Get a global perspective, close to home.
The world has changed and so has business. It's no longer enough to live with an insular perspective. Having an in-depth understanding of global markets, trends, and even cultural shifts is critical to career advancement. Companies are global, and they expect their leaders to be as well.
MBA students with an intricate global understanding have the problem solving skills and strong international business acumen demanded by top companies.
A study by the Brazilian multi-national bank, Itau, projects growth rates for the U.S. and Euro-zone at 2.1% and 1.1% respectively over the next 8 years. Growth in China, Brazil and other emerging markets is forecast at 4-7% over the same time period. More than ever, a global orientation is essential to long term growth and success in business.
The Mason MBA will equip you for doing business in the new millennium with a diverse, international student body and faculty, a curriculum that embraces the world perspective, and critical thinking skills that can adapt to the changing tides of business abroad as well as at home.
As a Mason MBA student, you will participate in a weeklong global residency that explores the role of management in the complex global economy and examines the risks and opportunities inherent in global commerce. You also have the opportunity to study abroad or stay on campus and specialize in international business.
George Mason's location outside Washington, D.C., attracts students from all over the world. Representing more than 135 countries and all 50 states, Mason is a highly diverse and culturally vibrant university. This means your classmates will bring unique globalized perspectives to the classroom.