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Gain a competitive advantage

With in-demand courses, flexible format options and credit for experience

Master of Business Administration

The Western Michigan University MBA program is designed for working professionals and offers you maximum flexibility, in-demand coursework, credit for experience and a valuable network of professional contacts. With online and in-person course formats, you will find the perfect fit for your goals and lifestyle to complete your degree in as few as 18 months or up to 6 years.

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Master of Business Administration

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Master of Business Administration

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Is an MBA right for me?

Whether you have a business background and are seeking to advance in a corporate setting or have a non-business degree but have decided that a career switch is right for you, the WMU MBA program can set you on the path to success.

Dr. Steve Newell Quote

  • Along with understanding accounting, finance, technology, marketing and management, our MBA program focuses on key areas that industry leaders expect managers to master: communication, negotiation, and analytical skills for decision making.

    Dr. Steve Newell, associate dean of operations and graduate programs

Relevant and flexible

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    Credit for experience

    You can now earn credit before you start the program for skills gained from previous experience, as well as during the program for work projects you are involved in as an MBA student.

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    Engaging education

    98% of WMU Haworth graduate students had instructors that made them excited about learning.* Why? Highly relevant coursework and faculty with strong backgrounds in industry.

    *2022-23 Career Outcomes Report

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    In-demand skills

    The program’s focus is on the skills most in-demand for managers in the current business environment: leadership, analytics, communication and negotiation.

Find your competitive edge at WMU

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