MBAi Program

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The Kellogg & McCormick MBAi Program

An MBA Experience at the Center of Business, Tech and Science

The power of MBAi comes from the collaboration between Kellogg and McCormick, who have come together to create a new, blended approach to business and technology leadership.

The MBAi curriculum is designed to equip you with the skills to become a leader in fields such as technical operations, product management, product marketing and consulting. The depth and breadth of our coursework also ensures graduates are prepared to take on novel, emerging roles in this constantly evolving market space.

Earn a joint MBA from Kellogg and the McCormick School of Engineering

Participate in a summer internship with leading tech and business firms

Discover course curriculum specifically designed for managers and leaders

Explore the MBAi Program

As the latest in a long line of innovative programming from both Kellogg and McCormick, MBAi is designed to prepare ambitious and forward-thinking professionals like you with the knowledge and experience to lead high-impact teams. You will drive strategic business innovation while understanding the complex nuances of the technology that enables it. Our unique, blended approach to curriculum will include machine learning, robotics, computational thinking for business, fintech, introduction to the frontiers of science and technology, and how data science and artificial intelligence are driving innovation.

This fast-paced program lasts five quarters from start to graduation and includes a full-time summer internship. You will also participate in a Bay Area industry immersion. Northwestern’s San Francisco campus is the headquarters for this week-long experience, allowing you to engage in company visits, industry and alumni networking events, case competitions and an academic short course in the nation’s tech hub.

Who’s eligible?

You should consider applying if you have some combination of these requirements:

  • 4-6 years of work experience
  • Technical work experience as a product owner, project manager, data scientist, software engineer, R&D associate, etc.
  • Undergraduate STEM degree or major
How long is the program?
  • 5 quarters from September start date to December graduation the following year
  • Includes a full-time summer internship and a San Francisco industry immersion experience
What type of careers will MBAi prepare me for?
  • MBAi graduates will be prepared for careers across industries in tech operations, analytics and innovation leadership roles
  • Sample roles include machine learning engineer, technical product management, business intelligence developer, data analytics, product/digital marketing, tech entrepreneurship, consulting
What is the program cost?
Estimated tuition for five quarters of enrollment for students matriculating in 2021 is $133,019. Total program expenses are estimated at $187,600.


Apply for MBAi

Application deadlines:

  • Round 1: September 15, 2021
  • Round 2: January 5, 2022
  • Round 3: April 6, 2022

Application decisions released:

  • Round 1: December 8, 2021
  • Round 2: March 23, 2022
  • Round 3: May 11, 2022

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