Full-Time MBA Awards & Honors

Academic Awards

Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Gamma Sigma is the honor society serving business programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB International. The top 20% of the graduating MBA students are invited to join Beta Gamma Sigma.

Accounting Achievement Award

The Accounting faculty present this award to an outstanding student in accounting who has contributed to our collective excellence in this academic area.

American Marketing Association Award

Presented by the Marketing Faculty to the outstanding graduate student in marketing. This award is given based on academic performance and the student's contribution to the school and to the marketing area.

Art Dietz Faculty Award for Excellence in Finance

This award is named in honor of a distinguished former faculty member who contributed greatly to the teaching, study, and practice of finance. It is presented by the faculty in finance to the MBA student who has achieved the highest performance in the study of finance and related areas.​

Entrepreneurship Award

Being a successful entrepreneur requires a level of commitment that starts long before – and lasts long after – your first dollar is made.  Our faculty present this award to a student who has demonstrated this type of commitment to entrepreneurship during their time here at Goizueta.

George H. Mew Organization & Management Award

Presented to the most outstanding student in Management.

Information Systems & Operations Management (ISOM) Distinction Award

Presented by the ISOM faculty to the student who has best distinguished him or herself in the field and contributed to the learning environment in ISOM.

Marketing Faculty Honor Award

Presented by the faculty to the most outstanding student in Marketing in academic performance and in service to the area.

Organization & Management Faculty Award

Presented to the graduating students making the most significant contribution to the field of Organization & Management.

Real Estate Achievement Award

Presented by faculty to the most outstanding student in the study of Real Estate related course and field work.

Social Enterprise Distinguished MBA Student Award

The focus of Social Enterprise @ Goizueta is that of applying business acumen and market-based solutions to achieve meaningful and enduring societal impacts. This award recognizes a student who has excelled in this area.

Most Outstanding Academic Achievement Award

For the one-year and two-year student with the highest overall academic achievement in the MBA program.

Service Awards

Admissions Service Award

This award is presented by the MBA Admissions Office to a student who demonstrates the qualities of enthusiasm, dedication and an on-going commitment towards welcoming new students to Goizueta.

Community Service

The Community Service Award goes to the student who, without official title or role, has volunteered his/her time in ways that enrich the lives of those within the Goizueta community.

International Ambassador Awards

Presented to the students who have done the most to assist the school in its efforts to forge cross-cultural ties and extend its global reach.  

Global Multicultural Leader Award

This award goes to MBA leaders who made a lasting impact by creating and implementing ideas and programs that increased the cultural and global awareness and competence of their fellow students.​

Outstanding Club Leader

The Outstanding Club Leader Award goes to the student who, as president of his/her organization, has led that club to new standards of service to the class.

MBA Meritorious Service Awards

With our Meritorious Service awards, we recognize students who have shown leadership and commitment in extraordinary ways. The extra effort that they have consistently demonstrated has been vital to our culture and success as a program​

Unsung Hero

The Unsung Hero Award goes to the student who has rendered notable service to his/her class without expectation of reward or recognition.

Core Value Awards

Our school is named for the late Coca-Cola CEO Roberto C. Goizueta – a man whose legacy was built on values, principles, and outstanding business results. These ideals that drive principled, effective leaders in business are the values we seek to instill in all of our students, both during their education at Goizueta and beyond.

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Leadership Awards

Gordon Siefkin Outstanding MBA Achievement Award

This award was named in honor of the Dean of the Business School in 1954 when the MBA Program was established. The Gordon Siefkin Outstanding MBA Achievement Award is presented by the faculty and staff of Goizueta Business School to the student who has made the most significant contribution to both academic and community life while in the MBA Program. 

Roberto C. Goizueta Award for Leadership

This award is presented to one undergraduate and one MBA candidate across all of Goizueta’s degree programs. It recognizes the brightest minds who can solve the biggest problems with integrity, ingenuity, and grit. The recipient of this award embodies a love of learning; inspirational leadership; creative thinking; courage and commitment; transparency and trust; and excellence and integrity.

Faculty Awards


*Not all of these awards are awarded every year.