Welcome to West Chester University! Our MBA program is a joint effort of four premier departments on campus - the Accounting, Finance and Economics, Marketing and Management departments. It is truly a collaborative environment. The School of Business is accredited by AACSB International - the premier global accrediting body for business schools.
42% percent of our recent graduates surveyed have incomes over $100,000 per year. 12% have incomes exceeding $150,000. 60% earn over $80,000 annually.
97.92% percent of our recent graduates surveyed use the skills and knowledge from their West Chester MBA in their daily work.
Almost 10% of our recent graduates surveyed go on to obtain doctoral or professional degrees after their West Chester MBA.
The program is specifically structured to accommodate professionals who work full-time and want to enhance their professional credentials on a part-time basis. Online courses don't require students to commute to campus or to log in at set times.
Our students come from all walks of life and a variety of backgrounds. Many students are traditional students who have recently started their careers. Many students are advanced professionals furthering their own knowledge and careers. Below is just a sampling of our diverse student body:
Michael Konstantino is a MBA student in his Second Semester. He graduated from Tulane University with a B.A. in Political Science. He is a Foreign Service Officer with over 17 years of experience at the U.S. Department of State, and he is currently posted to the U.S. Embassy in Skopje, Macedonia as the Chief of Management. Michael has served at U.S. embassies and consulates in many different parts of the globe including Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and the Caribbean.
Jennifer Haus is a MBA student in her Fourth Semester. Dr. Haus received her B.A. in Exercise and Sports Science from the University of Delaware. She has also earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Delaware. Jennifer is currently the Site Director for ATI Physical Therapy in Philadelphia.
Geoffrey Chan is a MBA student in his Fourth Semester. Dr. Chan graduated from Boston College with a B.A. in Economics. He earned his M.D. from Brown University. He is currently the Senior Director in Clinical Research and Development for Pfizer Oncology.
Patricia Crane is a MBA student in her Third Semester. Dr. Crane obtained her B.S. and M.S. in Physical therapy from Long Island University. She earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Widener University. She has also earned her Doctorate Certificate in Manual Fellowship Therapy from Regis University. She is now the Clinical Manager of Moss Rehabilitation Outpatient Center at Plymouth Meeting.
Lauren McNeil is a MBA student in her Fourth Semester. She obtained her B.A. in Psychology with a Concentration in Neuroscience from Bryn Mawr College in 2011. Lauren currently works for a prominent mutual fund company as a Retail Investor Manager. In this capacity she manages a team of supervisors responsible for providing managerial oversight and leadership to approximately 60 employees.
Yosief Woldegebriel is a MBA student in his Third Semester. He received his B.A. in Accounting and Business with a concentration in Finance in 2015 from Thiel College. Upon graduating he worked as a Sales Tax Accountant for De Lage Landen in Wayne PA. He currently works as Staff Accountant for On Campus Marketing and is the Graduate Assistant for the MBA Graduate Office.
Bryan Shipley is a new student to the Graduate Program. Bryan received his Bachelors from Penn State University in Management and Marketing. He currently works as a Client Services Treasury Specialist for the Bank of New York Mellon.
Franciele Carraro’17 is a recent graduate of the MBA Program. She is an international student from Brazil, who previously worked as a graduate assistant for the MBA program. Her work experience ranges from serving as an instructor of business at various technical schools to the marketing manager at severla different wineries. She holds a bachelor degree in Business and a graduate certificate in Marketing from the Faculdade Cenecista de Bento Goncalves in Brazil.
Ebenezer Affainie’17 is a recent graduate of the MBA Program. He is the controller for Overseas Strategic Consulting, Ltd. He leads the company's grants/contracts management, finance and accounting functions and development efforts in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Euroasia. He holds his M.A. in Industrial Management from Kwame Nkumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana.