WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- American University Kogod School of Business announced today it will offer an accelerated one-year online Master of Business Administration (MBA) program through MBA@American. The accelerated program is for students and professionals who are motivated to complete the rigorous MBA coursework in a shortened time frame.
MBA@American is one of very few programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) that can be completed in as little as one year. AACSB accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.
"With today's fast pace of business, online programs offer great flexibility for students and working professionals, and we're pleased to offer this great opportunity with a newly expedited timeline through American University," said Erran Carmel, Dean Kogod School of Business, American University "Our new offering will be beneficial for anyone interested in a career transition as well as for those who are motivated to focus on their graduate education for a year."
MBA@American is designed and led by Kogod's renowned faculty and takes a collaborative approach to preparing tomorrow's business leaders. Through a blend of live online classes, in-person immersion experiences and engaging assignments, students develop the critical skills needed to solve complex business challenges and lead in a team-based environment.
The one-year MBA@American track offers the same curriculum as the traditional program and will require students to complete 48 credits and two in-person immersions. Students in the one-year program may also choose to focus nine elective credits into one of five concentrations: marketing, finance, international business, business analytics or consulting.
Each year, there are four opportunities to begin the program, with admissions decisions being made on a rolling basis. The first application deadline is November 23, 2015 and the first class begins in January 2016.
For more details on MBA@American's one-year track, admissions criteria and cost of attendance, visit https://onlinebusiness.american.edu/mba/curriculum/one-year-mba or contact an admissions counselor at firstname.lastname@example.org or 855-KSB-AU00.
In 1923, American's business school awarded its first two MBA degrees and this year Kogod School of Business celebrates its 60th anniversary with more than 20,000 alumni worldwide.
MBA@American is delivered in partnership with 2U, Inc., which partners with leading colleges and universities to deliver the world's best online degree programs so students everywhere can reach their full potential.
About American University Kogod School of Business
American University's Kogod School of business was the first business school in Washington, D.C. and is now one of its leading institutions. Dedicated to providing an interdisciplinary business education, Kogod offers market-driven undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Kogod's diverse faculty includes distinguished scholars, executives-in-residence, and entrepreneurs with decades of both research and real-world experience. Kogod is dedicated to preparing its students to conduct business in the capital in a variety of different programs and fields. The school is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, representing the highest standard of achievement for a business school worldwide. For more information about Kogod, please visit http://www.american.edu/kogod.
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