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Work-Compatible MBA Programs

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You may be equipping yourself for the C-suite. Or working on a start-up. Perhaps you want to change industries or functions and gain ground instead of losing a step. Whatever your business goal: come here. Get there.

The Foster MBA

The Foster School offers four programs that lead to an MBA from the University of Washington Foster School of Business. Programs vary in duration, schedule, location and time on campus, but they all share the elements integral to a Foster MBA:

An esteemed network 50,000+ strong
A curriculum informed by our leading scholars
Team-driven teaching

Work-compatible MBA options

Evening MBA

Designed to offer students a wide range of engagement options in academic coursework, experiential learning, networking, career options and personal development experiences as close as possible to a full time MBA program while still being able to work.

Program details

Duration: Variable length of 2.3 to 4 years depending on your pace.

Schedule: Two evenings per week during core courses, flexible during electives

Cost: $77,657

Location: PACCAR Hall, UW Seattle Campus

Curriculum: 13 core courses + 8 elective courses chosen from among 54 electives in the business school with additional elective choices in some other UW graduate schools.

Application deadline: January 20 and April 20

Dynamic faculty and teams: Q&A with Mustafa Mudheher, MBA 2019

Why Foster? Besides the fact that UW is one of the oldest and highest ranked schools in the nation, it is well known for its solid partnerships with some of the best companies in the region that MBA graduates want…

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October 26, 2017

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Executive MBA

Designed for mid-career professionals seeking to understand the language of business; gaining business insights, skills and strategies in an interactive, dynamic classroom environment with exceptional colleagues.

Program details

Duration: 21 months

Schedule: Full-day classes: weekly or monthly schedule

Cost: $103,000 (subject to approval)

Location: Executive Education Center, UW Seattle Campus

Curriculum: 23 lockstep courses, spanning accounting, finance, operations, marketing and management. Second year highlights include an International Immersion; CEO and the Board and capstone Entrepreneurship class with Business Plan Competition.

Application deadline: April 1

Executive MBA Program celebrates 35 years of developing leaders!

Launched in the fall of 1983, the Foster School’s Executive MBA Program is a rigorous, lockstep MBA curriculum, taught by the best business school faculty, to a select, accomplished cohort, representing: the not-for-profit industry; entrepreneurs, active duty, reserve and retired…

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November 3, 2017

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Hybrid MBA

A mostly online MBA program designed for professionals seeking to transform their career and who seek an MBA that offers an engaging campus experience with the majority of learning taking place in a flexible online environment.

Program details

Duration: 2 years

Schedule: 95% online, 5% on-campus

Cost: $65,000

Location: 5% UW Seattle Campus; 95% online from anywhere.

Curriculum: A combination of 16 core courses (52 credits), 6 elective courses (12 credit) and an optional (2-credit) International Study Tour. A general management curriculum that includes engaging faculty sessions each quarter with interactive online components to assess learning and understanding. Personalized leadership roadmaps and coaching in the first year.

Application deadline: July 15

Hybrid MBA Program Student Profile: Q&A with William Jarrell

William Jarrell, Accounting Manager at Thrive Communities, is part of the Hybrid MBA Program inaugural cohort. We wanted to know what made William an early adopter of Foster’s new online MBA Program and what he thinks it’ll take to be successful in…

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September 28, 2017

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Technology Management MBA

An accelerated MBA program designed for early-to-mid career professionals who are passionate about technology and innovation and seek to advance or change their careers or start a company.

Program details

Duration: 18 months

Schedule: One evening per week and Saturdays

Cost: $81,200

Location: 80% Kirkland campus, 20% UW Seattle campus

Curriculum: Lockstep curriculum consisting of 24 courses grounded in executive management, strategy and leadership principles, theories, and frameworks. Business is taught through the context of technology companies, products, and innovations with all knowledge and skills gained applicable across industries.

Application deadline: May 1 and August 1

Welcome TMMBA Class of 2019!

The Technology Management MBA (TMMBA) staff and Foster faculty warmly welcomes the new TMMBA Class of 2019 to campus and the Foster School of Business The TMMBA Welcome Reception is the official kick-off of the TMMBA experience. On the evening of November 2, the…

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November 17, 2017

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