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Hybrid MBA: Foster’s online MBA

The Hybrid MBA Program is a new work-compatible, mostly online MBA option from the top-ranked, accredited University of Washington Foster School of Business. Taught by Foster’s high-caliber MBA faculty, this two-year, interactive program is designed for working professionals who need flexibility not offered by traditional MBA programs. The first of its kind offered by Foster, the Hybrid MBA combines the rigor and reputation of a Foster MBA with the convenient schedule of online coursework and quarterly in-person sessions. Created to fit a busy lifestyle, the Hybrid MBA enables working parents, frequent business travelers, and young professionals to learn where they are while also taking advantage of the region’s unique, dynamic, and innovative business community to advance their careers.

Program structure: 95% anywhere, 5% on campusKey stats/dates:

  • Start date of program: September 20, 2017
  • Program duration: 2 years with the summer off
  • Credits: 64
  • Application now open
  • Application deadline: July 15, 2017
  • Program fee: $65,000 (total cost for two-year program, Washington residents and non-residents)
Man using laptop at airportYou will be a competitive candidate and successful student in the Hybrid MBA program if you have the following traits:

  • You are a proven self-directed learner who takes initiative
  • You are self-disciplined with strong time management skills
  • You are not afraid to roll up your sleeves to solve complex, unstructured, real-world problems
  • You are adept at technology
  • You are an active participant in the learning environment
  • You understand the importance of inclusiveness and respect for others

The Foster Hybrid MBA Program – designed to accelerate your career


Benefits of the Hybrid MBA Program: Foster’s online MBA

Best of both worldsA 3-5 day on-campus session each quarter ensures networking opportunities while online classes give you the flexibility you need to earn your MBA on your schedule.
Online and in-person career managementSupport through workshops, trainings and coaching sessions.
Student ExperienceFrom podcasts to virtual team simulations to an optional international study tour, the Hybrid MBA Program will provide you with a myriad of degree-enhancing online and in-person experiences.
Sound like the right fit?Review the Admissions page for detailed application information.

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