15 months
1812 USD/credit 69580 USD/year
1812 USD/credit 69580 USD/year
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The American Master of Business Administration, the online MBA program at American University, prepares students to advance their business career through collaborative online classes and in-person immersions in Washington, D.C. The program can be completed in as few as 15 months. No GMAT required to apply.

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The American Master of Business Administration is the online Master of Business Administration program delivered by American University’s Kogod School of Business. Through a blend of live online classes, in-person immersions in Washington D.C., and six career-focused focus areas, the program prepares students to apply business skills across a variety of industries and advance their career. Students can complete the program in as few as 15 months. No GMAT is required to apply.

American University’s Online MBA: No GMAT Required 

The online MBA program at American University offers an Entrepreneurship focus area designed to prepare leaders for social change. Students have access to AU’s Innovation Center, Entrepreneurship Incubator, and vast network of resources. In as little as 15 months, students develop their entrepreneurial mindsets, vet business ideas, and launch real-life ventures. No GMAT or GRE required.

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Online since 2015, American University's AACSB-accredited Kogod School of Business offers an online MBA program that can be completed in as few as 15 months. No GRE/GMAT required to apply. Students can learn Python as part of their degree and select from six focus areas: Marketing, Finance, Legal Studies, Business Analytics, Cybersecurity, and Consulting.

15-Month Online MBA from American University 

American University’s Kogod School of Business, Washington D.C.’s oldest business school, has been educating business leaders since 1955. MBA@American, the online MBA program, was launched in 2015 with the goal of delivering the same high-quality education as the on-campus program. Students collaborate with faculty and their peers through live online classes with an approximate 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio and in-person immersions in Washington, D.C.

Program Highlights

  • Weekly live classes hosted via webcam in a collaborative online classroom setting
  • Immersions held in cities around the world, including “Business in the Capital,” a hands-on learning experience held on campus at American University in Washington, D.C.
  • No GMAT/GRE or minimum professional work experience needed to apply*
  • A curriculum that focuses on team-based learning rather than competition among peers


AACSB Accredited

Programme Structure

Focus ares

  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Legal Studies
  • Business Analytics
  • Consulting
  • Cybersecurity

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines




48 SCH



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • No minimum work experience required
  • No GMAT/GRE required
  • Two personal essays
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    69580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1812 USD per credit during 15 months.
  • National

    69580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1812 USD per credit during 15 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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