100% Online Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Join an Online MBA at the Epicenter of Business and Policy

Located in Virginia. Serving the World.

Many policies that influence global business originate in Washington, D.C. Now, you can seek your MBA online through a university close to the action—without leaving home.

George Mason University’s online Master of Business Administration, accredited by the AACSB for course quality, prepares you to thrive as a next-gen leader with businesses, government agencies, and public institutions.

Our innovative coursework helps you build insight into the technical and human concerns that impact enterprise management, enabling you to thrive in the evolving global market. You’ll also gain a credential that can boost your earning potential. George Mason’s online MBA has a proven track record for helping graduates advance their status and salaries, with the flexibility to complete it in as little as 16 months or up to three years.

With the Global Residency option, you have the opportunity to spend a week abroad to visit and study companies in a foreign country while completing team projects. In recent years, George Mason MBA students have traveled to Estonia, South Africa, Denmark, Sweden, Dubai, Singapore, and Chile.

Discover the rich online learning experiences available exclusively from Virginia’s largest research university. Plus, capitalize on the proven career and advancement achieved by graduates of George Mason’s online programs.


Top 10 Online Master’s Degrees for ROI1

Top 100 Online MBA Programs2

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Online MBA Courses Led by Renowned Faculty

With George Mason’s online MBA, you’ll learn from the same experts and innovators who teach on our campus. Prepare to follow them to the forefront of global business by taking classes that build on functional business disciplines with analytical decision-making and leadership abilities. You can take electives that instill expertise in numerous subjects, including:

Project Management

Engage in a practical examination of managing projects from start to finish and gain hands-on experience with project management software.

Financial Markets

Explore relationships among financial markets, including global equity markets, U.S. Treasury securities, and exchange-traded and over-the-counter financial derivative instruments.


Focus on the theory and practice of negotiations within and across organizations, including attention to ethical issues.


Learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and the process of creating new ventures. The course draws from a broad range of business disciplines, including management, marketing, finance, and accounting.

Online Business Analytics Courses

Develop the data-driven decision-making skills that businesses desire through the hands-on application of modeling tools and other techniques. You can pursue this certificate as part of the online MBA or independently. The certificate courses include:

Data Mining for Business Analytics

Delve into data-driven decision-making as you learn predictive and descriptive analytics techniques commonly used by businesses.

Marketing Research

Develop skills to plan and implement marketing research studies through an examination of data collection, statistical analysis, and more.

Advanced Data Mining for Business Analytics

Explore business analytics with an emphasis on advanced data mining methods relevant to developing predictive models and forecasting.

Marketing Analytics

Learn data-driven approaches for addressing fundamental marketing decision-making problems and develop systematic and analytic views of marketing processes.

Rigorous Academic Standards. Flexible Online Format.

At George Mason, we curate online programs that offer innovative experiences to further your ambitions in a way that works with your schedule. Like our on-campus students, you’ll benefit from our commitment to academic rigor and integrity while learning from the same renowned faculty.

We’ve been recognized as a top university for non-traditional learners, and our commitment to your success goes beyond graduation. After you’ve earned your degree, you’ll maintain lifetime access to our career services.

Become a Business Leader with Bright Career Prospects

Attaining your MBA online with George Mason can accelerate your rise to leadership in nearly every industry. In addition to elevating your status, earning an MBA helps you qualify for roles with a median salary of $115,000 per year—77% higher than business jobs requiring only a bachelor’s degree.3

7 Rewarding Careers for George Mason’s MBA Graduates

  1. Business Operation Analyst
  2. Finance Manager
  3. Supply Chain Analyst
  4. Senior Associate for Strategy and M&A
  5. Market Research Specialist
  6. Project Manager
  7. Senior Manager for Government Compliance

A World-Class Education Within Reach

George Mason University is Virginia’s largest public research university. We welcome students from all walks of life, and we’ve designed our programs with that in mind. Our modern curriculum, responsive faculty, and innovative solutions combine to produce a six-year graduation rate that exceeds the national average, with no disparity based on ethnicity or economic status. We’re proud to be continuously recognized – and ranked – for offering an education that is affordable, accessible, and valuable.

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  1. OnlineU. Best Online Master’s Programs: Online Master’s Degrees with the Highest Return on Investment. Retrieved June 15, 2022, from https://www.onlineu.com/.
  2. U.S. News & World Report. Best Online MBA Programs. Retrieved June 15, 2022, from https://www.usnews.com/.
  3. Graduate Management Admission Council. “Demand of Graduate Management Talent: 2021 Hiring Projections and Salary Trends.” Retrieved June 15, 2022, from https://www.gmac.com/.