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Full-time MBA

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Take your career to the next level with a Foster Full-time MBA degree. The two-year Foster Full-time MBA Program experience in Seattle gives you the curriculum, faculty, career support, and network to shape your future. The ROI of a Foster MBA goes beyond career and financial outcomes, shaping your long-term outlook on how to have your biggest impact.

Transform your career in a vibrant city

MBA students working for Microsoft

The Foster School of Business is located in Seattle, which is home to a thriving business community, from Amazon, Microsoft, T-Mobile, and Starbucks, to start-ups. The strong connection between city and school results in a wide range of hands-on learning opportunities like internships and consulting projects. With its dedicated Career Management office, and close ties to iconic companies, the Foster Full-time MBA Program has one of the highest job placement rates in the country.

Highly customizable curriculum and student experience

MBA students in Seattle

Build a Foster Full-time MBA curriculum distinctly suited to your career goals. Develop your professional experience with the right blend of courses, internship and project experience, international activities, research projects, and independent study. With a small class size, access to world-class faculty is unparalleled, letting you explore your interests in greater detail, and providing insight from the latest business research.

United student community and tight-knit alumni network

MBA students making connections

As part of the Foster community, you will learn alongside a talented cohort, meet with business leaders, and become part of a supportive alumni community that benefits from ongoing learning and connectedness. Teamwork and peer support is the foundation for every aspect of the Foster MBA program experience. Students build teams that find superior business solutions through an open exchange of ideas and diverse perspectives.

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Community and Impact at Foster

Impact at Foster

For most students, one of the primary drivers behind joining an MBA program is the desire to have a larger impact on the world. Here at Foster, students have plenty of opportunities to make a positive difference to the community…

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October 12, 2021

Foster Fund Raising for COVID-19 Relief Efforts in India

With more than 300,000 daily cases and 4,000 daily deaths, India has been rocked by a Coronavirus surge. Last winter, the situation seemed to be vastly improving. Cases had decreased by 80% after the first wave of daily cases had…

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June 14, 2021

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Meet Full-Time MBA Alumni

Marshelle Slayton
ProfileMarshelle Slayton

“I took so much away from my education at Foster. Having never learned finance, I found the passion that Professor Gilbert brings to class engaging and infectious. I gained confidence by leveraging my voice and gaining trust in my ability to be placed in uncomfortable situations.”

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Graham Bullis
ProfileGraham Bullis

“I saw the opportunity to work as a sponsor on an applied strategy project to not only provide a unique experience to the next generation of Foster students, but also an opportunity for myself.”

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Why Choose Foster

Hear from Wendy Guild, Assistant Dean of MBA Programs, on why you should choose the UW Foster School of Business for your MBA.

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