Frequently Asked Questions
Is Gonzaga's graduate school of business accredited?
Yes. Gonzaga's graduate school of business is accredited by AACSB. (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
Will I be able to complete the MBA program if I am working full-time?
Yes. You can complete your degree on either a part-time or full-time basis. Over 65% of students in the MBA program work full-time while completing their degree. Part-time students average 4-6 credits per semester. We offer early morning and evening classes to accommodate their schedules.
Are online courses offered?
Yes. There are some online courses offered during the summer sessions. However all classes offered during fall and spring semesters are on campus, with the exception of classes for the MBA in American Indian Entrepreneurship program and the MBA in Healthcare Management program.
How much does the program cost?
Tuition is $975/credit. The MBA programs are 33 credits, and the MAcc program is a 31 credit program. For information about MBA in American Indian Entrepreneurship tuition rates, visit www.gonzaga.edu/mba-aie.
Is there a higher tuition rate for out of state students?
No, because Gonzaga is a private institution tuition is the same for in state and out of state students.
How long will it take to complete my degree?
Full-time students with an undergraduate degree in business are able to complete the MBA or MAcc program in one calendar year. Students who have not recently completed a business degree or equivalent course work may be required to take additional prerequisite foundation courses, but this generally does not add more than a semester. Part-time students usually complete their degree in 2-4 years.
Where is Gonzaga located?
Gonzaga is located in Spokane, WA. For more information regarding the Spokane area please go to the City of Spokane homepage. For information about off-campus apartments, visit GU Off-Campus Housing Rentals.
May I pursue a concentration or specialization as part of my degree?
Yes. Students take at least 1/3 of their coursework as electives. The MBA program offers a concentration in finance, as well as focuses in marketing, economics, entrepreneurship, international business, and more. Students may also elect to pursue an MBA of Choice and build their own focus. Accounting students may choose to pursue the MAcc or MSTax.
May I attend an information meeting?
Yes. We offer information meetings throughout the year. Click here to check out our information meeting schedule.
Will I be required to take religion courses?
No, although Business Ethics is a requirement for the MBA program, and ethics are discussed in every aspect of the program.
What is the job placement rate for graduates?
Historically Gonzaga has had a 90% placement/promotion rate within 3-6 months of graduation.
Who should I contact with further questions?