Dual-Degree MBA with POLIMI Graduate School Of Management And John Cabot University


This Dual-Degree MBA, which will be launched in Fall 2025, is the cornerstone of John Cabot University’s Frank J. Guarini School of Business and the Polytechnic of Milan (POLIMI)’s Graduate School of Business (GSoM). It will prepare future leaders, managers, entrepreneurs and policymakers to successfully manage the great sustainability, innovation, and digitalization challenges they will encounter in an increasingly complex world. 


The perfect blend between technical competencies and the liberal arts
Benefit from POLIMI GSoM’s expertise in engineering, innovation, and design, and John Cabot University’s experience in the liberal arts. This dual approach provides a holistic preparation and a complimentary set of soft and hard skills for the leaders of tomorrow.  

Earn a degree from institutions with multiple prestigious accreditations
POLIMI GSoM and John Cabot University’s Frank J. Guarini School of Business are both accredited by AACSB – the demonstration of an ongoing commitment to excellence in teaching, research, curriculum development and student success. Plus, POLIMI GSoM is a Triple Crown Graduate School of Management with accreditations from AACSB, AMBA, EFMD, which to date have been awarded to just over 100 business schools worldwide. 

POLIMI GSoM programs are positioned highly in the most important international rankings, such as those by the Financial Times, QS University, Bloomberg, and The Economist. In 2024 the MBA program of POLIMI GSoM was ranked 6th by the Financial Times for International Course Experience and second among technical universities in Europe.

Moreover, John Cabot University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

The program is based in Rome
Its location in Rome will provide a unique setting from which to expand your horizons on global issues while also learning about the Italian context. 

The building hosting the Center for Graduate Studies dates back to 1495. It was built as a home for Cardinal Alessandro Farnese, the future Pope Paul III. In the first half of the 19th century, it passed on to the powerful Bourbon family. Since 1934 it has been part of the adjacent Accademia dei Lincei, the oldest academy in the world dedicated to the study of the humanities and natural sciences. Galileo Galilei, Enrico Fermi and Vito Volterra were among its members.

Enhance your critical thinking with our Consciousness and Creativity Path
You will enhance your critical thinking skills while developing a conscious and creative mindset. The Consciousness and Creativity Path aims at combining sustainable, global, and creative competencies through workshops, lab sessions and inspiring speeches. 

Access double Career Services and two international alumni networks
Double Career Services will provide personalized guidance that will help you develop into a leader in your field. Moreover, you will leverage two collaborating alumni networks, with more than 18,000 graduates from POLIMI GSoM and over 10,000 alumni from John Cabot University. 


Upon successful completion of the Dual-Degree MBA, you will be granted:

  • an MBA Diploma from POLIMI GSoM
  • a 1st level University Specializing Master degree from Politecnico di Milano
  • a Master of Business Administration from John Cabot University


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Subject: General Management
Duration: 12 months
Format: Full Time
Delivery: On Campus
Intake: September 2025
Location: Rome + Optional Week in Milan 
Language: English
Tuition Fee: €45,000
Professional Experience Necessary to Apply: 3 years or more


Tel: 06/68191200
Email: [email protected]