American University of Afghanistan is proud to be the first University offering Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree in Afghanistan. The program comprises of a world – class curriculum taught by internationally qualified faculty, with expertise in global business practices. So far, more than 120 have graduated from this program, and are currently employed both in private and government organizations. Some are even serving in senior roles in government and private industries.

MBA at the American University of Afghanistan will provide you the opportunity to study in a world-class MBA program, without requiring you to quit your job or leave your country. In addition, it provides you the opportunity to hone and enhance your skill set by enabling you to practice your learning from the program in your everyday tasks in your workplace.

MBA Program Learning Outcomes:

  1. MBA Graduates will be able to develop a comprehensive solution to business problems.
  2. MBA Graduates will demonstrate effective persuasive communication.
  3. MBA Graduates will be able to understand the role of modern technology and management practice in decision making.
  4. MBA Graduates will be able to apply ethics in business, government and society.


Admissions Criteria

Candidates for the AUAF Masters of Business Administration must complete the following steps for admission.

  • Complete and submit an MBA application for admission;
  • Pay a non-refundable application fee of 2,250 Afghanis;
  • Provide an official transcript verifying that the applicant holds a Bachelor-level degree from a recognized institution of higher learning;
  • Provide your CV or resume;
  • Take the i-GMAT entrance exam conducted by the American University of Afghanistan;
  • Write a 2,000-word Statement of Purpose;
  • Have a TOEFL score of 550 or above;
  • Provide three (3) recommendation letters;
  • Have a personal interview with AUAF MBA Steering Committee.

Deadlines for Admission

The MBA program starts as a cohort each fall semester.  The deadline for application is two months before the start of the planned semester. 

Contact the Admissions Office at for more information. 

Tuition and Fees

Total tuition is AFN 26,800 per credit for the two-year AUAF Master of Business Administration program. Included in the fee are all textbooks and materials including a Texas Instruments BAII financial calculator provided by the Master of Business Administration program. Students must have access to a personal computer at their own expense equipped with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software. Payment plans are available. Credit cost subject to change - please check with Finance for the most up to date information. 

The following courses are taken by MBA students: 

·         QMB 505 Quantitative Foundations (non-credit)

·         QMB 500 Quantitative Methods

·         ACC 500 Financial Reporting and Analysis

·         ACC 550 Financial Accounting and Reporting

·         ECO 500 Managerial Economics

·         FIN 550 Finance

·         MGT 500 Leading People and Organizations

·         MGT 520 Technology and Operations Management

·         MGT 530 Strategic Management and Execution

·         MGT 550 New Venture Creation

·         MGT 570 Business Law and Ethics

·         MGT 595 Research Methods

·         MGT 598 Thesis Proposal

·         MGT 599 Thesis Writing

·         MKT 500 Marketing Management


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