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The innovative MA in Government/MBA program prepares managers to move between the public and private sectors, or work for agencies that span the two. The program combines the public sector management strengths of the MA in Government with the private sector business savvy of the MBA.

Program Information

Course Locations The MA in Government portion of the degree may be completed fully online or on-site at our Washington DC campus location.
The MBA portion of the degree may be completed fully online or on-site at our Carey Business School in Washington, DC or Baltimore, MD.
Available 100% Online *Yes
Entry Terms Fall, Spring or Summer semester
Degree Requirements 10 courses for MA in Government;
21 courses for the MBA
Tuition and Fees Tuition for the MA in Government portion of the degree in the 2019-2020 academic year is $4,111 per course. Please note: 2019-2020 tuition rates are tentative pending approval by the Board of TrusteesMore information.
Tuition rates for the MBA are available on the Carey Business School website.

The MA Government/MBA bridges the traditional separation of business leadership and public sector management. Advance your knowledge in government and politics, ethics, global economics, financial theory, and management, and set yourself apart from the competition in a career that overlaps public and private sectors.

Students who pursue the dual MA/MBA degree will take classes in the MA in Government program at the School of Arts and Sciences and in the MBA program at the Carey Business School. Thirty courses are required to complete the degree. All classes are held near Dupont Circle in the heart of Washington, DC.

For more information about the requirements of the MBA, please contact the Carey Business School’s Admissions office at

State-specific Information for Online Programs

*Note: Students should be aware of state-specific information for online programs. For more information, please contact an admissions representative.