MBA @ WCU
Take your career to the next level with a Master of Business Administration from West Chester University! We've frozen tuition for the last five years. We've been offering online programming for a decade. We've been nationally ranked since 2016. Our faculty have been teaching online classes since before the turn of the century. Our dynamic curriculum prepares you for a rapidly changing world. We are here for you - and we know what works.
We are accredited by AACSB International - the premier global accrediting body for business schools. "AACSB Accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Less than 5% of the world's 13,000 business programs have earned AACSB Accreditation. AACSB-accredited schools produce graduates that are highly skilled and more desirable to employers than other non-accredited schools."
We are ranked as #73 in U.S. News and World Report's rankings of the Best Online MBA Programs for 2023. "These are the best online master's degree programs in business administration, based on factors such as admissions selectivity, reputation for excellence among peer institutions and academic and career support services offered to students."
We are ranked as #46 in U.S. News and World Report's rankings of the Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans for 2023. These are the best online MBA programs that help veterans reduce the cost of school.
Our Tuition Rates have been frozen for five years in a row - through 2023-2024. We are committed to delivering value to our students. We are one of the best educational values in Pennsylvania and throughout the United States.
Pennsylvania residents pay an affordable $1,548 in tuition per course. Out of state students pay just $1,578 in tuition per course. Your entire degree is estimated to cost less than $22,000, including tuition, fees, and allowances for book and graduation expenses.
Students who will be utilizing financial aid can review their Cost of Attendance in order to review both billable and non-billable expenses.
Your entire degree is delivered in a 100% online class format. You can take one course at time, part time, and graduate in less than two years! Many students complete their entire degree online in less than one year as a full time student. You never need to come to campus.
On Your Time,
Our online courses are asynchronous, which means that there are weekly deadlines and examination windows, but generally no other set time that you need to log into the course. This means that you can complete your classwork on your weekly schedule – around your work and family commitments.
West Chester University offers several other graduate programs related to our MBA program that may relate to your interests and professional career goals. Consider adding a Graduate Certificate to your plan of study to set yourself apart from the rest.
The WCU MBA seeks to develop students into leaders ready to tackle the challenges of today’s rapidly changing global business environment. This is accomplished through the following learning goals and objectives.
Business Knowledge – Our graduates will analyze advanced discipline-specific business knowledge. Our students will assess and evaluate advanced discipline-specific concepts in marketing, management, finance, economics and accounting.
Critical Thinking - Our graduates will incorporate critical thinking to make sound business decisions. Our students will integrate and combine advanced business concepts across disciplines to solve business problems.
Quantitative Reasoning - Our graduates will evaluate, select and apply advanced quantitative methods and business analytics to solve problems. Our graduates will interpret and compare advanced quantitative methods and business analytics to analyze business problems.
Ethical Mindset - Our graduates will model ethical leadership in their organizations. Our graduates will detect and distinguish advanced leadership, legal and ethical challenges and develop the ability to devise appropriate solutions.