The School of Business creates career-ready business graduates through rigorous, stimulating business programs based on a global perspective, industry demand, and leadership. Dedicated to excellence in teaching and research, we prepare the next generation of business leaders through a range of innovative academic degree programs and international alliances. The School of Business is fully engaged with the regional business community, graduating highly qualified business students, producing research that informs business policy and operations, and providing venues for the region's business leaders to work with our students in the classroom and to learn from each other. Business leaders and organizations are actively engaged through executive education programs, speaker engagements, classroom lectures, case competitions, internships, and career placement. Located just outside Washington, D.C., the School of Business's commitment to the region balances well with the global focus of our programs and diversity of our student body. George Mason University has received national recognition for the multicultural and international diversity of its student population, with students representing more than 130 countries and all 50 states. This diversity at the university level is reflected in both the School of Business student body and faculty. The School of Business enrolls more than 3,500 undergraduate students pursuing majors in accounting, finance, management, marketing, or information systems and operations management. More than 450 graduate students are enrolled in the Mason MBA, Executive MBA, MS in Management, MS in Accounting, MS in Real Estate Development, MS in Technology Management, and MS in Management of Secure Information Systems.