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M.B.A. Blended

Master of Business Administration

Western Carolina University

16 months
Duration
20438 USD/year
20438 USD/year
10030 USD/year
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About

Western Carolina University’s Master of Business Administration was named to The Princeton Review’s list of “The Best 296 Business Schools” and is cited as having a “reputation for not being an assembly-line program.” The College of Business is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the internationally recognized accrediting agency for business schools.

Overview

Key facts:

  • The business world is constantly pioneering new innovations that shape the way we live and interact with the word. The private sector offers a variety of leadership and managerial roles in an extremely diverse landscape.
  • The Master of Business Administration at the Western Carolina University is a 36-semester hour program that is designed with input from regional employers to help ensure your education makes you Business-Ready. The Ph.D. faculty is will cover subjects like business statistics, human resource management, legal issues and organizational behavior. The program also features instruction and collaboration with guest speakers from regional businesses that also provide opportunities for internships and networking.
  • Alumni from WCU’s M.B.A. program work with a number of regional and national companies. The managerial skills gained during the program will give you the opportunity to work in a leadership role in a Fortune 500 organization or with a local business. The Bureau of Labor Statistics states the average salary for business executives is $101,650 and predicts job opportunities will increase by 11% by 2022.

Programme Structure

Business Administration curriculum include:

  • Leadership and Ethics
  • Accounting: Understanding Performance & Informing Decisions 
  • Applied Business Economics
  • Applied Business Statistics
  • Organizational Behavior 
  • Human Resource Management
  • Legal and Regulatory Issues in Business
  • Managing Value-Creating Business Operations
  • Financial Management and Valuation
  • Systems for Competitive Advantage
  • Marketing Management
  • Integrative Strategic Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 16 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
450

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application form
  • Resume
  • Goal statement
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Transcript showing an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited US institution of higher learning
  • Official test scores - GMAT or GRE are accepted (this requirement may be waived due to work experience, academic history)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20438 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10219 USD per semester during 16 months.
  • National

    20438 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10219 USD per semester during 16 months.
  • In-State

    10030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5015 USD per semester during 16 months.

Living costs for Asheville

1124 - 1870 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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