Executive MBA Curriculum

The Executive MBA online curriculum is composed of 44 credit hours, emphasizing strategy, innovation, and leadership to help you emerge as a stronger business leader. EMBA coursework covers advanced practices and principles in essential topics such as international business, operations management, maximization of productivity, and administrative policy. Designed for working professionals such as yourself, the program can be completed entirely online in as few as 18 months.


Successful leaders are well-versed in the intricacies of business operations, with a deep awareness of the strategy beneath the surface. They know what to do, and why to do it. As a graduate of the WSU Carson College of Business EMBA online program, you can expect to be able to:

Create an actionable and comprehensive business strategy that integrates multiple perspectives, business analytics, and advanced business theory and practice.

Perform a top-down business analysis to identify significant business challenges, recommend attainable solutions, and develop an implementable plan of action.

Apply executive leadership theory to improve performance, influence behavior and outcomes, recognize dysfunction, and recommend improvement plans.

Identify and evaluate the short- and long-term ethical, global, and societal implications of doing business as an organization.


Functional Business Tools

Mktg 506Marketing Management3 Credits
BA 514Business Analytics3 Credits
Fin 526Financial Management3 Credits
Acctg 533Administrative Control3 Credits
Mis580Information Systems Analysis3 Credits

Strategic Planning and Leadership

BA 599Strategic Planning for Personal and Program Success1 Credit
BA 600Beyond the MBA: Applications of Principles, Theory and Practice1 Credit
Mgmt 590Strategy Formulation and Organizational Design 3 Credits
Mgmt 593Managerial Leadership and Productivity3 Credits

Global Business

IBUS 580International Business Management3 Credits
IBus 600International Program3 Credits
Mgmt 587Professional Ethics and Practice in Business (Elective)3 Credits

Managing Efficient and Innovative Business

MIS 572Database Management3 Credits
MgtOp 581Operations Management3 Credits
Mgmt 588Management of Innovation3 Credits

Capstone Project and Final Presentation

BA 579Business Administration — Capstone A2 Credits
BA 579Business Administration — Capstone B2 Credits

Please note, curriculum is subject to change.

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