WVU's Top-Ranked MBA Program - 14 Month Accelerated Full-Time

West Virginia University - College of Business and Economics

Program Description
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WVU's Top-Ranked MBA Program - 14 Month Accelerated Full-Time

West Virginia University - College of Business and Economics

West Virginia University’s 14-month accelerated Full-Time MBA program was recently ranked among the Top 100 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. It is ideal for someone seeking to enhance job opportunities or change careers. Whether your background is in liberal arts, the sciences or business, WVU has a place for you.

The College of Business and Economics firmly believes in the global perspective. In joining WVU's MBA program, you will gain a classroom experience enriched by teamwork with students from across the world - 44% of our current MBA class is comprised of international students from three continents. Additionally, all domestic MBA students participate in a ten-day international trip in Europe or Asia as part of the coursework.

Global Opportunities

Students in this course will be required to take BADM 562 during their spring semester. This course introduces students to:

  • The major components and key concepts of international business,
  • The cultural/political differences among nations as related to business,
  • World markets, currencies, and exchange rates,
  • The modes of internationalizing a firm, and the role of the World Trade Organization.

For domestic students, a required international trip is incorporated into this course.

MBA Curriculum

The WVU MBA degree is a 14-month, 50 credit-hour program which is coursework-based and does not require a thesis. Concurrent courses are linked by common themes, enabling students to benefit from synergistic development of concepts utilized in the business world.

Summer Semester 1

  • Managerial Economics
  • Business Research and Statistics
  • Organizational Behavior

Fall Semester

  • Law, Ethics and Diversity
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Macroeconomics
  • Decision Analysis
  • Professional Development Practicum

Spring Semester

  • Leadership and Org Change
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations/Supply Chain Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • International Business
  • Professional Development Practicum 2

Summer Semester 2

  • Information Systems
  • Global Planning & Strategy
  • Elective Course (listed below)
  • Elective Courses (choose one)
  • Negotiation Strategy
  • Export Management (Spring Only)
  • Investments & Portfolio Management
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Strategic Communications

Admission requirements :

  • Application: You must submit a West Virginia University Application for Graduate Admission online. Be sure to indicate MBA (code 2110) when responding to "Major Code" in question 16.
  • Official Transcripts: If your undergraduate degree is from another university, you must request that your official undergraduate transcript be sent to: Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, West Virginia University, PO Box 6510, Morgantown, WV 26506-6510.
  • Entrance Exam
  • Résumé: The official transcript and GMAT provide some quantitative information regarding an applicant's potential for success.
  • Letters of recommendation (up to three): We do not have specific questions to be addressed in reference letters.
  • Statement of Purpose: Occasionally, the résumé, transcript, and GMAT score may fail to capture important characteristics that demonstrate an individual's potential to succeed as a graduate business student.
  • TOEFL: Required for international students.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated September 1, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
June 2017
14 months
Full time
24,876 USD
Mar. 1, 2017
Start date June 2017
USA Morgantown, West Virginia
Application deadline Mar. 1, 2017
End date Request Info
Duration 14 months
Price 24,876 USD
- In-State; 58500 USD - Out-of-State

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