George Mason University’s School of Management Executive Programs are engaged in a committed and sustained effort to build extraordinary conditions for learning about leadership and management. Our learning experiences have compelling, relevant, and actionable content; engaging, respectful, and efficient online delivery; and generate high value returns to students, their organizations, and our society. We provide learning experiences that prepare men and women to lead. We provide our students with knowledge, skills, confidence, and ambition for the sake of generating sustainable value for society, their communities, their organizations, and themselves.
George Mason's mission includes the necessity to educate the new generation of leaders for the 21st century—men and women capable of shaping a global community with vision, justice, and clarity.
The curriculum for the online program is the same as the campus program, including the faculty. The credentials earned are the same and there is no notation of 'online' on the degree. Calendar is more online, students complete the program in 18 months as compared to 21 months on campus. Global residency is hands on experiential learning!
Ranked by U.S. News & World Report in the top 15 percent of all AACSB accredited business schools, the School of Management is one of only 10 percent of business schools worldwide that is accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. U.S. News & World Report ranked Mason's MBA program as #59 in the 2011 list of "Best Part-time MBA Programs" U.S. News & World Report ranked SOM as #88 in the 2011 list of "Best Undergraduate Business Programs".
U.S. News & World Report named Mason as the nation’s #5 university to watch on its 2011 list of "Up-and-Coming Schools".
Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine has listed Mason as one of the "100 Best Values in Public Colleges" for the past three years; Mason ranks #64 in 2010.