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Did you know? Interesting Facts about the Mason MBA program

While most MBA programs have many similarities, each also has Here are a few about the Mason MBA program that you might find interesting.

Did you know Mason offers a high return-on-investment?

Mason MBA graduates can expect significant career success at graduation. From the 2016 Mason MBA graduates,

  • 43% secured a new position
  • 43% received a promotion
  • 56% received a raise.

Did you know Mason MBA graduates receive career services for life?

Achieving your MBA is a challenge in and of itself. The question of how to market yourself is answered by our team of dedicated career service professionals and their vast network of relationships with employers, recruiters, and associations. You receive individual attention to map a successful course to career advancement that is unique to your goals. And as a School of Business alumni, you have access to their services for life!

Did you know you can use your Mason MBA electives to earn a Certificate in Business Analytics?

Our list of 9 MBA concentrations and specializations let you decide where to focus your passions and widen the net of your opportunities. You can also use your electives to earn a Certificate in Business Analytics.

Did you know a Mason MBA includes a global residency?

At Mason, students participate in an intensive global residency program that takes students out of their text books and gives students a first-hand look at how other countries address contemporary business. The global residency course is often considered one of the most impactful experiences of the Mason MBA program by our graduates.

Did you know that George Mason’s School of Business has more than 28,000 alumni that become your network when you enter the MBA program?

This international network of professional contacts are at your disposal as you progress through your career. In addition, alumni events, and awards allow you to help stay connected and improve your professional network.

Did you know that George Mason’s School of Business has more than 221 area business leaders representing 168 companies that serve as advisors on our boards and councils?

These advisors made up of business professionals offer a unique real-world perspective that enables the school and its programs to blend theory and practice in the curriculum and help us to provide a rigorous education for current and future students. They sit on six councils include the Dean’s Council, the Accounting Advisory Council, the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Council, the Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship Council, the Mason GovCon Advisory Council and the Women in Business Consortium.


Located in the metro Washington, DC area, George Mason’s MBA Program, prepares the next generation of business leaders through a rigorous, stimulating business and management curriculum based on a global perspective, industry demand, and leadership. It prepares graduates with the skills they need to pursue the career they want. Mason’s MBA program is ranked #74 on the “Best Part-time MBA” list by U. S. News & World Report.

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Jackie Buchy

Since 2011, I have served as the assistant dean for graduate enrollment at George Mason University's School of Business. In my role, I work with prospective graduate students to identify and select the best graduate program to meet their career goals.

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