Master of Business Administration
Master of Business Administration at Waynesburg University
The Master of Business Administration program at Waynesburg University has grown to be one of the most successful MBA Programs in southwestern Pennsylvania.
This degree will provide you with a real-world overview of business organization and enterprise by developing and refining your business knowledge and skills in such areas as economics, statistics, marketing, organizational behavior, accounting, finance and management information systems.
You will grow through a curriculum that is designed to strengthen the business skills and abilities most needed to increase productivity, versatility, leadership skills, decisiveness and flexibility.
The MBA consists of 36 credits in total. Required courses make up 27 of these, and the remaining nine come from electives to be chosen according to your selected concentration.
Choose from six MBA degree options including:
- Energy Management
- Applied Business
- Human Resources/Leadership
- Health Systems Administration
- Market Development
You will learn from facilitators who are experts in their fields and live what they teach every day. These facilitators are with you every step of the way as you work to earn your MBA Degree.
Waynesburg's MBA Program is located at four convenient centers in the Pittsburgh region including Monroeville, Seven Fields, Southpointe and Waynesburg.
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To be considered for admission into the MBA program, the student must submit the following:
- Completed Application
- An official transcript indicating a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree earned at an accredited college or university
- Official transcripts of all other undergraduate and graduate coursework (request forms available below)
- A current resumé
- Two completed reference forms (form available below)
In order to be admitted to the program, the student must have:
- Graduated from an accredited four-year college or university, GPA 3.0 or higher
- Be 25 years of age or older, and
- Must have 3 years of significant post-baccalaureate business experience.
Students whose native language is not English must also submit an official report of TOEFL scores or other indication of competency in English. Students seeking admission into a graduate business program may be offered regular or conditional admission. The Director of the MBA Program will review each student's educational background and work experience to determine the student's admission status. Regular admission will be offered to students who demonstrate that they have the preparation necessary to successfully complete the program.
* Results from our 2013 Graduate Survey
MBA candidates will develop quantitative techniques, study interpersonal relationships within organizations and integrate the various areas of business through case studies and written and oral presentations.
MBA candidates will gain an understanding of all energy sources available globally and how those resources impact business decisions and the environment. Included in the curriculum is supply chain and project management.
MBA candidates will advance their financial skills through an intense hands-on curriculum. The focus of the finance concentration includes advanced accounting concepts, risk analysis of investments to create an optimal financial portfolio and international financial theories.
Health Systems Administration
MBA candidates will develop an innovative understanding of the healthcare system in a variety of organized delivery system management scenarios. Laws and ethical issues will be discussed. Students will learn how to transform data into evidence based decision-making.
MBA candidates who choose this concentration will develop knowledge in human resources while becoming leaders in their field. Students become astute business leaders in the areas of organizational leadership, change and conflict resolution.
MBA candidates will become shrewd marketers by honing their skills in diverse marketing concepts including consumer behavior, product and pricing policies, distribution channels, advertising and professional selling.
You’re In Charge
With our exclusive 'Flex' schedule you have the flexibility to go straight through to graduation in the minimum amount of time. Or, you can 'step out' of the program at any time to accommodate business, family, or personal obligations. Then, you can step right back into the program without missing a beat.
Our team works with you and guides you throughout the program to meet your individual needs. Your MBA can be completed in as little as two years or within up to seven years.
- Flex Scheduling permits you to take classes at your own pace with Accelerated 8-week class sessions, six times per year
- Classes meet one night per week Monday - Thursday from 6 PM to 10 PM at our four convenient locations in the Pittsburgh region: Southpointe, Seven Fields, Monroeville, Waynesburg
- Saturday morning MBA Program offered exclusively at our Southpointe Center from 8AM until noon
* Results from our 2013 Graduate Survey