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George Mason UniversitySchool of Business

The Mason Advantage

2014-2024 School of Business Strategic Plan

The School of Business creates career-ready business graduates through rigorous, stimulating business programs based on a global perspective, industry demand, and leadership. Dedicated to excellence in teaching and research, we prepare the next generation of business leaders through a range of innovative academic degree programs, executive education programs, and international alliances.

Academics

Ranked annually among the top 100 undergraduate business school programs, part-time MBA programs, and online EMBA programs by U.S. News & World Report, the School of Business is accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.

The School of Business enrolls more than 3,500 undergraduate students pursuing majors in

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Information Systems & Operations Management
  • Management
  • Marketing

More than 500 graduate students are enrolled in the Mason

  • Executive MBA
  • MBA
  • MS in Management
  • MS in Accounting
  • MS in Real Estate Development
  • MS in Technology Management
  • MS in Management of Secure Information Systems

We also offer executive education and certificate programs to equip business leaders to meet the demands of today's complex global economy.

Community Engagement

The School of Business is fully engaged with the regional business community, graduating highly qualified business students, producing research that informs business policy and operations, and providing venues for the region's business leaders to work with our students in the classroom and to learn from each other. Business leaders and organizations are actively engaged through executive education programs, speaker engagements, classroom lectures, case competitions, internships, and career placement.

The school’s centers and initiatives also provide a bridge between students and the business community. These include:

  • Center for Infrastructure Protection & Homeland Security
  • Center for Innovation &Entrepreneurship
  • Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship
  • Investor Protection & Corporate Fraud Research Center
  • Mason Government Contracting Initiative
  • Women in Business Initiative

Located for Success

Located just outside Washington, D.C., at the intersection of global business and global politics, the School of Business's commitment to the region balances well with the global focus of our programs and diversity of our student body. George Mason University has received national recognition for the multicultural and international diversity of its student population, with students representing over 130 countries and all 50 states. This diversity at the university level is clearly reflected in both the School of Business student body and faculty.