George Mason University School of Business

History

George Mason University’s School of Business Administration was founded in 1977. Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International in 1991, it remains one of only 10 percent of business schools worldwide accredited in both business and accounting. In 1998, the School of Business Administration became the George Mason University School of Management, and in July 2014, it officially changed its name to the George Mason University School of Business. The school offers multiple graduate programs including an MBA, EMBA, MS in Accounting, MS in Real Estate Development, MS in Management of Secure Information Systems, and an MS in Technology Management.

The school is also accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Location(s)

George Mason’s main campus is located in the heart of Northern Virginia’s technology corridor near Washington D.C. The Arlington campus is situated in Arlington County, in what the locals call “Virginia Square,” and is a convenient drive or Metro ride away for those living or working in Washington, D.C. or Northern Virginia. Conveniently located on the Dulles Corridor in Herndon, Virginia, the Center for Innovative Technology houses Mason’s EMBA program.

The Dulles International and Reagan Washington National airports are easily accessible from the school by public transportation.

Facilities

Enterprise Hall on George Mason’s Fairfax campus is home to the School of Business. The Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship is also located on this 670 acre residential campus. George Mason University’s Arlington campus is located on the cozy, 5.2 acre campus of Arlington, VA just outside of Washington, D.C. The MBA program is taught at both the Fairfax and Arlington campus.

Faculty

The George Mason University School of Business employs more than 80 full-time and 50 part-time faculty members in total. Faculty members teach courses across nine academic departments: accounting, entrepreneurship, financial management information, systems management, international business leadership, marketing project management, and real estate. Many instructors have achieved international renown because of their ground-breaking work in areas such as executive compensation, the effects of insider training on stock and e-commerce, and internal work groups and teams.

Student Body

Over 3,5000 undergraduate students are currently enrolled at the George Mason University School of Business and more than 500 graduate students are currently enrolled in various programs

MBA Degree Offerings

The George Mason University School of Business offers a traditional MBA and an Executive MBA. The school also offers several Masters specializations, including in Accounting, Management, Real Estate Development, Technology Management, and Management of Secure Information Systems.