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MBA Programs for Working Professionals

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The Foster MBA

The UW Foster School of Business MBA programs are your path to earning a career-changing, top-ranked MBA on your schedule. Our expert faculty will teach you real-world applicable skills in today’s most in-demand fields on a schedule designed for the working professional.

Attend an information session to learn more about Foster’s four MBA programs for working professionals:

Evening MBA Executive MBA Technology Management MBA Hybrid MBA

Programs vary in duration, schedule, location and time on campus, but they all share the elements integral to a Foster MBA:
An esteemed network 55,000+ strong
A curriculum informed by our leading scholars
Collaborative team-focused learning

Evening MBA

A part-time program 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: 3 years

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

Cost: $92,003

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: February 14, April 11 & June 13, 2023

Executive MBA

A program designed for mid-career professionals to build a business education through the lens of an executive through core curriculum as well as leadership and strategic thinking courses.

Program details

Duration: 2 years

Schedule: Full-day classes: weekly or monthly schedule

Cost: $130,200

Location: Executive Education Center, UW Seattle Campus

Curriculum: 23 lockstep courses providing a full-scope business education through the lens of an executive. Second-year highlights include an International Immersion; Corporate Governance; and capstone Entrepreneurship class building business plan development and implementation knowledge and skills.

Application deadline: December 1, February 1, and April 1

Hybrid MBA

A mostly online MBA program with a full-time workload in a work-compatible format, allowing students to graduate in two years. This program is 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 an online environment.

Program details

Duration: 2 years

Schedule: 95% online, 5% on-campus

Cost: $90,000 (Subject to approval)

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

Curriculum: Curriculum for this two-year program is comprised of 50 credits of core courses and 12 credits of Hybrid MBA electives. Due to the unique online and in-person format, Hybrid MBA electives are exclusive to the Hybrid MBA program. A general management curriculum that includes engaging faculty sessions each quarter with interactive online components to assess learning and understanding. Personalized leadership roadmaps and career coaching.

Application deadline: February 4, April 22, July 1 (space available)

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: Two in-person and one online course per quarter

Cost: $91,300 (Subject to approval)

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 2, June 22 and August 7

Request an overview of Foster’s four work professional MBA programs

Our goal is to help you find the best fit. We’ll send you a handful of multi-program emails and periodic notifications about open house events and special areas of interest.