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Work-Compatible MBA Programs

Come here, get there

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 for working professionals 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

Foster Abroad: Study Tour Highlights with Sam Choi

What program did you participate in and why did you decide to go? I participated in a study tour in each of my first two years of the Evening MBA Program. In 2017 I visited Hong Kong & Vietnam in conjunction…

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January 4, 2019

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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: $108,000 (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 Dempsey Startup Competition.

Application deadline: April 1

A quintessential UW experience for EMBA students

On Friday afternoon, November 9th, 40 Foster School Executive MBA students went to the Conibear Shellhouse for their afternoon class. Students appreciated hearing from UW Women’s Rowing Coach Yasmin “Yaz” Farooq, who provided her unique championship insights on rowing, and…

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January 15, 2019

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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 an online environment.

Program details

Duration: 2 years

Schedule: 95% online, 5% on-campus

Cost:  $67,500

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 career coaching.

Application deadline: June 1

A Peek into the Hybrid MBA Immersion

In late September, the Foster Hybrid MBA Program warmly welcomed the Class of 2020 to the UW Seattle campus for their first in-person Immersion; the event also marked the official start of their Foster MBA program experience. Each quarter starts…

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November 21, 2018

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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: $83,000

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 31

TMMBA Mentoring Program Charts a Roadmap for Success

It’s common knowledge that having a mentor is a valuable aspect of career development. From providing encouragement and foresight to acting as a trusted adviser, a person’s mentor can be a definite advantage for both personal and professional growth. What’s…

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January 8, 2019

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Request an overview of Foster’s four work-compatible 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.

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