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Goizueta Business School – Emory University


Emory University’s Goizueta Business School was founded in 1919 and started its MBA program in 1954. It received accreditation by the American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) during 1949. In 1994, the school received its current name in honor of former Coca-Cola CEO Roberto Goizueta. Currently, the school offers the following programs: BBA, MS in Business Analytics, Full-Time MBA, Evening MBA, Executive MBA, and a Ph.D.

School Rankings

• U.S. News & World Report: 21 (tie)
• Bloomberg: 23
• Forbes: 22
• Financial Times: 47
• The Economist: 27


Goizueta Business School is located within Emory University’s main campus in the picturesque suburban Druid Hills section of Atlanta, less than 30 minutes from the Atlanta International Airport.

The campus is within driving distance of downtown Atlanta and the Buckhead financial district, both of which house numerous Fortune 500 and 100 companies. Emory University’s main campus also houses Emory’s other professional schools and the Centers for Disease Control headquarters.

Emory’s Woodruff library also contains the Business School’s library.


The Goizueta Business School building is on the southern edge of Emory University’s main campus. The building offers state-of-the-art technology throughout its classrooms, a fully-equipped Computer Information Center, Wi-Fi Internet connectivity throughout the building, videoconferencing throughout classrooms, breakout rooms with AV capabilities, and a business center. Included within the Business School is the Goizueta Foundation Center for Research and Doctoral Education, whose connected building is certified as LEED Gold by the U.S. Green Building Council for its sustainable design. The spacious building is over 100,000 square feet and was completed in 2005.


Goizueta employs 108 faculty members who teach courses across five departments: accounting, finance, marketing, organization and management and information systems & operation management. Students are given an intimate academic experience with a 5:1 faculty to student ratio. In addition to holding advanced degrees, many faculty members at Goizueta have practical business expertise through consulting, executive, and entrepreneurial work histories.

Student Body

Recently, the Goizueta Business School had 349 students enrolled full-time in its graduate programs and 264 enrolled part-time.

MBA Offerings

Goizueta Business School offers a full-time MBA program (to be completed on a two- or one-year track), a part-time Evening MBA program, and an Executive MBA program to be completed in either a Weekend or Modular schedule structure. The school also offers a Ph.D. program in partnership with the Laney Graduate School, accepting 10-15 students per year, and a Master of Science in Business Analytics.


Change Your Perspective at Goizueta

Emory University’s Goizueta Business School offers a unique, community-oriented environment paired with an academic prestige and rigor shared with the international acclaim of Emory University. Goizueta trains business leaders of today and tomorrow. The school is named for the late Roberto C. Goizueta, former Chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter at @emorygoizueta. Emory University is recognized internationally as an inquiry-driven, ethically engaged, and diverse community whose members work collaboratively for positive transformation in the world through courageous leadership in teaching, research, scholarship, health care, and social action. The University consists of an outstanding liberal arts college, highly ranked professional schools, and one of the larger and more comprehensive healthcare systems in the Southeast.

A Conversation w/MBA Dean Brian Mitchell

Associate Dean Brian Mitchell is responsible for all aspects of the Full-Time MBA experience at Goizueta. A veteran of the pharmaceutical marketing and consulting industries, he leads the MBA program office and manages the academic, international and leadership components of the program. He talks with Claire Pavlak, 2019 MBA candidate and Vice President of Academic Affairs for Goizueta's Graduate Student Association, about Goizueta's Two-Year MBA program. Emory University’s Goizueta Business School offers a unique, community-oriented environment paired with an academic prestige and rigor shared with the international acclaim of Emory University.

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