W. P. Carey Full-time MBA

Unlock your leadership and discover a broad range of tools that will help you steer any organization — and your career — through ambiguity. Many MBA programs can get you where you want to go immediately after graduation, but the W. P. Carey Full-time MBA at Arizona State University integrates resources across a dynamic Forward Focus curriculum that you will utilize throughout your career — no matter where it takes you.

With a $15 million investment in career management resources and 1:1 career coaching every step of the way, you’ll be prepared for your next great challenge. Through an innovative curriculum designed for where industry, economies, and the world is headed, you’ll become a leader who sees the big picture and embraces change.


The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University has transformed the MBA so you can transform business. Because of the rapid rate of change across industries, the Forward Focus curriculum in the Full-time MBA is constantly reexamined to meet the needs of hiring companies. By complementing your core curriculum with concentrations and other customization options, you can align your MBA with your goals and create your own path forward.

A STEM-designated degree, the Full-time MBA allows eligible graduates on student visas access to an Optional Practical Training (OPT) extension for up to 36 months, helping international students gain additional real-world skills and experience in the U.S.

Full-time MBA fast facts

21-month program

20+ ways to customize

No. 35 for best full-time
MBA programs *

Competitive scholarships available
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* Ahead of Pennsylvania State University – University Park, the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and the University of Arizona
U.S. News & World Report, 2023

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Executive Connections program

  • Dedicated 1:1 executive coaching
  • A unique opportunity for ASU Full-time MBA students

Elevate your leadership skills through mentorship from proven business leaders. Executive Connections offers one-on-one executive mentoring for the duration of the Full-time MBA degree — providing you critical engagement about leadership, and an unmatched perspective on your chosen industry and how to navigate challenges and milestones throughout your career.

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An important link for prospective and current students, MBA Ambassadors give you access to current W. P. Carey MBA students, who can fill you in on application tips, returning to school, how the W. P. Carey School prepares you for your career, and even life on campus and around town.

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How to apply

Start your MBA on the right foot: Join us for an upcoming event to learn more about the W. P. Carey Full-time MBA, and take note of application deadlines and application materials.

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Application deadlines

Applications for Fall 2024 admission will be accepted on a rolling basis until July 15, 2024.

Round I

Oct. 1, 2023

Round II

Dec. 1, 2023

Round III (Priority international)

Feb. 1, 2024

Round IV (Final)

April 1, 2024

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Cost and financial aid

Paying for your MBA is one of the most critical steps in your decision to go to business school. The W. P. Carey School of Business offers one of the most affordable Full-time MBA programs ranked in the top 30 by U.S. News & World Report. Work with us to find the right solution for your MBA, whether it’s scholarships, graduate assistantships, or loans.

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Career management

The W. P. Carey Career Services Center helps you tell your story through individualized support and targeted resources. Our dedicated team of experienced professionals will assist you in defining career goals, implementing job search strategies, and leveraging your degree.

Key hiring companies

Full-time MBA Class of 2020 students were offered positions with the following companies:

  • Amazon
  • American Express
  • Apple
  • Bank of America
  • CVS Health
  • Dell
  • Intel
  • Raytheon
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