Two-year MBA

Who should apply?

  • Applicants to our Two-Year MBA program value collaboration and want to hone their leadership skills
  • They already possess great leadership potential, and expect their MBA program to help them maximize it. 
  • They seek significant career growth and new opportunities. 
  • They want to be part of an intense, diverse, and authentic community, and want to attach Cornell’s Ivy League reputation to their own. 

Sound like you?

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Program format

Our Two-Year MBA program spans 21 months, including a summer internship between the two academic years. The program begins in August, with two weeks of orientation activities that provide a foundation of concepts and skills, as well as a warm introduction to your classmates, faculty and staff. After orientation, the intensity really begins.

Immersion Learning

Our unique immersion program is an intense, hands-on semester in a specific industry or career interest. The experience combines

  • integrated cutting-edge coursework and fieldwork
  • outstanding faculty
  • coaching by leading business practitioners
  • problem solving under actual business conditions
  • optional consulting focus

Other schools may tout similar programs, but they don’t come close to ours.

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Student Blogs

Sara Johnson, Two-Year MBA ’18

Apr 03

Sara Johnson, Two-Year MBA ’18



Jan 05 |

Vishal Gaur, Associate Dean for MBA Programs
The MBA Core: New and Improved…and a Success

Vishal Gaur, Associate Dean for MBA Programs