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Competitive Advantage of the Graduate Programs:


  1. Evening Classes: all graduate courses are offered in the evenings and/or on weekends as most of the graduate students are working professionals.
  2. Experiential Learning: the “case method” experiential approach used in the graduate program links text-book theory to workplace practices.
  3. Networking Advantage: our graduate students come from diverse backgrounds and industries. This helps our students to build their network and grow personally and professionally.
  4. International Collaboration: Al Yamamah University has built international academic collaboration relationships with leading international schools to advance its strategic objectives in providing our graduate students with quality education. Namely, Al Yamamah University has academic collaboration at the graduate level with INSEEC University (Paris), Washington State University and Syracuse University’s College of Law.
  5. Alumni Connection: the graduate program alumni are in the leading positions of top Saudi companies. This provides our graduate students with excellent network and bring reputation and recognition to the program.
  6. Accreditation: Al Yamamah University is accredited and recognized by the Education Evaluation Commission as a provider of quality education.

Welcome to the Graduate Studies Programs at Al Yamamah University (YU). Currently, YU has five graduate programs, four of which are offered by the College of Business Administration while the remaining graduate program is offered by the College of Law.

The College of Business Administration offers a robust Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) along with Master of a Human Resources Management (MHRM) and Master of Management Information Systems (MMIS) programs. The College of Law offers a Master of Business Law (LLM).

Our graduate programs have a diverse and vibrant community, dedicated to discovery, to making knowledge matter, and to developing all of its members to their utmost potential. These programs offer the most dynamic, responsive, broad, and engaging range of knowledge in the modern business and economic world. The YU graduate programs provide a learning environment where students can grow into world-ready business leaders.

We are dedicated to offering our students the best business education in the world not only through our own programs but also by connecting our students with several partner schools around the globe. Our mission is to develop entrepreneurial-minded leaders and professionals who shape the future of business, society, and create growth and opportunity. We engage our students in an active learning community where transformative teaching experience that fosters entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity

We come together around the Saudi Capital City of Riyadh, which is not only a challenging and sophisticated business center, but it is the economic and cultural hub of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Coast Countries. As the two years unfold, students join with a distinguished faculty and with one another to contribute to the development of knowledge.

Wish you a wonderful and successful business and leadership journey with YU graduate studies.


Abdulaziz M. Alwathnani, Ph.D.

Dean of College of Business Administration


Dr. Abdulaziz Al Hamoudi, Ph.D.

Dean of College of Law

International Collaboration



YU currently is in collaboration with the Washington State University for purposes of international cooperation and the academic and intellectual development of YU EMBA and MBA programs.


Al Yamamah University is in collaboration with Syracuse University College of Law.

Graduate Studies & Research

P.O. Box 45180 – Riyadh 11512
Saudi Arabia

Phone: +966 11 2242222

Ext:  4224

Direct line: +966 11 485 8634

Faculty Name Position Extension #
Dr. Abdulaziz Alwathnani Dean of College of Business Administration

(for business PGS programs)

Dr. Afshan Azam College of Business Administration Dean’s Assistant for Graduate Studies

(for business PGS programs)

Dr. Abdulaziz Al Hamoudi Dean of College of Law

(for Master of Business Law)

Dr. Shatha Shannag College of Law Dean’s Assistant for Graduate Studies

(for Master of Business Law)

Ms. Mashael AlSabhan Coordinator 4224


Details About Graduate Programs

Masters of Business Administration


Executive Masters of Business Administration


Masters of Human Capital Management


Masters of Management Information Systems


Masters of Business Law


Master in Cyber Security

Al Yamamah University

AlYamamah University is located north of Riyadh, on Al-Qassim Highway, and occupies an area of 160,000 square meters. It was designed in accordance with the latest standards for educational institutions.