Go Beyond Business as Usual

Earning power and career mobility are common threads among the best online MBA programs, but for you, an MBA is about more than just a promotion or a raise. You also want the expertise and confidence to make big moves that can shape a company, revolutionize an industry, or define your career as a progressive leader. Here, you can expect opportunity. Whether you’re an ambitious professional just starting out in your career, active duty military, or a full-time executive, the WSU Carson College of Business can provide the access you need to get the career outcomes you seek.

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No GMAT for qualified candidates

AACSB accredited

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offers two of the nation’s top online business programs—an Online MBA and an Executive MBA Online—to accommodate learners of all levels. Students in our Online MBA and Executive MBA programs benefit from an experience specifically designed for you to learn from anywhere in the world. WSU is a pioneer in online education, and we’ve been offering our MBA in this format for over a decade. While the approach to the coursework varies from program to program, there are certain consistencies that you can always count on, like high-level peer-to-peer engagement, responsive faculty and rigorous learning outcomes. Other common features include dedicated student support teams to guide you from application to graduation and access to the Cougar Community, a network of accomplished business professionals across the world. Choose your path below and discover how a WSU Carson College of Business education can be your catalyst for success.

Online MBA

Choose one of four concentrations or a broader general MBA track and build strategic business intelligence to serve your entire career.

Earn your MBA online and interact with emerging business leaders as you develop the tactical expertise that modern organizations value. Designed for completion in as few as 22-29 months, the Washington State University Online MBA can help you thrive as a decision-maker and maximize your earning power.

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Executive MBA Online

Learn business strategy from an executive’s point of view and connect with senior managers to build a powerful professional network.

Develop a C-suite perspective and bring projects from your workplace to the classroom, where you can learn executive-level actionable, applicable strategies. Designed for completion in as few as 16 months, the WSU Executive MBA Online program can maximize your aptitude for high-level problem solving and big-picture decision-making.

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WSU ranks #20 among the “Best Online MBA Programs” by U.S. News & World Report, which places us in the top 10% nationally.

WSU is ranked #25 in the 2022 rankings of “The Best Online MBA Programs” by Poets&Quants.

WSU is ranked #13 among the U.S. News & World Report “Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans” for 2021.

The WSU Carson College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.

Washington State University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).