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The History of the MBA: An Infographic

Posted November 28, 2017 by Hannah DeBevoise - Coordinator, Social Media - AACSB International

The Master's of Business Administration, widely known and referred to simply as the MBA, is a graduate degree that has grown and advanced since its inception to fit the needs of the changing business world it was intended to serve.

From the time the MBA made its collegiate debut to today, the degree has offered students the opportunity to cultivate critical leadership and management skills, among others. Throughout the decades, many MBA graduates have gone on to establish or run some of the most successful businesses across the globe. The below infographic shows the evolution of the popular graduate business degree.


MBA Infographic