Programs and Admissions

If you believe that business is a force for meaningful change, you’ll feel right at home at American University’s Kogod School of Business.
How We See Business

Our programs are designed not only to give you the professional skills and experience you’re looking for but to inspire you to think about business as a tool for creating a more just and equitable world.

Our Approach to Learning Is Hands-On

And since we believe people learn best by doing, you’ll have the hands-on experience to put your passion into practice.

Your Success Is Our Purpose

Whether you’re getting ready to embark on your undergraduate experience or developing your career with a master’s degree or certificate, Kogod is ready to help you reach your personal and professional goals.

Kogod School of Business Programs
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Undergraduate Degrees

Your undergraduate experience is so much more than what you learn in the classroom. At Kogod, we do more than prepare you for a career—we connect you with friends and mentors, faculty who care about your success, a city of opportunities, and a passion for learning that will last a lifetime. Find out more about why you'll love calling Kogod home.

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MBA

The full-time MBA program helps you develop leadership skills that lead to meaningful, positive change. Gain a broad skill set in management, communications, entrepreneurship, and other highly marketable areas. Expand your network and build your team-working capabilities. Learn to lead within an organization or found your own business.

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Master's Programs

We believe people learn best by doing. That’s why hands-on learning is at the heart of our graduate programs. Every program we offer gives you the unique opportunity to complete hands-on projects with expert faculty and real clients—helping you build the communication, teamwork, management, and leadership skills employers want.

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Certificates

Complement your degree and stay professionally competitive. Whether you’re looking to learn a valuable new skill, advance your career, or change fields, a certificate from Kogod shows employers that you’re motivated to learn and meet new challenges.

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Dual Degrees

Kogod’s dual degree programs combine your passions to double your impact. Our top-ranked business, law, and international studies programs prepare you to lead teams in fields where hands-on experience and specialized knowledge are critical to success.

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Combined Bachelor's/Masters

Kogod’s combined bachelor’s/master’s programs allow you to get an undergraduate and graduate degree in just five years and save up to $15,000 in tuition costs. Depending on the program, you can share up to 9 credits of graduate coursework as an undergraduate.

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Online Degrees

Kogod's highly-ranked online programs deliver the skills you need wherever you are and on your schedule. We offer an online MBA, as well as master of science degrees in international relations and business, business analytics, and marketing analytics.

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Career Advancement and Executive Education

Our career advancement and executive education opportunities allow busy professionals like you to learn a new skill in just three short weeks. Our Tableau and Salesforce certificates are self-paced to give you flexibility within a full-time workweek. 

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Non-Degree

If you're looking to learn new business skills without the commitment of enrolling in a degree program, our non-degree undergraduate courses are a great solution. With classes ranging from accounting to marketing to management and more, we offer the skills that can advance your career.

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