Program overview

Highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report, the W. P. Carey Full-time MBA will prepare you for immediate success through a cutting-edge curriculum, dedicated career services, and a supportive community.

Become a better leader through team projects and student organizations. Customize your MBA to match your career goals. Explore how business is done around the world through international electives and outreach trips. Connect with internationally renowned faculty, who bring years of real-world experience and innovative research into each class.

An innovative Forward Focus curriculum

The W. P. Carey Full-time MBA will transform you into a business leader who can navigate uncertainty and change. Through a dynamic curriculum — featuring three courses unique to W. P. Carey — you’ll be prepared to lead, no matter what’s next.

Unique learning opportunities

Interdisciplinary Applied Learning Labs pair you with non-business ASU master’s degree students on action-learning projects that deliver cross-functional skills.

Future Forward Leadership prepares you for ambiguous situations by building skills in design thinking, improvisation, super-flexibility, sense-making, rapid execution, and leading transformative change.

Executive Connections teams you with senior executives to enhance leadership competencies through experiments in leadership, coaching, mentoring, and career preparation outside of class.

All eight experiences in the Forward Focus curriculum work together and enhance one another, delivering a distinctive and individualized self-transformation process.

STEM-designated program

The W. P. Carey Full-time MBA program has been designated by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency within the Department of Homeland Security as a STEM eligible degree program (CIP code 52.1301 ). The STEM designation allows eligible graduates on student visas access to an Optional Practical Training (OPT) extension, up to 36 months, as compared to 12 months for non-STEM degrees.

Where business is personal®

Within America’s most innovative university, the W. P. Carey School is committed to building a tight-knit community. Through small classes, team-based learning, and individualized attention every step of the way, your W. P. Carey experience is uniquely your own.