Duke University, Fuqua School of Business
The goal of Duke University's Fuqua School of Business is to turn their graduates into "leaders of excellence". The Fuqua School of Business is to seeks to further the understanding of management through research, put research knowledge at the service of business and society, and provide the highest quality education for business and non-profit leaders worldwide. Duke's curriculum explores the major functional areas in business including: economics, quantitative analysis, statistics, accounting, finance, marketing, strategy, operations management and management communications.
In 2008, Fuqua launched an initiative to build campuses in the world's major economic hubs including London, Dubai, Shanghai, St. Petersburg Russia, and New Delhi. For this global expansion, Fuqua has partnered with some of Duke's other schools including the Duke University School of Law, the Sanford School of Public Policy, the Nicholas School of the Environment, the Duke University School of Medicine, the Pratt School of Engineering, and the Duke Global Health Institute.
Of the 442 students in Fuqua's class of 2013, 37 percent are female, 30 percent are international students, 23 percent are minorities and 19 percent are married. The average Fuqua student is 28 years old and has 5.2 years of work experience.
93% of Fuqua's 2011 graduating class had job offers by October 20, 2011. Fuqua's top recruiters include:
- The Boston Consulting Group
- Bain & Company
- Johnson & Johnson
- Bank of America Merrill Lynch
- Goldman Sachs
While Duke's Daytime MBA program follows the traditional full-time MBA format with one difference -- the terms are only 6 weeks long. All the classes offered to second year students are electives.
Fuqua's Cross Continent MBA program is designed for full-time working professionals, allowing them to earn an MBA in only 16 months. This program combines international study with distance learning and study on Fuqua's main campus in Durham, North Carolina.
Fuqua's Global Executive MBA program is recognized as the world's first global MBA program for senior executives. Optional concentrations include Energy and the Environment, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Finance, Marketing, Strategy and Health Sector Management.
Fuqua's Weekend Executive MBA program is designed so that students can work and continue to advance their careers while getting their MBA degree. The average Weekend Executive MBA student is 35 years old.
Fuqua's MBA Health Sector Management (HSM) program focuses on important healthcare issues such as service delivery, financing alternatives, patient and provider relationships and organizational relationships. HSM concentrations are offered across Fuqua's MBA programs including the Daytime MBA program, the Cross Continent MBA program, the Weekend MBA program and the Global Executive MBA program.
Fuqua has several joint degree options for students who want to combine their MBA degree with specialized study in another field. Students can combine their MBA degree with an MD, JD, Masters in Environmental Management, Masters of Forestry, Masters in Public Policy or Masters of Science in Nursing.
Campus Location (USA)North Carolina
United Arab Emirates
St. Petersburg, Russia