Business Administration

George Mason University

M.B.A. On Campus
24 months
1750 USD/credit
1750 USD/credit
870 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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This Business Administration degree prepares the next generation of world leaders through a rigorous, stimulating business and management curriculum based on a global perspective, industry demand and leadership.


The Business Administration core curriculum effectively integrates functional areas with the use of IT, oral and written communication, and teamwork.

Educational Opportunity  

The MBA program requires 48 credits: 30 credits of core course, 3 credits of Global coursework and 15 credits of elective courses.  

The MBA program operates on an 8 week module structure and can be pursued either as a face to face or an online format.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Managerial Economics and Decisions of the Firm
  • Managing Costs and Evaluating Performance
  • Financial Reporting and Decision Making
  • Marketing Management
  • Statistics for Business Decision Making
  • Operations Management
  • Managerial Finance
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Management of Information Technology
  • Strategic Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

Mason MBA On-campus and Online Eligibility Requirements

  • An earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, or international equivalent, verified from official transcripts
  • A minimum of two years of full-time, post-baccalaureate professional employment
  • One college-level calculus course prior to enrolling (recommended but not required)
  • Online application and fee
  • A current résumé 
  • Transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
  • Official GMAT score OR GRE score - GMAT/GRE waivers may be considered.
  • Two professional letters of recommendation
  • One Goals Statement
  • Additional requirements for international students and undergraduate degrees from outside the United States

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1750 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1750 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1750 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1750 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    870 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 870 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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