Earn Your MBA Online from the Kogod School of Business

American University Kogod School of Business’s online MBA program is seeking students who are committed to driving innovative solutions and leading in the modern business world.

Through the program, you will have the opportunity to customize your degree to align with your career goals by choosing a specialized focus area or designing your own, selecting electives from our international relations and law colleges, and attending an immersion experience in a business hub of your choosing.

No GRE or GMAT is required to apply. Bachelor’s degree required.

Application Requirements

The online MBA program upholds the same admissions requirements as Kogod’s on-campus program to ensure we admit a similar quality of students. To apply, you must submit the following materials:

  • completed online application form
  • current résumé/CV
  • personal statement
  • official transcripts from all academic institutions from which you earned credit
  • two letters of recommendation
  • $100 application fee

Request information and an admissions counselor will reach out to cover the application requirements in more detail. If you have any immediate questions, you can contact admissions at 855-572-2800 or admissions@onlinebusiness.american.edu.

Earn a Top-Ranked MBA

Our online MBA program is ranked as follows:

#40 Best Online MBA Program

by U.S. News & World Report 1

#14 for Finance

by U.S. News & World Report 3

#12 Online MBA Worldwide

by QS World University Rankings5

#25 Best Online MBA Program for Veterans

by U.S. News & World Report 2

#14 for General Management

by U.S. News & World Report 4

#27 Online MBA in the U.S.

by The Princeton Review6

Benefits of Learning Online at Kogod

All online graduate programs from the Kogod School of Business use innovative technology to create a highly customizable learning experience. Students in the program will:

  • participate in small, live, seminar-style classes
  • discover the intersection between business and politics at the American University campus in Washington, D.C.
  • stand out in your field with complimentary access to LinkedIn Premium Career

1Best Online MBA ProgramsU.S. News & World Report. Accessed January 2021.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference
2Best Online MBA Programs for VeteransU.S. News & World Report. Accessed January 2021.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference
3Best Online MBA Programs in FinanceU.S. News & World Report. Accessed January 2021.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference
4Best Online General Management MBA ProgramsU.S. News & World Report. Accessed January 2021.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference
5 Ranked the No. 12 online MBA out of 40 ranked programs by QS World University Rankings. Ranked in 2019. Accessed December 2019.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference
6Top 25 Online MBA Programs, The Princeton Review. Ranked for 2020. Accessed January 2021.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference