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Master of Business Administration (MBA)



Approximately 31% of US business schools are AACSB-accredited and fewer than 5% of business schools worldwide are AACSB-accredited. It's your assurance that Eastern delivers quality business education. 


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The MBA program at Eastern Washington University is designed around a core of specific skills needed by managers in today's rapidly evolving world economy, emphasizing the managerial skills of:

  • Consideration of legal, ethical, economic, social, political, and global aspects of the organizational environment
  • Use of relevant theories, concepts, perspectives and facts to analyze business and economic issue to solve related problems
  • Application of appropriate technical and quantitative skills related to business
  • Competency in both written and oral business communication skills
  • Providing leadership and facilitation of positive interpersonal business relationships


Eastern Washington University began offering graduate business programs in 1966, and the Master of Business Administration (MBA) was authorized in 1975. The College of Business and Public Administration is accredited by AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). AACSB International accreditation assures quality and promotes excellence and continuous improvement in undergraduate and graduate education for business administration. Fewer than 5% of business schools worldwide are AACSB accredited. 

Eastern's MBA is an advanced professional degree in business administration emphasizing quantitative and qualitative skills necessary for leadership in today's organizational environment. It prepares students for management positions in business firms, government agencies, and not-for-profit entities. The MBA at Eastern is designed to equip gratuates with required skills, knowledge, and abilities to flourish in a complex organizational environment.

What are the degree options?

MBA students at Eastern are given unique opportunities to apply business theory and practice real-world experiences through case studies, internships, and collaborations with regional businesses.

MBA Emphases:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Global Business
  • General Business

Dual Degree Option: 

Master of Business Administration/Master of Public Administration

Combining an MBA with an MPA will make you especially marketable in today's business world where skills in public-private partnerships are vital.

What can I do with my degree?

The managers of tomorrow will be faced with complex global problems. Eastern's MBA program is designed to equip managers with the required skills to lead their organizations.

The MBA program at Eastern Washington University is designed around a core of required courses that address specific needs in the areas of:

  • Strategic decision making
  • Research
  • Communication
  • Ethical leadership
  • Creative and critical analysis of business issues

In each of the required courses, the emphasis is on development of skills and processes and the integration of the functional areas of business.

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