Academic Degrees offered at the Michael G. Foster School of Business
Degree Programs

Welcome to the University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business.  If you’re interested in pursuing a Foster degree, we invite you to explore the different programs to determine which path is right for you. We offer a very personalized business education, and encourage you to call, email or visit our degree program offices to learn more.
Each Foster degree is designed to support our mission: to create leaders who think differently and make a difference. 

Student experience
Students attend Foster to study a specific business discipline, become business teachers, pursue research, enhance leadership skills, start a business or grow professionally within a long-time career.  What’s your end game?
Foster alumni have gone on to great pursuits, but they commonly cite the same strengths when it comes to their Foster School degree experience:

  • Leadership is at the core
  • Collaborative environment (collaborate to win!)
  • Meaningful relationships with iconic companies

U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 rankingsU.S. News & World Report’s 2016 rankings
Foster’s Full-time MBA Program, ranked #23 in the U.S., outpaced all but two of the top-25 schools in job placement (higher than Stanford, Harvard and MIT). MBAs’ average salary/bonus rose from $118K the previous year to $125K. The Evening MBA Program ranked #13 and the Executive MBA Program ranked #20 in the U.S. See more information.​
Can I earn an MBA while I work?Can I earn an MBA while I work?
Get answers to your questions about MBAs for working professionals.
Foster CompetitionsGain a Competitive Edge
Foster School students can compete in business plan or case competitions—from cleantech to minority business to financial analysis—to get hands-on experience while solving real-world issues.
See all Seattle-based competitions.