) serves members of the Georgetown MBA Program who identify themselves as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT), as well as those who support this community. The mission of GALA is to foster a supportive environment for professional development, provide a forum for the discussion of business issues related to sexual orientation, and facilitate social interaction and networking among students, alumni, and professionals.
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