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? Click to learn more about admissions requirements.

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.

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Two-Year MBA Program Overview

Doug Stayman gives an overview of the Two-year MBA program

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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