Full-Time MBA Change Business for the Better

Two Years to Boundless Business Possibilities

Earn your Full-Time MBA at Tulane.

Program Overview

Become a resilient leader who is prepared to go beyond business and take charge in today’s global economy.

Tulane’s AACSB-accredited Full-Time MBA program prepares you to transform uncertainty and setbacks to create opportunities for innovation and growth. You’ll gain the tools and techniques to make an impact in business as you learn from top-notch faculty members and pursue experiential learning opportunities in market research, equity portfolios and investment reports.

You’ll be prepared to make data-driven decisions — with environmental and sustainability concerns in mind — as you become an ethical and forward-thinking business professional.

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MBA Career Profiles

With many using their degree to pivot into new careers, 93% of the Freeman Full-Time MBA class of 2023 accepted job offers by three months post-graduation.

READ ABOUT EMPLOYMENT

Summer internships are a central feature of the MBA experience. Members of the Class of 2024 spent their summers in a wide variety of companies and industries. 

READ ABOUT INTERNSHIPS


4 Concentrations

Tailor your MBA program to your interests with specializations in analytics, finance, strategy and marketing or sustainability


Two Years to Complete

Move your career forward with business administration courses and an internship — completing our program in just four semesters.


STEM Designated

Our STEM-designated Master of Business Administration (MBA) enables international students to extend their training by 24 months if they pursue work in their field of study.

Student Spotlight

Jade Barnblatt (MBA '24), a second-year MBA student at Tulane's Freeman School of Business, describes why she chose Freeman, her classes, and how she has found a career path.

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I use the analytics skills I learned during the Freeman MBA daily at work. Whether I’m doing a pricing analysis or creating a dashboard for leadership, the knowledge I gained at Tulane lets me make strategic decisions for our organization.

- Kate McCabe, (MBA ’17) former Director of Business Intelligence at New Orleans Saint & Pelicans

Full-Time MBA Program Highlights

At Tulane, you’ll thrive in an intentionally small program that gives you the time, tools and network to help you change your trajectory or expand your career prospects. Full-Time MBA students also benefit from recently renovated facilities — including our trading room, which allows you to advance your skills through experiential learning.

Expert Faculty

At Tulane, our business administration courses are taught by faculty members who are a mix of researchers, practitioners and skilled educators.

Summer Internships

Our Full-Time MBA students are encouraged to complete a summer internship, and the Career Management Center can help you make connections. Our Class of 2024 spent this past summer with a variety of companies and industries.

Merit-Based Fellowships

All successful applicants to the Full-Time MBA program are considered for fellowships that can cover some or all tuition. No separate application is required.

MBA Curriculum

Transform your skills through Tulane’s business administration courses, which are focused on expertise that employers require and value. We recently redesigned our Full-Time MBA curriculum to emphasize the skills and subject areas that will prepare you not only for the challenges in today’s business world, but also the unknowns of the future.

You’ll have the real-world experience that prepares you for a complex and ever-changing business environment.

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Expertise in Data

No matter your interests or specializations, you’ll learn how to make sound data-based decisions as a future leader. Within our Full-Time MBA program, you can take a deeper dive and earn a specialization in analytics.

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A Focus on ESG

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) is essential for all business leaders and is woven into your business administration courses. You’ll learn how to provide transparency, mitigate risk and be responsible stewards of our future.

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Hands-On Experience

Put your learning into action: In your first year, you'll complete a semester-long Consulting Practicum with a real company, and your second-year Impact Capstone project will challenge you to address a company’s sustainability issues.

MBA Admissions

At Freeman, you’ll receive personal attention throughout the admissions process and beyond. Our admissions team will provide individual feedback to determine which course of study is the best fit for you, and we’ll counsel you on how to put forth your strongest application. 

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The Student Experience

Living and learning in New Orleans at Tulane's Freeman School is a unique experience. Read about a week in the life of two second-year MBA students. 

Learn more about our Full-Time MBA at an in-person or virtual information session – or come see us at an upcoming event.

Freeman Community

Our Alumni

Our global network of more than 25,000 alumni are ready to help you achieve your professional goals and aspirations. As a Full-Time MBA student, you will build a network of mentors who are ready to help you step confidently into a rewarding business career. Read more about our alumni.

MBA Program Connections

Our tight-knit community is built on small classes that facilitate deep connections. Your MBA program faculty — with ample and varying expertise — will mentor you and introduce you to unique professional opportunities. You’ll also connect with and learn from classmates who come from diverse backgrounds, bringing a variety of professional and personal experiences to the classroom. They will be lifelong connections and fellow business leaders in the field.

“I wanted a career in healthcare and technology. But mostly I wanted to make patients’ lives better.”
– Lloyd Lyons MBA ’22 MHA '22, manager of new business development at CVS Health

Living in New Orleans

Located in New Orleans, the cultural capital of the South, Tulane is near vibrant entertainment, food and music scenes. Living here will expose you to new experiences — from learning about sustainability at sea level to dancing at local festivals. Many of our full-time MBA students — and alums — are involved in local organizations, including the New Orleans Business Alliance and the Young Leadership Council.

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A Top Music Scene

Live music is the life-blood of New Orleans, the birthplace of eight separate genres of music from jazz to bounce. With festivals nearly every weekend, you’ll celebrate Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest, local entrepreneurship and so much more.

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A Focus on Food

New Orleans is a mecca for foodies because of the many cuisines that converged here, including French, Italian, Haitian and Vietnamese. Soon you will be peeling crawfish like a pro and ordering your po-boy “dressed.”

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A Dynamic Economy

As a major port and commercial center, New Orleans is home to a vibrant business community. Primary industries include shipping, energy, healthcare and hospitality, but the city is also home to successful software and IT companies.

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