Top 10 MBA programs in the USA

An MBA from one of the top business schools in the USA will set your career on an international trajectory, plus you will gain access to a large network of alumni who can assist with your future career development.

An academic year in the USA is nine months and most MBA courses are two academic years in length with an additional internship or work placement of at least three months. 

Here’s our round up of ten of the best MBA programs in the United States*.

MBA – Harvard University

Duration: 2 years full time. 
Cost: $72,000 per year for all students. 
What You Will Study: This globally recognised MBA at Harvard Business School is one of the most prestigious MBA programs with a diverse student body from all over the world. Students can focus on a number of different areas including subjects such as Entrepreneurship, Technology and Leadership. 

MBA – Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania

Duration: 20 months full time. 
Cost: $76,580 per year for all students. 
What You Will Study: Wharton Business School has a huge range of specialities available for students to select from, including Business Economics and Public Policy, Finance, Multinational Management, Statistics, and Real Estate. 

MBA – Booth School of Business, University of Chicago

Duration: 21 months full time. 
Cost: $69,200 per year for all students. 
What You Will Study: The MBA at Chicago Booth focuses on your past experiences and academic study, to move you towards your business goals. Areas of concentration include Accounting, Economics, General Management, and Marketing Analytics. 

MBA – Sloan School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

Duration: 2 years full time. 
Cost: $74,200 per year for all students. 
What You Will Study: The MBA at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology focuses on the marketing of inventions and new creations. There are three tracks available which are Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Finance, and Enterprise Management. 

MBA – Kellogg Business School, Northwestern University

Duration: 1 year full time or 2 years full time. 
Cost: $95,156 for the 1 year MBA or $68,955 per year for the 2 year MBA for all students. 
What You Will Study: The 1-year full-time MBA course at Kellogg Northwestern is a full 12 months starting in June. It is an intensive course that requires extensive previous business experience. The 2 year full-time MBA is more suitable for those with less work experience or who want an extensive academic study into their areas of interest. 

MBA – Stanford University

Duration: 2 years full time. 
Cost: $68,868 per year for all students. 
What You Will Study: Students on the Stanford MBA cover the general principles of management during the first year and move onto a Global Experience which involves working with an international company or organisation to increase students awareness of the implications of working and managing teams of people from different cultures. The second-year focuses on subjects such as Accounting, Finance, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, and Organisational Behaviour. 

MBA – Haas Business School, University of California Berkeley

Duration: 2 years full time. 
Cost: $58,722 per year for in-state students / $59,739 per year for out-of-state students and international students. 
What You Will Study: This course at Berkeley Haas focuses on Management and Leadership skills, and areas of study include Marketing, Energy and Clean Technology, Real Estate and Social Sector Leadership. 

MBA – Tuck Business School, Dartmouth College

Duration: 2 years full time. 
Cost: $51,468 per year for all students. 
What You Will Study: Students at Tuck Business School spend time researching and studying on individual projects and case studies. This ensures that all students understand the real-life impacts of their decisions. Modules on the MBA include Leading Individuals and Teams, Management Communication, and Corporate Finance.

MBA –  Columbia University

Duration: 2 years full time. 
Cost: $71,544 per year for all students. 
What You Will Study: This MBA at Columbia aims to prepare students for an international career in an ever-changing business world. Modules include Global Economic Environment, Real Estate Finance, and Capital Markets.

MBA – Yale University

Duration: 2 years full time.
Cost: $68,690 per year for all students. 
What You Will Study: The course at Yale School Of Management focuses on international markets and management ensuring that students understand both the economic and political implications of their decisions.

*SOURCE: US NEWS

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