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
Work-compatible MBA options
Evening MBADesigned 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.
DurationVariable length of 2.3 to 4 years depending on your pace.
ScheduleTwo evenings per week during core courses, flexible during electives
LocationPACCAR Hall, UW Seattle Campus
Curriculum13 core courses + 8 elective courses chosen from among 54 electives in the business school with additional elective choices in some other UW graduate schools.
Executive MBADesigned 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.
ScheduleFull-day classes: weekly or monthly schedule
Cost$103,000 (subject to approval)
LocationExecutive Education Center, UW Seattle Campus
Curriculum23 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.
Hybrid MBAA 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.
Schedule95% online, 5% on-campus
Location5% UW Seattle Campus; 95% online from anywhere.
CurriculumA 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.
Technology Management MBAAn 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.
CurriculumLockstep 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.