ONE-YEAR MBA ACADEMICS

IT STARTS WITH A SUMMER

The One-Year MBA kicks off with an immersive summer semester that sets the tone for your entire Goizueta MBA experience. From the beginning, you’ll work in small groups on team building, leadership exercises, and outdoor challenges to help you get to know your classmates and faculty. By the end of the summer you’ll be finished with your core curriculum and ready to spend the next two terms honing your skills in the classes that interest you most.
  • Concentrations Offered

  • Elective Courses Offered

  • Annual International Travel Options

One-Year MBA

Program Timeline

Go Beyond in just 12 months at Goizueta. Craft a unique experience that prepares you for day 1, day 1,000, and beyond.
One-Year MBA
  • Summer Experience

  • Summer Experience

    Onboarding
    You'll spend two weeks engaging in community and academic preparation. During this time, you will begin to form the relationships that will last lifelong; well beyond your time at Goizueta.
  • Summer Experience

    Core Courses
    Gain foundational skills and hands-on business experience through courses designed to help you excel in any area of business. This includes IMPACT, Goizueta's signature experiential learning course, where you work on real client-centered projects addressing critical client issues across all industries.
  • Summer Experience

    Fort Benning
    The Leader’s Reaction Course is held at the U.S. Army base of Fort Benning, GA. The program offers an exciting, hands-on opportunity to apply team and leadership skills in a creative, collaborative, and slightly muddy setting.
    Leader's Reaction Course
  • Summer Experience

    Alumni Speakers
    At various points throughout the One-Year MBA Summer Experience, alumni are invited to share perspectives and advice with current students. This has proven to be one of the most highly valued aspects of the Summer Experience.
  • Summer Experience

    Summer Networking
    The summer is a critical time for connecting with the broad Goizueta community. The One-Year MBA Summer Experience is designed to include several opportunities to connect with Goizueta's Two-Year MBA students who are completing summer internships in and around Atlanta. These programs keep our community strong and also provide valuable insights into the career paths of our students and alumni.
  • Summer Experience

    Global Immersion
    Immerse yourself in a new culture, and gain a whole new perspective on international business by taking an international, mid-semester module trip with classmates and faculty. Unique to Goizueta, we draw on faculty experts from across Emory to give you a foundation in the historical, cultural, and economic landscapes of the country you will visit. Recent locations include Brazil, Munich, Prague, Belize, and Panama.
    Global Opportunities
  • Fall Semester

  • Fall Semester

    Keystone
    It’s time to expand your network. After completing the One-Year Summer Experience, you will participate in Keystone. This is where our One-Year and Two-Year MBA programs come together and form one class and engage in community service activities as well as interact with Goizueta alumni.
  • Fall Semester

    Elective Courses
    Create your own curriculum. Take a deeper dive into the areas of study and action-based experiences that inspire you most. Choose from more than 90 electives and 20 concentrations.
  • Fall Semester

    Career Development
    Gain a deeper understanding of core business concepts, participate in exclusive workshops and networking events, and start to make connections throughout the Atlanta business community and beyond.
    Career Development
  • Fall Semester

    Delta Leadership Coaching Fellows
    Supported by a gift from one of Atlanta’s largest companies, the Delta Leadership Coaching Fellows Program allows MBA students to become peer coaches for fellow students in a collaborative space that promotes one-on-one and team feedback and deeper self-reflection.
    Leadership Development
  • Fall Semester

    Student Leadership Opportunities
    Put your leadership skills to the test. Accept a leadership position within one or more of our 60 student clubs and organizations, serve as a student ambassador, become an academic or career liaison—with more than 160 student leadership opportunities available, you can shape your experience and define the impact you have on the program and others.
  • Spring Semester

  • Spring Semester

    Elective Courses
    Create your own curriculum. Take a deeper dive into the areas of study and action-based experiences that inspire you most. Choose from more than 90 electives and 20 concentrations.
  • Spring Semester

    Goizueta Advanced Leadership Academy
    The Goizueta Advanced Leadership Academy includes speakers, training, and personal development sessions for holistic learning. The program culminates in an all-hands-on-deck academic experience that helps you explore leadership in various contexts while leading a sailing excursion in the British Virgin Islands.
    Leadership Development
  • Spring Semester

    Global Selective
    This optional, but exceptional, two-week long global immersion is ideal for students looking to broaden their business perspectives and expand their cultural understanding. Recent locations include China, India, South Africa, Japan, Brazil, and South Korea.
  • Spring Semester

    Graduation
    After just 12 months, you will graduate Goizueta Business School armed with a robust set of skills and experiences to elevate your career to the next level.

BUILD THE PROGRAM THAT WORKS FOR YOU

This isn’t one size fits all. With 90 electives and 20 concentrations to choose from, you can customize your MBA program to your interests and areas of expertise.

Program Concentrations

  • Accounting
  • Alternative Investments
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Finance
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Decision Analysis
  • Entrepreneurship
  • General Marketing
  • Global Financial Reporting Analysis
  • Global Management
  • Healthcare Consulting
  • Investment Banking
  • Leadership
  • Management Consulting
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Marketing Consulting
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Management
  • Product Management
  • Real Estate
  • Social Enterprise
  • Strategy Consulting
  • Technology Management

Building a New Kind of Leader

Drawing on the wisdom of our namesake, our goal is to create business leaders who think beyond. You’ll be coached on leadership from top business executives, get ongoing training from your professors, and embark on collaborative leadership challenges that shift your perspective. By the end of your program you’ll be ready to lead in an ever-changing, always-evolving business landscape.

Global Experiences Worth 1,000 Lectures

Global Immersion

Global immersions take MBA candidates out of the classroom and onto faculty-led journeys to study international business. See business through new perspectives in new places. The one-week global learning experience puts you in the middle of the international business climate. Gain first-hand knowledge of how global companies develop and manage their business.

Faculty Spotlight

The Goizueta Difference