The George Fox MBA: Discover the Difference
The George Fox MBA provides working professionals with a unique educational experience. Discover the ways we make our MBA program manageable and rewarding.
TeamworkProgress through the entire sequence of courses with the same cohort of experienced professionals. Our cohort model encourages interdependence and social support that often continues after the program is completed. An additional benefit is a strong network of professional contacts.
Immediate applicationApply what you learned in class on Monday to a project at work on Tuesday. Our program is designed for real world application. Class discussions and readings are balanced with projects and case studies to demonstrate how theory is applied in the real world.
Emphasis on the human dimension of management
Effective leaders understand people and communicate effectively. We provide training to allow professionals to develop their people skills alongside their analytical skills.
Focus your career
Choose from four concentration options to focus your graduate business education and marketable skills.
Designed for the working professional
Virtually all of our students continue to work while in our program. Our schedule, curriculum, and streamlined format cater to the needs of the working professional. Our program is mapped out so you can plan on all the details - dates, costs, requirements - in advance. We also schedule your classes for you. This allows you to spend more time applying what you learn and less time doing administrative tasks.
We offer a class schedule that accommodates a full-time work schedule. And we guarantee to end the program on schedule!
Respect for the individual studentAs a Christian university, George Fox seeks to develop the whole person, academically, socially, and spiritually. We limit our class sizes to ensure our experienced faculty give personal attention to each student. At George Fox, you'll be in place where everyone - faculty, staff and classmates - knows your name.
The world as classroomProfessionals today need to understand how globalization is affecting their organizations. We teach our students to take a global perspective into their workplace. MBA students can get a firsthand look at transnational corporations at work by participating in a weeklong international study trip.
A program designed for mature professionals
Our working professional students enhance the learning experience for one another through classroom dialogue and teamwork. Curently, the average work experience of our students is 13 years. Many of our students find their classmates a valuable source of social support during and after the program. All bring valuable insights from their own work experiences.
A large, noteworthy alumni network
Since 1994, more than 1,100 MBA students have graduated from the George Fox part-time MBA program. And George Fox MBA students have worked for many of the nation's most-recognized organizations, including:
Nike, Intel, Hewlett-Packard, Mentor Graphics, Wells Fargo, HSBC, Northwest Medical Teams International, Micron, Xerox, State Farm Insurance, Harland Financial Solutions, Qwest, Liberty Mutual Insurance, RadiSys, Providence Health System, DIRECTV, Louisiana-Pacific, Pfizer, InFocus, Symantec, PacifiCorp, SUMCO, Pacific Cast Technologies, A-dec, IBM, Oregon Department of Transportation, Idaho Power, Farmers Insurance, Rockwell Collins Flight Dynamics, Tektronix, Wood Products Credit Union, Sikorsky Aircraft, Bank Of America, Bimbo Bakeries USA, Gateway, Verizon, and numerous city, county and state government agencies.