Earn your graduate business degree from Freeman.

Program Overview

Tulane's Full-Time MBA program goes far beyond foundational business principles to prepare you to face challenges throughout your career.

You will learn to make data-driven decisions with a strong foundation in analytics, and you will become an ethical and forward-looking leader with principles of ESG woven into your coursework. Through our exclusive experiential learning opportunities, including actively managing equity portfolios, writing investment reports for publicly-traded companies, conducting market research for startups and consulting with small businesses, you will gain the skills and knowledge to transform your career and your community. All applicants are considered for fellowship funding that covers up to 100% tuition. 

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MBA Career Profiles

Landing spots at companies from the Fortune 500 to cutting-edge start-ups, 100% of the Freeman Full-Time MBA class of 2022 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 2023 spent their summers in a wide variety of companies and industries. 

READ ABOUT INTERNSHIPS


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Curriculum

You will transform your skills through courses focused on the expertise that employers require. We redesigned our full-time MBA curriculum for students entering in fall 2023 to prepare them not only for the challenges they will face in the business world today, but also for the unknowns of tomorrow. Built on three pillars - analytics, ESG and experiential learning - Freeman MBAs gain real-world experience that prepares them for a complex and ever-changing business environment. 

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Experiential Learning

In your business core, you will gain hands-on experience in negotiations, leadership and consulting in week-long immersions and semester-long classes. Electives will let you dive deeper with projects specific to your areas of interest.

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Data Literacy

All students will gain a foundation in analytics through a structured sequence of classes in the first year, giving them the knowledge and skills to make sound data-based decisions as future leaders. Students wishing to take a deeper dive can earn a specialization or concentration that will teach them more advanced skills.

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Environmental, Social and Goverance

ESG is essential for all businesses to provide transparency, mitigate risk and be responsible stewards of our future. With ESG principles woven into your coursework and specialized electives on sustainability, you will be prepared to handle crises in increasingly disruptive times.

Course Spotlight

Finance professor Nishad Kapadia describes the importance of climate change and ESG to investing and makes the case for why students should take the elective course Climate Change, ESG & Financial Markets. 

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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. 

Employment

You will transform your career options and get the support you need to take the next step. Freeman's dedicated Career Management Center will help you connect with employers across the country and around the world. The top industries our graduates choose include finance, energy, health care, technology, consulting and marketing. Here are just a few of the organizations that employ our MBA grads:

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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

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. 

Learn more at an in-person or virtual information session, or come see us at a special event.

Freeman Community

Freeman Alumni

Freeman's global network of alumni numbers more than 25,000, and they are positioned to help you achieve your professional goals. As a student, you will build a network of supporters and mentors who will champion you as you grow your career.

Classroom Connections

Our small class sizes facilitate deep relationships. Faculty will become mentors and introduce you to professional opportunities, and classmates will become lifelong friends you’ll be proud to know.

Living in
New Orleans

New Orleans is the cultural capital of the South, known throughout the world for its music, food and entertainment. But it’s also a 300+ year old port city with both international business connections and home-grown startups. Living here will expose you to new experiences from learning about sustainability at sea level to dancing at local festivals. Many of our students and alumni are involved in local organizations including the New Orleans Business Alliance and the Young Leadership Council.

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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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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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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.

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

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